Genesis 9:18-10:32 – The Descendants of Noah

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Study Type - Adult Lesson

Fellowship - Becky Bereans

Series - Genesis 2024

Book - Genesis

babel, Canaan, descendants of noah, ham, japheth, nimrod, shem, sidon, Table of Nations

Genesis 9:18-10:32, 1 John 1:8-10, James 3:1, Matthew 15:21-28

In this study, we examine the disturbing story of Noah’s curse upon his own grandson Canaan, and then look at the genealogy found in Genesis 10 which has been called “The Table of Nations.”

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Descendants of Noah

This genealogy lists the descendants of Noah’s sons Shem, Japheth, and Ham along with the meanings of their names. The line from Noah through Shem to Jesus is shown in red. Name meanings are shown in italics.

Genesis 10 Maps

These maps show the possible locations of the homelands for people groups mentioned in the Genesis 10 “Table of Nations.”





Descendants of Ham

This map shows the homelands of Ham’s descendants through his sons Cush, Egypt (מִצְרַיִם miṣrayim), Put, Canaan and Raamah listed in Genesis 10:6-20.

Map © https://biblemapper.com. Used by permission.

Comparison of Biblical Genealogies

Side-by-side comparison of Biblical genealogies from Luke, Matthew, Genesis, Ruth, and 1 Chronicles.

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