King James Version of the Bible

Book of Genesis

Chapter 10


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Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.
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The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
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And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.
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And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
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By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
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And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.
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And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtechah: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.
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And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
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He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
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And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
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Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
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And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.
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And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
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And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim.
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And Canaan begat Sidon his first born, and Heth,
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And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,
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And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
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And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.
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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.
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These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.
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Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
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The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
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And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.
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And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.
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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.
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And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,
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And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,
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And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,
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And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.
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And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the east.
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These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.
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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.