'Sons' in the Bible
Adam lived another 800 years, fathering other sons and daughters after he had fathered Seth.
After he fathered Enosh, Seth lived 807 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Kenan, Enosh lived 815 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Jared, Mahalalel lived 830 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Enoch, Jared lived 800 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Methuselah, Enoch communed with God for 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Noah, Lamech lived 595 years, fathering other sons and daughters.
Noah fathered three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
However, I will establish my own covenant with you, and you are to enter the ark you, your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives.
Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives entered the ark with him before the flood waters arrived.
On that very day, Noah entered the ark with his sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, Noah's wife, his sons' three wives with them,
"It's time for you, your wife, your sons, and your sons' wives who are with you to leave the ark.
So Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives emerged.
God blessed Noah and his sons and ordered them, "Be productive, multiply, and fill the earth.
Later, God told Noah and his sons,
Noah's sons who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Ham later fathered Canaan.)
These three were Noah's sons, and from these men the whole earth was repopulated.
These are the records of Noah's sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, to whom descendants were born after the flood.
Shem's sons included Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
To Eber were born two sons. One was named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his lifetime. His brother was named Joktan.
These are the families of Noah's sons, according to their records, by their nations. From these people, the nations on the earth spread out after the flood.
Shem lived 500 years after he fathered Arpachshad and had other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Cainan, Arpachshad lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters, and then died. Cainan lived 130 years and fathered Shelah. After he fathered Shelah, Cainan lived 330 years and had other sons and daughters, and then died.
After he fathered Eber, Shelah lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Peleg, Eber lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Nahor, Serug lived 200 years and had other sons and daughters.
After he fathered Terah, Nahor lived 119 years and had other sons and daughters.
Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."
"Do you have anyone else here in the city?" the angels asked Lot. "A son-in-law? Sons? Daughters? Get them out of this place,
She also said, "Who would have told Abraham that Sarah would nurse sons? Yet I have given birth to a son in my husband's old age!"
Therefore swear an oath here by God that you won't deal falsely with me, my sons, or my descendants. Just as I've dealt graciously with you, won't you do so with me and with the land in which you live as a foreigner?"
Now after these things somebody told Abraham, "Look, Milcah has given birth to sons for your brother Nahor.
Bethuel fathered Rebekah. Milcah bore these eight sons to Nahor, Abraham's brother.
Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's sons were the Asshurites, Letushites, and Leummites.
Midian's sons were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All of these were Keturah's descendants.
His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field that used to belong to Zohar the Hittite's son Ephron.
Here's a list of the names of Ishmael's sons, recorded by their names and descendants: Nebaioth was the firstborn, followed by Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Sure enough, when her due date arrived, she delivered twin sons.
May people serve and bow before you; may you be master over your brothers; may your mother's sons bow before you; may anyone who curses you be cursed; and may anyone who blesses you be blessed."
Later, she conceived again and said, "This time my husband will become attached to me, now that I've borne him three sons." So he named him Levi.
Rachel noticed that she was not bearing children for Jacob, so because she envied her sister Leah, she told Jacob, "If you don't give me sons, I'm going to die!"
Then Leah said, "God has given me a good gift. This time my husband will exalt me, because I've borne him six sons." So she named him Zebulun.
That very day, Laban removed the male goats that were striped or spotted, all the female goats that were speckled or spotted that is, every one that had white on them and all the black lambs and placed them into the care of his sons.
Now Jacob used to listen while Laban's sons kept on complaining, "Jacob has taken over everything our father owns! He made himself wealthy from what belongs to our father!"
Because Jacob learned that Shechem had dishonored his daughter Dinah while his sons were still out with their cattle on the open range, he remained silent until they returned.
Just then Jacob's sons arrived from the field. When they heard what had happened, they were distraught with grief and livid with anger toward Shechem, because he had committed a disgraceful deed in Israel by forcing Jacob's daughter to have sex, an act that never should have happened.
Intermarry with us. Give your daughters to us and take our sons for yourselves.
But Jacob's sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor deceptively, because Shechem had dishonored their sister Dinah.
"These men are at peace with us," they announced. "Therefore, let them live in the land and trade in it. Look! The land is large enough for them. Let's take their daughters as wives for ourselves and let's give our sons to them.
Three days later, while they were still in pain, Jacob's sons Simeon and Levi, two of Dinah's brothers, each grabbed a sword and entered the city unannounced, intending to kill all the males.
Jacob's other sons came along afterward and plundered the city where their sister had been defiled,
As they set out on their journey, because the people who lived in the cities around them feared God, they did not pursue Jacob's sons.
