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Genesis 10

Overview

Genesis 10:1, The generations of Noah; Genesis 10:2, Japheth; Genesis 10:6, Ham; Genesis 10:8, Nimrod the first monarch, and the descendants of Canaan; Genesis 10:21, The sons of Shem.

Verse 1

are the: Genesis 2:4, Genesis 5:1, Genesis 6:9, Matthew 1:1

and unto: Genesis 9:1, Genesis 9:7, Genesis 9:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:32 - Shem Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Genesis 9:18 - Shem Genesis 10:32 - are the Genesis 37:2 - the generations Numbers 3:1 - generations 1 Chronicles 1:5 - General 2 Chronicles 14:13 - Gerar

Verse 2

Genesis 10:21, 1 Chronicles 1:5-7, Isaiah 66:19, Ezekiel 27:7, Ezekiel 27:12-14, Ezekiel 27:19, Ezekiel 38:2, Ezekiel 38:6, Ezekiel 38:15, Ezekiel 39:1, Revelation 20:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Genesis 9:19 - and of Psalms 120:5 - Mesech Isaiah 60:9 - the isles Jeremiah 51:28 - the kings Ezekiel 27:13 - Javan Ezekiel 32:26 - Meshech

Verse 3

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:6 - Ashchenaz Jeremiah 51:27 - Ashchenaz Ezekiel 27:14 - Togarmah Ezekiel 38:6 - Togarmah

Verse 4

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Kittim: Numbers 24:24, Isaiah 23:1, Isaiah 23:12, Daniel 11:30, Chittim

Dodanim: or, Rodanim

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:22 - Tharshish Isaiah 24:15 - isles Isaiah 66:19 - Tarshish Jeremiah 2:10 - the isles Ezekiel 27:6 - the isles Ezekiel 27:7 - Elishah Ezekiel 27:12 - General Ezekiel 27:13 - Javan Daniel 11:18 - the isles

Verse 5

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isles: Genesis 10:25, Psalms 72:10, Isaiah 24:15, Isaiah 40:15, Isaiah 41:5, Isaiah 42:4, Isaiah 42:10, Isaiah 49:1, Isaiah 51:5, Isaiah 59:18, Isaiah 60:9, Jeremiah 2:10, Jeremiah 25:22, Zephaniah 2:11

after his: Genesis 10:20, Genesis 11:1-9

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:31 - General Genesis 11:7 - may Genesis 11:9 - Babel Esther 10:1 - the isles Psalms 97:1 - let the multitude of isles Isaiah 11:11 - the islands Jeremiah 31:10 - declare Jeremiah 46:1 - against Daniel 11:18 - the isles

Verse 6

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And the: Genesis 9:22, 1 Chronicles 1:8-16, 1 Chronicles 4:40, Psalms 78:51, Psalms 105:23, Psalms 105:27, Psalms 106:22

Ham: Ham signifies burnt or black; and this name was peculiarly significant of the regions allotted to his family. To the Cushites, or descendants of Cush, were allotted the hot southern regions of Asia, along the shores of the Persian Gulf, Susiana or Chusistan, etc.; to the sons of Canaan, Palestine and Syria; to the sons of Mizraim, Egypt and Libya, in Africa.

Cush: Isaiah 11:11

Phut: Jeremiah 46:9, *marg. Ezekiel 27:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:13 - Ethiopia Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Genesis 9:18 - Ham Genesis 10:20 - General Joshua 13:3 - five Lords 2 Chronicles 12:3 - Ethiopians Ezekiel 38:5 - Libya Nahum 3:9 - Put Habakkuk 3:7 - Cushan

Verse 7

Seba: Psalms 72:10

Havilah: Genesis 2:11

Sheba: 1 Kings 10:1, Ezekiel 27:22

Dedan: Isaiah 21:13, Ezekiel 27:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:18 - Havilah 1 Chronicles 1:8 - sons 1 Chronicles 1:9 - Sabta 2 Chronicles 9:1 - Sheba Job 1:15 - Sabeans Job 6:19 - Sheba Isaiah 11:11 - Cush Isaiah 60:6 - all Jeremiah 25:23 - Dedan Habakkuk 3:7 - Cushan

Verse 8

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Nimrod: Micah 5:6

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:10 - General Psalms 52:1 - O mighty Isaiah 18:2 - to a people

Verse 9

a mighty: Genesis 6:4, Genesis 25:27, Genesis 27:30, Genesis 27:30, Jeremiah 16:16, Ezekiel 13:18, Micah 7:2

before the Lord: Genesis 6:11, Genesis 13:13

Even: 2 Chronicles 28:22, Psalms 52:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:20 - an archer 1 Samuel 2:17 - before Psalms 52:1 - O mighty Isaiah 18:2 - to a people Micah 5:6 - the land of Nimrod

