The 14 Descendants of Japheth—1 Chronicles 1:4–7
1 This is the account of Noah’s sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their descendants. Shem, Ham and Japheth had children after the flood.
Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras.
Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
the people from Elishah, Tarshish, Cyprus, and Rhodes.a
The 30 Descendants of Ham—1 Chronicles 1:8–16
6 Ham’s descendants were
Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan.
Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca.
Raamah’s descendants were
Sheba and Dedan.
8 Cush was the father of Nimrod, the first mighty warrior on the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter whom the Lord blessed. That’s why people used to say, “⸤He’s⸥ like Nimrod, a mighty hunter whom the Lord blessed.” 10 The first ⸤cities⸥ in his kingdom were Babylon, Erech, Accad, and Calneh in Shinar [Babylonia]. 11 He went from that land to Assyria and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah, 12 and Resen, the great city between Nineveh and Calah.
The 26 Descendants of Shem—1 Chronicles 1:17–23
21 Shem, Japheth’s older brother, also had children. ⸤Shem was⸥ the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.
Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.
and Shelah was the father of Eber.
His brother’s name was Joktan.
26 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, 27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, 28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba, 29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. These were Joktan’s sons. 30 The region where they lived extended from Mesha toward Sephar in the eastern mountains.
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