The Descendants Of The Sons Of Noah

1 Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: these are the sons which they had after the great flow of waters

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 family records(A) of Noah’s sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. They also had sons after the flood.

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

Descendants Of Japheth

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

2 (A)The sons of Japheth were (B)Gomer and Magog and (C)Madai and (D)Javan and Tubal and (E)Meshech and Tiras.

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

2 Japheth’s sons:(B) Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

2 Japheth's descendants included Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.

3 And the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz and Riphath and Togarmah.

3 The sons of Gomer were (F)Ashkenaz and (a)Riphath and (G)Togarmah.

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

3 Gomer’s sons: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

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

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

4 The sons of Javan were Elishah and (H)Tarshish, Kittim and (b)Dodanim.

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

4 And Javan’s sons: Elishah, Tarshish,(C) Kittim, and Dodanim.(a)

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

5 From these came the nations of the sea-lands, with their different families and languages.

5 From these the coastlands of the nations (c)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 The coastland peoples spread out into their lands. These are Japheth’s sons by their clans, in their nations. Each group had its own language.

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

The 30 Descendants Of Ham

6 And the sons of Ham: Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.

6 (I)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 sons:(D) Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

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

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

7 The sons of Cush were (J)Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and (K)Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were (L)Sheba and (M)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 sons: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. And Raamah’s sons: Sheba and Dedan.

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

8 And Cush was the father of Nimrod, who was the first of the great men of the earth.

8 Now Cush (d)became the father of Nimrod; he (e)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 was the first powerful man on earth.

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

9 He was a very great bowman, so that there is a saying, Like Nimrod, a very great bowman.

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 was a powerful hunter in the sight of the Lord. That is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a powerful hunter in the sight of 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."

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

10 The beginning of his kingdom was (f)(N)Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of (O)Shinar.

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

10 His kingdom started with Babylon,(E) Erech,(b) Accad,(c) and Calneh,(d) in the land of Shinar.(e)(F)

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

11 From that land he went out into Assyria, building Nineveh with its wide streets and Calah,

11 From that land he went forth (P)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 that land he went to Assyria(G) and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah,

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

12 And Resen between Nineveh and Calah, which is a very great town.

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 and Resen, between Nineveh and the great city Calah.

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

13 And Mizraim was the father of the Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim;

13 Mizraim (g)became the father of (Q)Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim

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

13 Mizraim(f)(H) fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

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

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

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

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

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

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

15 And Canaan was the father of Zidon, who was his oldest son, and Heth,

15 Canaan (h)became the father of (S)Sidon, his firstborn, and (T)Heth

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

15 Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, then Heth,

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

16 And the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite,

16 and (U)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,(J)

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 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; after that the families of the Canaanites went far and wide in all directions;

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. Afterward the Canaanite clans scattered.

18 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.

19 Their country stretching from Zidon to Gaza, in the direction of Gerar; and to Lasha, in the direction of Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim.

19 (V)The territory of the Canaanite (i)extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward (W)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 The Canaanite border went from Sidon going toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and going toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim as far as 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.

20 All these, with their different families, languages, lands, and nations, are the offspring of Ham.

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 sons, by their clans, according to their languages, in their own lands and their nations.

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

The 26 Descendants Of Shem

21 And Shem, the older brother of Japheth, the father of the children of Eber, had other sons in addition.

21 Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the (j)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 And Shem, Japheth’s older brother, also had sons. Shem was the father of all the sons of Eber.(K)

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

22 These are the sons of Shem: Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.

22 (X)The sons of Shem were (Y)Elam and Asshur and (Z)Arpachshad and (AA)Lud and Aram.

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

22 Shem’s sons(L) were Elam, Asshur,(g) Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

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

23 And the sons of Aram: Uz and Hul and Gether and Mash.

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

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

23 Aram’s sons: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

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

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

24 Arpachshad (k)became the father of (AC)Shelah; and Shelah (l)became the father of Eber.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

24 Arpachshad fathered(h) Shelah,(M) and Shelah fathered Eber.

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

25 And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his time the peoples of the earth became separate; and his brother's name was Joktan.

25 (AD)Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was (m)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 Eber had two sons. One was named Peleg, for during his days the earth was divided;(N) his brother was named 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.

26 And Joktan was the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah

26 Joktan (n)became the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah

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

26 And Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

26 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

27 And Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah

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 (o)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 And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.

29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were Joktan’s sons.

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

30 And their country was from Mesha, in the direction of Sephar, the mountain of the east.

30 Now their (p)settlement (q)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 to Sephar, the eastern hill country.

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

31 These, with their families and their languages and their lands and their nations, are the offspring of Shem.

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 sons by their clans, according to their languages, in their lands and their nations.

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

Conclusion

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, in the order of their generations and their nations: from these came all the nations of the earth after the great flow of waters.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations; and (AE)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 clans of Noah’s sons, according to their family records, in their nations. The nations on earth spread out from these after the flood.(O)

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.

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