Verse 10

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And the: Jeremiah 50:21, Micah 5:6

Babel: Gr. Babylon, Genesis 11:9, Isaiah 39:1, Micah 4:10

Calneh: Isaiah 10:9, Amos 6:2

Shinar: Genesis 11:2, Genesis 14:1, Isaiah 11:11, Daniel 1:2, Zechariah 5:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:26 - the Lord Joshua 7:21 - Babylonish garment 2 Kings 20:12 - Babylon Isaiah 23:13 - the Assyrian Ezekiel 23:17 - Babylonians Ezekiel 27:23 - Canneh Daniel 4:30 - great

Verse 11

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went forth Asshur: or, he went out into Assyria, Micah 5:6

Asshur: Numbers 24:22, Numbers 24:24, Ezra 4:2, Psalms 83:8, Ezekiel 27:23, Ezekiel 32:22, Hosea 14:3

Nineveh: 2 Kings 19:36, Isaiah 37:37, Jonah 1:2, Jonah 3:1-10, Nahum 1:1, Nahum 2:8, Nahum 3:7, Zephaniah 2:13, the city of, or, the streets of the city

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:14 - toward the east of Genesis 36:37 - Rehoboth Isaiah 10:5 - O Assyrian Isaiah 23:13 - the Assyrian Jonah 3:2 - Nineveh

Verse 12

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:36 - Nineveh Isaiah 37:37 - Nineveh Ezekiel 32:26 - Meshech

Verse 13

Ludim: 1 Chronicles 1:11, 1 Chronicles 1:12, Jeremiah 46:9, Ezekiel 30:5

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 12:3 - Lubims Isaiah 66:19 - Tarshish Jeremiah 47:4 - Caphtor Ezekiel 27:10 - of Lud

Verse 14

Pathrusim: Isaiah 11:11, Jeremiah 44:1

Philistim: 1 Chronicles 1:12, Jeremiah 47:4

Caphtorim: Deuteronomy 2:23, Jeremiah 47:4, Amos 9:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:32 - the Philistines Joshua 13:2 - borders 1 Chronicles 1:11 - General Ezekiel 29:14 - Pathros

Verse 15

Canaan: 1 Chronicles 1:13

Sidon: Heb. Tzidon, Genesis 49:13, Joshua 11:8, Isaiah 23:4, Zidon

Heth: Genesis 15:18-21, Genesis 28:3-20, Exodus 3:8, Exodus 34:11, Numbers 34:2-15, Joshua 12:8-24, 2 Samuel 11:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:22 - Ham Genesis 12:6 - Canaanite Genesis 15:21 - Amorites Genesis 23:3 - Heth Genesis 50:11 - the Canaanites Deuteronomy 32:8 - he set Joshua 5:1 - all the kings Joshua 13:3 - which is counted Judges 3:3 - Canaanites Judges 3:5 - Canaanites 1 Samuel 26:6 - Hittite 2 Samuel 24:6 - Zidon 1 Kings 5:6 - Sidonians Isaiah 23:11 - the merchant city Isaiah 23:12 - daughter Ezekiel 27:8 - Zidon Ezekiel 28:21 - Zidon Mark 7:24 - Tyre Acts 12:20 - Tyre Acts 27:3 - Sidon

Verse 16

Jebusite: Judges 1:21, 2 Samuel 24:18, Zechariah 9:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:13 - Amorite Judges 19:11 - the Jebusites 2 Samuel 24:16 - the Jebusite 1 Chronicles 11:4 - the inhabitants Matthew 8:28 - Gergesenes

Verse 17

Hivite: Genesis 34:2

Reciprocal: Joshua 9:7 - Hivites

Verse 18

Arvadite: Ezekiel 27:8

Zemarite: Joshua 18:22, 2 Chronicles 13:4

Hamathite: Numbers 34:8, 2 Samuel 8:9, 2 Kings 17:24, 2 Kings 17:30, Isaiah 10:9, Ezekiel 47:16, Ezekiel 47:17, Zechariah 9:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:6 - Canaanite Joshua 19:35 - Hammath

