Genesis 10:1-7 NIV

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.

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    • † 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

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        • ‡ 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

          6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.

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          7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.