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Genesis 10 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Descendants of Noah

(1Ch 1:5–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:1 - Now these are the records of the generations of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah; and sons were born to them after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:2 - The sons of Japheth were Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:3 - The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz and [fn]Riphath and Togarmah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - The sons of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and [fn]Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:5 - From these the coastlands of the nations [fn]were separated into their lands, every one according to his language, according to their families, into their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:6 - The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:7 - The sons of Cush were Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - Now Cush [fn]became the father of Nimrod; he [fn]became a mighty one on the earth.
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 [fn]Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:12 - and Resen between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:13 - Mizraim [fn]became the father of Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:14 - and Pathrusim and Casluhim (from which came the Philistines) and Caphtorim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:15 - Canaan [fn]became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:16 - and the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:17 - and the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:18 - and the Arvadite and the Zemarite and the Hamathite; and afterward the families of the Canaanite were spread abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - The territory of the Canaanite [fn]extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:20 - These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, by their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 - Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the [fn]older brother of Japheth, children were born.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons of Shem were Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:23 - The sons of Aram were Uz and Hul and Gether and Mash.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:24 - Arpachshad [fn]became the father of Shelah; and Shelah [fn]became the father of Eber.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:25 - Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was [fn]Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:26 - Joktan [fn]became the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:27 - and Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:28 - and [fn]Obal and Abimael and Sheba
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:29 - and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:30 - Now their [fn]settlement [fn]extended from Mesha as you go toward Sephar, the hill country of the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:31 - These are the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, according to their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:32 - These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations; and out of these the nations were separated on the earth after the flood.
NASB95 Footnotes
I.e. In 1 Chr 1:6, Diphath
I.e. In 1 Chr 1:7, Rodanim
Or, separated themselves
Literally: begot
Literally: began to be
Or, Babylon
Literally: begot
Literally: begot
Literally: was
Or, the brother of Japheth the elder
Literally: begot
I.e. division
Literally: begot
I.e. In 1 Chr 1:22, Ebal
Literally: dwelling
Literally: was

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