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well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep. And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father's brother, and that be was Rebekah's son: and she ran and told her father.

Gen. xxxvii, 14. And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again.

Gen. xliii, 6, 7. And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with me, as to tell the man whether ye had yet a brother? And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words. Could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your

brother down?

Erod. iv, 18. And Moses went and returned to Jethro his fatherin-law, and said unto him, Let me go, I pray thee, and return unto my brethren which are in Egypt, and see whether they be yet alive. And Jethro said to Moses, Go in peace.

Exod. xviii, 5-8. And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wilderness, where he encamped at the mount of God. And he said unto Moses, I thy father-in-law, Jethro am come unto thee, and thy wife, and her two sons with her. And Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, and did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare: and they came into the tent. And Moses told his father-in-law all that the LORD had done unto Pharaoh, and to the Egyptians, for Israel's sake, and all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the LORD delivered them.

parched corn, and these ten loaves, | blessed thee since my coming: and run to the camp to thy and now, when shall I provide for brethren. mine own house also?

Esther ii, 10, 11. Esther had not shewed her people, nor her kin dred: for Mordecai had charged her that she should not shew it. And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house, to know how Esther did, and what should become of her.

Luke i, 39, 40, 56. And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill-country with haste, into a city of Juda; And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth. And Mary abode

with

her about

three months, and returned to her own house.

Acts vil, 13, 23. And at the second time Joseph was made known to his brethren; and Joseph's kindred was made known unto Pharaoh. And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren the children of Israel.

FAMILY CARES AND

ANXIETIES.

Gen. xix, 12-16. And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son-in-law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thon hast in the city, bring them out of this place: For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it. And Lot went out, and spake untohis sons-in-law,which married his daughters, and said, Up, get ye out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons-in-law. And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, Num. x, 31, 32. And he said, which are here; lest thou be conLeave us not, I pray thee; foras-sumed in the iniquity of the city. And, while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters, the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

much as thou knowest how we are to encamp in the wilderness, and thou mayest be to us instead of eyes. And it shall be, if thou go with us, yea, it shall be, that what goodness the LORD shall do unto us, the same will we do unto thee. Ruth ii, 1, 20. And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name tras Boaz. And Noami said unto her daughter-in-law, Blessed be he of the LORD, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said unto her, The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kins

men.

1 Sam. xvii, 17. And Jesse said unto David his son, Take now for thy brethren an ephah of this

Gen. xxvi, 35. Which [Esau's two marriages] were a grief of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.

Gen. xxvii, 46. And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do ne?

Gen. xxx, 30. For it was little which thou hadst before I came, and it is now increased unto a multitude; and the LORD hath

Gen. xxxii, 6-8. And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him. Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands; And said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shalt escape.

Gen. xliii, 8. And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones.

Num. xii, 1. And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.

Num. xxxii, 26. Our little ones, our wives, our flocks, and all our cattle, shall be there in the cities of Gilead.

Deut. iii, 19, 20. But your wives, and your little ones, and your cattle, (for I know that ye have much cattle,) shall abide in your cities which I have given you, Until the LORD have given rest unto your brethren, as well as unto you, and until they also possess the land which the LORD your God hath given them beyond Jordan: and then shall ye return every man unto his pos‐ session, which I have given you.

1 Kings iii, 1. And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

1 Kings ix, 24. But Pharaoh's daughter came up out of the city of David unto her house which Solomon had built for her: then did he build Millo.

Neh. v, 1, 2. And there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives, against their breth

ren the Jews. For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many; therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.

BROTHERLY AFFECTION,

ETC.

Gen. xxix, 13. And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought

And he told into the army, and came and and redeemed thee out of the saluted his brethren.

him to his house. Laban all these things.

Gen. xxxiii, 4. And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him, and they wept.

Gen. xxxvii, 30. And he [Reuben] returned unto his brethren, and said, The child is not; and I, whither shall I go?

Gen. xliii, 29-31. And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son. And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there. And he washed his face, and went out, and refrained himself, and said, Set on bread.

Then

Gen. xlv, 1-4, 13-17. Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me.

