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An angel slayeth the Assyrians. CHAP. XX, XXI.
Manasseh's wicked ragn, 33 By the way that he came, by the same shall| 16 And Isaiah said unto Hezekiah, Hear thing he return, and shall not come into this city, saith word of the LORD. the LORD.
17 Behold, the days come, that all that is in thy 34 For I will defend this city, to save it, for house, and that which thy fathers liave laid up mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake. in store unto this day, shall be carried into Ba
35 ! And it came to pass that night, that the lylon : nothing shall be left, saith the LORD. angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the 18 And of thy sons that shall issue from thee, camp of the Assyrians a hundred fourscore and which thou shalt begel, shall they take away; five thousand: and when they arose early in the and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses. king of Babylon. 36 So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed, 19 Then said Hezekiah unto Isaiah, Good is and went and returned, and dwelt at Nineveh. the word of the LORD which thou hast spoken.
37 And it came to pass, as he was worshipping And he said, Is it not good, if peace and truth in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrainme- be in my days ? lech and Sharezer his sons sinote him with the 20 4 And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and evord: and they escaped into the land of Armenia. all his might, and how he made a pool, and a And Esar-hiaddon his son reigned in his stead. conduit, and brought water into the city, are CHAP. XX.
they noi written in the book of the Chronicles of Hezekiah's sickness and recovery. the kings of Judah ? And the prophet Isaialı the son of Amoz came Manasseh his son reigned in his stead. to lim, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD,
CHAP. XXI. Set thy house in order ; for thou shalt die, and Reigns of Manassch and Amon. not live. 2 Then he turned his face to the wall, and
(ANASSEH was twelve years old when he be. MA
gan to reign, and reigned fifty and five years prayed unto the Lord, saying,
in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was lleph31 bescech thee, O Lord, remember now how zi-bah. I have walked before thee in truth and with a 2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of perfect heart, and have done that which is good the LORD, after the abominations of the heathen, in thy sight.' And Hezekiah wept sore. whom the LORD cast out before the children of
4 And it came to pass, afore Isaiah was gone Israel. out into the iniddle court, that the word of the 33 For he built up again the high places which LORD came to him, saying,
Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared 5 Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my up altars for Baal, and made a grove, as did Ahab people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David king of Israel; and worshipped all the host of ihy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen heaven, and served them. thy tears: behold, I will heal thee: on the third 4 And he built altars in the house of the LORD, day thou shalt go up unto the house of the Lord. of which the Lord said, In Jerusalem will I put 6And I will add unio thy days fifteen years; and I my name. will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of 5 And he built altars for all the host of heaven the king of Assyria; and I will defend this city for in she two courts of the house of the LORD. mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake. 6 And he made his son pass through the fire,
7 And Isaiah said, Take a lump of figs. And and observed times, and used enchantments, and they took and laid it on the bile, and he recovered. dealt with familiar spirits and wizards : he
8 11 And Hezekiah said unto Isaiah, What shall wrought much wickedness in the sight of the be the sign that the LORD will heal me, and that LORD, to provoke him to anger. I shall go up into the house of the LORD the. 7 And he set a graven image of the grove that he third day?
had maile in the house, of which the LORD said 9 And Isaiah said, This sign shalt thou have of|to David, and to Solonion his son, In this house, the LORD, that the Lord will do the thing that and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all he hath spoken : shall the shadow go forward tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever : ten degrees, or go back ten degrees?
8 Neither will I make the feet of Israel niove any 10 And Ilezekiah answered, It is a light thing more out of the land which I gave their fathers; for the shadow to go dowi ten degrees : nay, but only if they will observe to do according to all thai let the shadow return backward ten degrecs. I have commanded them, and according to all the
11 And Isaiah the prophet cried into the LORD: law that my servant Moses conimanded them. and he brought the shadow ten degrees backward, 9But they hearkened not: and Manasseh seduced by which it had gone down in the dial of Ahaz. them to do more evil than did the nations whoin
12 91 At that time Berodach-baladan, the son of the Lord destroyed before the children of Israel. Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a 10 ! And the LORD spake by his servants the present unto llezekiah : for he had heard that prophets, saying, İlezekiah had been sick.
