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Genesis 10 ... page 12
Noah had to build a big
boat to hold the animals.
(See what Noah was up
to in GENESIS 6:9-22.) The ark was as
long as one and one-half football fields, as
tall as a four-story building, and as wide
as a city block.
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This is the account of the families of Shem, Ham,
and Japheth, the three sons of Noah. Many children were born to them after the great flood.
Descendants of Japheth
2 The descendants of Japheth were Gomer,
Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and
3 The descendants of Gomer were Ashkenaz,
Riphath, and Togarmah.
4The descendants of Javan were Elishah,
Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim. 5 Their
descendants became the seafaring peoples
that spread out to various lands, each
identified by its own language, clan, and
Descendants of Ham
6The descendants of Ham were Cush, Mizraim,
Put, and Canaan.
descendants of Cush were Seba,
Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca.
The descendants of Raamah were Sheba
8Cush was also the ancestor of Nimrod,
who was the first heroic warrior on earth.
9 Since he was the greatest hunter in the
world, his name became proverbial. People
would say, “This man is like Nimrod, the
greatest hunter in the world.” 10He built his
kingdom in the land of Babylonia, with the
cities of Babylon, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh.
11From there he expanded his territory to
Assyria, building the cities of Nineveh,
Rehoboth-ir, Calah, 12and Resen (the great
city located between Nineveh and Calah).
13Mizraim was the ancestor of the Ludites,
Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 14Pathrusites, Casluhites, and the Caphtorites, from
whom the Philistines came.
15Canaan’s oldest son was Sidon, the ancestor of
the Sidonians. Canaan was also the ancestor
of the Hittites, 16Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, 17Hivites, Arkites, Sinites, 18Arvadites,
Zemarites, and Hamathites. The Canaanite
clans eventually spread out, 19and the
territory of Canaan extended from Sidon
in the north to Gerar and Gaza in the south,
and east as far as Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah,
and Zeboiim, near Lasha.
20These were the descendants of Ham, identified by clan, language, territory, and national
(Ham is the father of Canaan.) 19From these three
sons of Noah came all the people who now populate the earth.
20After the flood, Noah began to cultivate the
ground, and he planted a vineyard. 21One day
he drank some wine he had made, and he became drunk and lay naked inside his tent.
22Ham, the father of Canaan, saw that his father
was naked and went outside and told his brothers. 23 Then Shem and Japheth took a robe, held
it over their shoulders, and backed into the tent
to cover their father. As they did this, they
looked the other way so they would not see him
24When Noah woke up from his stupor, he
learned what Ham, his youngest son, had done.
25 Then he cursed Canaan, the son of Ham:
“May Canaan be cursed!
May he be the lowest of servants to his
26Then Noah said,
“May the Lord, the God of Shem, be blessed,
and may Canaan be his servant!
27 May God expand the territory of Japheth!
May Japheth share the prosperity of Shem,
and may Canaan be his servant.”
28Noah lived another 350 years after the great
flood. 29He lived 950 years, and then he died.