The sons of Perez:(A)

Hezron(B) and Hamul.

The sons of Zerah:

Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Kalkol and Darda[a]—five in all.

The son of Karmi:

Achar,[b](C) who brought trouble on Israel by violating the ban on taking devoted things.[c](D)

The son of Ethan:

Azariah.

The sons born to Hezron(E) were:

Jerahmeel, Ram and Caleb.[d]

From Ram Son of Hezron

10 Ram(F) was the father of

Amminadab(G), and Amminadab the father of Nahshon,(H) the leader of the people of Judah. 11 Nahshon was the father of Salmon,[e] Salmon the father of Boaz, 12 Boaz(I) the father of Obed and Obed the father of Jesse.(J)

13 Jesse(K) was the father of

Eliab(L) his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea, 14 the fourth Nethanel, the fifth Raddai, 15 the sixth Ozem and the seventh David.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 2:6 Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 1 Kings 4:31); most Hebrew manuscripts Dara
  2. 1 Chronicles 2:7 Achar means trouble; Achar is called Achan in Joshua.
  3. 1 Chronicles 2:7 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  4. 1 Chronicles 2:9 Hebrew Kelubai, a variant of Caleb
  5. 1 Chronicles 2:11 Septuagint (see also Ruth 4:21); Hebrew Salma

Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar,(A)

Perez the father of Hezron,

Hezron the father of Ram,

Ram the father of Amminadab,

Amminadab the father of Nahshon,

Nahshon the father of Salmon,

Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab,(B)

Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth,

Obed the father of Jesse,

and Jesse the father of King David.(C)

David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife,(D)

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31 the son of Melea, the son of Menna,

the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan,(A)

the son of David, 32 the son of Jesse,

the son of Obed, the son of Boaz,

the son of Salmon,[a] the son of Nahshon,

33 the son of Amminadab, the son of Ram,[b]

the son of Hezron, the son of Perez,(B)

the son of Judah,

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 3:32 Some early manuscripts Sala
  2. Luke 3:33 Some manuscripts Amminadab, the son of Admin, the son of Arni; other manuscripts vary widely.

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