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Bible Commentaries
1 Chronicles 1

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Introduction

Overview

1 Chronicles 1:1, Adam’s line to Noah; 1 Chronicles 1:5, The sons of Japheth; 1 Chronicles 1:8, The sons of Ham; 1 Chronicles 1:17, The sons of Shem; 1 Chronicles 1:24, Shem’s line to Abraham; 1 Chronicles 1:29, Ishmael’s sons; 1 Chronicles 1:32, The sons of Keturah; 1 Chronicles 1:34, The posterity of Abraham by Esau; 1 Chronicles 1:38, The sons of Seir; 1 Chronicles 1:43, The kings of Edom; 1 Chronicles 1:51, The dukes of Edom.

Verse 1

Sheth: Genesis 4:25, Genesis 4:26, Genesis 5:3, Genesis 5:8, Luke 3:38, Seth

Enosh: Genesis 5:9-11, Luke 3:38, Enos

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:1 - book Genesis 5:4 - And the Luke 3:37 - Mathusala

Verse 2

Kenan: Genesis 5:12-14, Luke 3:37, Cainan

Mahalaleel: Genesis 5:15-17, Luke 3:37, Maleleel

Jered: Genesis 5:18-20, Luke 3:37, Jared

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:9 - Cainan 1 Chronicles 4:18 - Jered

Verse 3

Henoch: Genesis 5:21-24, Hebrews 11:5, Jude 1:14, Enoch.

Methuselah: Genesis 5:25-27, Luke 3:37, Mathusala

Lamech: Genesis 5:28-31, Luke 3:36

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:18 - Enoch

Verse 4

Noah: Genesis 5:32, Genesis 6:8, Genesis 6:9, Genesis 7:1, Genesis 9:29, Isaiah 54:9, Isaiah 54:10, Ezekiel 14:14, Matthew 24:37, Matthew 24:38, Luke 3:36, Luke 17:26, Noe, Hebrews 11:7, 2 Peter 2:5

Shem: Genesis 5:32, Genesis 6:10, Genesis 9:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Genesis 9:19 - and of

Verse 5

Genesis 10:1-5, Ezekiel 27:13, Ezekiel 38:2, Ezekiel 38:3, Ezekiel 38:6, Ezekiel 39:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:2 - General Jeremiah 51:28 - the kings Ezekiel 32:26 - Meshech

Verse 6

Ashchenaz: Genesis 10:3, Ashkenaz

Riphath: or Diphath, as it is in some copies

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 51:27 - Ashchenaz Ezekiel 27:14 - Togarmah Ezekiel 38:6 - Togarmah

Verse 7

Tarshish: Psalms 72:10, Isaiah 66:19

Kittim: These, and other words ending in im, forming the Hebrew plural, are not the names of individuals, but of nations. Numbers 24:24, Isaiah 23:1, Isaiah 23:12, Jeremiah 2:10, Ezekiel 27:6, Daniel 11:30, Chittim

Dodanim: or, Rodanim, according to some copies

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 27:7 - Elishah Ezekiel 27:13 - Javan

Verse 8

sons: Genesis 10:6, Genesis 10:7

Put: Genesis 10:6, Phut

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:22 - Ham Ezekiel 27:10 - of Lud Ezekiel 38:5 - Libya Nahum 3:9 - Put

Verse 9

Sabta: i.e. he compassed the chamber; to surround, [Strong's H5454]. Genesis 10:7, Sabtechah, i.e. terror, [Strong's H5455], Genesis 10:7

Reciprocal: Isaiah 21:13 - O ye Ezekiel 27:15 - Dedan Ezekiel 27:22 - Sheba

Verse 10

Genesis 10:8-12, Micah 5:6

Verse 11

Genesis 10:13, Genesis 10:14

Reciprocal: Isaiah 66:19 - Tarshish Jeremiah 46:9 - Lydians Ezekiel 27:10 - of Lud

Verse 12

Caphthorim: Deuteronomy 2:23, Jeremiah 47:4, Amos 9:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:13 - Ludim Genesis 10:14 - Philistim Ezekiel 29:14 - Pathros

Verse 13

Canaan: Genesis 9:22, Genesis 9:25, Genesis 9:26, Genesis 10:15-19, Sidon

Heth: Genesis 23:3, Genesis 23:5, Genesis 23:20, Genesis 27:46, Genesis 49:30-32, Exodus 23:28, Joshua 9:1, 2 Samuel 11:6

Verse 14

Jebusite: Genesis 15:21, Exodus 33:2, Exodus 34:11, Judges 1:21, Judges 19:11, 2 Samuel 24:16, Zechariah 9:7

Amorite: Genesis 48:22, Numbers 21:21-32, Deuteronomy 20:17, Joshua 3:10, Joshua 24:15, 2 Samuel 21:2, 2 Kings 21:11, Amos 2:9