And there stood

no man with him while Joseph madehimself knownunto his brethren. And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard. And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph: And doth my father yet live? his brethren could not answer

him; for they were troubled at his presence. And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither. Moreover, he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them:and after that his brethren talked with him. And the fame thereof was heard in Pharaoh's house, saying, Joseph's brethren are come: and it pleased Pharaoh well, and his servants. And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Say unto thy brethren, This do ye; lade your beasts, and go, get you unto the land of Canaan.

Gen. 1, 18, 21. And his brethren also went and fell down before his face; and they said, Behold, we be thy servants. Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto

them.

Exod. iv, 27. And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the mount of God, and kissed him.

1 Sam. xvii, 22. And David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage, and ran

Mark iii, 31, 32. There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him. And the multitude sat about him; and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for

thee.

Ps. cxxxiii, 1-3. Behold, how
good and how pleasant it is for
brethren to dwell together in
It is like the precious
unity!
ointment upon the head, that ran
down upon the beard, even Aaron's
beard; that went down to the
skirts of his garments; As the
dew of Hermon, and as the dew
that descended upon the moun-
tains of Zion: for there the LORD
commanded the blessing, even
life for evermore.

WANT OF DOMESTIC
AFFECTION.

Gen. xlv, 24. So he [Joseph]
sent his brethren away, and they
departed: and he said unto them,
See that ye fall not out by the

way.

Deut. xxxiii, 9. Who said unto
his father and to his mother, I
have not seen him; neither did
he acknowledge his brethren, nor
knew his own children: for they
have observed thy word, and
kept thy covenant.

Judges ix, 21. And Jotham ran
away, and fled, and went to Beer,
dwelt there, for fear of
and
Abimelech his brother.

A brother
Prov. xviii, 19.
offended is harder to be won than
a strong city; and their contentions
are like the bars of a castle.

Thou wast

Ezek. xvi, 5.. cast out in the open field, to the loathing of thy person, in the day that thou wast born.

But

Obad. 10, 12, 13. For thy violence against thy brother Jacob shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever. thou shouldest not have looked on the day of thy brother in the day that he became a stranger; neither shouldest thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the day of their destruction; neither shouldest thou have spoken proudly in the day of distress. Thou shouldest not have entered into the gate of my people in the day of their calamity; yea, thou shouldest not have looked on their affliction in the day of their calamity, nor have laid hands on their substance in the day of their calamity.

Micah vi, 4, 5. For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, 220

house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and now what Balak king of Moab Miriam. O my people, remember consulted, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim unto Gilgal; that ye may know the righteousness of the

LORD.

Luke xii, 51, 52. Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division: For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.

DIMINUTION OF FAMILIES,
A SORE JUDGMENT UPON
A LAND.

Lev. xxvi, 32. And I will bring which dwell therein enemies the land into desolation; and your shall be astonished at it.

Deut. xxviii, 62, 63. And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for mul

titude; because thou wouldest not obey the voiceof the LORD thy God. And it shall come to pass, that, as the LORD rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought: and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.

Judges v, 7. The inhabitants of the villages ceased, they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah arose, that I arose a mother in Israel.

Prov. xiv, 11. The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.

Isa. vi, 11, 12. Then said I, Lord, how long? And he auswered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant,and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate; And the LORD have removed men far away, and there be a great forsaking in the midst of the land.

scattereth

Isa, xxiv, 1-3. Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and abroad the inhabitants thereof. And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him. The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled: for the LORD hath spoken this word.

Jer. iv, 25, 26. I beheld, and, lo,

LORD.

there was no man, and all the and the land shall be desolate; and birds of the heavens were fled.'ye shall know that I am the I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place; was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his flerce anger.

Jer. ix. 10. For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burnt up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle: both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.

Jer. 1, 13. Because of the wrath of the LORD it shall not be inhabited, but it shall be wholly desolate: every one that goeth by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues.

Ezek. xii, 20. And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste,

Ezek. xv, 8. And I will make the land desolate, because they have committed a trespass, saith the LORD God.

