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1 This is the history of the families of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the three sons of Noah. Many children were born to them after the Flood. 1 This is the account of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noah's sons, who themselves had sons after the flood.
2 The descendants 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 descendants of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah. 3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
4 The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim. 4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim and the Rodanim.
5 Their descendants became the seafaring peoples in various lands, each tribe with 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 descendants of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan. 6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put and Canaan.
7 The descendants of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The descendants 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 One of Cush's descendants was Nimrod, who became a heroic warrior. 8 Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter in the LORD's sight. His name became proverbial, and people would speak of someone as being "like Nimrod, a mighty hunter in the LORD's sight." 9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
10 He built the foundation for his empire in the land of Babylonia, with the cities of Babel, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh. 10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Erech, Akkad and Calneh, in Shinar.
11 From there he extended his reign to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah, 11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah
12 and Resen -- the main city of the empire, located between Nineveh and Calah. 12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
13 Mizraim was the ancestor of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 13 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
14 Pathrusites, Casluhites, and the Caphtorites, from whom the Philistines came. 14 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
15 Canaan's oldest son was Sidon, the ancestor of the Sidonians. Canaan was also the ancestor of the Hittites, 15 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
16 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 16 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
18 Arvadites, Zemarites, and Hamathites. 18 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites. Later the Canaanite clans scattered
19 Eventually the territory of Canaan spread from Sidon to Gerar, near Gaza, and to Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, near 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 the descendants of Ham, identified according to their tribes, languages, territories, and nations. 20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
21 Sons were also born to Shem, the older brother of Japheth. Shem was the ancestor of all the descendants 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 descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram. 22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
23 The descendants of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash. 23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshech.
24 Arphaxad 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 Eber had two sons. The first was named Peleg -- "division" -- for during his lifetime the people of the world were divided into different language groups and dispersed. 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 ancestor 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. 29 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
30 The descendants of Joktan lived in the area extending from Mesha toward the eastern hills of Sephar. 30 The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the eastern hill country.
31 These were the descendants of Shem, identified according to their tribes, languages, territories, and nations. 31 These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
32 These are the families that came from Noah's sons, listed nation by nation according to their lines of descent. The earth was populated with the people of these nations 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.