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Genesis 10 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Nations Descended from Noah
Nations That Descended from Noah
(1 Chr. 1:5–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:1 - Now this is the genealogy of the sons of Noah: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. And sons were born to them after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:2 - The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:3 - The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath,[fn] and Togarmah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:5 - From these the coastland peoples of the Gentiles were separated into their lands, everyone according to his language, according to their families, into their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:6 - The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put,[fn] and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:7 - The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabtechah; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - Cush begot Nimrod; he began to be 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 the mighty hunter before the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:10 - And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - From that land he went to Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:12 - and Resen between Nineveh and Calah (that is the principal city).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:13 - Mizraim begot Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:14 - Pathrusim, and Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines and Caphtorim).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:15 - Canaan begot Sidon his firstborn, and Heth;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:16 - the Jebusite, the Amorite, and the Girgashite;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:17 - the Hivite, the Arkite, and the Sinite;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:18 - the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite. Afterward the families of the Canaanites were dispersed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; then as you go toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:20 - These were the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, in their lands and in their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 - And children were born also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:23 - The sons of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:24 - Arphaxad begot Salah,[fn] and Salah begot Eber.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:25 - To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:26 - Joktan begot Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:27 - Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:28 - Obal,[fn] Abimael, Sheba,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:29 - Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:30 - And their dwelling place was from Mesha as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:31 - These were the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, in their lands, according to their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:32 - These were the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, in their nations; and from these the nations were divided on the earth after the flood.
NKJV Footnotes
Spelled Diphath in 1 Chronicles 1:6
Spelled Rodanim in Samaritan Pentateuch and 1 Chronicles 1:7
Or Phut
Called Meshech in Septuagint and 1 Chronicles 1:17
Following Masoretic Text, Vulgate, and Targum; Septuagint reads Arphaxad begot Cainan, and Cainan begot Salah (compare Luke 3:35, 36).
Spelled Ebal in 1 Chronicles 1:22

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