Ezek. xxxii, 15, 16. When I shall make the land of Egypt desolate, and the country shall be destitute of that whereof it was full, when I shall smite all them that dwell

therein, then shall they know that I am the LORD. This is the lamentation wherewith they shall lament her: the daughters of the nations shall lament her: they shall lament for her, even for Egypt, and for all her multitude, saith the Lord God.

Ezek. xxxiii, 28, 29. For I will lay the land most desolate, and the pomp of her strength shall cease; and the mountains of Israel shall be desolate, that none shall 221

pass through. Then shall they know that I am the LORD, when I have laid the land most desolate, because of all their abominations which they have committed.

Ezek. xxxv, 9. I will make thee perpetual desolations, and thy cities shall not return; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Zeph. i, 2. 3. I will utterly consume all things from off the land, saith the LORD. I will consume

man and beast; I will consume the fowls of the heaven, and the fishes of the sea, and the stumblingblocks with the wicked; and I will cut off man from off the land, saith the LORD.

Zeph. ii, 6. I have cut off the nations: their towers are desolate; I made their streets waste, that none passeth by: their cities are destroyed, so that there is no man, that there is none inhabitant.

I.

PATRIARCHAL,

FROM ADAM TO NOAH.

AS IN GENESIS.

Gen. v. 3-32. And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness. after his image, and called his name Seth. And the days of Adam, after he had begotten Seth, were eight hundred years; and he begat sons and daughters. And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years:

and he died. And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos. And Seth lived, after he begat Enos, eight hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters. And all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years: and he died. And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan. And Enos lived, after he begat Cainan, eight hundred and fifteen years, and begat sons and daughters. And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years; and he died. And Cainan lived seventy years, and begat Mahalaleel.

And Cainan lived,

after he begat Mahalaleel, eight hundred and forty years, and begat sons and daughters. And all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years: and he died. And Malalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared. And Malialaleel lived, after he begat Jared, eight hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters. And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five years: and he died. And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch. And Jared lived, after he begat Enoch, eight hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. And all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty and two years; and he died. And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah. And Enoch walked with God, after he begat Methuselah, three hundred years, and be gat sons and daughters. And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years. And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him. And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech. And Methuselah lived, after he begat Lamech, seven hundred eighty and two years,

GENEALOGY.

and begat sons and daughters. | And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died. And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son; And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed. And Lamech lived, after he begat Noah, five hundred ninety and five years, and begat sons and daughters. And all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy and seven years: and he died.

And Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Gen. vi, 10. And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

Gen. ix, 28. And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years.

AS IN CHRONICLES.

1 Chron. i, 1-4. Adam, Seth, Enosh, Kenan, Mahalaleel, Jered, Henoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

THE LINE OF SHEM.

AS IN GENESIS.

And

Gen. x, 21-29. Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born. The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul and Gether, and Mash. Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber. And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and name was Joktan. And Joktan Hazarmaveth, and Jerah. And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba, And Ophir, and Havilahi, and Jobab: all these were the

sons of Joktan.

Gen. xi, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27. These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood. And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah. And Salah lived thirty years, and

begat Eber. And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg. And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu. And Rue lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug. And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor. And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah. And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

Gen. xxiv, 24. And she said unto him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, which she bare unto Nabor.

AS IN CHRONICLES.

1 Chron. i, 17-27. The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and IIul, and Gether, and Meshech. And Arphaxad begat Shelah, and Shelah begat Eber. And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of the one

was Peleg, (because in his days the earth was divided:) and his brother's name was Joktan. And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah. Hadoram also, and Uzal, and Diklah, And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba, And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan. Shem, Arphazad, Shelah, Eber, Peleg, Reu, Serug. Nahor, Terah, Abram: the same is Abraham.

THE LINE OF HAM.

AS IN GENESIS. Gen. x. 6, 7, 13-18. 20. And the and Phut, and Canaan. And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, Sabtacha: and the sons of Raamah; raim begat Ludim, and Anamim, Sheba, and Dedan. And Mizand Lehabim, and Naphtuhim, And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, and Caphtorim. (out of whom came Philistim,) And Canaan

begat Sidon 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: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad. These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues,

In their countries, and in their Mibsam. Mishma, and Dumah,

nations.