11 Because Manasseh king of Judah liath done 13 And Hezekiah hearkened unto them, and these abominations, and hath done wickedly shewed them all the house of his precious things, above all that the Amorites did, which were bethe silver, and the gold, and the spices, and the fore him, and hath made Judah also to sin with precious ointment, and all the house of his ar-his idols: mour, and all that was found in liis treasures: 12 Therefore thus saith the LORD God of Israel, there was nothing in his house, nor in all his Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem dominion, that Hezekiah shewed them not. and Judah, that whosoever heareth of it, both 14 1 Then camc Isaiah the prophet unto king his ears shall tinglc. llezekiah, and said unto him, What said these 13 And I will stretch over Jerusalem the line of men ? and from whence came they unto thee? Samaria, and the plummet of the house of Alab: And Hezekiah said, They are come from a far and I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a Country, even from Babylon.
dish, wiping it, and turning it upside down. 15 And he said, What have they seen in thy 14 And I wil forsake the remnant of mine inhouse ? And Hezekiah answered, All the things heritance, and deliver them into the hand of their that are in my house have they seen: there is cnemies; and they shall become a prey and a nothing among my treasures ihat I have not spoil to all their enemies ; shewed them.
15 Because they have done that which was evil Aman : wrcked reign.
Huldal's prophecy. in my sight, and have provoked me to anger, since the words of the book of the law, that he rent the day their fathers came forth out of Egypl, his clothes. even unto this day.
12 And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, 16 Moreover, Manasseh shed innocent blood very and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achhor the much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and to another; besides his sin wherewith he made A sahiah a servant of the king's, saying, Judah lo sin, in doing that which was evil in the 13 Go ye, inquire of the LORD for me, and for the sight of the LORD.
people, and for all Judah, concerning the words 17 Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh, and of this book that is found for great is the wrath all that he did, and his sin that be sinned, are of the LORD that is kindled against us, because they not written in the book of the Chronicles of our fathers have not hearkened unto the words the kings of Judah?
of this book, to do according unto all that which 18 And Manasseh slept with his fathers, and was is written concerning us. buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden, 14 So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, and Achof Uzza: and Amon his son reigned in his stead. bor, and Shaphan, and Asahiah, went unto Hul
19 11 Amon was twenty and two years old when dah the propnetess. the wife of Shallum the son he began to reign, and he reigned two years in or Tikvah,
the son of Iarhas, keeper of the wardJerusalem. And his mother's name was Meshul. robe ; (now she dwelt in Jerusalem in the coldemeth, the daughter of Haruz of Jotbah. legc;) and they communed with her.
20 And he did ihat which was evil in the sight 131 And she said unto them, Thussaith the LORD of the LORD, as his father Manasseh did. God of Israel, Tell the man that sent you to me,
21 And he walked in all the way that his father 16 Thus saith the LORD, Beliold, I will bring walked in, and served the idols that his father evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants served, and worshipped them:
thereof, even all the words of the book which the 2 And he forsook the LORD God of his fathers, king of Judah hath read: and walked not in the way of the LORD. 17 Because they have forsaken me, and have
23 11 And the servants of Amon conspired against burned incense unto other gods, that they might him, and slew the king in his own house. provoke me to anger with all the works of their
24 And the people of the land slew all them that hands; therefore my wrath shall be kindled had conspired against king Amon; and the people against this place, and shall not be quenched. of the land made Josiah his son king in his stead. i8 But to the king of Judah which sent you to 25 Now the rest of the acts of Amon which he inquire of the LORD, thus shall ye say to hin, did, are they not written in the book of the Chron- Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Aš touching icles of the kings of Judah?
the words which thou hast heard ; 26 And he was buried in his sepulchre in the gar- 19 Because thy heart was tender, and thou hast den of Uzza : and Josiah his son reigned in his humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou stead.
heardest what I spake against this place, and CHAP. XXII.
against the inhabitants thereof, that they should Josiah's good reign.
become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent JO OSIAHI was eight years old when he began to thy clothes, and wept before me; I also llave
reign, and he reigned thirty and one years in heard thee, saith the LORD. Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jedidah 20 Behold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy the daughter of Adaiah of Boscath.
fathers, and thou shall be gathered into thy grave 2 And he did that which was right in the sight in peace; and thine eyes shall not see all the evil of the LORD, and walked in all the way of David which I will bring upon this place. And they his father, and turned not aside to the right hand brought the king word again. or to the left.
