The Descendants Of The Sons Of Noah

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 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 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.

1 These are the records of the generations (descendants) of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah; and the sons born to them 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 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.

2 the sons of Japheth: 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 Gomer’s sons: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

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

3 the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah;

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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.

5 From these, [the people of] the coastlands of the nations were separated and spread into their lands, every one (a)according to his own language, according to their constituent groups (families), and into their nations:

The 30 Descendants Of Ham

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

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

6 Ham’s sons:(D) Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.

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

6 the sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim [from whom descended the Egyptians], Put, and Canaan;

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

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

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

8 Now Cush (d)became the father of Nimrod; he (e)became a mighty one on 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.

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

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 mighty hunter before the Lord; therefore it is said, “Like Nimrod a 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."

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

10 And the beginning of 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 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.

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

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

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

11 From that land Nimrod went to Assyria, and built Nineveh, and Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah,

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

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

12 and [Nimrod built] Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; all these [combined to form] the great city [Nineveh].(A)

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

13 Mizraim (g)became the father of (Q)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,

13 Mizraim [the ancestor of the Egyptians] became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim

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

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

14 and Pathrusim and Casluhim—from whom came the Philistines—and Caphtorim.

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

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

15 Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, then Heth,

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

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

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

16 and (U)the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite

16 the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,(J)

16 the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

16 and the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite

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,

17 and the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite

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

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

18 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites. Afterward the Canaanite clans scattered.

18 the Arvadites, the Zemarites, and the Hamathites.

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

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 (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 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.

19 The territory of the Canaanite extended from Sidon as one goes to Gerar, as far as Gaza; and as one goes to (c)Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

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

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

20 These are the descendants of Ham according to their constituent groups, according to their languages, by their lands, and by their nations.

The 26 Descendants Of Shem

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 Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the (j)older brother of Japheth, children were 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.

21 Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber [including the Hebrews], the (d)older brother of Japheth, children were born.

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

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

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

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

23 The sons of Aram were (AB)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.

23 the sons of Aram [ancestor of the Syrians]: Uz, Hul, Gether and (e)Mash.

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

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

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

25 Two sons were born to Eber; the name of one was Peleg (division), for [the inhabitants of] the earth were divided in his days; and his brother’s name was Joktan.

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

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

26 And Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, 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,

27 and Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

28 and (o)Obal and Abimael and Sheba

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

28 and (f)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 sons.

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

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

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

30 Now their (p)settlement (q)extended from Mesha as you go toward Sephar, the hill country 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.

30 Now their territory extended from Mesha as one goes toward Sephar, to the hill country of the east.

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

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 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.

31 These are Shem’s descendants according to their constituent groups (families), according to their languages, by their lands, according to their nations.

Conclusion

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 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 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.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their descendants, by their nations; and from these [people] the nations were separated and spread abroad on the earth after the flood.(B)

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