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Genesis 10:2 NLT

2 The descendants of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

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  • a 10:4 - As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version (see also 1 Chr 1:7 ); most Hebrew manuscripts read Dodanim.
  • b 10:9 - Hebrew a great hunter before the ; also in 10:9b .
  • c 10:10 - Hebrew Shinar.
  • d 10:11 - Or From that land Assyria went out.
  • e 10:14 - Hebrew Casluhites, from whom the Philistines came, and Caphtorites. Compare Jer 47:4 ; Amos 9:7 .
  • f 10:15 - Hebrew ancestor of Heth.
  • g 10:21 - Or Shem, whose older brother was Japheth.
  • h 10:24 - Greek version reads Arphaxad was the father of Cainan, Cainan was the father of Shelah. Compare Luke 3:36 .