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Sons of Israel

2:1 THESE are the sons of Israel; Reuben or Reuven (Hebrew: רְאוּבֵן, Standard Rəʾūven, meaning “behold, a son”. he was the first of the six sons of Jacob and Leah (Jacob’s oldest son) For more info click here, Simeon (/ˈsɪmiən/) is a given name, from the Hebrew שמעון (Biblical Šimʿon, Tiberian Šimʿôn), usually transliterated as Shimon. In Greek, it is written Συμεών, hence the Latinized spelling Symeon. It is a cognate of the name Simon For more info click here, Levi Levi (/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Hebrew: לֵוִי‎, Modern: Levī,The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here, and Judah (Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here, Issachar (Hebrew: יִשָּׂשכָר‎, Modern: Yīssaḵar, Tiberian: Yīśśāḵār, “There is reward”) the fifth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah (Jacob’s ninth son) For more info click here, and Zebulun (Hebrew: זְבֻלוּן/זְבוּלֻן/זְבוּלוּן‎, Modern: Zəvūlūn) he name is derived from the Northwest Semitic root zbl, common in 2nd millennium BCE Ugaritic texts as an epithet (title) of the god Baal, as well as in Phoenician and (frequently) in Biblical Hebrew in personal names. For more info click here,
2:2 Dan (Hebrew: דָּן, Dān, “judgment” or “he judged”) was the first of the two sons of Jacob and Bilhah (Jacob’s fifth son). His mother, Bilhah, was Rachel’s handmaid, who becomes one of Jacob’s concubines. For more info click here, Joseph Hebrew Yosef (יוֹסֵף‎) Meaning: Jehovah shall add, God will add, taken away or praise, fame taken away. For more info click here, and Benjaminבִּנְיָמִי
Bīnyāmīn Meaning: “Son of (the) right” or “Son of My right hand” was the last of the two sons of Jacob and Rachel (Jacob’s thirteenth child and twelfth and youngest son) For more info click here
, Naphtali (/ˈnæftəlaɪ/; Hebrew: נַפְתָּלִי‎, Modern: Naftalī, Tiberian: Nap̄tālī, “my struggle”) was the sixth son of Jacob, the second of his two sons with Bilhah. He was the founder of the Israelite tribe of Naphtali. For more info click here, Gad (Hebrew: גָּד‎, Modern: Gad, Tiberian: Gāḏ, “luck/fortunate”) was, the first of the two sons of Jacob and Zilpah (Jacob’s seventh son) and the founder of the Israelite tribe of Gad. For more info click here, and Asher (Hebrew: אָשֵׁר ’Āšēr), was the last of the two sons of Jacob and Zilpah (Jacob’s eighth son). The text of the Torah states that the name of Asher means “happy” or “blessing”, implying a derivation from the Hebrew term osher in two variations—beoshri (meaning in my good fortune). For more info click here.

All future generations of Judah

2:3 The sons of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here; Er, and Onan, and Shelah: which three were born to him of the daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And Er, the firstborn of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here, was evil in the sight of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; and he slew him.

2:4 And Tamar his daughter in law bore him PharezPerez, also written as Pharez/Perets (Hebrew: פֶּרֶץ‎ / פָּרֶץ‎, Modern Pereṣ / Pareṣ Tiberian Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) Hebrew means “breach or burst forth”. and Zerah. All the sons of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here were five.
2:5 The sons of PharezPerez, also written as Pharez/Perets (Hebrew: פֶּרֶץ‎ / פָּרֶץ‎, Modern Pereṣ / Pareṣ Tiberian Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) Hebrew means “breach or burst forth”.; Hezron, and Hamul.
2:6 And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
2:7 And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the thing accursed.
2:8 And the sons of Ethan; Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped”.
2:9 The sons also of Hezron, that were born to him; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and Chelubai.
2:10 And Ram fathered Amminadab; and Amminadab fathered Nahshon, prince of the children of Judah(Hebrew: יְהוּדָה‎, Modern: Yəhūda, Tiberian: Yŭhūḏā), literally “thanksgiving” or “praise,” is the noun form of the root Y-D-H (ידה), “to thank” or “to praise. The fourth of the six sons of Jacob and Leah. For more info click here;
2:11 And Nahshon fathered Salma, and Salma fathered Boaz,
2:12 And Boaz fathered Obed, and Obed fathered Jesse,

