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Genesis 10

1 THIS IS the history of the generations (descendants) of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. The sons born to them after the flood were:

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 descendants of Noah's sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth, to whom sons were 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 Now this is the history of the generations of the sons of Noah and of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.

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

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

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

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

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

3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

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

3 The descendants of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

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

3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

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

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

4 The descendants of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittim, and the Rodanim.

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

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

5 From these the coastland peoples spread. [These are the sons of Japheth] in their lands, each with his own language, by their families within 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 These are the descendants of Japheth, and from them sprang the maritime nations, in their respective lands--each with its own language--by their clans within their nations.

5 From these the coastlands of the nations were separated into their lands, every one according to his language, according to their families, into their nations.

5 Of these were the isles of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.

6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt [Mizraim], Put, and Canaan.

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

6 The descendants of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

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

6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.

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

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

7 The descendants of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The descendants of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

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

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

8 Cush became the father of Nimrod; he was the first to be a mighty man on the earth.

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

8 Cush became the father of Nimrod, who was the first potentate on earth.

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

8 Cush became the father of Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

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 mighty hunter by the grace of the LORD; hence the saying, Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter by the grace of 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 mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh."

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

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

10 The chief cities of his kingdom were Babylon, Erech, and Accad, all of them in the land of Shinar.

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 Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

11 Out of the land he [Nimrod] went forth into Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah,

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

11 From that land he went forth to Asshur, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah,

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

11 Out of that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah,

12 And Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; all these [suburbs combined to form] the great city.

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

12 as well as Resen, between Nineveh and Calah, the latter being the principal city.

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

12 and Resen between Nineveh and Calah (the same is the great city).

13 And Egypt [Mizraim] became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

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

13 Mizraim became the father of the Ludim, the Anamim, the Lehabim, the Naphtuhim,

13 And Mizraim became the father of Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim

13 Mizraim became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,

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

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

14 the Pathrusim, the Casluhim, and the Caphtorim from whom the Philistines sprang.

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

14 Pathrusim, Casluhim (which the Philistines descended from), and Caphtorim.

15 Canaan became the father of Sidon his firstborn, Heth [the Hittites],

15 And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth,

15 Canaan became the father of Sidon, his first-born, and of Heth;

15 And Canaan became the father of Sidon, his first-born, and Heth

15 Canaan became the father of Sidon (his firstborn), Heth,

16 The Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

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

16 also of the Jebusites, the Amorites, the Girgashites,

16 and the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite

16 the Jebusite, the Amorite, the Girgashite,

17 The Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

17 And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,

17 the Hivites, the Arkites, the Sinites,

17 and the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite

17 the Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite,

18 The Arvadites, the Zemarites and the Hamathites. Afterward the families of the Canaanites 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 clans of the Canaanites spread out,

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

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

19 And the territory of the Canaanites extended from Sidon as one goes to Gerar as far as Gaza, and as one goes to Sodom, Gomorrah, 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 so that the Canaanite borders extended from Sidon all the way to Gerar, near Gaza, and all the way to Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, near Lasha.

19 And the territory of the Canaanite extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

19 The border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as you go toward Gerar, to Gaza; as you go toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, to Lasha.

20 These are the sons of Ham by their families, their languages, their lands, and 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 the descendants of Ham, according to their clans and languages, by their lands and 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 the sons of Ham, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, in their nations.

21 To Shem also, the younger brother of Japheth and the ancestor of all the children of Eber [including the Hebrews], 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 To Shem also, Japheth's oldest brother and the ancestor of all the children of Eber, sons were born.

21 And also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the older brother of Japheth, children were born.

21 To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.

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

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

22 The descendants of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.

22 The sons of Shem were Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.

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

23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

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

23 The descendants of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

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

23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

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

24 And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

24 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah, and Shelah became the father of Eber.

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

24 Arpachshad became the father of Shelah. Shelah became the father of Eber.

25 To Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg [division], because [the inhabitants of] the earth were divided up in his days; 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 To Eber two sons were born: the name of the first was Peleg, for in his time the world was divided; and the name of his brother was Joktan.

25 And two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

25 To Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided. His brother's name was Joktan.

26 Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

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

26 Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

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

26 Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

27 And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,

27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

27 and Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah

27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

28 and Obal and Abimael and Sheba

28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

29 Ophir, 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 descendants of Joktan.

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

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

30 The territory in which they lived extended from Mesha as one goes toward Sephar to 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 all the way to Sephar, the eastern hill country.

30 Now their settlement extended from Mesha as you go toward Sephar, the hill country of the east.

30 Their dwelling was from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.

31 These are Shem's descendants by their families, their languages, their lands, and their nations.

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

31 These are the descendants of Shem, according to their clans and languages by their lands and 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 the sons of Shem, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, after their nations.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, within their nations; and from these the nations spread abroad 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 groupings of Noah's sons, according to their origins and by their nations. From these the other nations of the earth branched out after the flood.

32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations; and 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. Of these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.




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