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Adam- The first man. 

Created directly by G-d. (Genesis 2:20)

Adbe'el - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:13, 1 Chronicles 1:29)

English tradition: Adbeel

 

Almodad- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:20)

 

Amalek- son of Elifaz and Timna (Genesis 36:12, 1 Chronicles 1:36)

 

Ammi'el- son of G'malli (Numbers 13:12)

English tradition: Ammiel

Name means "people of God"

Tribe: Dan

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Anam- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:11)

 

Aram- son of Shem (Genesis 10:22, 1 Chronicles 1:17)

 

Arpakhshad- son of Shem (Genesis 10:22, 1 Chronicles 1:17)

English tradition: Arpachshad

 

Ashur- son of Shem (Genesis 10:22, 1 Chronicles 1:17)

English tradition: Asshur

 

Avida- son of Midyan (Genesis 25:4, 1 Chronicles 1:33)

English tradition: Abida

 

Avima'el- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:22)

English tradition: Abimael

 

Avraham- see Avram.

English tradition: Avraham

 

Avram- son of Terach (1 Chronicles 1:26-27)

Father of Yitz'chak.

English tradition: Abram

 

Chet- son of Kena'an (1 Chronicles 1:13)

English tradition: Heth

 

D'dan- son of Yoshkan (1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Dedan

 

Diklah- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:21)

 

Dumah - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:14, 1 Chronicles 1:30)

 

Efer- son of Midyan (Genesis 25:4, 1 Chronicles 1:33)

English tradition: Epher

 

Eifah- son of Midyan (Genesis 25:4, 1 Chronicles 1:33)

English tradition: Ephah

 

Eival- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:22)

English tradition: Ebal

 

Elda'ah- son of Midyan (Genesis 25:4, 1 Chronicles 1:33)

English tradition: Eldaah

 

Elifaz- son of Esav and Adah (Genesis 36:4, 1 Chronicles 1:35)

English tradition: Eliphaz

 

Enosh- son of Shet (Genesis 4:26)

 

Esav- son of Yitz'chak and Rebekah (Genesis 25:23-25, 1 Chronicles 1:34)

English tradition: Esau

 

Ever- son of Shelah (1 Chronicles 1:18)

English tradition: Eber

 

G'malli- descendant of Dan (Numbers 13:12)

English tradition: Gemalli

Tribe: Dan

Father of Ammi'el, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Ga'tam- son of Elifaz (Genesis 36:11, 1 Chronicles 1:36)

English tradition: Gatam

 

Gadi- son of Susi (Numbers 13:11)

English tradition: Gaddi

Tribe: M'nasheh

Name means "my fortune".

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Gadi'el- son of Sodi (Numbers 13:10)

English tradition: Gaddiel

Tribe: Z'vulun

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Ge'u'el- son of Makhi (Numbers 13:15)

English tradition: Geuel

Tribe: Gad

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Geter- son of Shem (1 Chronicles 1:17)

English tradition: Gether

 

Hadad - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:15, 1 Chronicles 1:30)

 

Hadoram- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:21)

 

Hanokh- son of Yered (Genesis 4:17)

English tradition: Enoch

 

Hanokh- son of Midyan (Genesis 25:4, 1 Chronicles 1:33)

English tradition: Hanoch

 

Hatzar-mavet- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:20)

English tradition: Hazarmaveth

 

Havilah- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:23)

 

Hori- descendant of Shim'on (Numbers 13:5) Tribe: Shim'on

Father of Shafat, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Hoshea- son of Nun (Numbers 13:8)

English tradition: Hoshea

Tribe: Ephrayim

See also Y'hoshua.

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.  1 of the 2 that brought back a good report.

 

Hul- son of Shem (1 Chronicles 1:17)

 

K'naz- son of Elifaz (Genesis 36:11, 1 Chronicles 1:36)

English tradition: Kenaz

 

Kalev- son of Y'funeh (Numbers 13:6)

English tradition: Caleb

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.  1 of the 2 that brought back a good report of the land.

