Genesis 10:4
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The sonsוּבְנֵ֥י
(u·ve·nei)
1121: sona prim. root
of Javanיָוָ֖ן
(ya·van)
3120: a son of Japheth, also his desc. and their landfrom the same as yonah
[were] Elishahאֱלִישָׁ֣ה
(e·li·shah)
473: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their landof foreign origin
and Tarshish,וְתַרְשִׁ֑ישׁ
(ve·tar·shish;)
8659: a son of Javan, his desc. and their land, also a port on the Mediterranean, also a Benjamite, also a Pers. noblefrom the same as tarshish
Kittimכִּתִּ֖ים
(kit·tim)
3794: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their landfrom an unused name
and Dodanim.וְדֹדָנִֽים׃
(ve·do·da·nim.)
1721: a son of Javan, also his desc.of uncertain derivation, see also Rodanim







KJV Lexicon
And the sons
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Javan
Yavan  (yaw-vawn')
effervescing (i.e. hot and active); Javan, the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race (Ionians, i.e. Greeks) descended from him, with their territory; also of a place in Arabia -- Javan.
Elishah
'Eliyshah  (el-ee-shaw')
Elishah, a son of Javan -- Elishah.
and Tarshish
Tarshiysh  (tar-sheesh')
Tarshish, a place on the Mediterranean, hence, the ephithet of a merchant vessel (as if for or from that port); also the name of a Persian and of an Israelite
Kittim
Kittiy  (kit-tee')
patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the plural); a Kittite or Cypriote; hence, an islander in general, i.e. the Greeks or Romans on the shores opposite Palestine -- Chittim, Kittim.
and Dodanim
Dodaniym  (do-daw-neem')
a plural of uncertain derivation; Dodanites, or descendants of a son of Javan -- Dodanim.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The sons of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Dodanim.

King James Bible
And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And Javan's sons: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

International Standard Version
Javan's descendants included Elisha, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim,

NET Bible
The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim, and the Dodanim.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Javan's descendants were the people from Elishah, Tarshish, Cyprus, and Rhodes.

King James 2000 Bible
And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
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