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he killed him. 4 Later Judah had twin sons
from Tamar, his widowed daughter-in-law.
Their names were Perez and Zerah. So
Judah had five sons in all.
5 The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
6 The sons of Zerah were Zimri, Ethan,
Heman, Calcol, and Darda*—five in all.
7 The son of Carmi (a descendant of Zimri)
was Achan,* who brought disaster on
Israel by taking plunder that had been set
apart for the Lord.*
8 The son of Ethan was Azariah.
9 The sons of Hezron were Jerahmeel, Ram,
Ram was the father of Amminadab.
Amminadab was the father of Nahshon, a
leader of Judah.
11 Nahshon was the father of Salmon.*
Salmon was the father of Boaz.
12 Boaz was the father of Obed.
Obed was the father of Jesse.
13 Jesse’s first son was Eliab, his second was
Abinadab, his third was Shimea, 14 his
fourth was Nethanel, his fifth was Raddai,
15 his sixth was Ozem, and his seventh was
16 Their sisters were named Zeruiah
and Abigail. Zeruiah had three sons
named Abishai, Joab, and Asahel.
17 Abigail married a man named Jether,
an Ishmaelite, and they had a son named
1:4 As in Greek version (see also Gen 5:332); Hebrew lacks The
sons of Noah were.
1:6 As in some Hebrew manuscripts and
Greek version (see also Gen 10:3); most Hebrew manuscripts read
1:8 Or Egypt; also in 1:11. 1:12 Hebrew Casluhites,
from whom the Philistines came, Caphtorites. See Jer 47:4; Amos
1:13 Hebrew ancestor of Heth.
1:17a As in one Hebrew
manuscript and some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 10:23);
most Hebrew manuscripts lack The descendants of Aram were.
1:17b As in parallel text at Gen 10:23; Hebrew reads and Meshech.
1:22 As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac version (see also
Gen 10:28); most Hebrew manuscripts read Ebal.
Greek manuscripts read Arphaxad, Cainan, Shelah. See notes
on Gen 10:24; 11:1213. 1:34 Israel is the name that God gave to
1:36a As in many Hebrew manuscripts and a few Greek
manuscripts (see also Gen 36:11); most Hebrew manuscripts
1:36b As in some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen
36:12); Hebrew reads Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.
1:39 As in
parallel text at Gen 36:22; Hebrew reads and Homam.
in many Hebrew manuscripts and a few Greek manuscripts (see
also Gen 36:23); most Hebrew manuscripts read Alian.
in some Hebrew manuscripts (see also Gen 36:23); most Hebrew
manuscripts read Shephi.
1:41 As in many Hebrew manuscripts
and some Greek manuscripts (see also Gen 36:26); most Hebrew
manuscripts read Hamran.
1:42a As in many Hebrew and Greek
manuscripts (see also Gen 36:27); most Hebrew manuscripts read
1:42b Hebrew Dishon; compare 1:38 and parallel text
at Gen 36:28. 1:43 Or before an Israelite king ruled over them.
1:50 As in many Hebrew manuscripts, some Greek manuscripts,
Syriac version, and Latin Vulgate (see also Gen 36:39); most
Hebrew manuscripts read Pai.
1:51 As in an alternate reading of
the Masoretic Text (see also Gen 36:40); the other alternate reads
2:1 Israel is the name that God gave to Jacob. 2:6 As in
many Hebrew manuscripts, some Greek manuscripts, and Syriac
version (see also 1 Kgs 4:31); Hebrew reads Dara.
Achar; compare Josh 7:1. Achar means “disaster.” 2:7b The
Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration
of things or people to the Lord, either by destroying them or
by giving them as an offering. 2:9 Hebrew Kelubai, a variant
spelling of Caleb; compare 2:18. 2:11 As in Greek version (see
also Ruth 4:20); Hebrew reads Salma.
That night the Lord appeared to Paul and said,
“Be encouraged, Paul. Just as you have been
a witness to me here in Jerusalem, you must
preach the Good News in Rome as well.”
12 The next morning a group of J
together and bound themselves with an oath
not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul.
13 There were more than forty of them in the
conspiracy. 14 They went to the leading priests
and elders and told them, “We have bound
ourselves with an oath to eat nothing until we
have killed Paul. 15 So you and the high council
should ask the commander to bring Paul back
to the council again. Pretend you want to ex
amine his case more fully. We will kill him on
16 But Paul’s
nephew—his sister’s son—
heard of their plan and went to the fortress
and told Paul. 17 Paul called for one of the Ro
man officers* and said, “Take this young man
to the commander. He has something impor
tant to tell him.”
18 So the officer did, explaining, “Paul, the
prisoner, called me over and asked me to bring
this young man to you because he has some
thing to tell you.”
19 The commander took his hand, led him
aside, and asked, “What is it you want to tell
20 Paul’s nephew told him, “Some Jews are
going to ask you to bring Paul before the high
council tomorrow, pretending they want to
get some more information. 21 But don’t do it!
There are more than forty men hiding along
the way ready to ambush him. They have
vowed not to eat or drink anything until they
have killed him. They are ready now, just wait
ing for your consent.”
22 “Don’t let anyone know you told me this,”
the commander warned the young man.
23 Then the commander called two of his of
ficers and ordered, “Get 200 soldiers ready to
leave for Caesarea at nine o’clock tonight. Also
take 200 spearmen and 70 mounted troops.
24 Provide horses for Paul to ride, and get him
safely to Governor Felix.” 25 Then he wrote this
letter to the governor:
26 “From Claudius Lysias, to his Excellency,
Governor Felix: Greetings!
27 “This man was seized by some Jews, and
they were about to kill him when I arrived
with the troops. When I learned that he was
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