Genesis 10:1-10 (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
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