Tuesday, December 11, 2012
SHEM BECAME THE FATHER OF SEMITIC PEOPLE (MIDDLE EAST, NORTHERN AFRICA): according to the Bible
SHEM - Table of Nations
Gen 10:22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.
Gen 10:23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.
Gen 10:24 Arpachshad fathered Shelah; and Shelah fathered Eber.
Gen 10:25 To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his
brother's name was Joktan.
Gen 10:26 Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
Gen 10:27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
Gen 10:28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
Gen 10:29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab; all these were the sons of Joktan.
Gen 10:30 The territory in which they lived extended from Mesha in the direction of Sephar to the hill country of the east.
Gen 10:31 These are the sons of Shem, by their clans, their languages, their lands, and their nations.
Sons of SHEM (Shemites, Semitic - MIDDLE EAST, NORTHERN AFRICA):
1. Elam (Elamites, Persians) - IRAN
2. Asshur (Assyrians) - Northern IRAQ
Amalekites - JORDAN, SYRIA, SINAI PENINSULA (EGYPT), SAUDI ARABIA
Amorites, Mesopotamia - IRAQ, SYRIA
Arabians, Arabs, Bedouins - SAUDI ARABIA
Edomites - NEGEV DESERT (ISRAEL), ARABAH VALLEY, DEAD SEA, JORDAN
Chaldeans - Southern IRAQ
Hebrews, Israelites, Jews - ISRAEL
Ishmaelites - SAUDI ARABIA, YEMEN
Midianites - ARABIA, GULF OF AQABA (JORDAN, EGYPT, ISRAEL, SAUDI ARABIA), NEGEV DESERT
Moabites, Ammonites, Jordanians, Palestinians - JORDAN, PALESTINE
4. Lud (Lydians) - TURKEY, ALGERIA, EGYPT, LIBYA, MAURITANIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, TUNISIA, WESTERN SAHARA)
Aramaeans, Aramaic - ARMENIA
Lebanese - LEBANON
Syrians - SYRIA