CHAP. XXIII. 3 !! And it came to pass in the eighteenth year Josiah's zeal and reformation. of king Josiah, that the king sent Shaplan the son A of Azalialı, the son of Meshullain, the seribe, to him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem. the house of the LORD, saying,
2 And the king went up into the house of the 4 Go up to Hilkiah the high priest, that he may LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the insum the silver which is brought into the house of habitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, the LORD, which the keepers of the door have ga- and the prophets, and all the people, both smali thered of ihe people :
and great: and he read in their ears all the words 5 And let them deliver it into the hand of the of the book of the covenant which was found in doers of the work, that have the oversight of the the house of the LORD. house of the LORD: and let them give it to the 3 11 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a doers of the work, which is in the house of the covenant before the LORD, io walk after the LORD, LORD, to repair the breaches of the house, and to keep his commandments, and his testimo
6 Unto carpenters, and builders, and masons, and nies, and his statutes, with all their heart, and all to buy timber and hewn stone to repair the house. their soul, to perform the words of this covenant 7 Howbeit, there was no reckoning made with that were written in this book. And all the peothem of the money that was delivered into their ple stood to the covenant. hand, because they dealt faithfully.
4 And the king commanded Hilkiah the high 8 9 And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Sha- priest, and the priests of the second order, and phan the scribe, I have found the book of the law the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah gave the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made book lo Shaphan, and he read it.
for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host 9 And Shaphan the scribe came to the king, and of heaven: and he hurned them without Jerusabrought the king word again, and said, Thy ser- lem in the fields of Kidron, and carried Che aslies vants have gathered the money that was found of them unto Beth-el. in the house, and have delivered it into the hand 5 And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom of them that do the work, that have the oversight the kings of Judah bad-ordained to burn incense in of the house of the LORD.
the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the 10 And Shaphan the scribe shewed the king, say- places roundaboutJerusalem; them alsothatburn'ng, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. ed incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, And Shaphan read it before the king.
and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven. 11 And it came to pass, when the king had heardl 6 And he brought outthe grove from the house of Josian destroys idolatry.
CHAP. XXIV. He is slain by Pharaoh-nechod the LORD, without Jerusalem, unto the brook Kid-23 But in the eighteenth year of king Josian, ron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and stamp- wherein this passover was holden to the LORD in ed it small to powder, and cast the powder there Jerusalem. of upon the graves of the children of the people. 24 1 Moreover, the workers with familiar spi. 7 And he brake down the houses of the sodom-rits, and the wizards, and the images, and the ites that were by the house of the LORD, where idols, and all the abominations that were spied the women wove hangings for the grove. in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Jo8 And he brought all the priests out of the cities siah put away, that he might perform the words of Judah, and defiled the high places where the of the law which were written in the book that priests had burnt incense, from Geba to Beer- Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD. sheba, and brake down the high places of the 25 And like unto him was there no king before gates that were in the entering in of the gate of hini, that turned to the LORD with all his heart, Joshua the governor of the city, which were on and with all his soul, and with all his might, ac a man's left hand at the gate of the city. cording to all the law of Moses; ncither after
9 Nevertheless, the priests of the high places him arose there any like him. came not up to the altar of the LORD in Jerusa- 26 " Notwithstanding, the LORD turned not lem, but they did eat of the unleavened bread from the fierceness of his great wrath, where among their brethren.
with his anger was kindled against Judah, be10 And he defiled Topheth, which is in the val- cause of all thc provocations that Manasseh had ley of the children of Hinnom, that no man might provoked him withal. make his son or his daughter to pass through the 27 And the LORD said, I will remove Judah fire to Molech.
also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, 11 And he took away the horses that the kings of and will cast of this city Jerusalem which Judah had given to the sun, at the entering in of have chosen, and the house of which I said, the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan- My name shall be there. melech the chamberlain, which was in the su- 28 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and all burbs, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire. that he did, are they not written in the book of
12 And the altars that were on the top of the up- the Chronicles of the kings of Judah ? per chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah 29 1 In his days Pharaoh-nechoh king of Egypt had made, and the altars which Manasseh had went up against the king of Assyria to the river made in the two courts of the house of the LORD, Euphrates: and king Josiah went against him; and did the king beat down, and brake them down he slew him at Megiddo, when he had seen him. from thence, and cast the dust of them into the 30 And his servants carried him in a chariot brook Kidron.
dead from Megiddo, and brought him to Jerusa13 And the high places that were before Jerusa- lem, and buried him in his own sepulchre. And lem, which were on the right hand of the mount the people of the land took Jehoahaz the son of of Corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel Josiah, and anointed him, and made him king had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the in his father's stead. Zidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination or 31 11 Jehoahaz was twenty and three years old the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of when he began to reign; and he reigned three the children of Ammon, did the king defile. months in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was 14 And he brake in pieces the images, and cut Aamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. down the groves, and filled their places with the 32 And he did that which was evil in the sight of bones of men.
