These are the descendants of Noah's sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. These three had sons after the flood.
The sons of Japheth - Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras - were the ancestors of the peoples who bear their names.
The descendants of Gomer were the people of Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
The descendants of Javan were the people of Elishah, Spain, Cyprus, and Rhodes;
they were the ancestors of the people who live along the coast and on the islands. These are the descendants of Japheth, living in their different tribes and countries, each group speaking its own language.
The sons of Ham - Cush, Egypt, Libya, and Canaan - were the ancestors of the peoples who bear their names.