Divrei Yamim A (Book of I Chronicles), Unknown
Divrei Yamim A (Book of I Chronicles)
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The Jewish Publication Society of America Version (JPS) of the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) was the first Bible translation published by the Jewish Publication Society of America and the first translation of the Tanakh into English by a committee of Jews. The full publication title is The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text: A New Translation with the Aid of Previous Versions and with Constant Consultation of Jewish Authorities. The Book of Chronicles (Hebrew: דִּבְרֵי־הַיָּמִים‎ Diḇrê Hayyāmîm 'The Matters [of] the Days') is a Hebrew prose work constituting part of Jewish and Christian scripture. It contains a genealogy starting from Adam, and a narrative of the history of ancient Judah and Israel until the proclamation of King Cyrus the Great (c. 540 BC). Chronicles is the final book of the Hebrew Bible, concluding the third section of Ketuvim, the last section of the Jewish Tanakh.
Divrei Yamim A
(Book of I Chronicles)
דִּבְרֵי הַיָּמִים א

Ketuvim -כְּתוּבִים

Divrei Yamim A- Chapter 1

Adam, Seth, Enosh; Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared; Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech; Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. {S}

The sons of Japheth: Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. {S}

And the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, and Diphath, and Togarmah. {S}

And the sons of Javan: Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim. {S}

The sons of Ham: Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

And the sons of Cush: Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raama, and Sabteca. And the sons of Raama: Sheba, and Dedan. {S}

And Cush begot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth. {S}

And Mizraim begot Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, and Pathrusim, and Casluhim— from whence came the Philistines— and Caphtorim. {S}

And Canaan begot Zidon his first-born, and Heth; and the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgashite; and the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite; and the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite. {S}

The Sons of Shem: Elam, and Asshur, and Arpachshad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech. {S}

And Arpachshad begot Shelah, and Shelah begot Eber.

And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg; for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.

And Joktan begot Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah; and Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah; and Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba; and Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan. {S}

Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah; Eber, Peleg, Reu; Serug, Nahor, Terah; Abram— the same is Abraham. {S}

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