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reigned in Jerusalem three months : rebelled against the king of Babylon. and his mother's name was Nehushta 251 And it came to pass in the ninth

the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem. year of his reign, in the tenth month, 9 'And he did that which was evil in in the tenth day of the month, that

the sight of the LORD, according to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon 10 all that his father had done. At that came, he and all his larmy!, against

time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar Jerusalem, and lencamped against it ;

king of Babylon came up Ito: Jerusa- and they built forts against it round 11 lem, and the city was besieged. And

2 about. So the city was besieged Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto the eleventh year of king Zede

came funtol the city, while his serv- (3 kiah. On the ninth day of the fourth 12 ants were besiegingi it; "and Jehoia- month the famine was sorel in the

chin the king of Judah went out to the city, iso that there was no bread for king of Babylon, he, and his mother, 4) the people of the land.

oiThen a and his servants, and his princes, and breachi was 'made in the city, and his lofficers : and the king of Babylon all the men of war fled by night by

took him in the eighth year of his the way of the gate between the 13 gn. "And he carried out thence two walls, which Iwast by the king's

all the treasures of the house of the garden : (now the Chaldeansi were LORD, and the treasures of the king's against the city round about :) and house, and cut in pieces all the vessels the king went by the way lof the of gold which Solomon king of Israel Ő Arabahi. But the army of the

had made in the temple of the LORD, Chaldeansi pursued after the king, 14 as the LORD had said. And he and overtook him in the plains of

carried away all Jerusalem, and all Jericho: and all his army iwasi scatthe princes, and all the mighty men 6 tered from him. "Then they took of valour, even ten thousand cap- the king, and carried' him up lunto tives, and all the craftsmen and 'thel the king of Babylon to Riblah ; and smiths; none remained, save the poor- they gave judgement upon him.

est sort of the people of the land. (7 °And they slew the sons of Zedekiah (15 °And he carried away Jehoiachin to before his eyes, and put out the eyes

Babylon; and the king's mother, and of Zedekiah, and bound him lin' fetthe king's wives, and his officers, ters, and carried him to Babylon. and the 2chief men' of the land, 8 INowl in the fifth month, on the

carried he into captivity from Jerusa- seventh day of the month, which Iwas! 16 lem to Babylon. *°And all the men the nineteenth year

of king Nebuchadof might, even seven thousand, and nezzar, king of Babylon, came NebIthel craftsmen and thel smiths a uzaradan the captain of the guard, thousand, all lof them! strong and a servant of the king of Babylon, unto apt for war, even them the king of (9 Jerusalem : Cand he burnt the house

Babylon brought captive to Babylon. of the LORD, and the king's house ; 17 And the king of Babylon made and all the houses of Jerusalem, leven!

Mattaniah his father's brother king in every great house, burnt he with fire. his stead, and changed his name to 10 °And all the army of the 'Chaldeans!, Zedekiah.

that were with the captain of the 18 4Zedekiah was twenty and one years guard, brake down the walls of Jeru

old when he began to reign; and he 11 salem round about. OfAndi the Tresi. reigned eleven years in Jerusalem : duel of the people that were left in and his mother's name was 5Hamutal the city, and those that fell away,

the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. that felll to the king of Babylon, 'and! 19 °And he did that which was evil in the residuel of the multitude, did

the sight of the LORD, according to Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard 20 all that Jehoiakim had done.

12 carry away 'captivel. But the captain through the anger of the Lord 'did! of the guard left of the 'poorest of it 'come to pass in Jerusalem and the land to be vinedressers and husJudah, until he had cast them out 13 bandmen. °And the pillars of brass from his presence : land! Zedekiah that were in the house of the LORD,

For

1 Or, eunuchs 2 Or, mighty 3 See 2 Chr. xxxvi. 10-13.

See Jer. lii. 1, &c.
5 Heb. Hamital.
6 See 2 Chr. xxxvi. 17-20.

? Or, Ispoke withi him lof judge.

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VERSION OF 1611. — 10 against ; 11 against .. and .. did besiege ; 15 mighty .. (those); 16 that were ; 20 came.. that.

