10 - Shem, Ham, and Japheth's descendants
I. The family of Japheth - v.1-5
A. Coastal people of the Gentiles.
B. Divided into lands, languages, families, nations.
C. Two of seven sons are especially named : Gomer and Javan.
II. The family of Ham - v.6-20
A. Cush is especially named as father of Nimrod.
1. A mighty man.
2. A mighty hunter.
3. Founded 4 cities in Shinar.
4. Founded 5 cities in Assyria.
B. Mizraim especially named as father of 7.
C. Casluhim is named as ancestor of Philistim.
III. The family of Shem - v.21-32
A. Father of 5 sons.
B. Especially named was Aram, the father of 4 sons.
C. Also especially named was Arphaxad, the father of Salah who begot Eber.
1. Eber had 2 sons.
(1). In the days of Peleg the earth was divided.
(2). Joktan, his brother, had 13 sons.