New Living Translation
Their descendants became the seafaring peoples that spread out to various lands, each identified by its own language, clan, and national identity.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:5 The posterity of Japheth were allotted to the isles of the Gentiles, which were solemnly, by lot, after a survey, divided among them, and probably this island of ours among the rest. All places beyond the sea, from Judea, are called isles, Jer 25:22, and this directs us to understand that promise, Isa 42:4, the isles shall wait for his law, of the conversion of the Gentiles to the faith of Christ.
LibraryThe First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4
The Pioneer's Influence Upon a Nation's Ideals.
The Interpretation of the Early Narratives of the Old Testament
Sargon of Assyria (722-705 B. C. )
The descendants of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
The descendants of Ham were Cush, Mizraim, Put, and Canaan.
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says to Tyre: The whole coastline will tremble at the sound of your fall, as the screams of the wounded echo in the continuing slaughter.
Now the coastlands tremble at your fall. The islands are dismayed as you disappear.
"After this, he will turn his attention to the coastland and conquer many cities. But a commander from another land will put an end to his insolence and cause him to retreat in shame.
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