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Genealogy 4: Judah

Sources for this genealogical chart are:
Genesis, Numbers, IChronicles, Exodus

Roman #=Inheritor/alternate spellings (meaning of name) Lived years.
Children: In order of their birth or of their scriptural listing
(#'s) reflect # of generations from section head
 = this person connected to the time of Moses.
 = a chieftain or namesake of a military
division in the time of Moses.
 = this person was connected to King David

XXII. Jacob (to supplant or seize at the heel) also: Israel (wrestles with God or a match of a god)
Lived 147 yrs. His children were all born during the second seven years of servitude to Laban except for Benjamin. He had twelve sons, and one daughter. Jacob's age when his children were born is figured from his age when he entered Egypt. He was 130 when Joseph was 39 (at 30 he took power, 7 years of lean, 2 years of drought). Thus, Jacob was between 84 and 91 when all his children were born.
The Sons of Israel:
1. Reuben, by Leah, Rachel's sister
2. Simeon, by Leah
3. Levi, by Leah
4. Judah, by Leah
5. Dan, by Bilhah, Rachel's maid
6. Naphtali, by Bilhah
7. Gad, by Zilpah, Leah's maid
8. Asher, by Zilpah
9. Issachar, by Leah
10. Zebulun, by Leah
      A daughter, Dinah
11. Joseph, by Rachel
12. Benjamin, by Rachel

4. Judah (praised, praise)
Children: Er, Onan, Shelah, Pharez, Zarah (Er and Onan died in Canaan)
(Pharez had Hezron and Hamul with them when they all came into Egypt) IChron 4:1
(2) Shelah/Salah (a petition) begot Er and Laadah
(3) Er (watcher, watchful) who begot:
(4) Lecah (?)
(3) Laadah (order) who begot the clans of the linen workers at Beth Ashbea, as well as:
(4)Mareshah (at the head)
IChron 4:21, within these descendents Jokim, the men of Cozeba, and Joash and Saraph who ruled in Moab and Jashubi Lehem. (These records are from ancient times.) They were the potters who lived at Netaim and Gederah; they stayed there and worked for the king.
(2) Zarah/Zerah, son of Judah (beam of light or break of dawn) begot: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, Dara
(3) Zimri/Zimran? begot:
(4) Carmi, who begot:
 (5)Achan took holy things Joshua 7:1, IChron. 2:7
(3) Ethan, son of Zarah (enduring) who begot:
(4) Azariah (the Lord has helped or whom Yahweh helps)
(3) Heman, sons of Zarah (faithful)
(3) Calcol/Chalcol (sustenance)
(3) Dara/Darda (pearl of wisdom)
IChron.9:6, of those who returned to Jerusalem after the exile, Jeuel

(2) Pharez/Perez/Phares, son of Judah (breach) begot: Hezron, Hamul (both came from Canaan)
 (3) Hamul (spared)
 (3) Hezron/Esrom (enclosed), died in Caleb Ephrathah
begot: Jerahmeel, Ram, Caleb/Chelubai/Kelubai (capable) IChron. 2:18,42
also: Kenaz IChron. 4:13; Joshua 15:17, Othniel, son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, married Acsah, Caleb's daughter
also: (Segub, son of the daughter of Makir, the father of Gilead, when Hezron was 60), and: after Hezron had died, another son was born (Ashur by wife Abijah)
(4) Jerahmeel, son of Hezron (may God have mercy, compassion) begot: Ram, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, Ahijah and by wife Atarah, son Onam
(5)Ram, (exalted) begot:
(6) Maaz (wrath),
(6) Jamin (right hand, good fortune),
(6) Eker (root, a rooting up), who begot:
(5) Bunah (understanding),
(5) Oren (laurel or fir tree),
(5) Ozem (?),
(5) Ahijah/Ahiah (Yahweh is brother, brother of Yahweh),
(5) Onam (strong, vigorous) begot: Shammai, Jada
(6) Shammai and who begot: Nadab, Abisher
(7) Abisher(ur) (father is a wall) begot by wife Abihail:
(8)Ahban (brother of a wise person) and
(8) Molid (begetter)
(7) Nadab begot:
(8) Seled who died without children IChron. 2:30
(8) Appaim who begot:
(9) Ishi who begot
(10) Sheshan who begot only daughters IChron. 2:34
(11) Ahlai, who had children by their Egyptian servant, Jarha
(12) Attai who begot:
(13) Nathan who begot
(14) Zabad who begot
(15) Ephlal who begot
(16) Obed who begot
(17) Jehu who begot
(18) Azariah who begot
(19) Helez who begot
(20) Eleasah who begot
(21) Sisamai/Sismai who begot
(22) Shallum who begot
(23) Jekamiah who begot
(24) Elishama

(6)Jada, son of Onam (wise, or God cared) begot
(7)Jether (abundance) who died without children IChron. 2:32 and
(7) Jonathan (Yahweh has given) who begot
(8) Peleth (swiftness) and
(8) Zaza (fullness)

(4)Ram, son of Hezron (exalted) begot:
(5) Amminadab (my kinsman is generous) (Aaron's son married his daughter). begot:
  (6) Naashon/Naason/Nahshon (enchanting,snake)(chieftain) who begot
(7) Salmon/Zalmon/Salma (shady)who begot
(8) Boaz (fleetness) who begot
(9) Obed (worshipper or servant, serving) who begot Jesse, Jonathan (IChr.27:32)
 (10) Jonathan was a counselor and scribe and David's uncle (?)
(10) Jesse (wealthy) who begot
(11) Eliab (God is father),
(11) Abinadab (father is noble),
(11) Shimma/Shimea (renowned, fame),
(11) Nethaneel (given of God),
(11) Raddai (cutting under),
(11) Ozem (?),
 (11) David the King, (see: Genealogy of David)
(11) and daughters Zeruiah (divided, or perfumed with mastix), who begot;
      (12) Abishae (my father exists or my father is Jesse)
      (12) Joah (Yahweh is brother), and
      (12) Asahel (made by God)
(11) and Abigail (father is joy or my father rejoices) who had sons by her husband Jether/Jethro (abundance) the Ishmaelite, son (12) Amasa (burden)

