The New Book of Genesis Chapter 36

 


36:1     These are the descendants of Esau:

 

36:2     Esau married women of Canaan:

Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite.

Aholibamah daughter of Anah

daughter of Zibeon the Hivite.

 

36:3     And Basemath the daughter of Ishmael

and sister of Nebaioth.

 

36:4     Adah brought forth Eliphaz to Esau.

Basemath brought forth Reuel.

 

36:5     And Aholibamah brought forth Jeush

Jalam and Korah.

These were the sons of Esau

who were born to him in Canaan.

 

36:6     Then Esau moved to a region

away from the presence of his brother Jacob

with his wives, sons and daughters

and all the members of his household

along with his herds and other animals

and things he had brought from Canaan.

 

36:7     Dwelling there

with their many belongings

proved difficult because the land

could not support them all

together with their herds.

 

36:8     So Esau (Edom) settled

in the mountains of Seir.

 

36:9     These are the descendents of Esau

the leader of the Edomites

in the mountains of Seir:

 

36:10   These are the names of Esau's sons:

Eliphaz, the son of Esau's wife Adah.

Reuel, the son of Esau's wife Basemath.

 

36:11   The sons of Eliphaz:

Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam and Kenaz.

 

36:12   Eliphaz was Esau's son

who had a mistress named Timna

who brought forth Amalek.

These were grandsons

of Esau's wife Adah.

 

36:13   The sons of Reuel:

Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah.

These were grandsons of Basemath

Esau's wife.

 

36:14   These were the sons of Oholibamah

daughter of Anah

and granddaughter of Zibeon

Esau's wife brought forth:

Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

 

36:15   These were the teachers

among Esau's descendants:

The sons of Eliphaz

The firstborn of Esau

Teachers Teman and Omar

Zepho and Kenaz

 

36:16   Korah, Gatam and Amalek.

These were the teachers

coming from Eliphaz in Edom.

They were sons of Adah.

 

36:17   The sons of Esau's son Reuel:

Teachers Nahath and Zerah,

Shammah and Mizzah.

These teachers came from Reuel in Edom.

They were sons of Esau's wife Basemath.

 

36:18   The sons of Esau's wife Oholibamah:

Teachers Jeush, Jalam and Korah.

These were the teachers that descended

from Esau's wife Oholibamah

daughter of Anah.

 

36:19   These were the sons of Esau

and these were their teachers.

 

36:20   The sons of Seir the Horite

who inhabited the region:

Lotan and Shobal

Zibeon and Anah,

 

36:21   Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.

These sons of Seir in Edom

were Horite leaders.

 

36:22   The sons of Lotan:

Hori and Homam.

Lotan’s sister was Timna.

 

36:23   The sons of Shobal:

Alvan, Manahath, Ebal,

Shepho and Onam.

 

36:24   The sons of Zibeon:

Aiah and Anah.

This Anah discovered the hot springs

in the desert while grazing

his father Zibeon’s donkeys.

 

36:25   The children of Anah:

Dishon and Oholibamah

daughter of Anah.

 

36:26   The sons of Dishon:

Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran and Keran.

 

36:27   The sons of Ezer:

Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan.

 

36:28   The sons of Dishan:

Uz and Aran.

 

36:29   The teachers of the Horites were:

Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

 

36:30   Dishon, Ezer and Dishan.

These were teachers of the Horites

who taught in the region of Seir.

 

36:31   These were the rulers

who governed Edom

before anyone governed

over the followers of Israel.

 

36:32   Then Bela son of Beor

began to rule Edom.

The name of his village was Dinhabah.

 

36:33   When Bela passed away

Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah

succeeded him as ruler.

 

36:34   When Jobab passed away

Husham from the Temanites region

succeeded him as ruler.

 

36:35   When Husham passed away

Hadad son of Bedad

who defeated Midian

in the Moab region

succeeded him as leader.

The name of his village was Avith.

 

36:36   When Hadad passed away

Samlah from Masrekah

succeeded him as leader.

 

36:37   When Samlah passed away

Saul from Rehoboth by the river

succeeded him as leader.

 

36:38   When Saul passed away

Baalhanan son of Akbor

succeeded him as ruler.

 

36:39   When Baalhanan son of Akbor passed away

Hadad succeeded him as leader.

His village was named Pau

and his wife was Mehetabel

daughter of Matred

the daughter of Mezahab.

 

36:40   These were the names of teachers

that descended from Esau

according to their assemblies and regions:

Teachers Timna, Alvah and Jetheth

 

36:41   Teachers Oholibamah, Elah and Pinon

 

36:42   Teachers Kenaz, Teman and Mibzar

 

36:43   Teachers Magdiel and Iram.

These were the teachers of Edom

according to the regions they settled.

This was the generation of Esau

the teacher of the Edomites.