Genesis Chapter 10 Bible in Basic English

Genesis 10:1

Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: these are the sons which they had after the great flow of waters

Genesis 10:2

The sons of Japheth: Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech and Tiras.

Genesis 10:3

And the sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz and Riphath and Togarmah.

Genesis 10:4

And the sons of Javan: Elishah and Tarshish, the Kittim and the Dodanim.

Genesis 10:5

From these came the nations of the sea-lands, with their different families and languages.

Genesis 10:6

And the sons of Ham: Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.

Genesis 10:7

And the sons of Cush: Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:8

And Cush was the father of Nimrod, who was the first of the great men of the earth.

Genesis 10:9

He was a very great bowman, so that there is a saying, Like Nimrod, a very great bowman.

Genesis 10:10

And at the first, his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Genesis 10:11

From that land he went out into Assyria, building Nineveh with its wide streets and Calah,

Genesis 10:12

And Resen between Nineveh and Calah, which is a very great town.

Genesis 10:13

And Mizraim was the father of the Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim;

Genesis 10:14

And Pathrusim and Casluhim and Caphtorim, from whom came the Philistines.

Genesis 10:15

And Canaan was the father of Zidon, who was his oldest son, and Heth,

Genesis 10:16

And the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite,

Genesis 10:17

And the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite,

Genesis 10:18

And the Arvadite and the Zemarite and the Hamathite; after that the families of the Canaanites went far and wide in all directions;

Genesis 10:19

Their country stretching from Zidon to Gaza, in the direction of Gerar; and to Lasha, in the direction of Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim.

Genesis 10:20

All these, with their different families, languages, lands, and nations, are the offspring of Ham.

Genesis 10:21

And Shem, the older brother of Japheth, the father of the children of Eber, had other sons in addition.

Genesis 10:22

These are the sons of Shem: Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.

Genesis 10:23

And the sons of Aram: Uz and Hul and Gether and Mash.

Genesis 10:24

And Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.

Genesis 10:25

And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his time the peoples of the earth became separate; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 10:26

And Joktan was the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah

Genesis 10:27

And Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah

Genesis 10:28

And Obal and Abimael and Sheba

Genesis 10:29

And Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.

Genesis 10:30

And their country was from Mesha, in the direction of Sephar, the mountain of the east.

Genesis 10:31

These, with their families and their languages and their lands and their nations, are the offspring of Shem.

Genesis 10:32

These are the families of the sons of Noah, in the order of their generations and their nations: from these came all the nations of the earth after the great flow of waters.