the Lorp,according to all thathisfathers had done. 15 Moreover, the altar that was at Beth-el, 33 And Pharaoh-nechoh put him in bands at and the high place which Jeroboam the son of Rihlah in the land of Hamath, that he might not Nebat, who made Israel to sin, had made, both reign in Jerusalem; and put the land to a tribute that altar and the high place he brake down, and of a hundred talents of silver, and a talent of gold. burned the high place, and stamped it small to,34 And Pharaoh-nechoh made Eliakim the son of powder, and burned the grove.
Josiah king in the room of Josiah his father, and 16 And as Josiah turned himself, he spied the turned hisname to Jehoiakim, and took Jehoahaz sepulchres that were there in the mount, and sent, away: and he came to Egypt, and died there. and took the bones out of the sepulchres, and 35 And Jehojakim gave the silver and the gold to burned them upon the altar, and polluted it, ac- Pharaoh; but he taxed the land to give the money cording to the word of the LORD which the man according to the coinmandment of Pharaoh: he of God proclaimed, who proclaimed these words. exacted the silver and the gold of the people of 17 'Then he said, What title is that that I see ? the land, of every one according to his taxation, And the men of the city told him, It is the se- to give it unto Pharaoh-nechoh. pulchre of the man of God, which came from 36 11 Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old Judah, and proclaimed whese things that thou when he began to reign; and he reigned eleven hast done against the altar of Beth-el.
years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was 18 And he said, Let him alone; let no man move Zebudah, the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah. his bones. So they let his bones alone, with the 37 And he did that which was evil in the sight bones of the prophet that came out of Samaria. of the LORD, according to all that his fathers
19 And all the houses also of the high places that had done. were in the cities of Samaria, which the kings of
CHAP. XXIV. Israel had made to provoke the LORD to anger, Jerusalem taken by Nebuchadnezzar. Josiah took
away, and did to them according to I came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant all the acts that he had done in Beth-el.
20 And he slew all the priests of the high places three years: then he turned and rebelled against that were there upon the altars, and burnt men's him. bones upon them, and returned to Jerusalem. 2 And the LORD sent against him bands of the
21 1 And the king commanded all the people, Chaldees, and bands of the Syrians, and bands of saying, Keep thc passover unto the LORD your the Moabites, and bands of ihe children of Am. God, as it is written in the book of this covenant. mon, and sent them against Judah to destroy 22 Surely there
was not holden such a passover according to the word of the Lord, which he from the days of the judges that judged Israel, spake by his servants the prophets. nor in all the days of the kings of Israel, nor of 3 Burely at the
commandment of the LORD came the kings of Judah;
this upon Judah, to remove them out of his sight, Jehoiachin carried captive.
Zedekiah's eyes put out for the sins of Manasseh, according to all that 5 And the army of the Chaldees pursued after he did;
the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jeri4 And also for the innocent blood that he shed, cho: and all his army were scattered from him. (for lie filled Jerusalem with innocent blood,) 6 So they took the king, and brought him up to which the LORD would not pardon.
the king of Babylon to Riblah; and they gave 5 T Now the rest of the acts of Jehoiakim, and judgment upon him. all that he did, are they not written in the book 7 And they slew the sons of Zedekiah before of the Chronicles of the kings of Judah ? his eyes, and put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and 6 So Jehoiakim slept will his fathers; and Je bound bin with fetters of brass, and carried hin hoiachin his son reigned in his stead.
to Babylon. 7 And the king of Egypt came not again any 8 Y And in the fifth month, on the seventh day more out of his land; for the king of Babylon had of the month, (which is the nineteenth year of taken froin the river of Egypt unto the river Eu- king Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon,) came phrates all that pertained to the king of Egypt. Nebuzar-adan, captain of the guard, a servant 8 1 Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he of the king of Babylon, unto Jerusalem : began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalemi three! And he burnt the house of the Lord, and the months. And his mother's name was Nelushia, king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalern, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem. and every great man's house burnt he with fire.
