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Genesis 10
New Living Translation
10This is the account of the families of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the three sons of Noah. Many children were born to them after the great flood.H8435H1121H5146H8035H2526H3315H1121H3205H310H3999

Descendants of Japheth

2The descendants of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.H1121H3315H1586H4031H4074H3120H8422H4902H8494 3The descendants of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.H1121H1586H813H7384H8425 4The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.H1121H3120H473H8659H3794H1721 5Their descendants became the seafaring peoples that spread out to various lands, each identified by its own language, clan, and national identity.H339H1471H6504H776H376H3956H4940H1471

Descendants of Ham

6The descendants of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.H1121H2526H3568H4714H6316H3667 7The descendants of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The descendants of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.H1121H3568H5434H2341H5454H7484H5455H1121H7484H7614H1719 8Cush was also the ancestor of Nimrod, who was the first heroic warrior on earth.H3568H3205H5248H2490H1961H1368H776 9Since he was the greatest hunter in the world, his name became proverbial. People would say, "This man is like Nimrod, the greatest hunter in the world."H1368H6718H6440H3068H3651H559H5248H1368H6718H6440H3068 10He built his kingdom in the land of Babylonia, with the cities of Babylon, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh.H7225H4467H894H751H390H3641H776H8152 11From there he expanded his territory to Assyria, building the cities of Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah,H776H3318H804H1129H5210H5892H7344H3625 12and Resen (the great city located between Nineveh and Calah).H7449H5210H3625H1419H5892 13Mizraim was the ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,H4714H3205H3866H6047H3853H5320 14Pathrusites, Casluhites, and the Caphtorites, from whom the Philistines came.H6625H3695H3318H6430H3732 15Canaan's oldest son was Sidon, the ancestor of the Sidonians. Canaan was also the ancestor of the Hittites,H3667H3205H6721H1060H2845 16Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,H2983H567H1622 17Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,H2340H6208H5513 18Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites. The Canaanite clans eventually spread out,H721H6786H2577H310H4940H3669H6327 19and the territory of Canaan extended from Sidon in the north to Gerar and Gaza in the south, and east as far as Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, near Lasha.H1366H3669H6721H935H1642H5804H935H5467H6017H126H6636H3962 20These were the descendants of Ham, identified by clan, language, territory, and national identity.H1121H2526H4940H3956H776H1471

Descendants of Shem

21Sons were also born to Shem, the older brother of Japheth. Shem was the ancestor of all the descendants of Eber.H8035H1H1121H5677H251H3315H1419H3205 22The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.H1121H8035H5867H804H775H3865H758 23The descendants of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.H1121H758H5780H2343H1666H4851 24Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.H775H3205H7974H7974H3205H5677 25Eber had two sons. The first was named Peleg (which means "division"), for during his lifetime the people of the world were divided into different language groups. His brother's name was Joktan.H5677H3205H8147H1121H8034H259H6389H3117H776H6385H251H8034H3355 26Joktan was the ancestor of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,H3355H3205H486H8026H2700H3392 27Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,H1913H187H1853 28Obal, Abimael, Sheba,H5745H39H7614 29Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were descendants of Joktan.H211H2341H3103H1121H3355 30The territory they occupied extended from Mesha all the way to Sephar in the eastern mountains.H4186H4852H935H5611H2022H6924 31These were the descendants of Shem, identified by clan, language, territory, and national identity.H1121H8035H4940H3956H776H1471

Conclusion

32These are the clans that descended from Noah's sons, arranged by nation according to their lines of descent. All the nations of the earth descended from these clans after the great flood.H4940H1121H5146H8435H1471H1471H6504H776H310H3999


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