Genesis 10
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The Table of Nations

1This is the account of Noah’s sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.

2The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 3The sons of Gomer were Askenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 4The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim, and the Dodanim. 5From these the coastlands of the nations were separated into their lands, every one according to its language, according to their families, by their nations.

6The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 7The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.

8Cush was the father of Nimrod; he began to be a valiant warrior on the earth. 9He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. (That is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.”) 10The primary regions of his kingdom were Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in the land of Shinar. 11From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah, 12and Resen, which is between Nineveh and the great city Calah.

13Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 14Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorites.

15Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, Heth, 16the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 17Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 18Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites. Eventually the families of the Canaanites were scattered 19and the borders of Canaan extended from Sidon all the way to Gerar as far as Gaza, and all the way to Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha. 20These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, and by their nations.

21And sons were also born to Shem (the older brother of Japheth), the father of all the sons of Eber.

22The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. 23The sons of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash. 24Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber. 25Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother’s name was Joktan. 26Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 27Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 28Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 29Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan. 30Their dwelling place was from Mesha all the way to Sephar in the eastern hills. 31These are the sons of Shem according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, and according to their nations.

32These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations, and from these the nations spread over the earth after the flood.

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