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Genesis 10

The Table of Nations
1Now these are the generations # Ge 2:4 of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah. And sons were born to them after the flood.
The Japhethites
1Ch 1:5–7
2The sons of Japheth were
Gomer, Magog, # Eze 38:2, 6; Rev 20:8 Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. # 1Ch 1:5–7
3The sons of Gomer were
Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
4The sons of Javan were
Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites, and the Rodanites. # Nu 24:24; Isa 23:1 5From these the coastlands of the nations were divided # 10:5 Or separated themselves. into their lands, everyone according to his tongue, according to their families, by their nations.
The Hamites
1Ch 1:8–16
6The sons of Ham were
Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.
7The sons of Cush were
Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteka;
and the sons of Raamah were
Sheba and Dedan. # Eze 27:15, 22
8Cush was the father of Nimrod. He became a mighty one on the earth. 9He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Therefore it is said, “Even like Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord.” 10The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, # 10:10 Or Babylon. Uruk, Akkad, and Kalneh in the land of Shinar. # Ge 11:2, 9 11From that land he went to Assyria # Ps 83:8; Mic 5:6 and built Nineveh, the city Rehoboth Ir, and Calah, 12and Resen between Nineveh and Calah (that is the principal city).
13Egypt was the father of
the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, # 1Ch 1:11–12 14Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom came the Philistines), and Caphtorites. # Dt 2:23; Jer 47:4
15Canaan was the father of
Sidon his firstborn and Heth, # Ge 15:18–21; 1Ch 1:13 16and the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 17Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 18Arvadites, Zemarites, and the Hamathites.
Later the families of the Canaanites spread abroad. 19The border of the Canaanites was from Sidon toward Gerar to Gaza, and then to Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboyim, as far as Lasha. # Ge 14:2
20These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, in their lands and in their nations.
The Semites
Ge 11:10–27; 1Ch 1:17–27
21To Shem, who was the father of all the sons of Eber, # Nu 24:24 whose older brother was Japheth, # 10:21 Or the older brother of Japheth. were sons born also.
22The sons of Shem were
Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud, # Isa 66:19 and Aram.
23The sons of Aram were
Uz, # Job 1:1; Jer 25:20 Hul, Gether, and Meshech.
24Arphaxad was the father of Shelah,
and Shelah was the father of Eber.
25To Eber were born two sons.
The name of one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; his brother’s name was Joktan. # 1Ch 1:19
26Joktan was the father of
Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 27Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 28Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 29Ophir, # 1Ki 9:28 Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
30Their dwelling place was from Mesha all the way to Sephar, the hill country of the east.
31These are the sons of Shem, by their families and their language, in their lands and their nations.
32These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, in their nations. # Ge 9:19; 10:1 From these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.

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