1 Chronicles 1-5

The descendants of Adam to Noah.
Shem, Ham and Japheth and their sons, to Abraham.
Ishmael and Isaac, Esau and Jacob, and Esau's descendants (Edomites).

2 - The 12 sons of Jacob: Judah, down to David's family

3 - The sons of David, and the royal line down past Zerubbabel.

Judah's other descendants, not already mentioned in chapters 2-3.  Jabez's prayer is here, but more interestingly, Pharaoh's daughter married in to this clan (vss. 17-18).
Simeon's descendants down to the present.  Their defeat of Canaanites.

Reuben's descendants, down to the present.  His loss of the birthright, the clan leader at the point of the Assyrian exile, and their earlier war against Hagrites.
Gad's descendants were their neighbors and fought the Hagrites with them successfully.
Half of Manasseh's tribe's descendants also lived in Bashan with them.  They all forsook God for idols, so God carried them off into exile.

How this is about Jesus
This part of Chronicles connects Israel's history with its present, as they returned from exile and restarted their lives, in a way.  Jesus always makes a way for people to repent and return to Him.  Even being invaded, conquered and carried off to live in subjugation in a foreign land for 70 years is not a dead end for Him.  He can restore you.

Knowing your history is important to know your identity, and to be loyal to your people and your God.

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