Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brother wasa Japheth; Shem was the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.122
The sons of Shem: Elam,2 Asshur,3 Arphaxad,4 Lud and Aram.523
The sons of Aram: Uz,6 Hul, Gether and Meshech.b24
Arphaxad was the father ofc Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.725
Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg,d because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
Hadoram, Uzal,8 Diklah,
Obal, Abimael, Sheba,929
Ophir,10 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,11 according to their lines of descent, within their nations. From these the nations spread out over the earth12 after the flood.