The First Book of Moses, called Genesis
1 – These are the generations of the sons of Noe: Sem, Cham, and Japheth: and unto them sons were born after the flood.
2 – The sons of Japheth: Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Thubal, and Mosoch, and Thiras.
3 – And the sons of Gomer: Ascenez and Riphath and Thogorma.
4 – And the sons of Javan: Elisa and Tharsis, Cetthim, and Dodanim.
5 – By these were divided the islands of the Gentiles in their lands, every one according to his tongue and their families in their nations.
6 – And the sons of Cham: Chus, and Mesram, and Phuth, and Chanaan.
7 – And the sons of Chus: Saba and Hevila, and Sabatha, and Regma, and Sabatacha. The sons of Regma: Saba and Dadan.
8 – Now Chus begot Nemrod: he began to be mighty on earth.
9 – And he was a stout hunter before the Lord. Hence came a proverb: Even as Nemrod the stout hunter before the Lord.
10 – And the beginning of his kingdom was Babylon, and Arach, and Achad, and Chalanne in the land of Sennaar.
11 – Out of that land came forth Assur, and built Ninive, and the streets of the city, and Chale.
12 – Resen also between Ninive and Chale: this is the great city.
13 – And Mesraim begot Ludim, and Anamim, and Laabim, Nepthuim,
14 – And Phetrusim, and Chasluim; of whom came forth the Philistines, and the Capthorim.
15 – And Chanaan begot Sidon, his firstborn, the Hethite,
16 – And the Jebusite, and the Amorrhite, and the Gergesite,
17 – The Hevite and the Aracite: the Sinite,
18 – And the Aradian, the Samarite, and the Hamathite: and afterwards the families of the Chanaanites were spread abroad.
19 – And the limits of Chanaan were from Sidon as one comes to Gerara even to Gaza, until thou enter Sodom and Gomorrha, and Adama, and Seboim even to Lesa.
20 – These are the children of Cham in their kindreds, and tongues, and generations, and lands, and nations.
21 – Of Sem also, the father of all children of Heber, the elder brother of Japheth, sons were born.
22 – The sons of Sem: Elam and Assur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
23 – The sons of Aram: Us and Hull, and Gether: and Mess.
24 – But Arphaxad begot Sale, of whom was born Heber.
25 – And to Heber were born two sons: the name of the one was Phaleg, because in his days the earth was divided: and his brother’s name Jectan.
26 – Which Jectan begot Elmodad, and Saleph, and Asarmoth, Jare,
27 – And Anduram, and Uzal, and Decla,
28 – And Ebal, and Abimael, Saba,
29 – And Ophir, and Hevila, and Jobab.
30 – And their dwelling was from Messa as we go on as far as Sephar, a mountain in the east.
31 – These are the children of Sem according to their kindreds and tongues, and countries in their nations.
32 – These are the families of Noe, according to their peoples and nations. By these were the nations divided on the earth after the flood.
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