Genesis 10



The Descendants Of The Sons Of Noah

1 Now these are the records of the generations of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah; and sons were born to them after the flood.

1 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.

1 These are the records of Noah's sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, to whom descendants were born after the flood.

1 This is the history of the generations (descendants) of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. The sons born to them after the flood were:

Descendants Of Japheth

2 The sons of Japheth were Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech and Tiras.

2 The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

2 Japheth's descendants included 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 and Riphath and Togarmah.

3 And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.

3 Gomer's descendants included Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

4 The sons of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Dodanim.

4 And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

4 Javan's descendants included Elisha, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim,

4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

5 From these the coastlands of the nations were separated into their lands, every one according to his language, according to their families, into their nations.

5 By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

5 from whom the coastal nations spread into their own lands and nations, each with their own language and family groups.

5 From these the coastland peoples spread. [These are the sons of Japheth] in their lands, each with his own language, by their families within their nations.

The 30 Descendants Of Ham

6 The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.

6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

6 Ham's descendants included Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt [Mizraim], Put, and Canaan.

7 The sons of Cush were Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.

7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.

7 Cush's descendants included Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. Raamah's descendants included Sheba and Dedan.

7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

8 Now Cush became the father of Nimrod; he became a mighty one on the earth.

8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

8 Cush fathered Nimrod, who became the first fearless leader throughout the land.

8 Cush became the father of Nimrod; he was the first to be a mighty man on the earth.

9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the LORD."

9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

9 He became a fearless hunter in defiance of the LORD. That is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a fearless hunter in defiance of the LORD."

9 He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; therefore it is said, Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.

10 The beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

10 His kingdom began in the region of Shinar with the cities of Babylon, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh.

10 The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar [in Babylonia].

11 From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,

11 Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,

11 From there he went north to Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, and Calah,

11 Out of the land he [Nimrod] went forth into Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah,

12 and Resen between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.

12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.

12 along with Resen, which was located between Nineveh and the great city of Calah.

12 And Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; all these [suburbs combined to form] the great city.

13 Mizraim became the father of Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim

13 And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,

13 Egypt fathered the Ludites, the Anamites, the Lehabites, the Naphtuhites,

13 And Egypt [Mizraim] became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

14 and Pathrusim and Casluhim (from which came the Philistines) and Caphtorim.

14 And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim.

14 the Pathrusites, the Casluhites (from which came the Philistines), and the Caphtorites.

14 Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom came the Philistines), and Caphtorim.

15 Canaan became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

15 Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, along with the Hittites,

15 Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, Heth [the Hittites],

16 and the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite

16 And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,

16 the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

16 The Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

17 and the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite

17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,

17 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

17 The Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

18 and the Arvadite and the Zemarite and the Hamathite; and afterward the families of the Canaanite were spread abroad.

18 And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.

18 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.

18 The Arvadites, the Zemarites and the Hamathites. Afterward the families of the Canaanites spread abroad

19 The territory of the Canaanite extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.

19 Later, the Canaanite families were widely scattered. The Canaanite border extended south from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and east toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

19 And the territory of the Canaanites extended from Sidon as one goes to Gerar as far as Gaza, and as one goes to Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

20 These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, by their nations.

20 These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

20 These are Ham's descendants, listed by their families, each with their own lands, language, and family groups.

20 These are the sons of Ham by their families, their languages, their lands, and their nations.

The 26 Descendants Of Shem

21 Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the older brother of Japheth, children were born.

21 Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

21 Shem, Japheth's older brother, also had descendants. Shem was the father of the descendants of Eber.

21 To Shem also, the younger brother of Japheth and the ancestor of all the children of Eber [including the Hebrews], children were born.

22 The sons of Shem were Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.

22 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.

22 Shem's sons included Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

23 The sons of Aram were Uz and Hul and Gether and Mash.

23 And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

23 Aram's descendants included Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

24 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

24 Arpachshad fathered Cainan, Cainan fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber.

24 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.

25 Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

25 And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

25 To Eber were born two sons. One was named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his lifetime. His brother was named Joktan.

25 To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg [division], because [the inhabitants of] the earth were divided up in his days; and his brother's name was Joktan.

26 Joktan became the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah

26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

26 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

26 Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

27 and Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

28 and Obal and Abimael and Sheba

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

29 and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.

29 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.

29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were Joktan's descendants.

29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.

30 Now their settlement extended from Mesha as you go toward Sephar, the hill country of the east.

30 And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the east.

30 Their settlements extended from Mesha towards Sephar, the eastern hill country.

30 The territory in which they lived extended from Mesha as one goes toward Sephar to the hill country of the east.

31 These are the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, according to their nations.

31 These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

31 These are Shem's descendants, listed by their families, each with their own lands, language, and family groups.

31 These are Shem's descendants by their families, their languages, their lands, and their nations.

Conclusion

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations; and out of these the nations were separated on the earth after the flood.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.

32 These are the families of Noah's sons, according to their records, by their nations. From these people, the nations on the earth spread out after the flood.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, within their nations; and from these the nations spread abroad on the earth after the flood.



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