 

Kasluch- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:12)

English tradition: Casluh

 

Kaftor- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:12)

English tradition: Caphtor

 

Kedar- son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:13, 1 Chronicles 1:29)

 

Kedemah - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:15, 1 Chronicles 1:31)

 

Korach- son of Esav and Oholivamah (Genesis 36:5, 1 Chronicles 1:35)

English tradition: Korah

 

K'turah- concubine of Avraham (Genesis 25:1, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Keturah

 

Keinan- son of Enosh (Genesis 5:9)

English tradition: Kenan

 

Kena'an- son of Ham (Genesis 9:18)

English tradition: Canaan

 

Kush- son of Ham (Genesis 10:6)

English tradition: Cush

Also the Hebrew name of the region near modern-day Ethiopia.

 

L'hav- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:11)

English tradition: Lehab

 

Lotan- descendant of Se'ir (Genesis 36:20, 1 Chronicles 1:38)

 

Lud- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:11), son of Shem (1 Chronicles 1:17)

 

Mahalal'el- son of Keinan (Genesis 5:12)

English tradition: Mahalalel

 

Makhi- descendant of Gad (Numbers 13:15)

English tradition: Maki

Tribe: Gad

Father of Ge'u'el, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Masa - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:14, 1 Chronicles 1:30)

English tradition: Massa

 

Medan- son of Avraham and K'turah (Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

 

Meshekh- son of Shem (1 Chronicles 1:17)

English tradition: Meshech

 

Midyan- son of Avraham and K'turah (Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Midian

 

Mikha'el- descendant of Asher (Numbers 13:13)

English tradition: Michael

Tribe: Dan

Father of S'tur, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Mishma - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:14, 1 Chronicles 1:30)

 

Mitzrayim - son of Ham (Genesis 10:6)

Translated into English as Egypt.

 

Mivsam - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:13, 1 Chronicles 1:29)

English tradition: Mibsam

 

Mizah- son of Re'u'el (Genesis 36:13, 1 Chronicles 1:37)

English tradition: Mizzah

 

N'vayot- son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:13, 1 Chronicles 1:29)

English tradition: Nebaioth

 

Nachat- son of Re'u'el (Genesis 36:13, 1 Chronicles 1:37)

English tradition: Nahath

 

Nachbi- son of Vofsi (Numbers 13:14)

English tradition: Nahbi

Tribe: Naftali

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Nafish - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:15, 1 Chronicles 1:31)

English tradition: Naphish

 

Naftuch- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:11)

English tradition: Naphtuh

 

Nun- descendant of Ephrayim (Numbers 13:8)

Tribe: Ephrayim

Father of Hosea, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Ofir- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:23)

English tradition: Ophir

 

Omar- son of Elifaz (Genesis 36:11, 1 Chronicles 1:36)

 

P'lishtim- descendants of Kasluch (1 Chronicles 1:12)

English tradition: Philistines

 

Palti- son of Rafu (Numbers 13:9)

Tribe: Binyamin

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Patrus- son of Mitzrayim (1 Chronicles 1:12)

English tradition: Pathrus

 

Peleg- son of Ever (1 Chronicles 1:19)

Name means "division".

 

Put - son of Ham (Genesis 10:6)

English tradition: Phut

Also the Hebrew name of the region near modern-day Libya.

 

Rachav- a harlot in the town of Jericho who helped the twelve spies of Israel (Joshua 2:1)

English tradition: Rahab

 

Rafu- descendant of Binyamin (Numbers 13:9)

English tradition: Raphu

Tribe: Binyamin

Father of Palti, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Re'u'el- son of Esav and Basmat (Genesis 36:4, 1 Chronicles 1:35)

English tradition: Reuel

 

S'rug- son of Reu (1 Chronicles 1:25)

English tradition: Serug

 

S'tur- son of Mikha'el (Numbers 13:13)

English tradition: Sethur

Tribe: Asher

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Se'ir- descendant of Hor (Genesis 36:20)

English tradition: Seir

 

Sh'va- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:22), son of Yoshkan (1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Sheba

 

Shafat- son of Hori (Numbers 13:5)

English tradition: Shaphat

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Shamah- son of Re'u'el (Genesis 36:13, 1 Chronicles 1:37)

English tradition: Shammah

 

Shamua - son of Zakur (Numbers 13:4)

Tribe: Re'uven.

