Genesis Chapter 10
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 The generations of Noah. 2 The sonnes of Iaphet. 6 The sonnes of Ham. 8 Nimrod the first Monarch. 21 The sonnes of Shem.
Now these are the generations of the sonnes of Noah; Shem, Ham, and Iaphet: and vnto them were sonnes borne after the Flood.
The sonnes of Iaphet: Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Iauan, & Tubal, and Meshech, & Tiras.2
And the sonnes of Gomer: Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.
And the sons of Iauan: Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
By these were the Iles of the Gentiles diuided in their lands, euery one after his tongue: after their families, in their nations.
¶ And the sonnes of Ham: Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.6
And the sonnes of Cush, Seba, and Hauilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the sonnes of Raamah: Sheba, and Dedan.
And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
The first Monarch.
He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is saide, Euen as Nimrod the mightie hunter before the LORD.
And the beginning of his kingdome was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.10
Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineueh, and the citie Rehoboth, and Calah,11
And Resen betweene Nineueh and Calah: the same is a great citie.
And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
And Pathrusim, and Casluhim (out of whome came Philistiim) and Caphtorim.
¶ And Canaan begate Sidon his first borne, and Heth,15
And the Iebusite, and the Emorite, and the Girgasite,
And the Hiuite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
And the Aruadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.
And the border of the Canaanites, was from Sidon, as thou commest to Gerar, vnto Gaza, as thou goest vnto Sodoma and Gomorah, and Admah, & Zeboim, euen vnto Lasha.19
These are the sonnes of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.
¶ Unto Shem also the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Iaphet the elder, euen to him were children borne.
The children of Shem: Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.22
And the children of Aram: Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.
And Arphaxad begate Salah, and Salah begate Eber.24
And vnto Eber were borne two sonnes: the name of one was Peleg, for in his dayes was the earth diuided, and his brothers name was Ioktan.25
And Ioktan begate Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaueth, and Ierah,
And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,
And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,
And Ophir, and Hauilah, & Iobab: all these were the sonnes of Ioktan.
And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest vnto Sephar, a mount of the East.
These are the sonnes of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands after their nations.
These are the families of the sonnes of Noah after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations diuided in the earth after the Flood.
Genesis Chapter 10 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
2 1.Chron. 1.5.
6 1.Chron. 1.8.
10 Gr. Babylon.
11 Or, he went out into Assyria. , Or, the streetes of the Citie.
15 Heb. Tzidon.
19 Hebr. Azzah.
22 1.Chron. 1.17. , Hebr. Arpachshad.
24 Hebr. Shelah.
25 1.Chron. 1.19.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania