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.
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.
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.
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