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Genesis 10

Book of Genesis - Chapter 10

Genesis 10:1

Now this is the history of the generations of the sons of Noah and of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.

Genesis 10:2

The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

Genesis 10:3

The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

Genesis 10:4

The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

Genesis 10:5

Of these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.

Genesis 10:6

The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

Genesis 10:7

The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:8

Cush became the father of Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth.

Genesis 10:9

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."

Genesis 10:10

The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Genesis 10:11

Out of that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah,

Genesis 10:12

and Resen between Nineveh and Calah (the same is the great city).

Genesis 10:13

Mizraim became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

Genesis 10:14

Pathrusim, Casluhim (which the Philistines descended from), and Caphtorim.

Genesis 10:15

Canaan became the father of Sidon (his firstborn), Heth,

Genesis 10:16

the Jebusite, the Amorite, the Girgashite,

Genesis 10:17

the Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite,

Genesis 10:18

the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite. Afterward the families of the Canaanites were spread abroad.

Genesis 10:19

The border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as you go toward Gerar, to Gaza; as you go toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, to Lasha.

Genesis 10:20

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, in their nations.

Genesis 10:21

To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.

Genesis 10:22

The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

Genesis 10:23

The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

Genesis 10:24

Arpachshad became the father of Shelah. Shelah became the father of Eber.

Genesis 10:25

To Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 10:26

Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

Genesis 10:27

Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

Genesis 10:28

Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

Genesis 10:29

Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.

Genesis 10:30

Their dwelling was from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.

Genesis 10:31

These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, after their nations.

Genesis 10:32

These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations. Of these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.