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Genesis 10

Genesis 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.

Genesis 10:2  
The sons of Japheth were: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

Genesis 10:3  
The sons of Gomer were: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

Genesis 10:4  
The sons of Javan were: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

Genesis 10:5  
Of these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.

Genesis 10:6  
The sons of Ham were: Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

Genesis 10:7  
The sons of Cush were: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah were: Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:8  
Cush became the father of Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth.

Genesis 10:9  
He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it is said, “like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh”.

Genesis 10:10  
The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Genesis 10:11  
Out of that land he went into Assyria, and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah,

Genesis 10:12  
and Resen between Nineveh and the great city Calah.

Genesis 10:13  
Mizraim became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

Genesis 10:14  
Pathrusim, Casluhim (which the Philistines descended from), and Caphtorim.

Genesis 10:15  
Canaan became the father of Sidon (his firstborn), Heth,

Genesis 10:16  
the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

Genesis 10:17  
the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

Genesis 10:18  
the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites. Afterward the families of the Canaanites were spread abroad.

Genesis 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.

Genesis 10:20  
These are the sons of Ham, after their families, according to their languages, in their lands and their nations.

Genesis 10:21  
Children were also born to Shem (the elder brother of Japheth), the father of all the children of Eber.

Genesis 10:22  
The sons of Shem were: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

Genesis 10:23  
The sons of Aram were: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

Genesis 10:24  
Arpachshad became the father of Shelah. Shelah became the father of Eber.

Genesis 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.

Genesis 10:26  
Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

Genesis 10:27  
Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

Genesis 10:28  
Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

Genesis 10:29  
Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

Genesis 10:30  
Their dwelling extended from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.

Genesis 10:31  
These are the sons of Shem, by their families, according to their languages, lands, and nations.

Genesis 10:32  
These are the families of the sons of Noah, by their generations, according to their nations. The nations divided from these in the earth after the flood.


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