Girgashite: Genesis 15:21, Deuteronomy 7:1, Joshua 3:10, Nehemiah 9:8

Verse 15

Hivite: Exodus 3:8, Exodus 3:17, Exodus 13:5, 1 Kings 9:20

Verse 16

Hamathite: Numbers 34:8, 1 Kings 8:65

Verse 17

sons of Shem: Genesis 10:22-32, Genesis 11:10

Elam: Genesis 14:1, Isaiah 11:11, Isaiah 21:2, Isaiah 22:6, Jeremiah 25:25, Ezekiel 32:24, Daniel 8:2

Asshur: Numbers 24:22-24, Ezra 4:2, Psalms 83:8, Assur, Ezekiel 27:23, Ezekiel 32:22, Hosea 14:3

Lud: Isaiah 66:19, Ezekiel 27:10

Aram: Numbers 23:7

Meshech: Genesis 10:23, Mash

Reciprocal: Job 1:1 - Uz Jeremiah 25:20 - Uz Luke 3:36 - Sem

Verse 18

Shelah: Genesis 10:24, Genesis 11:12-15, Salah

Verse 19

Eber: Genesis 10:21, Genesis 10:25, Genesis 11:16, Genesis 11:17, Numbers 24:24

Peleg: that is, Division

Verse 20

Hazarmaveth: Genesis 10:26, Genesis 10:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:28 - General

Verse 21

Hadoram: Genesis 10:27

Verse 22

Ebal: Genesis 10:28, Obal

Verse 23

Ophir: Genesis 10:29, 1 Kings 9:28, 1 Kings 10:11, 1 Chronicles 29:4, Job 22:24, Psalms 45:9, Isaiah 13:12

Havilah: Genesis 2:11, Genesis 25:18, 1 Samuel 15:7

Verse 24

Shem: Genesis 11:10-26

Shelah: Luke 3:35, Sala

Reciprocal: Luke 3:34 - Thara

Verse 25

Eber: Luke 3:35, Heber

Peleg: Luke 3:35, Phalec

Reu: Luke 3:35, Ragau

Verse 26

Serug: Luke 3:35, Saruch.

Nahor: Luke 3:34, Nachor

Terah: Luke 3:34, Thara

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:26 - Abram

Verse 27

Abram: Genesis 11:27-32, Genesis 17:5, Joshua 24:2, Nehemiah 9:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:26 - Abram

Verse 28

Isaac: Genesis 17:19-21, Genesis 21:2-5, Genesis 21:12

Ishmael: Genesis 16:11-16, Genesis 21:9, Genesis 21:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:15 - Hagar Matthew 1:2 - Abraham

Verse 29

The firstborn: Genesis 25:12-16

Nebaioth: Genesis 28:9, Nebajoth, Isaiah 60:7

Kedar: Psalms 120:4, Song of Solomon 1:5, Isaiah 21:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:18 - I will Genesis 25:13 - the names Isaiah 21:16 - Kedar Jeremiah 49:28 - Kedar Ezekiel 27:21 - Kedar

Verse 30

Dumah: Isaiah 21:11

Hadad: or Hadar, Genesis 25:15

Reciprocal: Isaiah 21:14 - Tema Jeremiah 25:23 - Dedan

Verse 31

Jetur: Genesis 25:15

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 5:19 - Nephish

Verse 32

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the sons: Genesis 25:1-4

Midian: Genesis 37:28, Exodus 2:15, Exodus 2:16, Numbers 22:4-7, Numbers 25:6, Numbers 31:2, Judges 6:1-6

Sheba: 1 Kings 10:1, Job 6:19, Psalms 72:10, Psalms 72:15, Isaiah 60:6

Dedan: Isaiah 21:13, Jeremiah 25:23, Jeremiah 49:8, Ezekiel 25:13, Ezekiel 27:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:2 - she bare Genesis 25:19 - Abraham Job 2:11 - Shuhite Ezekiel 27:15 - Dedan

Verse 33

Ephah: Isaiah 60:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:1 - General Genesis 25:2 - she bare

Verse 34

Abraham: Genesis 21:2, Genesis 21:3, Matthew 1:2, Luke 3:34, Acts 7:8

The sons of Isaac: Genesis 25:24-28, Malachi 1:2-4, Romans 9:10-13

Israel: Genesis 32:28

Verse 35

sons of Esau: Genesis 36:4, Genesis 36:5, Genesis 36:9, Genesis 36:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:11 - Zepho Genesis 36:14 - General Genesis 36:15 - dukes Genesis 36:18 - General

Verse 36

Teman: 1 Chronicles 1:53, Genesis 36:11-15, Jeremiah 49:7, Jeremiah 49:20, Amos 1:12, Obadiah 1:9, Habakkuk 3:3