9 And he did that which was evil in the sight of 10 And all the army of the Chaldees, that were the Lord, according to all that his father had done. with the captain of the guard, brake down the
10 1 At that time the servants of Nebuchad-walls of Jerusalem round about. nezzar king of Babylon came up against Jerusa- u Now the rest of the people that were left in lem, and the city was besieged.
the city, and the fugitives that fell away to the Il And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came king of Babylou, with the remnant of the multiagainst the city, and his servants did besiege it. tude, did Nebuzar-adan the captain of the guard
12 And Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out carry away. to the king of Babylon, he, and his mother, and 12 But the captain of the guard left of the poor his servams, and his princes, and his officers of the land to be vine-dressers and husbandmen. and the king of Babylon took him in the eighth 13 And the pillars of brass that were in the year of his reign.
house of the LORD, and the bases, and the bra13 And he carried out thence all the treasures of zen sea that was in the house of the LORD, did the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the the Chaldees break in pieces, and carried the king's house, and cut in pieces all the vessels of brass of them to Babylon. gold which Solomon king of Israel had made in 14 And the pots, and the shovels, and the snuffthe temple of the LORD, as the LORD had said. ers, and the spoons, and all the vessels of brass
14 And he carried away all Jerusalem, and all wherewith they ministered, took they away. the princes, and all the mighty men of valour, 15 And the fire-pans, and the bowls, and such eden ten thousand captives, and all the crafts- things as were of gold, in gold, and of silver, in men, and smiths: none remained, save the poor- silver, the captain of the guard took away. est sort of the people of the land.
16 The two pillars, one sea, and the bases which 15 And he carried away Jehoiachin to Babylon, Solomon had made for the house of the LORD; and the king's mother, and the king's wives, and the brass of all these vessels was without weight. his officers, and the mighty of the land, these car- 17 The height of the one pillar was eighteen ried he into captivity from Jerusalem to Babylon. cubits, and the chapiter upon it was brass : and
16 And all the men of might, even seven thousand, the height of the chapiter three cubits; and the and craftsmen and smiths a thousand, all that wreathen work, and pomegranates upon the were strong and apt for war, even them the king chapiter round about, all of brass: and like unto of Babylon bronght captive to Babylon, these had the second pillar with wreathen work.
17 11 And the king of Babylon made Matianiah 18 ! And the captain of the guard took Seraiah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, his name to Zedekiah.
and the three keepers of the door: 18 Zedekiah was twenty and one years old when 19 And out of the city he took an officer that he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years was sel over the men of war, and five men of in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Ha-them that were in the king's presence, which imutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnalı. were found in the city, and the principal scribe
19 And he did that which was evil in the sight or of the host, which mustered the people of the the LORD,according to allthat Jelioiakim haddone. land, and Direescore men of the people of the
20 For through the anger of the Lord it came and thut were found in the city : 10 pass in Jerusalem, and Judah, wil he had 20 And Nebuzar-adan caplain of the guard took cast them out from his presence, that Zedekiah these, and brouglit them to the king of Babylon rebelled against the king of Babylon.
to Riblah: CHAP. XXV.
21 And the king of Babylon smote them, and Jerusalem again besieged and taken. slew them at Riblah in the land of Hamath. So
to , reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day) 22 11 And as for the people that remained in the of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Ba- land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusa- bylou had left, even over them he made Gedaliah lem, and pitched against it; and they built forts the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, ruler. against it round about.
23 And when all the captains of the arniies, they 2 And the city was besieged unto the eleventh and their men, heard that the king of Babylon year of king Zedekiah.
had made Gedaliah governor, there came to Ge3 And on the ninth day of the fourth month the daliah to Mizpah, even Islımael the son of Ne. famine prevailed in the city, and there was no thaniah, and Johanan the son of Carean, and bread for the people of the land.
Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, 41 And the city was broken up, and all the men of and Jaazaniah the son of a Maachathite, they war fled by night by the way of the gate between and their men. two walls, which is by the king's garden : (now 24 And
Gedaliahsware to them, and to their men, the Chaldees were against the city round about ;) and said unto them, Fear not to be the servants and the king went the way toward the plain. of the Chaldees : dwell in the land, and serve the
ADAM, Sheth, Enosh,
Gedaliah slain by Ishmael.
Jehoiachin advanced king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.twentieth day of the month, that Evil-merodach
95 But it came to pass in the seventh month, king of Babylon in the year what he began to that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of reign did lift up the lead of Jehoiachin king of Elishana, of the seed royal, came, and ten men Judah out of prison ;. with him, and smote Gevaliah, that he died, and 28 And he spake kindly to him, and sct his the Jews and the Chaldees that were with lim throne above the throne of the kings that were at Mizpah.
with him in Babylon; 26 And all the people, both small and great, and 29 And changed his prison garments : and he the captains of the armies, arose, and came to did eat bread continually before him all the days Egypt: for they were afraid of the Chaldees. of his life. 27 | And it came to pass in the seven and thir- 30 And his allowance was a continual allowtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin king of ance given him of the king, a daily rate for every Judah, in the twelfth month, on the seven and day, all the days of his life.
