Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
And unto Eber were born two sons: The name of the one was Peleg. For in his days was the earth divided. And his brother's name was Joktan.
The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall render tribute: The kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
Wherefore glorify ye Jehovah in the east, even the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel, in the isles of the sea.
Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are accounted as the small dust of the balance: Behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
The isles have seen, and fear; the ends of the earth tremble; they draw near, and come.
He will not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set justice in the earth; and the isles shall wait for his law.
Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples, from far: Jehovah hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name:
My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the isles shall wait for me, and on mine arm shall they trust.
According to their deeds, accordingly he will repay, wrath to his adversaries, recompense to his enemies; to the islands he will repay recompense.
Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, for the name of Jehovah thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
For pass over to the isles of Kittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently; and see if there hath been such a thing.
and all the kings of Tyre, and all the kings of Sidon, and the kings of the isle which is beyond the sea;
Jehovah will be terrible unto them; for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place, even all the isles of the nations.
These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, in their nations.
And the whole earth was of one language and of one speech.