-XXV. 1 host.. pitched; 2 And; 3 (And). - prevailed..and ; 4 And.. broken up.. is .. Chaldees .. toward . . plain; 5 And.. Chaldees .. were ; 6 So.. brought .. to; 7 with .. (of brass); 8 And..is; 9 and..(man's); 10 Chaldees; 11 Now. . rest .. the fugitives..with , . remnant; 12 poor. = [45]

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and the bases and the brasen sea that 'werel in the house of the Lord, did the Chaldeans' break in pieces, and

carried the brass of them to Babylon. 1 °And the pots, and the shovels, and

the snuffers, and the spoons, and all

the vessels of brass wherewith they 15 ministered, took they away. °And the

firepans, and the 'basons; that which wast of gold, in gold, and that which

was' of silver, in silver, the captain it of the guard took away. "The two pillars, the one sea, and the bases, which Solomon had made for the house of the LORD; the brass of all

these vessels was without weight. li) "The height of the one pillar was

eighteen cubits, and lal chapiter tofi brass was upon it: and the height of the chapiter was! three cubits ; Twith network and pomegranates upon the chapiter round about, all of brass :

and like unto these had the second 18 pillar with 'networkl. And the cap

tain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second

priest, and the three keepers of the 19 hoor: 'and out of the city he took

an officer that was set over the men of war; and five men of them that sawi the king's 'face', which were found in the city; and the 3scribe, 'the captain of the host, which mustered the people of the land ; and threescore men of the people of the

land, that were found in the city. #1 °And Nebuzaradan ithel captain of

the guard took 'them', and brought

them to the king of Babylon to Riblah. #1 °And the king of Babylon smote them,

and 'put them to death! at Riblah in the land of Hamath. So Judah

was carried away 'captive' out of this! ** land. °And as for the people that

were left in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had lest, even over them he made Geda

liah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, governorl.

41 Nowi when all the captains of the forces', they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah governor, they came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite,

and Jaazaniah the son of 'thel Maaca24 thite, they and their men. And

Gedaliah sware to them and to their men, and said unto them, Fear not Ibecause of the servants of the Chaldeans!: dwell in the land, and serve

the king of Babylon, and it shall be 25 well with you. But it came to pass

in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, came, and ten men with him, and smote Gedaliah, that he died, and the Jews

and the Chaldeans! that were with 26 him at Mizpah. And all the people,

both small and great, and the captains of the 'forces', arose, and came to Egypt: for they were afraid of the

"Chaldeansi. 27 6 And it came to pass in the seven

and thirtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, that Evilmerodach king of Babylon, in the

year that he began to reign, did lift up the

head of Jehoiachin king of Judah out 28 of prison; "and he spake kindly to

him, and set his throne above the

throne of the kings that were with 29) him in Babylon. And he changed

his prison garments, and did eat bread

before him continually all the days of 30) his life. "And for his allowance,

'there was a continual allowance given him of the king, every day a 'portion', all the days of his life.

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* See Jer. xl. 7-9.
5 See Jer. xli. 1, 2.

Version of 1611.-13 was.. Chaldees ; 15 bowls, and such things as were ; 17 the .. and the Breathen work . . wreathen work; 19 were in .. presence . . principal ; 20 these ; 21 slew .. their ; 22 remained . . ruler ; 23 And.. armies .. there .. a; 24 to be .. Chaldees ; 25 Chaldees; 26 armies ..

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Chaldees;

THE

FIRST

BOOK OF

THE CHRONICLES.

11,2 ADAM, 'Seth', Enosh ; °Kenan, 'Ma

3 halalel, Jared'; Enoch!, Methuselah, 4 Lamech; Noah, Shem, Ham, and

Japheth. 5 The sons of Japheth ; Gomer, and

Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and

Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 6 °And the sons of Gomer; Ashke

naz, and is Diphath', and Togarmah. 7 °And the sons of Javan; Elishah,

and Tarshish, Kittim, and 291 Rodanim!.

The sons of Ham; Cush, and Miz9 raim, Put, and Canaan. °And the

sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raama, and Sabteca.

And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and 10 Dedan. "And Cush begat Nimrod :

he began to be lal mighty lone in! 11 the earth. °And Mizraim begat

Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, 12 and Naphtuhim, 'and Pathrusim, and

Casluhim ('from whencei came 8the 13 Philistinos), and "Caphtorim!. And

Canaan begat Zidon his firstborn, and 14 Heth; 'landi the Jebusite, and the 15 Amorite, and the Girgashite; °and

the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the 16 Sinite; °and the Arvadite, and the

Zemarite, and the Hamathite. 17 The sons of Shem; Elam, and As

shur, and Arpachshad', and Lud, and

Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, 18 and Meshech. "And Arpachshad!

begat Shelah, and Shelah begat Eber. 19 °And unto Eber were born two sons :

the name of the one was Peleg; 'fori

in his days the earth was divided ; and 20 his brother's name was Joktan. And

Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, 21 and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah ; andi

Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah ; 22 °and 5Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba; 23 °and Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab.

