Genesis 36
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Esau’s Family

1These are the family recordsa of Esau (that is, Edomb). 2Esau took his wives from the Canaanite women: Adah daughter of Elon the Hethite,a Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughterA of Zibeon the Hivite, 3and Basemath daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth.a 4Adah bore Eliphaz to Esau, Basemath bore Reuel, 5and Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. These were Esau’s sons, who were born to him in the land of Canaan.

6Esau took his wives, sons, daughters, and all the people of his household, as well as his herds, all his livestock, and all the property he had acquired in Canaan; he went to a land away from his brother Jacob. 7For their possessions were too many for them to live together,a and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.b 8So Esau (that is, Edom) lived in the mountains of Seir.a

9These are the family records of Esau, father of the Edomites in the mountains of Seir.

  1. 10These are the names of Esau’s sons:a
  2. Eliphaz son of Esau’s wife Adah,
  3. and Reuel son of Esau’s wife Basemath.
  4. 11The sons of Eliphaz were
  5. Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz.
  6. 12Timna, a concubine of Esau’s son Eliphaz,
  7. bore Amalek to Eliphaz.
  8. These are the sons of Esau’s wife Adah.
  1. 13These are Reuel’s sons:
  2. Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah.
  3. These are the sons of Esau’s wife Basemath.
  1. 14These are the sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah
  2. daughter of Anah and granddaughterA of Zibeon:
  3. She bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah to Edom.
  1. 15These are the chiefs among Esau’s sons:
  2. the sons of Eliphaz, Esau’s firstborn:
  3. chief Teman, chief Omar, chief Zepho, chief Kenaz,
  4. 16chief Korah,A chief Gatam, and chief Amalek.
  5. These are the chiefs descended from Eliphaz
  6. in the land of Edom.
  7. These are the sons of Adah.
  1. 17These are the sons of Reuel, Esau’s son:
  2. chief Nahath, chief Zerah, chief Shammah, and chief Mizzah.
  3. These are the chiefs descended from Reuel
  4. in the land of Edom.
  5. These are the sons of Esau’s wife Basemath.
  1. 18These are the sons of Esau’s wife Oholibamah:
  2. chief Jeush, chief Jalam, and chief Korah.
  3. These are the chiefs descended from Esau’s wife Oholibamah
  4. daughter of Anah.
  5. 19These are the sons of Esau (that is, Edom),
  6. and these are their chiefs.

Seir’s Family

  1. 20These are the sons of Seir the Horite,a
  2. the inhabitants of the land:
  3. Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,
  4. 21Dishon, Ezer, and Dishan.
  5. These are the chiefs among the Horites,
  6. the sons of Seir, in the land of Edom.
  7. 22The sons of Lotan were Hori and Heman.
  8. Timna was Lotan’s sister.
  9. 23These are Shobal’s sons:
  10. Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.
  11. 24These are Zibeon’s sons: Aiah and Anah.
  12. This was the Anah who found the hot springsA in the wilderness
  13. while he was pasturing the donkeys of his father Zibeon.
  14. 25These are the children of Anah:
  15. Dishon and Oholibamah daughter of Anah.
  16. 26These are Dishon’s sons:
  17. Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran.
  18. 27These are Ezer’s sons:
  19. Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.
  20. 28These are Dishan’s sons: Uz and Aran.
  1. 29These are the chiefs among the Horites:
  2. chief Lotan, chief Shobal, chief Zibeon, chief Anah,
  3. 30chief Dishon, chief Ezer, and chief Dishan.
  4. These are the chiefs among the Horites,
  5. clan by clan,A in the land of Seir.

Rulers of Edom

  1. 31These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edoma
  2. before any king reigned over the Israelites:
  3. 32Bela son of Beor reigned in Edom;
  4. the name of his city was Dinhabah.
  5. 33When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah reigned in his place.
  6. 34When Jobab died, Husham from the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.
  7. 35When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad reigned in his place.
  8. He defeated Midian in the field of Moab;
  9. the name of his city was Avith.
  10. 36When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah reigned in his place.
  11. 37When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the Euphrates River reigned in his place.
  12. 38When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor reigned in his place.
  13. 39When Baal-hanan son of Achbor died, HadarA reigned in his place.
  14. His city was Pau, and his wife’s name was Mehetabel
  15. daughter of Matred daughter of Me-zahab.
  1. 40These are the names of Esau’s chiefs,
  2. according to their families and their localities,
  3. by their names:
  4. chief Timna, chief Alvah, chief Jetheth,
  5. 41chief Oholibamah, chief Elah, chief Pinon,
  6. 42chief Kenaz, chief Teman, chief Mibzar,
  7. 43chief Magdiel, and chief Iram.
  8. These are Edom’s chiefs,
  9. according to their settlements in the land they possessed.
  10. EsauA was father of the Edomites.




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