Genesis 10

 

God had told Noah and his sons in Genesis 9:7 to be fruitful and multiply.  Genesis 10 is an account of them carrying out the plan of what God said.

 

Lets take a look at the sons of Noah and their families and see what we can learn:

 

9:2-5

Sons of Japheth – Why mention him first? 

 

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Sons of Ham – 10:6-20

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Read Gen. 10:5 and Jer. 25:22, Isa. 42:4 – what do these verses mean?

 

 

Who stands out in your mind from the descendants of Ham?  Why?

 

 

What is reputation?  How do people get either good or bad reputations?

 

What great nations, who were the enemies of God’s people, the Jews, arose out of the descendants of Ham?

           

 

 

           

Sons of Shem – the descendants were the Jews

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Read 10:21 – Why is Eber mentioned? 

 

 

10:25 – What happened in Peleg’s day?  Why?

 

Read 10:32 – Why do you think God thought it was important to put this chapter in the Bible?

 

In relationship to the big picture – what do you notice about Noah’s sons and families?

 

Japheth –

 

Ham –

 

Shem –

 

 

Since all families and nations of the earth came from these three men, what common customs, beliefs, or practices are common to all people groups all over the world?

 

 

 

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