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.
3: The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.
4: The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
5: Of these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.
6: The sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
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 began to be a mighty one in the earth.
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.
11: Out of that land he went into Assyria, and built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah,
12: and Resen between Nineveh and Calah (the same is the great city).
13: Mizraim became the father of Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,
14: Pathrusim, Casluhim (which the Philistines descended from), and Caphtorim.
15: Canaan became the father of Sidon (his firstborn), Heth,
16: the Jebusite, the Amorite, the Girgashite,
17: the Hivite, the Arkite, the Sinite,
18: the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite. Afterward the families of the Canaanites were spread abroad.
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, after their families, after their languages, in their lands, in their nations.
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.
23: The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.
24: Arpachshad became the father of Shelah. Shelah became the father of Eber.
25: To Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.
26: Joktan became the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
27: Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
28: Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
29: Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
30: Their dwelling was from Mesha, as you go toward Sephar, the mountain of the east.
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, after their generations, in their nations. Of these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.