Genesis 10:2-7 NIV

The Japhethites

10:2-5pp -- 1Ch 1:5-7

2 The sonsa of Japheth: Gomer,1 Magog,2 Madai, Javan,3 Tubal,4 Meshech5 and Tiras.

References for Genesis 10:2

    • a 10:2 - "Sons" may mean "descendants" or "successors" or "nations"; also in verses 3, 4, 6, 7, 20-23, 29 and 31.
      3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz,6 Riphath and Togarmah.7

      References for Genesis 10:3

      4 The sons of Javan: Elishah,8 Tarshish,9 the Kittim10 and the Rodanim.b

      References for Genesis 10:4

        • b 10:4 - Some manuscripts of the Masoretic Text and Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Septuagint and 1 Chron. 1:7); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "Dodanim"
          5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)11

          References for Genesis 10:5

          The Hamites

          10:6-20pp -- 1Ch 1:8-16

          6 The sons of Ham: Cush,12 Mizraim,c Put13 and Canaan.14

          References for Genesis 10:6

            • c 10:6 - That is, Egypt; also in verse 13
              7 The sons of Cush: Seba,15 Havilah,16 Sabtah, Raamah17 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba18 and Dedan.19