Shelah

Shelah (Shee´luh; Heb., “javelin”)

1 A Shemite son of Arpachshad (Gen 10:24) who was the father of Eber (1Chr 1:18, 1Chr 1:24; Gen 11:12-15; but see (Luke 3:35-36), where he is identified as a son of Cainan). 2 The third son of Judah who is a Shelanite ancestor (Gen 38:5; Gen 38:11; Gen 38:14; Gen 38:26; Gen 46:12; 1Chr 2:3; Num 26:20; 1Chr 4:21).

Gen 10:24

24Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.

1Chr 1:18

18Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.

1Chr 1:24

24Shem, Arpachshad, Shelah;

Gen 11:12-15

12When Arpachshad had lived thirty-five years, he became the father of Shelah;13and Arpachshad lived after the birth of Shelah four hundred three years, and had ... View more

Luke 3:35-36

35son of Serug, son of Reu, son of Peleg, son of Eber, son of Shelah,36son of Cainan, son of Arphaxad, son of Shem, son of Noah, son of Lamech,

Gen 38:5

5Yet again she bore a son, and she named him Shelah. She was in Chezib when she bore him.

Gen 38:11

11Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Remain a widow in your father's house until my son Shelah grows up”—for he feared that he too would die, like h ... View more

Gen 38:14

14she put off her widow's garments, put on a veil, wrapped herself up, and sat down at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah. She saw that Shela ... View more

Gen 38:26

26Then Judah acknowledged them and said, “She is more in the right than I, since I did not give her to my son Shelah.” And he did not lie with her again.

Gen 46:12

12The children of Judah: Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez, and Zerah (but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan); and the children of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.

1Chr 2:3

3The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, and Shelah; these three the Canaanite woman Bath-shua bore to him. Now Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, ... View more

Num 26:20

20The descendants of Judah by their clans were: of Shelah, the clan of the Shelanites; of Perez, the clan of the Perezites; of Zerah, the clan of the Zerahites.

1Chr 4:21

21The sons of Shelah son of Judah: Er father of Lecah, Laadah father of Mareshah, and the families of the guild of linen workers at Beth-ashbea;

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