Henoc, Mathusale, Lamech,
Noe, Sem, Cham, and Japheth.
(H.) See Gen. x.The author passes lightly over some of the descendantsof the two latter, as he had David's genealogy principally in view.
The sons of Japheth: Gomer, and Magog, andMadai, and Javan, Thubal, Mosoch, Thiras.
And the sons of Gomer: Ascenez, andRiphath, and Thogorma.
Heb. begins with D. C. --- But the Prot. correctit (H.) according to the book of Gen. and the Sept. Thetwo letters are very much alike.
And the sons of Javan: Elisa and Tharsis,Cethim and Dodanim.
Heb. has R, conformably to the Samar. copyof Genesis, and the Sept. translate the Rhodians. YetDodanim seems more accurate, (C.) and is retained bythe Prot. H.
The sons of Cham: Chus, and Mesrai, andPhut, and Chaanan.
And the sons of Chus: Saba, and Hevila,Sabatha, and Regma, and Sabathaca. And thesons of Regma: Saba, and Dadan.
Now Chus begot Nemrod: he began to bemighty upon earth.
first establishing the monarchy of Babylon, and building the castle. D.
But Mesraim begot Ludim, and Anamim, andLaabim, and Nephtuim,
Phetrusim also, and Casluim: from whomcame the Philistines, and Caphtorim.
a colony from Crete.
And Chanaan beget Sidon his firstborn, andthe Hethite,
And the Jebusite, and the Amorrhite, and theGergesite,
And the Hevite, and the Aracite, and theSinite,
And the Aradian, and the Samarite, and theHamathite.
The sons of Sem: Elam and Asur, andArphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Hus, andHul, and Gether, and Mosoch.
were the immediate sons of Aram, as wellas...
(Gen. x. 23. C.) so that thereseems to be here some transposition. D.
And Arphaxad beget Sale, and Sale begetHeber.
The Rom. Sept. omits v. 11 to 17, and v. 18 to 24,having only, (17) "The sons of Sem, Ailam and Assur;(24) and Arphaxad, Sala." H. --- But the other copieshere insert Cainan, as the father of Sale. See Gen. x. 24.C. --- It is a matter of great doubt whether he ought notto be inserted. Lu. iii. H.
And to Heber were born two sons, the nameof the one was Phaleg, because In his days theearth was divided; and the name of his brother was Jectan.
And Jectan beget Elmodad, and Saleph, andAsarmoth, and Jare,
And Adoram, and Usal, and Decla,
And Hebal, and Abimael, and Saba,
And Ophir, and Hevila, and Jobab. All theseare the sons of Jectan.
Sem, Arphaxad, Sale,