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Genesis 10:1-30 (New International Version)

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The Table of Nations

1 This is the account1 of Shem, Ham and Japheth,2 Noah's sons,3 who themselves had sons after the flood.

The Japhethites

10:2-5pp -- 1Ch 1:5-7

2 The sonsa of Japheth: Gomer,4 Magog,5 Madai, Javan,6 Tubal,7 Meshech8 and Tiras. 3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz,9 Riphath and Togarmah.10 4 The sons of Javan: Elishah,11 Tarshish,12 the Kittim13 and the Rodanim.b 5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)14

The Hamites

10:6-20pp -- 1Ch 1:8-16

6 The sons of Ham: Cush,15 Mizraim,c Put16 and Canaan.17 7 The sons of Cush: Seba,18 Havilah,19 Sabtah, Raamah20 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba21 and Dedan.22 8 Cush was the fatherd of Nimrod,23 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth. 9 He was a mighty24 hunter25 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD." 10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,26 Erech,27 Akkad and Calneh,28 ine Shinar.f29 11 From that land he went to Assyria,30 where he built Nineveh,31 Rehoboth Ir,g Calah 12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city. 13 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 14 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines32 came) and Caphtorites.33 15 Canaan34 was the father of Sidon35 his firstborn,h36 and of the Hittites,37 16 Jebusites,38 Amorites,39 Girgashites,40 17 Hivites,41 Arkites, Sinites, 18 Arvadites,42 Zemarites and Hamathites.43 Later the Canaanite44 clans scattered 19 and the borders of Canaan45 reached from Sidon46 toward Gerar47 as far as Gaza,48 and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim,49 as far as Lasha. 20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.

The Semites

10:21-31pp -- Ge 11:10-27; 1Ch 1:17-27

21 Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brother wasi Japheth; Shem was the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.50 22 The sons of Shem: Elam,51 Asshur,52 Arphaxad,53 Lud and Aram.54 23 The sons of Aram: Uz,55 Hul, Gether and Meshech.j 24 Arphaxad was the father ofk Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.56 25 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg,l because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan. 26 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 27 Hadoram, Uzal,57 Diklah, 28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,58 29 Ophir,59 Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan. 30 The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the eastern hill country.
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