English tradition: Shammua

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Shelah- son of Arpakhshad (1 Chronicles 1:18)

 

Shelef- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:20)

English tradition: Sheleph

 

Shet- son of Adam (Genesis 4:25)

English tradition: Seth

 

Shoval- descendant of Se'ir (Genesis 36:20, 1 Chronicles 1:38)

English tradition: Shobal

 

Shuach- son of Avraham and K'turah (Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Shuah

 

Sodi- descendant of Z'vulun (Numbers 13:10) Tribe: Z'vulun

Father of Gadi'el, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Susi- descendant of M'nasheh (Numbers 13:11) Tribe: M'nasheh

Father of Gadi, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Teman - son of Elifaz (Genesis 36:11, 1 Chronicles 1:36)

 

Teima - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:15, 1 Chronicles 1:30)

English tradition: Tema

 

Terach- son of Nachor (1 Chronicles 1:26) Father of Avram.

English tradition: Terah

 

Timnah- son of Elifaz (1 Chronicles 1:36)

English tradition: Timna

 

Timna- concubine of Elifaz (Genesis 36:12)

 

Tzefo- son of Elifaz (Genesis 36:11)

English tradition: Zepho Also known as Zephi (1 Chronicles 1:36)

 

Tzidon- descendant of Kena'an (1 Chronicles 1:13)

English tradition: Sidon

 

Utz- son of Shem (1 Chronicles 1:17)

English tradition: Uz

 

Uzal- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:21)

 

Vofsi- descendant of Naftali (Numbers 13:14)

English tradition: Vophsi

Tribe: Naftali

Father of Nachbi, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Y'funeh- descendant of Y'hudah (Numbers 13:6)

English tradition: Jephuhheh

Tribe: Y'hudah

Father of Kalev, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Y'hoshua- see Hoshea

English tradition: Joshua

 

Yisra'el- son of Yitz'chak and Rivkah (1 Chronicles 1:34)

English tradition: Israel

Name means "contends with G-d". See also Yaacov.

 

Y'tur - son of Yishma'el (Genesis 25:15, 1 Chronicles 1:31)

English tradition: Jetur

 

Ya'akov- son of Yitz'chak and Rebekah (Genesis 25:23-26)

English tradition: Jacob

Name means "supplanter" [literally "he who catches by the heel"].

See also Isra'el.

 

Ya'lam- son of Esav and Oholivamah (Genesis 36:5,  1 Chronicles 1:35)

English tradition: Jalam

 

Yarech- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:20)

English tradition: Jerah

 

Yered- son of Mahalal'el (Genesis 5:15)

English tradition: Jared

 

Ye'ush- son of Esav and Oholivamah (Genesis 36:5, 1 Chronicles 1:35)

English tradition: Jeush

 

Yig'al- son of Yosef (Numbers 13:7)

English tradition: Igal

1 of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Yishbak- son of Avraham and K'turah (Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Ishbak

 

Yishma'el- son of Avram and Hagar (Genesis 16:15, 1 Chronicles 1:28)

English tradition: Ishmael

Name means "God will hear".

 

Yokshan- son of Avraham and K'turah (Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

English tradition: Jokshan

 

Yosef- descendant of Ya'akov (Genesis 30:24)

English tradition: Joseph

Tribe: Yoself- traditionally split into Ephraim and Manasheh

 

Yosef- descendant of Yissakhar (Numbers 13:7)

English tradition: Joseph

Tribe: Yissakhar

Father of Yig'al, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Yovav- son of Yoktan (1 Chronicles 1:23)

English tradition: Jobab

 

Yoktan- son of Ever (1 Chronicles 1:19)

English tradition - Joktan

 

Zakur- descendant of Re'uven (Numbers 13:4)

English tradition: Zaccur

Tribe: Re'uven

Father of Shamua, one of the 12 spies sent into the land of Canaan.

 

Zerach- son of Re'u'el (Genesis 36:13, 1 Chronicles 1:37)

English tradition: Zerah

 

Zimran- son of Avraham and K'turah (Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32)

 

 

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