Omar: i.e. eloquent, [Strong's H201], Genesis 36:11

Zephi: i.e. expectations; watch thou, [Strong's H6825]. Genesis 36:11, Genesis 36:15; The various reading of צפי [Strong's H6825], Zephi, and צפו [Strong's H6825], Zepho, is caused simply by the mutation of the Hebrew letter י, yood, and ו, wav. Genesis 36:15, Zepho

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:12 - Timna 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Temanites

Verse 37

Reuel: Genesis 36:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:13 - General Genesis 36:17 - Reuel

Verse 38

the sons of Seir: Genesis 36:20, Genesis 36:29, Genesis 36:30

Ezar: The variation here is only in the translation. Genesis 36:21, Ezer

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:6 - Horites Genesis 36:27 - Ezer Deuteronomy 2:12 - Horims Deuteronomy 2:22 - the Horims 1 Chronicles 1:41 - Dishon

Verse 39

Hori: Genesis 36:22, Deuteronomy 2:12, Deuteronomy 2:22

Homam: i.e. destruction, [Strong's H1950]. This variation is simply the mutation of י, yood and ו, wav; that in Genesis being properly הימם [Strong's H1967], Hemam, and this, הומם [Strong's H1950], Homam, Hemam, Genesis 36:22

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 2:6 - General

Verse 40

Alian: i.e. lofty, [Strong's H5935]. Both these variations are also caused by the mutation of י yood and ו wav; the former being written עלון [Strong's H5935], Alvan, and עלין [Strong's H5935], Alian; and the latter, שפו [Strong's H8195], Shepho, and שפי [Strong's H8195], Shephi. Genesis 36:23, Alvan, Shepho

Shephi: i.e. my bareness; my prominence, [Strong's H8195]. שפי.

Aiah: The difference here is only in the translation; the original being uniformly איה [Strong's H345], Aiyah. Genesis 36:24, Ajah.

Verse 41

The sons: Genesis 46:7

Dishon: 1 Chronicles 1:38, Genesis 36:25

Amram: This variation is only caused by the mutation of a ד, daleth, and a ר, raish; the original being in Genesis חמדן [Strong's H2533], Hemdan, and here חמרן [Strong's H6019], Hamran. Genesis 36:26, Hemdan

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:29 - Horites

Verse 42

Zavan: i.e. the disquiet, [Strong's H2190]. Genesis 36:27; The former of these is the same in the original, זעון [Strong's H2190], Zauvan, and the latter, יעקן, is an error for ועקן, weakan, "and Achan." Genesis 36:27, Zaavan, Achan

Jakan: i.e. let him oppress them, [Strong's H3292]. Uz. Genesis 10:23, Genesis 36:28, Lamentations 4:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:29 - Horites Job 1:1 - Uz

Verse 43

the kings: Genesis 36:31-39, Genesis 49:10, Numbers 24:17-19

Reciprocal: Numbers 33:31 - Benejaakan Deuteronomy 2:12 - succeeded them

Verse 44

Bozrah: Isaiah 34:6, Isaiah 63:1, Jeremiah 49:13, Amos 1:12, Micah 2:12

Verse 45

Jobab: Genesis 10:29

Husham: Genesis 36:34

Temanites: 1 Chronicles 1:36, 1 Chronicles 1:53, Job 2:11, Jeremiah 49:7, Jeremiah 49:20, Ezekiel 25:13, Amos 1:12, Obadiah 1:9, Habakkuk 3:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:15 - duke Teman

Verse 46

Hadad: Genesis 36:35

Bedad: Genesis 36:35

Midian: Genesis 25:2

Avith: Genesis 36:35

Verse 47

Samlah: Genesis 36:36

Masrekah: Genesis 36:36

Verse 48

Shaul: The original is uniformly Shaul. Genesis 36:37, Saul

Verse 49

Baalhanan: Genesis 36:38

Achbor: Genesis 36:38

Verse 50

Hadad: This variation is occasioned simply by the mutation of ר, raish, and ד, daleth; being in Genesis, הדר [Strong's H1924], Hadar, and here, הדד [Strong's H1908], Hadad. Genesis 36:39, Hadar

Pai: i.e. sighing, [Strong's H6464], This simply depends on the interchange of י yood and ו wav; being written in Genesis פעו [Strong's H6464], Pau, and here, פעי [Strong's H6464], Pai. Genesis 36:39, Pau

Verse 51

Aliah: i.e. moral perverseness, [Strong's H5933], This is another instance of the mutation of י yood and ו wav; in the former instance being עלוה [Strong's H5933], Alvah, and here, עליה [Strong's H5933], Aliah, though the Keri also reads עלוה. Genesis 36:40, Alvah

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:15 - duke Teman Exodus 15:15 - dukes

Verse 52

Duke Aholibamah: Genesis 36:41

Verse 53

Kenaz: Genesis 36:11

Teman: Genesis 36:11

Mibzar: Genesis 36:42

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:36 - Teman 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Temanites Jeremiah 49:7 - Teman

Verse 54

These are: Genesis 36:41-43

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-chronicles-1.html.
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