Verse 19

And the: Genesis 13:12-17, Genesis 15:18-21, Numbers 34:2-15, Deuteronomy 32:8, Joshua 12:7, Joshua 12:8, Joshua 14:1 - Joshua 21:45

as thou comest: Genesis 13:10

Gerar: Genesis 20:1, Genesis 26:1

Gaza: Heb. Azzah, Judges 16:1, Jeremiah 25:20

Sodom: Genesis 13:10-13, Genesis 14:2, Genesis 18:20, Genesis 19:24, Genesis 19:25, Hosea 11:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:31 - the land Genesis 12:5 - and into Genesis 12:6 - Canaanite Genesis 13:7 - Canaanite Joshua 10:41 - Gaza Judges 6:4 - till thou come 1 Kings 4:24 - Azzah 2 Chronicles 14:13 - Gerar Job 38:20 - the bound Jeremiah 47:1 - Gaza Mark 7:24 - Tyre Acts 12:20 - Tyre

Verse 20

Genesis 10:6, Genesis 11:1-9

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:5 - after his Genesis 10:31 - General Genesis 10:32 - are the Genesis 11:7 - may Genesis 11:9 - Babel

Verse 21

Shem: Shem signifies name or renown; and his, indeed, was great both in a temporal and spiritual sense, inasmuch as he was destined to be the lineal ancestor of the promised Seed of the woman, to which Noah might allude in his pious ejaculation, Genesis 9:26.

the father: Genesis 11:10-26

Eber: Numbers 24:24

the brother: Genesis 10:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:32 - Shem Genesis 7:13 - and Shem Genesis 10:25 - Eber Genesis 11:16 - Eber Genesis 39:14 - an Hebrew 1 Chronicles 1:19 - Eber Luke 3:36 - Sem

Verse 22

children: Genesis 9:26, 1 Chronicles 1:17-27

Elam: Genesis 14:1-9, 2 Kings 15:19, Job 1:17, Isaiah 11:11, Isaiah 21:2, Isaiah 22:6, Jeremiah 25:25, Jeremiah 49:34-39, Acts 2:9

Arphaxad: Heb. Arpachshad

Lud: Isaiah 66:19

Aram: Numbers 23:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:14 - toward the east of Genesis 11:10 - General Ezra 4:9 - Elamites Ezekiel 16:57 - Syria Ezekiel 23:7 - the chosen men of Assyria Ezekiel 27:10 - of Lud Ezekiel 27:16 - Syria Ezekiel 27:23 - Canneh Ezekiel 32:24 - Elam Daniel 8:2 - province Luke 3:36 - Sem

Verse 23

Uz: Job 1:1, Jeremiah 25:20

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:17 - Meshech 1 Chronicles 1:42 - Jakan Ezekiel 16:57 - Syria

Verse 24

Salah: Heb. Shelah, Genesis 11:12-15

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:18 - Shelah Luke 3:35 - Sala

Verse 25

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Eber: Genesis 10:21, 1 Chronicles 1:19

the name: Genesis 11:16-19, Luke 3:35, Luke 3:36

Peleg: i.e. division

in: Genesis 10:32, Deuteronomy 32:8, Acts 17:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:5 - isles Genesis 11:8 - upon Genesis 11:9 - the face Job 15:19 - Unto whom

Verse 26

1 Chronicles 1:20-28

Verse 27

1 Chronicles 1:20-28

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:21 - Hadoram

Verse 28

am cir, 1797, bc cir, 2207, Genesis 25:3, 1 Kings 10:1, 1 Chronicles 1:20-28

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:22 - Ebal 2 Chronicles 9:1 - Sheba Job 1:15 - Sabeans

Verse 29

Ophir: 1 Kings 9:28, 1 Kings 22:48, 1 Chronicles 8:18, 1 Chronicles 9:10, 1 Chronicles 9:13, Job 22:24, Job 28:16, Psalms 45:9, Isaiah 13:12

Havilah: Genesis 2:11, Genesis 25:18, 1 Samuel 15:7

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:23 - Ophir 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Jobab

Verse 30

mount of the east: Numbers 23:7

Reciprocal: Matthew 2:1 - from

Verse 31

Genesis 10:5, Genesis 10:20, Acts 17:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:32 - are the Genesis 11:9 - Babel

Verse 32

are the: Genesis 10:1, Genesis 10:20, Genesis 10:31, Genesis 5:29-31

and by: Any man who can barely read his Bible, and has but heard of such people as the Assyrians, Elamites, Lydians, Medes, Ionians, and Thracians, will readily acknowledge that Asshur, Elam, Lud, Madai, Javan, and Tiras, grandsons of Noah, were their respective founders.

nations: Genesis 10:25, Genesis 9:1, Genesis 9:7, Genesis 9:19, Acts 17:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:32 - Shem Genesis 11:7 - may Genesis 11:8 - upon Genesis 11:9 - the face Job 15:19 - Unto whom Amos 3:2 - all Zechariah 14:17 - all

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 10". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-10.html.