1 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. And
sons were born to them after the flood.
2 The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
3 The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
4 The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
5 From these the regions of the nations were separated into their lands, everyone
according to their tongue, according to their families, into their nations.
6 The sons of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
7 The sons of Cush were Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabtechah; and the sons of
Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
8 And Cush begot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter before Jehovah; therefore it is said, Like Nimrod the mighty
hunter before Jehovah.
10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of
11 From that land he went forth to Assyria and built Nineveh, the city of Rehoboth and
12 and Resen between Nineveh and Calah, which was a large city.
13 Mizraim begot Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
14 Pathrusim, and Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines), and Caphtorim.
15 Canaan begot Sidon his firstborn, and Heth;
16 the Jebusite, the Amorite, and the Girgashite;
17 the Hivite, the Arkite, and the Sinite;
18 the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite. Afterward the families of the
Canaanites were scattered.
19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as
Gaza; then as you go toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
20 These were the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their tongues, in
their lands and in their nations.
21 And to Shem also, the older brother of Japheth, and father of all the sons of Eber,
sons were born.
22 The sons of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.
23 The sons of Aram were Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.
24 Arphaxad begot Salah, and Salah begot Eber.
25 To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was
divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.
26 Joktan begot Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
30 And their dwelling place was from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, a mountain in the
31 These were the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their tongues, in
their lands, according to their nations.
32 These were the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, in their
nations; and from these the nations were divided on the earth after the flood.