AS IN CHRONICLES.

1 Chron. i, 8-16. The sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. And the sons of Cash; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabtecha. And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedau. And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be miglity upon the earth. And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, aud Naphtuhim, And Patbrusim, and Casluhim, (of whom came the Philistines,) and Caphthorim. And Canaan begat Zidon his first-born, and Heth, The Jebusite also, and the Amorite, and the Girgashite, And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite, And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

THE LINE OF JAPHETI.
AS IN GENESIS.

Gen. x, 1-4. Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sous born after the flood. The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. And the sons of Gomer, Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmal. And the sons of Javan; Elisha, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

AS IN CHRONICLES.

1 Chron. i, 5-7. The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. And the sons of Gomer, Ashchenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. And the sons of Javan, Elishab, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

ABRAHAM'S POSTERITY IN
THE LINE OF ISHMAEL.
AS IN GENESIS.

Gen. xxv, 12-16. Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare unto Abraham. And these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: The first-born of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, And Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, Hadar, and Temah, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.

AS IN CHRONICLES. 1 Chron. i, 28-31. The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and Ishmael. These are their generations: The first-born of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and

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and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. Hadad died also. And the dukes of Edom were; duke Timnah, duke Aliah, duke Jetheth, Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon, Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, Duke Magdiel duke Iram. These are the dukes of Edom.

JACOB'S FAMILY AT ITS
FIRST SETTLEMENT
IN EGYPT.

Gen. xlvi, 8-25, 27. And these are the names of the children of Israel which came into Egypt, Jacob and his sons: Reuben, Jacob's first-born. And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. And the sons of Simeon: Jemuel, and

ISAACS' POSTERITY IN THE Jamin, and Ohad, and Jachin, and

LINE OF ESAU.
AS IN GENESIS,
(See under EDOM-EARTH.)

AS IN CHRONICLES.

Zohar, and Shaul the son of a Canaanitish woman. And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and 1 Chron. i, 34--54. And Abraham Pharez, and Zarah: but Er and begat Isaac. The sous of Isaac; Onan died in the land of Canaan. Esau, and Israel. The sons of And the sons of Pharez were HezEsau; Eliphaz. Renel, and Jeush, ron and Hamul. And the sons of and Jaalam, and Korah. The sons Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Job, and Shimron. And the sons Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and of Zebulun; Sered, and Elon, and Timna, and Amalek. The sons of Jahleel. These be the sons of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Sharumah, Leah, which she bare unto Jacob and Mizzah. And the sons of in Padan-aram, with his daughter Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zib- Dinah: all the souls of his sons and eon, and Anal, and Dishon, and his daughters were thirty and Ezer, and Dishan. And the sons three. And the sons of Gad: Ziphof Lotan; Hori, and Homam: and ion, and Haggi, Shuni, and Ezbon, Timna was Lotan's sister. The Eri, and Arodi, and Areli. And sons of Shobal; Alian, and Mana- the sons of Asher; Jinnah, and hath, and Ebal, Stephi, and Onam. Ishuah, and Isui, and Berial, and And the sons And the sons of Zibeon; Aiah, and Serah their sister. Anah. The sons of Anah; Dishon. And the sons of Dishon; Amram, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran. The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, and Jakan. The sons of Dishan; Uz, and Aran. Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the children of Israel; Bela the son of Beor: and the name of his city was Dinhabah. And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. And when Jobab was dead, Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his stead. And when Husham was dead, Hadad the son of Bedad (which smote Midian in the field of Moab) reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. And when Hadad was dead, Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his

stead.

And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead. And when Shaul was dead, Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. And when Baalhanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pai;

of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel. These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter; and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls. The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin. And unto Joseph, in the land of Egypt, were born Manasseh and Ephraim, which Asenath, the daughter of Poti-pherah priest of On, bare unto him. And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the souls were fourteen. And the sons of Dan; Hushim. Aad the sons of Naphtali; Jahzeel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shillem. These are the sons of Bilhali, which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare these unto Jacob: all the souls were seven. And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten.

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