Nations Descended from Noah
1These are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth; sons were born to them after the flood.
2The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. 3The sons of Gomer: Ash'kenaz, Riphath, and Togar'mah. 4The sons of Javan: Eli'shah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Do'danim. 5From these the coastland peoples spread. These are the sons of Japhetha in their lands, each with his own language, by their families, in their nations.
6The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan. 7The sons of Cush: Seba, Hav'ilah, Sabtah, Ra'amah, and Sab'teca. The sons of Ra'amah: Sheba and Dedan. 8Cush became the father of Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man. 9He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the Lord." 10The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, and Accad, all of them in the land of Shinar. 11From that land he went into Assyria, and built Nin'eveh, Reho'both-Ir, Calah, and 12Resen between Nin'eveh and Calah; that is the great city. 13Egypt became the father of Ludim, An'amim, Leha'bim, Naph-tu'him, 14Pathru'sim, Caslu'him (whence came the Philistines), and Caph'torim.
15Canaan became the father of Sidon his first-born, and Heth, 16and the Jeb'usites, the Amorites, the Gir'gashites, 17the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites, 18the Ar'vadites, the Zem'arites, and the Ha'mathites. Afterward the families of the Canaanites spread abroad. 19And the territory of the Canaanites extended from Sidon, in the direction of Gerar, as far as Gaza, and in the direction of Sodom, Gomor'rah, Admah, and Zeboi'im, as far as Lasha. 20These are the sons of Ham, by their families, their languages, their lands, and their nations.
21To Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, children were born. 22The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpach'shad, Lud, and Aram. 23The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash. 24Arpach'shad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber. 25To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg,b for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother's name was Joktan. 26Joktan became the father of Almo'dad, Sheleph, Hazarma'veth, Jerah, 27Hador'am, Uzal, Diklah, 28Obal, Abim'a-el, Sheba, 29Ophir, Hav'ilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan. 30The territory in which they lived extended from Mesha in the direction of Sephar to the hill country of the east. 31These are the sons of Shem, by their families, their languages, their lands, and their nations.
32These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, in their nations; and from these the nations spread abroad on the earth after the flood.