And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and Haahashtari. These
were the sons of Naarah.
And the sons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezoar, and Ethnan.
And Coz begat Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of
And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his
name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.
And 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.
And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which was the father of
And Eshton begat Bethrapha, and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of
Irnahash. These are the men of Rechah.
And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Seraiah: and the sons of Othniel;
And Meonothai begat Ophrah: and Seraiah begat Joab, the father of the
valley of Charashim; for they were craftsmen.
And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and the
sons of Elah, even Kenaz.
And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, and Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.
And the sons of Ezra were, Jether, and Mered, and Epher, and Jalon: and
she bare Miriam, and Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.
And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the
father of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah. And these are the sons
of Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took.
And the sons of his wife Hodiah the sister of Naham, the father of Keilah
the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite.
And the sons of Shimon were, Amnon, and Rinnah, Benhanan, and Tilon. And
the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and Benzoheth.
The sons of Shelah the son of Judah were, Er the father of Lecah, and
Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of them that
wrought fine linen, of the house of Ashbea,
And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who had the
dominion in Moab, and Jashubilehem. And these are ancient things.
These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges:
there they dwelt with the king for his work.
The sons of Simeon were, Nemuel, and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul:
Shallum his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son, Shimei his son.
And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters: but his brethren had not
many children, neither did all their family multiply, like to the children
And they dwelt at Beersheba, and Moladah, and Hazarshual,
And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag,
And at Bethmarcaboth, and Hazarsusim, and at Bethbirei, and at Shaaraim.
These were their cities unto the reign of David.
And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan,
And all their villages that were round about the same cities, unto Baal.
These were their habitations, and their genealogy.
And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and Joshah, the son of Amaziah,
And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of
And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and Adiel, and
Jesimiel, and Benaiah,
And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son
of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;
These mentioned by their names were princes in their families: and the
house of their fathers increased greatly.
And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side of the
valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and
peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.
And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah 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.
And some of them, even of the sons of Simeon, five hundred men, went to
mount Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah,
and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.
And they smote the rest of the Amalekites that were escaped, and dwelt
there unto this day.