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1 Chronicles Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Twelve Times the Fun

  • Yup, it's more genealogies. Get used to it.
  • The next few chapters go over the families that sprung up from Jacob's sons. All 12 of them—Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher
  • Buckle up. It's going to be a long genealogy.
  • So what's going on in this chapter? Well, we're mostly talking about Jacob's son, Judah. Interested in some highlights? We thought you might be.
  • Judah has a son named Perez who eventually goes on to have a great-great-great-great grandson named Boaz. Not only is he righteous, he's the guy who married Ruth in the Book of Ruth.
  • Boaz's great-grandson David would become King of the Jewish people.

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