Children of Jesse

2:13 And Jesse fathered his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,
2:14 Nethaneel the fourth, Raddai the fifth,
2:15 Ozem the sixth, David (/ˈdeɪvɪd/; Biblical Hebrew: דָּוִד‎, romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”)Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE. the seventh:
2:16 Whose sisters were Zeruiah, and Abigail (Hebrew: אֲבִיגַיִל‎, Modern: ʾAvīgayīl, Tiberian: ʾAḇīḡayīl) Derived from the Hebrew word ab, “father”, and the Hebrew root g-y-l, “to rejoice,” the name Abigail has a variety of possible meanings including “my father’s joy” and “source of joy”. And the sons of Zeruiah; Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three.
2:17 And Abigail (Hebrew: אֲבִיגַיִל‎, Modern: ʾAvīgayīl, Tiberian: ʾAḇīḡayīl) Derived from the Hebrew word ab, “father”, and the Hebrew root g-y-l, “to rejoice,” the name Abigail has a variety of possible meanings including “my father’s joy” and “source of joy” bare Amasa: and the father of Amasa was Jether the Ishmeelite.
2:18 And Caleb the son of Hezron fathered children of Azubah his wife, and of Jerioth: her sons are these; Jesher, and Shobab, and Ardon.
2:19 And when Azubah was dead, Caleb took to him Ephrath, which bare him Hur.
2:20 And Hur fathered Uri, and Uri fathered Bezaleel.
2:21 And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was sixty years old; and she bare him Segub.
2:22 And Segub fathered Jair, who had twenty three cities in the land of Gilead.
2:23 And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from them, with Kenath, and the towns of it, even sixty cities. All these belonged to the sons of Machir the father of Gilead.
2:24 And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron’s wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa.
2:25 And the sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron were, Ram the firstborn, and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, and Ahijah.
2:26 Jerahmeel had also another wife, whose name was Atarah; she was the mother of Onam.
2:27 And the sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerahmeel were, Maaz, and Jamin, and Eker.
2:28 And the sons of Onam were, Shammai, and Jada. And the sons of Shammai; Nadab and Abishur.
2:29 And the name of the wife of Abishur was Abihail, and she bare him Ahban, and Molid.
2:30 And the sons of Nadab; Seled, and Appaim: but Seled died without children.
2:31 And the sons of Appaim; Ishi. And the sons of Ishi; Sheshan. And the children of Sheshan; Ahlai.
2:32 And the sons of Jada the brother of Shammai; Jether, and Jonathan: and Jether died without children.
2:33 And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel.

All future generations of Sheshan

2:34 Now Sheshan had no sons, but daughters. And Sheshan had a servant, an Egyptian, whose name was Jarha.
2:35 And Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha his servant to wife; and she bare him Attai.
2:36 And Attai fathered Nathan, and Nathan fathered Zabad,
2:37 And Zabad fathered Ephlal, and Ephlal fathered Obed,
2:38 And Obed fathered Jehu Hebrew: יֵהוּא, romanized: Yēhūʾ, meaning “Yahu is He”Reign 841–814 BCE Died 814 BCE, and Jehu Hebrew: יֵהוּא, romanized: Yēhūʾ, meaning “Yahu is He”Reign 841–814 BCE Died 814 BCE fathered Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped”,
2:39 And Azariah Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה ‘Ǎzaryāh, “Yah has helped” fathered Helez, and Helez fathered Eleasah,
2:40 And Eleasah fathered Sisamai, and Sisamai fathered Shallum Hebrew: שַׁלּוּם Šallūm, “retribution”,
2:41 And Shallum Hebrew: שַׁלּוּם Šallūm, “retribution” fathered Jekamiah, and Jekamiah fathered Elishama.
2:42 Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his firstborn, which was the father of Ziph; and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.
2:43 And the sons of Hebron; Korah, and Tappuah, and Rekem, and Shema.
2:44 And Shema fathered Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem fathered Shammai.
2:45 And the son of Shammai was Maon: and Maon was the father of Bethzur.
2:46 And Ephah, Caleb’s concubineˈkäNGkyəˌbīn noun– chiefly historical (in polygamous societies) a woman who lives with a man but has lower status than his wife or wives., bare Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and Haran fathered Gazez.
2:47 And the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and Gesham, and Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph.
2:48 Maachah, Caleb’s concubineˈkäNGkyəˌbīn noun– chiefly historical (in polygamous societies) a woman who lives with a man but has lower status than his wife or wives., bare Sheber, and Tirhanah.
2:49 She bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of Caleb was Achsa.
2:50 These were the sons of Caleb the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah; Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim.
2:51 Salma the father of Bethlehem (/ˈbɛθlɪhɛm/; Bet Leḥem in Hebrew (Hebrew: בֵּית לֶחֶם), literally “house of bread” or “house of food.” , Hareph the father of Bethgader.
2:52 And Shobal the father of Kirjathjearim had sons; Haroeh, and half of the Manahethites.
2:53 And the families of Kirjathjearim; the Ithrites, and the Puhites, and the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; of them came the Zareathites, and the Eshtaulites,
2:54 The sons of Salma; Bethlehem (/ˈbɛθlɪhɛm/; Bet Leḥem in Hebrew (Hebrew: בֵּית לֶחֶם), literally “house of bread” or “house of food.” , and the Netophathites, Ataroth, the house of Joab, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites.
2:55 And the families of the scribes which lived at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.

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