The Table of Nations

1 This is the account of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noah’s sons, who themselves had sons after the flood.
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The Japhethites

2 The sonsa of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshek and Tiras.
References for Genesis 10:2
    • † 10:2 - "Sons" may mean "descendants" or "successors" or "nations" ; also in verses 3, 4, 6, 7, 20-23, 29 and 31.
      3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
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      4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.b
      References for Genesis 10:4
        • ‡ 10:4 - Some manuscripts of the Masoretic Text and Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Septuagint and 1 Chron. 1:7); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "Dodanites"
          5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)
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          The Hamites

          7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
          8 Cush was the fatherc of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
          References for Genesis 10:8
            • ˆ 10:8 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" or "predecessor" or "founder" ; also in verses 13, 15, 24 and 26.
              9 He was a mighty hunter 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, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, ind Shinar.e
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              11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir,f Calah
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