Family tree of the Bible

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The following is a family tree of the people of the Bible.

Family tree[edit]

Adam to Noah[edit]

The first generations of the genealogy of biblical figures occurs in the first book of the Bible, Genesis. The genealogies of Genesis record the descendants of Adam and Eve as given The enumerated genealogy in chapters 4, 5 and 11 reports the lineal male descent to Abraham, including the age at which each patriarch fathered his named son and the number of years he lived thereafter. The genealogy for Cain is given in Chapter 4 and the genealogy for Seth is in Chapter 12

Adam Eve
Cain Abel Seth
Enoch Enos
Irad Cainan
Mehujael Mahalaleel
Methushael Jared
Adah Lamech Zillah Enoch
Jabal Jubal Tubal-Cain Naamah Methuselah
Lamech
Noah
Shem Ham Japheth

Sons of Noah[edit]

Main article: Generations of Noah

The Table of Nations or Sons of Noah is an extensive list of descendants of Noah which appears in Genesis 10 of the Hebrew Bible, representing an ethnology from an Iron Age Levantine perspective. The significance of Noah in this context is that, according to the Hebrew Bible (Genesis 6), it was a global flood that destroyed all living thing on the earth. God promised to never again cover the earth with water. The rainbow was put as a sign of that promise.

Japhetic[edit]

Main article: Japhetic

Japhetic refers to the descendants of Japheth, son of Noah. His genealogy is recorded in Genesis 10.

Japheth
Gomer Magog Madai Javan Tubal Meshech Tiras
Ashkenaz Riphath Togarmah Elishah Tarshish Kittim Dodanim

Hamitic[edit]

Main article: Hamitic

Hamitic refers to the descendants of Ham, son of Noah. His genealogy is recorded in Genesis 10.

Ham
Cush Mizraim Phut Canaan
Seba Havilah Sabtah Raamah Sabtechah Nimrod
Sheba Dedan
Ludim Anamim Lehabim Naphtuhim Pathrusim Casluhim Caphtorim
Sidon Heth Jebusites Amorites Girgashites Hivites Arkites Sinites Arvadites Zemarites Hamathites

Semitic[edit]

Main article: Semitic people

Semitic refers to the descendants of Shem, son of Noah. His genealogy is recorded in Genesis 10.

Shem
Elam Ashur Arpachshad Lud Aram
Cainan Shelah Uz Hul Gether Mash
Eber
Peleg Joktan
Reu
Almodad
Sheleph
Hazarmaveth
Jerah
Hadoram
Uzal
Diklah
Obal
Abimael
Sheba
Ophir
Havilah
Jobab
Serug
Nahor
Terah
Abraham Sarah Nahor Haran

Genesis 25:2-4 also mentions Jokshan's offsprings (Sheba and Dedan). Dedan's offspring were Asshurim, Letushim, Leummim. The sons of Midian (brother of Jokshan) were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah.

Abraham's family[edit]

Main article: Abraham's family tree

Abraham is the founding patriarch of the Israelites, Ishmaelites, Edomites, and the Midianites and kindred peoples, according to the book of Genesis.

Abraham's family tree to Esau's[edit]

Terah
Sarah Abraham Hagar Nahor Haran
Milcah Lot Iscah
Ishmael
7 sons Bethuel 1st daughter 2nd daughter
Isaac Rebecca Laban Moabites Ammonites
Jacob
1. Nebaioth
2. Kedar
3. Adbeel
4. Mibsam
5. Mishma
6. Dumah
7. Massa
8. Hadar
9. Tema
10. Jetur
11. Naphish
12. Kedemah
Esau Adhah
Aholibamah
Mahalath/Basemath
Reuel Jeush Jaalam Korah Eliphaz

Abraham's family tree to Israel's[edit]

Terah
Sarah[1] Abraham Hagar Haran
Nahor
Ishmael Milcah Lot Iscah
Ishmaelites 7 sons[2] Bethuel 1st daughter 2nd daughter
Isaac Rebecca Laban Moabites Ammonites
Esau Jacob Rachel
Bilhah
Edomites Zilpah
Leah
1. Reuben
2. Simeon
3. Levi
4. Judah
9. Issachar
10. Zebulun
11. Dinah
7. Gad
8. Asher
5. Dan
6. Naphtali
12. Joseph
13. Benjamin


Levi's family tree[edit]

Jacob Leah
Levi
Gershon Kohath Merari
Libni Shimei Izhar Hebron Uzziel Mahli Mushi
Jochebed Amram Mishael Elzaphan Zithri
Miriam Aaron Moses Zipporah
Gershom Eliezer

Outline[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genesis 20:12: Sarah was the half–sister of Abraham.
  2. ^ Genesis 22:21-22: Uz, Buz, Kemuel, Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, and Jidlaph