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1 This is the account of Noah's sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their descendants. Shem, Ham and Japheth had children after the flood. 1 This is the account of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noah's sons, who themselves had sons after the flood.
2 Japheth's descendants were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 2 The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech and Tiras.
3 Gomer's descendants were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
4 Javan's descendants were the people from Elishah, Tarshish, Cyprus, and Rhodes. 4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim and the Rodanim.
5 From these descendants the people of the coastlands spread into their own countries. Each nation had its own language and families. 5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)
6 Ham's descendants were Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan. 6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put and Canaan.
7 Cush's descendants were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. Raamah's descendants were Sheba and Dedan. 7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
8 Cush was the father of Nimrod, the first mighty warrior on the earth. 8 Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter whom the LORD blessed. That's why people used to say, "[He's] like Nimrod, a mighty hunter whom the LORD blessed." 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 [cities] in his kingdom were Babylon, Erech, Accad, and Calneh in Shinar [Babylonia]. 10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Erech, Akkad and Calneh, in Shinar.
11 He went from that land to Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah, 11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah
12 and Resen, the great city between Nineveh and Calah. 12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
13 Egypt was the ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 13 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
14 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came), and the Caphtorites. 14 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
15 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, then Heth, 15 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
16 also the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites, 16 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
17 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, 17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
18 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites. Later the Canaanite families scattered. 18 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites. Later the Canaanite clans scattered
19 The border of the Canaanites extended from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim as far as Lasha. 19 and the borders of Canaan reached from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
20 These were Ham's descendants by families and languages within their countries and nations. 20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
21 Shem, Japheth's older brother, also had children. [Shem was] the ancestor of all the sons of Eber. 21 Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brother was Japheth; Shem was the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.
22 Shem's descendants were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram. 22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
23 Aram's descendants were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash. 23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshech.
24 Arpachshad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber. 24 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.
25 Two sons were born to Eber. The name of the one was Peleg [Division], because in his day the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan. 25 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
26 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 26 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. These were Joktan's sons. 29 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
30 The region where they lived extended from Mesha toward Sephar in the eastern mountains. 30 The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the eastern hill country.
31 These were Shem's descendants by families and languages within their countries according to their nations. 31 These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
32 These were the families of Noah's sons listed by their genealogies, nation by nation. From these [descendants] the nations spread over the earth after the flood. 32 These are the clans of Noah's sons, according to their lines of descent, within their nations. From these the nations spread out over the earth after the flood.