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1 This is the family history of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah. After the flood these three men had sons. 1 This is the account of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noah's sons, who themselves had sons after the flood.
2 The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 2 The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech and Tiras.
3 The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
4 The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim. 4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim and the Rodanim.
5 Those who lived in the lands around the Mediterranean Sea came from these sons of Japheth. All the families grew and became different nations, each nation with its own land and its own language. 5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)
6 The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put and Canaan.
7 The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan. 7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
8 Cush also had a descendant named Nimrod, who became a very powerful man on earth. 8 Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
9 He was a great hunter before the Lord, which is why people say someone is "like Nimrod, a great hunter before the Lord." 9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
10 At first Nimrod's kingdom covered Babylon, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh in the land of Babylonia. 10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Erech, Akkad and Calneh, in Shinar.
11 From there he went to Assyria, where he built the cities of Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, and Calah. 11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah
12 He also built Resen, the great city between Nineveh and Calah. 12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
13 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 13 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
14 Pathrusites, Casluhites, and the people of Crete. (The Philistines came from the Casluhites.) 14 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
15 Canaan was the father of Sidon, his first son, and of Heth. 15 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
16 He was also the father of the Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 16 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
18 Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites. The families of the Canaanites scattered. 18 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites. Later the Canaanite clans scattered
19 Their land reached from Sidon to Gerar as far as Gaza, and then to 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 All these people were the sons of Ham, and all these families had their own languages, their own lands, and their own 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 sons. One of his descendants was the father 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 The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. 22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
23 The sons of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech. 23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshech.
24 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, who was the father of Eber. 24 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.
25 Eber was the father of two sons -- one named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his life, and the other was named 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. All these people were the sons of Joktan. 29 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
30 They lived in the area between Mesha and Sephar in the hill country in the East. 30 The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the eastern hill country.
31 These are the people from the family of Shem, arranged by families, languages, countries, and nations. 31 These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
32 This is the list of the families from the sons of Noah, arranged according to their nations. From these families came all the nations who spread across 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.