Biblical Genealogy Adam-Abraham | Abraham-Isaac-Jacob | Judah-Jesus

Patriarchs (2166 - 1805 BC)
Chart Abraham (Abram) father of Judism [A] 2166-1991 BC +Hagar (Egyptian maid of Sarah) * 2091 Abraham leavs Haran for Canaan .Ishmael (2080-) (Ismail) (Father of Arabs) ..Kedar (Children formed tribe called Quraish) (Mohammad, founder of Islam, is connected to Ismael in many places, but this is questionable. See Muhammad Lineage.) (see [H] below for other descendants of Ishmael. +Sarah (Sarai) 2091 Abraham enters Canaan .Isaac (2066-1886 BC) 1896 Sodom & Gomorrah destroyed +Rebekah (granddaughter of Nahor, brother of Abraham) .|Esau - (also called Edom, Father of Edomites [Gen 36: 1-9] [B, C] .|+Basemath .|.Reuel .|..Nahath .|..Zerah .|... Jobab (2nd Ruler of Edom listed in Gen 36) .| Gen 36:31 The line of sucession of the chiefs in Edom is: [D] .| Bella, Jobab, Husham, Hadad, Samlah, Shaul, Baal-hanan, Hadar. .| ... Herod (37-4 BC) was a Edomite. .| (see [G] below for other descendants of Esau. .| .|Jacob (Israel) (2006-1859) (Gen: 29,30,46) [C] - Leads to line of David. Laban, Rebekah's brother, gives his two daughters Rachel and Leah to Jacob (Gen 29:16) (Genesis 35:23-26 Jacob's 12 sons are the fathers of the tribes of Israel. [E, F] ..+Rachel (Stole father, Labian's, gods Gen 31:19) (see below for Joseph who was born later. ..+Leah (Sister of Rachel) ..|Reuben (Gen 29:32) ..|Simeon ..|Levi [F] ..|.Kohath (Gen 46:11) ..|..Amram ..|..+Jochebed, daughter of Jethro (Reuel), the Priest of Midian, Egypt ..|...Aaron ..|...+Elisheba ..|....Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, Ithamar ..|.......Ezra ..|...Moses (1526-1406) ..|...+Zipporah ..|....Gershom, Eliezer. ..|...Miriam ..|Issacharra ..|Zebulun ..|Dinah ..|Judah leads to line of David (Genesis 35:23) ..|.( See page 3 for Judah's descendants) ..+Bilhah (Rachel's maid) ..|Dan, Naphtali (Gen 30:4) ..+Zilpah (Leah's maid) ..|Gad, Asher (Gen 30:11) ..+Rachel (Stole father, Labian's, gods Gen 31:19) ..|Joseph (1915-1805) 1898 BC Joseph sold into Egypt ..|+Asenath, daughter of Potophera, Priest of On ..|.Manasseh [E] ..|.Ephraim [E] Abt. 1876 Jacob's family to Egypt ..|.......Joshua (?-1375) ..|.......Samuel ..|Benjamin Abt. 1550 Egyptian Slavery begins ..|.......Saul +Keturah (Gen 25:1-6) .Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Isbak, Shuah Previous Page   - Page 2 -   Next Page * A "+" indicates a spouse. [A] Gen 17:1- The Lord appeared to him (Abraham) and said, "...I ... will greatly increase your numbers. I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you...." [B] Gen 25:29-34 - Esau sells his birthright to his brother, Jacob. [C] Gen 27:1-37 Jacob tricked his father into giving him his blessing by pretending to be Esau. [D] Gen 36:6 Esau moved his family from Cannan to the hill country of Seir SE of the Dead Sea. It is called Edom[Gen 36:8]. [E] Joseph is the father of two tribes because Jacob adopted his two sons. [F] Levi was not included among the tribes given land allotments following the conquest of Canaan. Instead, Moses set the Levites apart for national priestly duty and they got 48 towns. [G] All descendants for Esau (Gen 36:15) ..+Adah ..|Eliphaz ..|.Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, Kenaz, Korah, Gatam and Amalek. ..+Mahalath (daughter of Abraham's son Ishmael) ..+Basemath ..|Reuel ..|.Nahath ..|.Zerah ..|.Shammah, and Mizzah. ..+Mahalath ..+Oholibamah - Daughter of Anah who was the son of Seir the Horite ..|Jeush, Jalam and Korah [H] All descendants of Ishmael .Ishmael (Ismail) ..Nebaioth ..Kedar (Children formed tribe called Quraish) (Mohammad, founder of Islam, is descended from this line) ..Adbeel, Mibsam, Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, .. Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah ..Mahalath - daughter taken as wife of Esau See chart .
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