All these were the sons of Joktan. 24, 25 Shem, 'Arpachshadi, Shelah; °Eber,

26 Peleg, 'Reul; °Serug, Nahor, Terah; 27 °Abram (the same is Abraham).

28 °The sons of Abraham; Isaac, and

Ishmael. 29 These are their generations: the

firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth'; then

Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, 30 °Mishma, and Dumah, Massa; Ha31 dad, and Tema, "Jetur, Naphish, and

Kedemah. These are the sons of
Ishmael.

i And the sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bare Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And

the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, and 33 Dedan. And the sons of Midian;

Ephah, and Epher, and "Hanoch', and Abida, and Eldaah. All these

Iwere the sons of Keturah. 34 And Abraham begat Isaac. The

sons of Isaac; Esau, and Israel. 35 The sons of Esau; Eliphaz, Reuel,

and Jeush, and Jalam', and Korah. 36 °The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and

Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, 37 and Timna, and Amalek. "The sons

of Reuel; Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, 38 and Mizzah. And the sons of Seir ;

Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and

Anah, and Dishon and Ezer and Di39 shan. And the sons of Lotan ; Hori

and ?Homam: and Timna was Lotan's 40 sister. "The sons of Shobal ; 8Alian

and Manahath and Ebal, 'Shephi and

Onam. And the sons of Zibeon ; 41 Aiah and Anah. "The

of Anah; Dishon. And the sons of

Dishon; 10: Hamran' and Eshban and 42 Ithran and Cheran. "The sons of

Ezer; Bilhan and 'Zaavan, 11 Jaakan!.

The sons of Dishan; Uz and Aran. 43) °Now these are the kings that reigned

in the land of Edom, before therei reigned any king over the children of Israel : Bela the son of Beor ;

and the name of his city was Din44 habah. "And Bela "died, and! Jobab

the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned 45 in his stead. °And Jobab idied, and'

sons

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VERSION OF 1611.-1. 1 Sheth ; 2 Mahalaleel, Jered : 3 Henoch ; 6 Riphath; 7 Dodanim ; 10 upon; 12 of whom . . Caphthorim; 14 also ; 17 Arphaxad; 18 Arphaxad; 19 because ; 21 also ; 24 Arphaxad ; 25 Rehu ; 29 Nebajoth ; 32 Now ; 33 Henoch.. are ; 35 Jaalam ; 41 Amram ; 42 Zavan, and Jakan; 44 when .. was dead; 45 when..was dead. [32]

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Husham of the land of the Temanites 6 reigned in his stead. °And Husham

Idied, and! Hadad the son of Bedad, which smote Midian in the field of

Moab, reigned in his stead: and the 47 name of his city was Avith. And

Hadad died, andı Samlah of Masre48 kah reigned in his stead. °And Sam

lah 'died, and! Shaul of Rehoboth by 19 the River reigned in his stead. °And

Shaul "died, andl Baal-hanan the son S of Achbor reigned in his stead. °And

Baal-hanan 'died, andi Hadad reigned in his stead; and the name of his city was 2Pai: and his wife's name

was Mehetabel, the daughter of Maál tred, the daughter of Me-zahab. 'i And

Hadad died. And the dukes of Edom

were; duke Timna, duke 3Aliah, duke 32 Jetheth; °duke Oholibamah', duke 53 Elah, duke Pinon ; °duke Kenaz, duke 34 Teman, duke Mibzar; °duke Mag

diel, duke Iram. These are the dukes

of Edom. 21 These are the sons of Israel; Reu

ben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issa? char and Zebulun; °Dan, Joseph and

Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad and Asher. 3 The sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah: which three were born unto him of 'Bathl-shua the Canaanitess. And Er, Judah'si firstborn, was 'wicked in the sight of the LORD; and he slew him. And Tamar his daughter in law bare him 'Perez' and Zerah. All the sons of Judah were 5 five. The sons of 'Perezi; Hezron 6 and Hamul. And the sons of Zerah; "Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and 5Dara : five of them in all. 1 °And the sons of Carmi; Achar, the troubler of Israel, who Icommitted a

trespass in the 'devoted' thing. °And 9 the sons of Ethan ; Azariah. "The sons also of Hezron, that were born

unto him; Jerahmeel, and Ram, and 10 Chelubai. And Ram begat Ammina

dab; and Amminadab begat Nahshon, 11 prince of the children of Judah; 'and

Nahshon begat Salma, and Salma be12 gat Boaz; oand Boaz begat Obed, and 13 Obed begat Jesse; "and Jesse begat

his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the 11 second, and 'Shimeal the third; 'Ne

thanell the fourth, Raddai the fifth ; 15 Ozem the sixth, David the seventh: 16 land theirl sisters were Zeruiah and

Abigail. And the sons of Zeruiah ;

"Abishai, and Joab, and Asahel, three. 17 And Abigail bare Amasa: and the

father of Amasa was Jether the 'Ish18) maelitel. °And Caleb the son of

Hezron begat children of Azubah his wife, and of Jerioth: 'and! these

Iwerel her sons; Jesher, and Shobab, 19 and Ardon. 'And Azubah "died, and!

Caleb took unto him Ephrath, which 20 bare him Hur. 'And Hur begat Uri, 21 and Uri begat 'Bezaleli. And after

ward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead; whom he 'took to wifel when he was three

score years old; and she bare him 22 Segub. "And Segub begat Jair, who

had three and twenty cities in the (23) land of Gilead. °And Geshur and

Aram took 8the towns of Jair from them, with Kenath, and the villages! thereof, even threescore cities. All

these Iwerel the sons of Machir the 24 father of Gilead. And after that

Hezron was dead in Caleb-lephrathah',

then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him (25 "Ashhurt the father of Tekoa. 'And

the sons of Jerahmeel the firstborn of Hezron were Ram the firstborn,

and Bunah, and Oren, and Ozem, 26 Ahijah. ° And! Jerahmeel had an

other wife, whose name was Atarah; 27 she was the mother of Onam. 'And the

sons of Ram the firstborn of Jerah

meel were Maaz, and Jamin, and Eker. 28 °And the sons of Onam were Sham

mai, and Jada : and the sons of Sham29 mai; Nadab, and Abishur. 'And the

name of the wife of Abishur was Abi

hail; and she bare him Ahban, and 30 Molid. °And the sons of Nadab;

Seled, and Appaim: but Seled died 31 without 10children. "And the sons of

Appaim; Ishi. And the sons of Ishi;

Sheshan. And the 'sons! of Sheshan; 32 Ahlai. And the sons of Jada the

brother of Shammai; Jether, and

Jonathan: and Jether died without 33 iochildren. And the sons of Jona

than; Peleth, and Zaza. These were 34 the sons of Jerahmeel. Now She

shan had no sons, but daughters.

And Sheshan had a servant, an Egyp35 tian, whose name was Jarha. And

Sheshan gave his daughter to Jarha

his servant to wife ; and she bare 36 him Attai. °And Attai begat Nathan,

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VERSION OF 1611. 46 when .. was dead; 47 when.. was dead ; 48 when . . was dead; 49 when .. was dead ; 50 when ..was dead; 51 also ; 52 Aholibamah. II. 3 the daughter of..the..of Judah .. evil; 4 Pharez; 5 Pharez; 7 transgressed . . accursed ; 13 Shimma; 14 Nethaneel; 16 whose; 17 Ishmeelite; 18 are; 19 when .. was dead ; 20 Bezaleel; 21 married ; 23 (he) . . (with).. towns .. belonged to; 24 ephratah . . Ashur; 25 (and); 26 also ; 31 children. = [48]

37 and Nathan begat Zabad ; "and Zabad

begat Ephlal, and Ephlal begat Obed; 38 °and Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu be39 gat Azariah; °and Azariah begat

Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah; 40 °and Eleasah begat 'Sismail, and "Sis41 mail begat Shallum ; 'and Shallum

begat Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begat 42 Elishama. of And the sons of Caleb

the brother of Jerahmeel were Mesha his firstborn, which was the father of

Ziph; and the sons of Mareshah the 43 father of Hebron. 'And the sons of

Hebron ; Korah, and Tappuah, and 41 Rekem, and Shema. °And Shema

begat Raham, the father of Jorkeam'; 45 and Rekem begat Shammai. And

the son of Shammai was Maon; and

Maon was the father of Beth-zur. 46 °And Ephah, Caleb's concubine, bare

Haran, and Moza, and Gazez: and 47 Haran begat Gazez. °And the sons

of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and

Geshan, and Pelet, and Ephah, and 48 Shaaph. °Maacah, Caleb's concubine, 49 bare Sheber and Tirhanah. °She

bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbena, and the father of Gibea; and

the daughter of Caleb was Achsah. 50 °These were the sons of Caleb; the

Ison of Hur, the firstborn of Ephra

thahl, Shobal the father of Kir51 iath'-jearim; Salma the father of

Beth-lehem, Hareph the father of (52 Beth-gader. 'And Shobal the father

of 'Kiriath-jearim had sons; Haroeh, 53 half of the Menuhothl. °And the

families of 'Kiriathl-jearim; the Ithrites, and the "Puthitest, and the Shumathites, and the Mishraites; of

them came the Zorathitest and the 54 "Eshtaolites!. "The sons of Salma;

Beth-lehem, and the Netophathites,

"Atroth-bethl-Joab, and half of the (55 "Manahathites', the Zorites. °And

the families of scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, Ithel Sucathites. These are the Kenites that came of 'Hammath', the

father of the house of Rechab. 31 Now these were the sons of David,

which were born unto him in Hebron : the firstborn, Amnon, of Ahinoam the

Jezreelitess; the second, Daniel, of 2 Abigail the Carmelitess; othe third.

Absalom the of Maacah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur; the fourth, Adonijah the son of Hag

3 gith ; "the fifth, Shephatiah of Abital ;

the sixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife. (4 °Six were born unto him in Hebron ;

and there he reigned seven years and

six months: and in Jerusalem he 5 reigned thirty and three years. And

these were born unto him in Jerusalem : Shimea, and Shobab, and Na

than, and Solomon, four, of Bath-shua 6 the daughter of Ammiel : landIbhar, 1 and Elishama, and Eliphelet; 'and

Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia ; 8 °and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliph9) elet, nine. °All these were the sons

of David, beside the sons of the con

cubines; and Tamar 'was their sister. 10 'And Solomon's son was Rehoboam,

I Abijah' his son, Asa his son, Jehosh11 aphat his son ; °Joram his son, Ahaziah 12 his son, Joash his son ; °Amaziah his

son, Azariah his son, Jotham his son ; 13 °Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Ma14 nasseh his son ; °Amon his son, Josiah (15 his son. °And the sons of Josiah;

the firstborn Johanan, the second Je

hoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth 16 Shallum. °And the sons of Jehoiakim :

Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son. 17 And the sons of Jeconiah, 21the cap18 tive; Shealtiell his son, 'landi Mal

chiram, and Pedaiah, and 'Shenazzari,

Jekamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah. (19 °And the sons of Pedaiah; Zerub

babel, and Shimei : and the Bisons! of Zerubbabel ; Meshullam, and Han

aniah; and Shelomith was their 20 sister: 'and Hashubah, and Ohel,

and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Ju21 shab-hesed, five. And the 3sons of

Hananiah ; Pelatiah, and Jeshaiah! : the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of

Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, the sons 22 of Shecaniah. And the sons of She

caniah; Shemaiah : and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and 'Igal', and

Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat, 23 six. And the 8sons of Neariah ;

Elioenai, and 'Hizkiah', and Azrikam, 24 three. "And the sons of Elioenai;

"Hodaviahl, and Eliashib, and Pelaiah, and Akkub, and Johanan, and 'Del

aiah', and Anani, seven. 41

The sons of Judah ; "Perez', Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and Shobal. 2 °And Reaiah the son of Shobal be.

gat Jahath; and Jahath begat Ahumai

and Lahad. These are the families 3 of the Zorathites. And these were

the sons of the father of Etam ;

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VERSION OF 1611.- 40 Sisamai . . Sisamai; 42 Now; 44 Jorkoam ; 50 Ephratah .. Kirjath; 52 Kirjath .. (and).. Manahethites; 53 Kirjath . . Puhites Zareathites . . Eshtaulites ; 54 Ataroth, the house of .. Manahethites ; 55 (the).. and .. Hemath. III. 4 (These); 6 also; 10 Abia; 15 (were); 17 Assir, Salathiel ; 18 also .. Shenazar ; 19 (were) son ; 21 Jesaiah ; 22 Igeal 23 Hezekiah ; 24 were, Hodaiah. Dalaiah. IV. 1 Pharez.= [38]

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