|Overview - Genesis 10|
|1||The generations of Noah.|
|8||Nimrod the first monarch, and the descendants of Canaan.|
|21||The sons of Shem.|
Genesis 10:21 (King James Version)
Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
- Shem signifies name or renown; and his, indeed, was great both in a temporal and spiritual sense, inasmuch as he was destined to be the lineal ancestor of the promised Seed of the woman, to which Noah might allude in his pious ejaculation, ch
- 9:26 .
- the father
- Numbers 24:24
- the brother