But while Israel lived in that land, Reuben went inside his father's tent and had sexual relations with his father's concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard about it. Now Jacob had twelve sons.
Leah's sons were Reuben (Jacob's first-born), Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun.
Rachel's sons were Joseph and Benjamin.
Rachel's servant Bilhah's sons were Dan and Naphtali.
Leah's servant Zilpah's sons were Gad and Asher. These were Jacob's sons who were born to him while he lived in Paddan-aram.
when he died and joined his ancestors at a ripe old age. Then his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
Oholibamah bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah. These were Esau's sons, who were born to him in the territory of Canaan.
The names of Esau's sons were Eliphaz (the son of Esau's wife Adah) and Reuel (the son of Esau's wife Basemath).
Eliphaz's sons were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz.
Reuel's sons were Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. These were the sons of Esau's wife Basemath.
These were the sons of Esau's wife Oholibamah, the daughter of Anah, who was the daughter of Zibeon. She bore Jeush, Jalam, and Korah for Esau.
Korah, Gatam, and Amalek. These were the tribal leaders who descended from Eliphaz in the territory of Edom. These were Adah's sons.
These were the descendants of Esau's son Reuel: tribal leaders Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah. These were the tribal leaders who descended from Reuel in the territory of Edom. These were the sons of Esau's wife Basemath.
All his sons and daughters showed up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He kept saying, "Leave me alone! I'll go down to the next world, still mourning for my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.
Before the years of famine arrived, Joseph fathered two sons with Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera, the priest of On.
Eventually, Jacob observed that there was grain in Egypt, so he asked his sons, "Why do you keep on staring at one another?
Israel's sons went in a caravan that included others who were going to Egypt to buy grain, because the famine pervaded the land of Canaan, too.
We're all sons of a common father. We're honest men, your majesty. We're not spies!"
"But your majesty," they pleaded, "your servants include twelve brothers, the sons of a common father back in the land of Canaan. Please! Our youngest brother remains with our father, and the other one is no longer alive."
Our father has twelve sons, but one of us isn't alive anymore, and our youngest brother is with our father today back home in Canaan.'
"Feel free to put my own two sons to death," Reuben responded to his father, "if I don't bring him back to you. Trust me I'll bring him back to you."
As a result, when Jacob's family was beginning to eat the last of the grain that they had brought back from Egypt, their father Jacob told his sons, "Go back to Egypt and buy us some food."
"Then your servant, our father, told us, "You know my wife bore me two sons.
So Israel's sons did what they were asked to do, and Joseph provided wagons for them, as Pharaoh had commanded. He also gave them provisions for the journey.
However, as soon as his sons had told him everything Joseph had said, and after he saw the wagons that Joseph had sent along to carry him, their father Jacob's spirit was encouraged.
So Jacob got up and left Beer-sheba, and Israel's sons carried their father Jacob, their little ones, and their wives in the transport wagons that Pharaoh had sent to carry them.
including his sons, his grandsons, his daughters, and his granddaughters every one of his descendants accompanied him to Egypt.
Here's a list of the names of Israel's sons, that is, of Jacob and his sons who moved to Egypt: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn;
Reuben's sons Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi;
Simeon's sons Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, who was the son of a Canaanite woman;
Levi's sons Gershon, Kohath, and Merari;
and Judah's sons Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez, and Zerah. (Technically, Er and Onan had died in the land of Canaan.) Perez's sons were Hezron and Hamul.
Also included were Issachar's sons Tola, Puvvah, Job, and Shimron;
along with Zebulun's sons Sered, Elon, and Jahleel.
These were all sons from Leah, whom she bore for Jacob in Paddan-aram, along with his daughter Dinah. He had 33 sons and daughters.
Also included were Gad's sons Ziphion, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi, and Areli;
Asher's sons Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah's sons Heber and Malchiel were also included.
These were all sons from Zilpah, whom Laban had given to his daughter Leah. She bore these sixteen children for Jacob.
Jacob's wife Rachel's sons were Joseph and Benjamin.
Joseph's sons born in the land of Egypt were Manasseh and Ephraim, whom Asenath, daughter of Potiphera, the priest of On, bore for him.
Benjamin's sons included Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.
These were all the sons of Rachel, who were born for Jacob fourteen in all.
Naphtali's sons Jahzeel, Guni, Jezer, and Shillem.
These were sons of Bilhah, whom Laban had given to his daughter Rachel. She bore these children for Jacob seven in all.
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