Genesis 10:17-27 NIV

17 Hivites,1 Arkites, Sinites,

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18 Arvadites,2 Zemarites and Hamathites.3 Later the Canaanite4 clans scattered

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19 and the borders of Canaan5 reached from Sidon6 toward Gerar7 as far as Gaza,8 and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim,9 as far as Lasha.
20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.

The Semites

10:21-31pp -- Ge 11:10-27; 1Ch 1:17-27

21 Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brother wasa Japheth; Shem was the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.10

References for Genesis 10:21

    • i 10:21 - Or "Shem, the older brother of"
      22 The sons of Shem: Elam,11 Asshur,12 Arphaxad,13 Lud and Aram.14
      23 The sons of Aram: Uz,15 Hul, Gether and Meshech.b

      References for Genesis 10:23

        • j 10:23 - See Septuagint and 1 Chron. 1:17; Hebrew "Mash"
          24 Arphaxad was the father ofc Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.16

          References for Genesis 10:24

            • k 10:24 - Hebrew; Septuagint "father of Cainan, and Cainan was the father of"
              25 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg,d because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

              References for Genesis 10:25

                • l 10:25 - "Peleg" means "division."
                  26 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
                  27 Hadoram, Uzal,17 Diklah,

                  References for Genesis 10:27