Friday, January 16, 2009

Genisis 10

Nations decsended from Noah

Generations of Noah, Shem , Ham and Japheth (why do they list the youngest son in the middle?)

The sons of Japheth (middle)
Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech and tiras.
The sons of Gomer
Ashkenaz, riphath, togarmah.
The sons of Javan
Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim and Dodanim

From those the coastland peoples spread, with their own language, in their own clans in their nations.

The sons of Ham(youngest)
Cush, Egypt, Put, and Cannan
The sons of Cush
Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. Cush fathered Nimrod. He was a mighty man(the first on earth). He was a mighty hunter before the Lord.
The beginning of Nimrod's kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. From the land he went into Assyria dn built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah and Resen (between Nineveh and Calah)
The sons of Egypt
Ludim, Anamim, Lahabim, Naphtuhim, Pathrusim, Casluhim (the Philistines came from him), and Caphtorim.
The sons of Cannan
Sidon and Heth, The Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites, Hivites, the Arkites, Sinites, Arvadites, Zemarites and the Hamathites. Afterward (not sure what it was after) the clans of the Cannanites were dispersed. The territory of the Cannanites extedned from Sidon in the direction of Gerar as far as Gaza and in the direction of Sodom, gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

The sons of Shem (oldest brother)
Eber is listed "To Shem also the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, children were born." totally confused by this? Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud and Aram
The sons of Aram
Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash
The sons of Arpachshad
The sons of Shelah
The sons of Eber
Peleg ( for his days on the earth were divided) and Joktan
The sons of Joktan
Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah, Hodoram, Uzal, diklah, Obal, Abimael, Sheba, Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. Their territoryexteded from mesha in the direction of Sephar to the hill country of the east.

The sons of Shelah

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