[ The First Book of the CHRONICLES. CHAP. I.
and Henoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these Adam's line to Noah, be.
are the sons of Keuirah.
34 And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of 2 Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered,
Isaac; Esau, and Israci. 3 Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech,
35 I The sons of Esau ; Eliphaz, Reuel, and 4 Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korali. 5 1 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and Magog, 36 The sons or' Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Ze. and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meslech, phi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Amalek. and Tiras,
37 The sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Shant 6 And the sons of Gomer; Aslachenaz, and Ri- mah, and Mizzah. phath, and Togarmah.
38 And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, 7 And the sons of Javan; Elishalı, and Tar- and Zibeou, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, shish, Kitinr, and Dodanim.
and Dishan. 81 The sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizrain, 39 And the sons of Lotan; Iori, and Homam: Put, and Canaan.
and Timna was Lotan's sister. 9 And the sons of Cush ; Scba, and Havilah, 40 The sons of Shobal: Alian, and Manahath, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabircha. Aud and Ebal, Shephi, and Onain. And the sons of the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Vedan. Zibeon; Aiah, and Anal.
10 And Cush begat Nimrod. He began to be 41 The sons of Anah; Dishon. And the song mighty upon the earth.
of Dishon; Amram, and Eshban, and Ithran, and II and Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, Cheran. and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
42 The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, and 12 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (of whom Jakan.. The sons of Dishan; Uz., and Aran. came the Philistines,) and Caphtorim.
43 ? Now these are the kings that reigned in 13 And Canaan begat Zidon his first-born, and the land of Edom before any king reigned over Jleth,
the children of Israel ; Bela the son of Beor: 14 T'he Jebusite also, and the Amorite, and the and the name of his city was Dinhabah. Girgashite,
44 And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son of 15 And the Hivite, and the Archite, and the Si- Zera of Bozral reigned in his stead nite,
45 And when Jubab was dead, Husham of the 16 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and land of the Temanites reigned in his stead. the Hamathite.
46 And when Husham was dead, Hadud the 17 1 The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asslur, son ot' Bedad, which smote Midian in the field and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Arain, and Uz; of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech.
his city was Avith. 18 And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and Shelah 47 And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of begat Eber.
Mazrekah reigned in his stead. 19 And unto Eber were born two sons: the 48 And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rename of the one was Peleg ; because in his days hoboth by the river reigned in his stead. the earth was divided : and his brother's name 49 And when Shaul was dead, Baal-hanan the was Joktan.
son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 20 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, 50 And when Baal-hanan was dead, Hadad and Hazarnaveth, and Jerah,
reigned in his stead: and the name of his city 21 Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, was Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the 22 And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba, danghter of Matred, the daughter of Mezalab. 23 And Ophir, and Havilal, and Jobab. All 51 Hadad died also. And the dukes of Edom these were the sons of Joktan.
were; duke Timnah, duke Aliah, duke Jetheth, 24 ! Shein, Arphaxad, Shelah,
52 Duke Akolibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon, 25 Eber, Peleg, Reu,
53 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, 26 Serug, Nahor, Terah,
54 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram. These are the 27 Abram; the same is Abraham.
dukes of Edom. 28 The Sons of Abraham; Isaac, and Ishmael.
CHAP. II. 29 1 These are their generations. The first:
The posterity of Israel. horheen
, ana maily Nebaioth; then Kedar, and THESE are the sans oftached; Reuben bumeon, 30 Mishnia, and Dumah, Massa, Hadad, and 2 Dan, Joseph, and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, Tena,
and Asher. 31 Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are 3 1 The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shethe sons of Ishmael.
lah: which three were born unto him of the 32 1 Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham's con- daughter of Shua the Canaanitess. And Er, the cubine: she bare Ziniran, and Jokshan, and Mc-first-born of Judah, was evil in the sight of the dan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And LORD; and he slew him. the sons of Jokshan ; Sheba, and Dedan. 4 And Tamar his daughter-in-law bare him Pha33 Aud the sons of Midian; Ephah and Epher,'rez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah were five,