New International Version
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)
King James Bible
By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
Darby Bible Translation
From these came the distribution of the isles of the nations, according to their lands, every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.
World English Bible
Of these were the islands of the nations divided in their lands, everyone after his language, after their families, in their nations.
Young's Literal Translation
By these have the isles of the nations been parted in their lands, each by his tongue, by their families, in their nations.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Isles of the Gentiles - Europe, of which this is allowed to be a general epithet. Calmet supposes that it comprehends all those countries to which the Hebrews were obliged to go by sea, such as Spain, Gaul, Italy, Greece, and Asia Minor.
Every one after his tongue - This refers to the time posterior to the confusion of tongues and dispersion from Babel.
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The Creation, the Deluge, the history of the gods--The country, its cities its inhabitants, its early dynasties. [Illustration: 002a.jpg] "In the time when nothing which was called heaven existed above, and when nothing below had as yet received the name of earth,* Apsu, the Ocean, who first was their father, and Chaos-Tiamat, who gave birth to them all, mingled their waters in one, reeds which were not united, rushes which bore no fruit."** Life germinated slowly in this inert mass, in which the …
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The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.
The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says to Tyre: Will not the coastlands tremble at the sound of your fall, when the wounded groan and the slaughter takes place in you?
Now the coastlands tremble on the day of your fall; the islands in the sea are terrified at your collapse.'
Then he will turn his attention to the coastlands and will take many of them, but a commander will put an end to his insolence and will turn his insolence back on him.
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