The New Book of Genesis Chapter 10

 


10:1     This is the succession

of the descendants of Noah:

Shem, Ham, and Japheth.

They also brought forth descendants

after the flood.

 

10:2     The descendants of Japheth included

Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan

Tubal, Meshech and Tiras.

 

10:3     The descendants of Gomer

were Ashkenaz and Riphath

and Togarmah.

 

10:4     The descendants of Javan

were Elishah and Tarshish

Kittim and Dodanim.

 

10:5     These led to the territories

separated into their lands

each according to their tongue

according to their tribes

and their people.

 

10:6     The descendants of Ham

were Cush and Mizraim

Put and Canaan.

 

10:7     The descendants of Cush

were Seba and Havilah

Sabtah and Raamah

and Sabtechah

The descendants of Raamah

were Sheba and Dedan.

 

10:8     Cush brought forth Nimrod

who became a mighty warrior

in the land.

 

10:9     He mightily hunted for Yahweh

and it was said about him

that he was a mighty and valiant hunter for Yahweh.

 

10:10   He built his tribe in Babylon

Erech, Accad and Calneh

in the region of Babylonia.

 

10:11   From that land he went to Assyria

and built Nineveh

Rehobothir and Calah

 

10:12   then Resen

between Nineveh and Calah

which became the central city.

 

10:13   Mizraim brought forth Ludim

Anamim and Lehabim

and Naphtuhim,

 

10:14   Pathrusim and Casluhim

and Caphtorim

from whom became the Philistines.

 

10:15   Canaan first brought forth Sidon

then the Hittite

 

10:16   the Jebusite and the Amorite

and the Girgashite.

 

10:17   the Hivite and the Arkite

and the Sinite.

 

10:18   the Arvadite and the Zemarite

and the Hamathite.

After that Canaanites spread out.

 

10:19   Then the territory of the Canaanites

stretched from Sidon to Gerar

as far as Gaza

then to Sodom and Gomorrah

Admah and Zeboiim

as far as Lasha.

 

10:20   These were the descendants of Ham,

according to their clans

according to their languages

in their territories

and in their tribes.

 

10:21   Shen also had other descendants

as the leader of all the people of Eber

the brother of Japheth the elder.

 

10:22   The descendants of Shem

included Elam and Asshur

Arphaxad and Lud

and Aram.

 

10:23   The descendants of Aram were

Uz and Hul

Gether and Mash.

 

10:24   Arphaxad brought forth Salah

and Salah brought forth Eber.

 

10:25   Eber brought forth two descendants:

one was named Peleg

for during his time

the land was divided.

His brother's name was Joktan.

 

10:26   Joktan brought forth Almodad

Sheleph and Hazarmaveth

and Jerah

 

10:27   Hadoram and Uzal

and Diklah

 

10:28   Obal and Abimael

and Sheba

 

10:29   Ophir and Havilah

and Jobab.

All these were the descendants of Joktan.

 

10:30   The region where they lived

went from Mesha to Sephar

the hilly region of the east.

 

10:31   These were the descendants of Shem

according to their tribes

each according to their tongue

in their lands

according to their people.

 

10:32   These were the tribes

of the descendants of Noah

according to the cultures

and their clans

and from these tribes

the people were spread out

in the land after the flood.