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 to 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 presents; the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer tribute:
Therefore glorify Jehovah in the east, the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel, in the isles of the west.
Behold, the nations are esteemed as a drop of the bucket, and as the fine dust on the scales; behold, he taketh up the isles as an atom.
The isles saw it, and feared; the ends of the earth trembled: they drew near, and came.
He shall not faint nor be in haste, 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 afar. 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 in mine arm shall they trust.
According to deeds, so will he repay: fury to his adversaries, recompence to his enemies; to the islands he will repay recompence.
For the isles shall await me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from afar, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of Jehovah thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, for he hath glorified thee.
For pass over to the isles of Chittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently, and see if there have been such a thing.
and all the kings of Tyre, and all the kings of Zidon, and the kings of the isles that are beyond the sea;
Jehovah will be terrible unto them; for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and all the isles of the nations shall worship him, every one from his place.
These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, in their nations.
And the whole earth had one language, and the same words.