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1st Chronicles Chapter 4

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Judah’s Posterity by Caleb

4:1 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.; Pharez Perez, also written as Pharez/Perets (Hebrew: פֶּרֶץ‎ / פָּרֶץ‎, Modern Pereṣ / Pareṣ Tiberian Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) Hebrew means “breach or burst forth”., Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and Shobal.
4:2 And Reaiah the son of Shobal fathered Jahath; and Jahath fathered Ahumai, and Lahad. These are the families of the Zorathites.
4:3 And these were of the father of Etam; Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash: and the name of their sister was Hazelelponi:
4:4 And Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah, the father of Bethlehem (/ˈbɛθlɪhɛm/; Bet Leḥem in Hebrew (Hebrew: בֵּית לֶחֶם), literally “house of bread” or “house of food.” .
4:5 And Ashur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
4:6 And Naarah bore him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.
4:7 And the sons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezoar, and Ethnan.
4:8 And Coz fathered Anub, and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.
4:9 And Jabez was more honorable than his brothers: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bore him with sorrow.
4:10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.
4:11 And Chelub the brother of Shuah fathered Mehir, which was the father of Eshton.
4:12 And Eshton fathered Bethrapha, and Paseah, and Tehinnah the father of Irnahash. These are the men of Rechah.
4:13 And the sons of Kenaz; Othniel, and Seraiah: and the sons of Othniel; Hathath.
4:14 And Meonothai fathered Ophrah: and Seraiah fathered Joab, the father of the valley of Charashim; for they were craftsmen.
4:15 And the sons of Caleb the son of Jephunneh; Iru, Elah, and Naam: and the sons of Elah, even Kenaz.
4:16 And the sons of Jehaleleel; Ziph, and Ziphah, Tiria, and Asareel.
4:17 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.
4:18 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.
4:19 And the sons of his wife Hodiah the sister of Naham, the father of Keilah (Hebrew: קעילה), meaning Citadel,  the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite.
4:20 And the sons of Shimon were, Amnon, and Rinnah, Benhanan, and Tilon. And the sons of Ishi were, Zoheth, and Benzoheth.
4:21 The sons of Shelah the son 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. 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,
4:22 And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who had the dominion in Moab, and Jashubilehem. And these are ancient things.

4:23 These were the potters, and those that lived among plants and hedges: there they lived with the king for his work.
4:24 The sons of Simeon were, Nemuel (or Jemuel), and Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, and Shaul:
4:25 Shallum Hebrew: שַׁלּוּם Šallūm, “retribution” his son, Mibsam his son, Mishma his son.
4:26 And the sons of Mishma; Hamuel his son, Zacchur his son, Shimei his son.
4:27 And Shimei had sixteen sons and six daughters: but his brothers had not many children, neither did all their family multiply, like to 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..
4:28 And they stayed at Beersheba, and Moladah, and Hazarshual,
4:29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad (or Eltlad),
4:30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag,
4:31 And at Bethmarcaboth, and Hazarsusim (or Hazarsusah), and at Bethbirei, and at Shaaraim. These were their cities to the reign of David (/ˈdeɪvɪd/; Biblical Hebrew: דָּוִד‎, romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”)Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE..
4:32 And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities:
4:33 And all their villages that were round about the same cities, to Baal (/ˈbeɪ.əl, ˈbɑː.əl/), or Baʽal (Hebrew: בַּעַל baʿal) a fertility god whose cult was widespread in ancient Phoenician and Canaanite lands. These were their habitations, and their genealogy.
4:34 And Meshobab, and Jamlech, and Joshah, the son of Amaziah,
4:35 And Joel, and Jehu Hebrew: יֵהוּא, romanized: Yēhūʾ, meaning “Yahu is He”Reign 841–814 BCE Died 814 BCE the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,
4:36 And Elioenai, and Jaakobah, and Jeshohaiah, and Asaiah, and Adiel, and Jesimiel, and Benaiah,
4:37 And Ziza the son of Shiphi, the son of Allon, the son of Jedaiah, the son of Shimri, the son of Shemaiah;
4:38 These mentioned by their names were princes in their families: and the house of their fathers increased greatly.

Conquest of the Amalekites

4:39 And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks.
4:40 And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had lived there of old.
4:41 And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah(/ˌhɛzɪˈkaɪ.ə/; Biblical Hebrew: חִזְקִיָּהוּ‎, romanized: Ḥīzqīyyahū), or Ezekias[c] (born c. 741 BCE, sole ruler c. 716/15–687/86 or 697–642), was the son of Ahaz and the 13th king of Judah king 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., and struck their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed them utterly to this day, and lived in their rooms: because there was pasture there for their flocks.
4:42 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.
4:43 And they struck the rest of the Amalekites (/ˈæməlɛk/; Hebrew: עֲמָלֵק, ‘Ămālēq, Arabic: عماليق ‘Amālīq) was a nation described in the Hebrew Bible as a staunch enemy of the Israelites. The name “Amalek” can refer to the nation’s founder, a grandson of Esau; his descendants, the Amalekites; or the territories of Amalek, which they inhabited. In some rabbinical interpretations, Amalek is etymologised as am lak, ‘a people who lick (blood)’ For more info click here that had escaped, and lived there to this day.

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