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The generations of Noah.
10:1 Now this is the history of the generations of the sons of Noah and of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.
10:2 The sons of Japheth:
Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
10:3 The sons of Gomer:
Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
10:4 The sons of Javan:
Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
10:5 Of these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands,
everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.
10:6 The sons of Ham:
Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
10:7 The sons of Cush:
Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca.
The sons of Raamah:
Sheba and Dedan.
10:8 Cush became the father of Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth.
Nimrod the first monarch, and the descendants of Canaan.
10:9 He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it is said,“Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh.”
10:10 The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
10:11 Out of that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah,
10:12 and Resen between Nineveh and Calah (the same is the great city).
10:13 Mizraim became the father of
Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
10:14 Pathrusim, Casluhim (which the Philistines descended from), and Caphtorim.
10:15 Canaan became the father of
Sidon (his firstborn), Heth,
10:16 the Jebusite, the Amorite, the Girgashite,
10:17 the Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite,
10:18 the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.
Afterward the families of the Canaanites were spread abroad.
10:19 The border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as you go toward Gerar, to Gaza; as you go toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, to Lasha.
10:20 These are the sons of Ham,
after their families, after their languages, in their lands, in their nations.
The sons of Shem.
10:21 To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.
10:22 The sons of Shem:
Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
10:23 The sons of Aram:
Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.
10:24 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah.
Shelah became the father of Eber.
10:25 To Eber were born two sons.
The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided.
His brother’s name was Joktan. *
10:26 Joktan became the father of
Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
10:27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
10:28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
10:29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
10:30 Their dwelling was from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.
10:31 These are the sons of Shem,
after their families, after their languages, in their lands, after their nations.
10:32 These are the families of the sons of Noah,
after their generations, in their nations.
Of these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.