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1 Chronicles 4

The posterity of Judah by Caleb the son of Hur.

1 Chronicles 4:1 The children of Iuda were: Phares, Hesrom, Charmi, Hur & Sobal. 1 Chronicles 4:2 Rehoia the sonne of Sobal begat Iahath. Iahath begat Ahumai and Lahad. These are the kynreds of the Zaregathites, 1 Chronicles 4:3 Elle ye father of Etha, Iesreel, Iesma, Iedbas and their sister was called Hazelelponi: 1 Chronicles 4:4 and Penuel the father of Gedor, & Eser the father of Husa. These are the children of Hur the first sonne of Ephrata ye father of Bethleem.

Of Ashur the posthumous son of Hezron.

1 Chronicles 4:5 Ashur ye father of Thecoa had two wyues, Hellea & Naera: 1 Chronicles 4:6 and Naera bare Ahusam, Hepher, Thennu, & Ahastari: these are the childre of Naera. 1 Chronicles 4:7 The childre of Hellea were: Zereth, Iezohar and Ethnan. 1 Chronicles 4:8 Chos begat Anub and Hazobeba, and the kynred of Aharhel the sonne of Harum.

Of Jabez, and his prayer.

1 Chronicles 4:9 Iaebes was more honorable then his brethre, and his mother called him Iaebes, for she sayde: I haue borne him with trouble. 1 Chronicles 4:10 And Iaebes called vpon the God of Israel, & sayde: Yf thou wilt blesse me, and increase the borders of my londe, & yf thy hande be with me, & thou delyuer me from euell, yt it trouble me not. And God caused it for to come that he axed.

The posterity of Judah by Caleb the son of Hur.

1 Chronicles 4:11 Chalub the brother of Suah begat Mehir: he is the father of Esthon. 1 Chronicles 4:12 Esthon begat Bethrapha, Passeah, and Thehinna ye father of the cite of Nahas: these are the men of Recha. 1 Chronicles 4:13 The children of Kenas were: Athniel and Saraia. The childre of Athniel were, Hathath. 1 Chronicles 4:14 And Meonothai begat Aphra. And Saraia begat Ioab the father of Geharasim: for they were carpenters. 1 Chronicles 4:15 The childre of Caleb the sonne of Iephune were: Iru, Ela & Naam. The children of Ela were: Kenas. 1 Chronicles 4:16 The children of Iehaleleel were: Siph, Sipha, Thiria, & Asarieel. 1 Chronicles 4:17 The childre of Esra were: Iether, Mered, Epher & Ialon, & Thahar with Miriam, Samai, Iesbah the father of Esthemoa, 1 Chronicles 4:18 & his wife Iudi Ia bare Iered the father of Geder, Heber the father of Socho, Iekuthiel ye father of Sanoah: these are the children of Bithia the doughter of Pharao, which Mared toke. 1 Chronicles 4:19 The childre of the wife Hodia the sister of Naham ye father of Regila, were, Hagarmi & Esthomoa the Maechathite. 1 Chronicles 4:20 The children of Simon were: Amnon, Rimna & Benhanan, Thiflon. The children of Iesei were: Soheth, and Ben Soheth.

The posterity of Shelah.

1 Chronicles 4:21 The childre of Sela ye sonne of Iuda were: Er, ye father of Lecha. Laeda the father of Maresa, & the kynred of ye lynnen weuers in ye house of Asbea: 1 Chronicles 4:22 & Iokim, & the men of Cosebo, Ioas & Seraph, which were housholders in Moab, and dwelt at Lahem and Hadebarim Athikim. 1 Chronicles 4:23 These were potmakers, and dwelt amoge plantes and hedges, besyde the kynge in his busynes, and came & dwelt there.

The posterity and cities of Simeon.

1 Chronicles 4:24 The children of Simeon were Nemuel, Iamin, Iarib, Serah, Saul: 1 Chronicles 4:25 whose sonne was Sallum, whose sonne was Mipsam, whose sone was Misma. 1 Chronicles 4:26 The childre of Misma were, Hamuel, whose sonne was Sachur, whose sonne was Simei. 1 Chronicles 4:27 Simei had sixtene sonnes and sixe doughters, and his brethren had not many childre. And all their kynred multiplied not as the children of Iuda. 1 Chronicles 4:28 But they dwelt at Berseba, Molada, Hazar Sual, 1 Chronicles 4:29 Bilha, Ezem, Tholad,

Their conquest of Gedor, and of the Amalekites in mount Seir.

1 Chronicles 4:30 Bethuel, Harma, Ziclag, 1 Chronicles 4:31 Beth Marchaboth, Hazarsussim, Beth Birei, and Saraim: these were their cities vntyll ye tyme of kynge Dauid. 1 Chronicles 4:32 And their townes, Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen, Asan, these fyue cities, 1 Chronicles 4:33 & all the vyllages that were aboute these cities, vntyll Baal, this is their habitacion and their kynred amonge them. 1 Chronicles 4:34 And Mesobab, Iamlech, Iosa the sonne of Amasia, 1 Chronicles 4:35 Ioel, Iehu the sonne of Ieschibia, the sonne of Seraia, the sonne of Asiel, 1 Chronicles 4:36 Elioenai, Iaecoba, Iesohaia, Asaia, Adiel, Ismael and Benaia. 1 Chronicles 4:37 Sisa the sonne of Siphei, ye sonne of Alon, the sonne of Iedaia, the sonne of Simri, the sonne of Semaia. 1 Chronicles 4:38 These were famous prynces in their kynreds of the house of their fathers, and multiplied in nombre.

1 Chronicles 4:39 And they wente forth, that they might come vnto Gedor to the east syde of the valley, to seke pasture for their shepe. 1 Chronicles 4:40 And founde fat and good pasture, and a londe large on both the sydes, quyete and riche: for they of Ham dwelt there afore tyme. 1 Chronicles 4:41 And these that are now descrybed by name, came in the tyme of Ezechias the kynge of Iuda, and smote the tentes and dwellinges of those that were founde there, and damned them vnto this daye, and dwelt in their steade, for there had they pasture for their shepe. 1 Chronicles 4:42 There wente of them also (of the children of Simeon) fyue hundreth men vnto mount Seir, with their rulers: Platia, Nearia, Rephaia and Vsiel, the children of Iesei, 1 Chronicles 4:43 and smote the remnaunt of the Amalechites (which were escaped) and dwelt there vnto this daye.

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