The Book of Jasher
|XLV:1 And it was at that time in that year, which is the year of Josephís going down to Egypt after
his brothers had sold him, that Reuben the son of Jacob went to Timnah and took unto him for
a wife Eliuram, the daughter of Avi the Canaanite, and he came to her.
XLV:2 And Eliuram the wife of Reuben conceived and bare him Hanoch, Palu, Chetzron, and Carmi,
four sons; and Simeon his brother took his sister Dinah for a wife, and she bare unto him
Memuel, Yamin, Ohad, Jachin, and Zochar, five sons.
XLV:3 And he afterward came to Bunah the Canaanitish woman, the same is Bunah whom Simeon
took captive from the city of Shechem, and Bunah was before Dinah and attended upon her,
and Simeon came to her, and she bare unto him Saul.
XLV:4 And Judah went at that time to Adulam, and he came to a man of Adulam, and his name was
Hirah, and Judah saw there the daughter of a man from Canaan, and her name was Aliyath,
the daughter of Shua, and he took her, and came to her, and Aliyath bare unto Judah, Er,
Onan, and Shiloh; three sons.
XLV:5 And Levi and Issachar went to the land of the east, and they took unto themselves for wives
the daughters of Jobab the son of Yoktan, the son of Eber; and Jobab the son of Yoktan had
two daughters; the name of the elder was Adinah, and the name of the younger was Aridah.
XLV:6 And Levi took Adinah, and Issachar took Aridah, and they came to the land of Canaan, to
their fatherís house, and Adinah bare unto Levi, Gershon, Kehath, and Merari; three sons.
XLV:7 And Aridah bare unto Issachar Tola, Puvah, Job, and Shomron, four sons; and Dan went to
the land of Moab and took for a wife Aphlaleth, the daughter of Chamudan the Moabite, and
he brought her to the land of Canaan.
XLV:8 And Aphlaleth was barren, she had no offspring, and Elohim afterward remembered
Aphlaleth the wife of Dan, and she conceived and bare a son, and she called his name Chushim.
XLV:9 And Gad and Naphtali went to Haran and took from thence the daughters of Amuram the son
of Uz, the son of Nahor, for wives.
XLV:10 And these are the names of the daughters of Amuram; the name of the elder was Merimah,
and the name of the younger Uzith, and Naphtali took Merimah, and Gad took Uzith; and
brought them to the land of Canaan, to their fatherís house.
Commentary on Jasher XLV:1 (21 April 2009):
Originally Written: 21 April 2009
Latest Update: 21 April 2009
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