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Genesis 10 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Descendants of Noah

(1Ch 1:5–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:1 - Now this is the history of the generations of the sons of Noach and of Shem, Ham, and Yefet. Sons were born to them after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:2 - The sons of Yefet: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Yavan, Tuval, Meshekh, and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:3 - The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Rifat, and Togarmah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - The sons of Yavan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:5 - Of these were the isles of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:6 - The sons of Ham: Kush, Mitzrayim, Put, and Kana`an.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:7 - The sons of Kush: Seva, Havilah, Savtah, Ra`mah, and Savtekha. The sons of Ra`mah: Sheva and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - Kush became the father of Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:9 - He was a mighty hunter before the LORD. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:10 - The beginning of his kingdom was Bavel, Erekh, Akkad, and Kalneh, in the land of Shin`ar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - Out of that land he went forth into Ashshur, and built Nineveh, Rechovot-Ir, Kelach,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:12 - and Resen between Nineveh and Kelach (the same is the great city).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:13 - Mitzrayim became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehavim, Naftuchim,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:14 - Patrusim, Kasluchim (which the Pelishtim descended from), and Kaftorim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:15 - Kana`an became the father of Tzidon (his firstborn), Het,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:16 - the Yevusi, the Amori, the Girgashi,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:17 - the Hivvi, the `Arki, the Sini,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:18 - the Arvadi, the Tzemari, and the Hamati. Afterward the families of the Kana`anim were spread abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - The border of the Kana`anim was from Tzidon, as you go toward Gerar, to `Aza; as you go toward Sedom, `Amorah, Admah, and Tzevoyim, to Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:20 - These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, in their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 - To Shem, the father of all the children of `Ever, the elder brother of Yefet, to him also were children born.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons of Shem: `Elam, Ashshur, Arpakhshad, Lud, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:23 - The sons of Aram: `Utz, Hul, Geter, and Mash.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:24 - Arpakhshad became the father of Shelach. Shelach became the father of `Ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:25 - To `Ever were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days was the eretz divided. His brother's name was Yoktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:26 - Yoktan became the father of Almodad, Shelef, Hatzarmavat, Yerach,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:27 - Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:28 - `Oval, Avima'el, Sheva,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:29 - Ofir, Havilah, and Yovav. All these were the sons of Yoktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:30 - Their dwelling was from Mesha, as you go toward Sefar, the mountain of the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:31 - These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, after their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:32 - These are the families of the sons of Noach, after their generations, in their nations. Of these were the nations divided in the eretz after the flood.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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