(4) Caleb, son of Hezron (called Carmi IChron.4:1)
Children: Mesha, (Jesher, Shohab, Ardon, by wife Azubah) (Hur, by wife Ephrathah), (Haran, Moza, Gazez by wife Ephah), (Sheber, Tirhanah, Shaaph, and Sheva by wife Maacah) and daughter Acsah IChron.2:18, 2:48
Joshua 15:17, Othniel, son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, married Acsah, Caleb's daughter
(5) Mesha begot
(6) Ziph who begot
(7) Mareshah who begot
(8) Hebron who begot:Korha/Korah, Tappuah, Rekem, and Shema
(9) Shema begot
      (10) Raham who begot
(9) Rekem begot
(10) Shammai who begot
(11) Maon who begot
(12) Bethzur (Beth Zur)

 (5) Hur, son of Caleb. Children: (Ex17:10 begot Uri, Shobol, Caleb)
(IChron. 2:50 Shobal, Salma, and Hareph)
(referred to as the father of Bethlehem IChron. 4:4)
(6) Uri begot
         (7) Bezaleel/Bezalel who was the craftsman who built the ark of the covenant
(6) Shobol begot Kirjathjearim, Reaiah
      (7) Kirjathjearim/Kiriath Jearim who begot many tribes
see: IChron. 2:52
            (8) Haroeh
(A son of one of these may be Etam in IChron. 4:3, both Etam and Jezreel were notable sites.)
Etam begot Jezreel, Isham, and Idbash, and daughter Hazzelelponi
Penuel was the father of Gedor, and
Ezer the father of Hushah)

      (7) Reaiah who begot IChron. 4:2
            (8) Jahoth/Johath who begot
            (9) Ahumai who begot
            (10) Lahad (See: IChron 2:50-55)

(6) Caleb, son of Hur, possibly the Kelub of IChron. 4:11, who begot:
(7) Mehir who begot
(8) Eshton who begot
(9) Beth Rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah
(10) Tehinnah begot Ir, Nahash
      "these were the men of Recah"
(6) Salma, son of Hur, who begot many tribes,
including a clan of scribes who lived at Jabez father of Bethlehem See: IChron. 2:54
(6) Hareph who begot:
      (7) Beth Gader
(5) Haran, son of Caleb, son of Hezron; begot
      (6) Gazez
(5) Shaaph begot
      (6) Madmannah
(5) Sheva who begot IChron. 2:48
            (7) Gibea and (7) Machbenah

(4) Kenaz, son of Hezron, who begot Othniel, Seraiah IChron.4:13
(5) Othniel IChron 4:13, Joshua 15:17, Othniel, son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, married Acsah, Caleb's daughter. He begot Hathath and Meonothai.
      (6) Meonothai was the father of Ophrah.
            (7)Ophrah (?) a town?
(5) Seraiah begot:
      (6) Joab the father of Ge Harashim (a town). It was called this as its people were craftsmen. Directly following this is: IChron. 4:15, Jephunnah who begot Caleb, who begot Iru, Elah, and Naam. The son of Elah was Kenaz.

The sons of Jehallelel: Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asarel.

(4) Segub, son of Hezron (elevated, exalted) begot: (IChron. 2:21)
      (5) Jair (may God enlighten, enlightener) controlled 23 towns in Gilead
(4) Ashur/Assur/Ashhur, son of Hezron (black) begot by wife Naarah:
(5) Ahuzim/Ahuzzam (possessor)
(5) Hepher (digging),
(5) Temeni (?)
(5) Haashashtari (?)
AND by wife Helah:
(5) Zereth (splendor)
(5) Zohar IChron. 4:7
(5) Ethnan (hire, gift)
(5) Koz IChron. 4:7, who begot the clans of Aharhel, son of Harum, as well as
      (6) Anub
            (7) Hazzobebah (5) Jezoar/Izhar (may God be radiant)
(5) Tekoa (a town in the tribe of Judah) given special note in IChron. 2:24
(5) possibly Jabez (pain) named in IChron. 4:9

unnattached descendents?

IChron. 2:47, the sons of Jahdai were Regem, Jotham, Geshan, Pelet, Ephah, and Shaaph
Num. 34:19, Caleb, son of Jephunneh, chieftain over land division
Also: Num 13:6, Josh 14:13, Num 32:12, IChron. 4:16-20,
The sons of Jehallelel: Ziph, Ziphah, Tiria, and Asared.

The sons of Ezrah: Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. One of Mered's wives gave birth to Miriam, Sammai, and Ishbah, the father of Eshtemo.
(His Judean wife gave birth to Jered, the father of Gedor, Heber, the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.)
These were the children of Pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, whom Mered had married.
The sons of Hodiah's wife, the sister of Naam: the father of Keilah the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.

The sons of Shimon: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-Hanan and Tilon.

The descendents of Ishi: Zoheth and Ben-Zoheth.
IChron.9:4, after the exile, these returned from the line of Pharez (1) Bani, who begot (2) Imri, who begot (3) Omri, who begot (4) Ammihud

Other genealogies:

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