The sonsa of Japheth: Gomer,4 Magog,5 Madai, Javan,6 Tubal,7 Meshech8 and Tiras.
The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz,9 Riphath and Togarmah.104
The sons of Javan: Elishah,11 Tarshish,12 the Kittim13 and the Rodanim.b5
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)14
The sons of Ham: Cush,15 Mizraim,c Put16 and Canaan.177
The sons of Cush: Seba,18 Havilah,19 Sabtah, Raamah20 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba21 and Dedan.228
Cush was the fatherd of Nimrod,23 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
He was a mighty24 hunter25 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,26 Erech,27 Akkad and Calneh,28 ine Shinar.f2911
From that land he went to Assyria,30 where he built Nineveh,31 Rehoboth Ir,g Calah
and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines32 came) and Caphtorites.3315
Canaan34 was the father of Sidon35 his firstborn,h36 and of the Hittites,3716
Jebusites,38 Amorites,39 Girgashites,4017
Hivites,41 Arkites, Sinites,
Arvadites,42 Zemarites and Hamathites.43 Later the Canaanite44 clans scattered
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.
These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brother wasi Japheth; Shem was the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.5022
The sons of Shem: Elam,51 Asshur,52 Arphaxad,53 Lud and Aram.5423
The sons of Aram: Uz,55 Hul, Gether and Meshech.j24
Arphaxad was the father ofk Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.5625
Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg,l because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
Hadoram, Uzal,57 Diklah,
Obal, Abimael, Sheba,5829
Ophir,59 Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the eastern hill country.
These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
These are the clans of Noah's sons,60 according to their lines of descent, within their nations. From these the nations spread out over the earth61 after the flood.