The Descendants of Judah
1The sons of Judah; Pharez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and Shobal. 2And Re-ai´ah the son of Shobal begat Jahath; and Jahath begat Ahu´mai, and Lahad. These are the families of the Zo´rathites. 3And these were of the father of Etam; Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash: and the name of their sister was Hazelel-po´ni: 4and Penu´el the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Eph´ratah, the father of Bethlehem. 5And Ashur the father of Teko´a had two wives, Helah and Na´arah. 6And Na´arah bare him Ahu´zam, and Hepher, and Te´meni, and Ha-ahash´tari. These were the sons of Na´arah. 7And the sons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezo´ar, and Ethnan. 8And Coz begat Anub, and Zobe´bah, and the families of Ahar´hel the son of Harum. 9And Jabez was more honorable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow. 10And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested. 11And Chelub the brother of Shu´ah begat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton. 12And Eshton begat Beth–ra´pha, and Pase´ah, and Tehin´nah the father of Ir–na´hash. These are the men of Rechah. 13And the sons of Kenaz; Oth´ni-el, and Serai´ah: and the sons of Oth´ni-el; Hathath. 14And Me-o´no-thai begat Ophrah: and Serai´ah begat Jo´ab, the father of the valley of Char´ashim; for they were craftsmen. 15And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephun´neh; Iru, Elah, and Na´am: and the sons of Elah, even Kenaz. 16And the sons of Jehal´eleel; Ziph, and Ziphah, Tiri´a, and As´areel. 17And the sons of Ezra were, Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and she bare Miriam, and Sham´mai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemo´a. 18And his wife Jehudi´jah bare Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the father of Socho, and Jeku´thi-el the father of Zano´ah. And these are the sons of Bithi´ah the daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took. 19And the sons of his wife Hodi´ah the sister of Naham, the father of Kei´lah the Garmite, and Eshtemo´a the Ma-ach´athite. 20And the sons of Shimon were, Amnon, and Rinnah, Ben–ha´nan, and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and Ben–zo´heth. 21The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were, Er the father of Lecah, and La´adah the father of Mare´shah, and the families of the house of them that wrought fine linen, of the house of Ashbe´a, 22and Jokim, and the men of Choze´ba, and Jo´ash, and Saraph, who had the dominion in Moab, and Ja´shubi–le´hem. And these are ancient things. 23These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.
The Descendants of Simeon
24The sons of Simeon were, Nem´u-el, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Sha´ul: 25Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son. 26And the sons of Mishma; Ham´u-el his son, Zacchur his son, Shim´e-i his son. 27And Shim´e-i had sixteen sons and six daughters; but his brethren had not many children, neither did all their family multiply, like to the children of Judah. 28#Josh 19.2-8. And they dwelt at Beer–sheba, and Mol´adah, and Ha´zar–shu´al, 29and at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad, 30and at Bethu´el, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag, 31and at Beth–mar´caboth, and Ha´zar–su´sim, and at Beth–bir´ei, and at Sha-ara´im. These were their cities unto the reign of David. 32And their villages were, Etam, and A´in, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities: 33and all their villages that were round about the same cities, unto Ba´al. These were their habitations, and their genealogy.
34And Mesho´bab, and Jamlech, and Joshah the son of Amazi´ah, 35and Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibi´ah, the son of Serai´ah, the son of A´si-el, 36and Eli-oe´nai and Ja-ako´bah, and Jeshohai´ah, and Asai´ah, and Ad´i-el, and Jesim´i-el, and Benai´ah, 37and Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedai´ah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemai´ah; 38these mentioned by their names were princes in their families: and the house of their fathers increased greatly. 39And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks. 40And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old. 41And these written by name came in the days of Hezeki´ah king of Judah, and smote their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed them utterly unto this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture there for their flocks. 42And some of them, even of the sons of Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount Se´ir, having for their captains Pelati´ah, and Ne-ari´ah, and Rephai´ah, and Uz´zi-el, the sons of Ishi. 43And they smote the rest of the Amal´ekites that were escaped, and dwelt there unto this day.