1 And Peleḡ son of Ĕḇer died in those days, in the forty-eighth year of the life of Aḇram son of Teraḥ, and all the days of Peleḡ were two hundred and thirty-nine years.
2 And when 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 had scattered the sons of men because of their sin at the tower, see, they spread out into many divisions, and all the sons of men were dispersed to the four corners of the earth.
3 And all the clans came to be, each according to its language, its land, or its city.
4 And the sons of men built many cities according to their clans, in all the places where they went, and throughout the earth where 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 had scattered them.
5 And afterward some of them built cities in places from which they were destroyed, and they called these cities after their own names, or the names of their children, or after their particular occurrences.
6 And the sons of Yepheth son of Noaḥ went and built themselves cities in the places where they were scattered, and they called all their cities after their names, and the sons of Yepheth were divided over the face of the earth into many divisions and languages.
7 And these are the sons of Yepheth according to their clans: Gomer, Maḡoḡ, Maḏai, Yawan, Tuḇal, Mesheḵ and Tiras; these are the children of Yepheth according to their generations.
8 And the children of Gomer, according to their cities, were the Phranqum, who dwell in the land of Phranza, by the river Phranza, by the river Senah.
9 And the children of Riphas are the Bartonites, who dwell in the land of Bartonyah by the river Ledah, which empties its waters in the great sea Giḥon, that is, Oceanus.
10 And the children of Toḡarmah are ten clans, and these are their names: Buzar, Parzunaḵ, Balgar, Eliḵanum, Ragḇiḇ, Tarki, Bid, Zeḇuḵ, Ongal and Tilmaz; all these spread and settled in the north and built themselves cities.
11 And they called their cities after their own names, those are they who dwell by the rivers Hithlah and Yithlah to this day.
12 But the clans of Angoli, Balgar and Parzunaḵ, they dwell by the great river Duḇni; and the names of their cities are also according to their own names.
13 And the children of Yawan are the Yawanites who dwell in the land of Makedonia, and the children of Maḏayarĕh are the Orelum that dwell in the land of Kurson, and the children of Tuḇal are those that dwell in the land of Tuskanah by the river Pashiyah.
14 And the children of Mesheḵ are the Shiḇashnites and the children of Tiras are Rushash, Kushni, and Ongolis; all these went and built themselves cities; those are the cities that are situated by the sea Yaḇus by the river Kura, which empties itself in the river Tragan.
15 And the children of Elishah are the Almanites, and they also went and built themselves cities; those are the cities situated between the mountains of lyoḇ and Shiḇathmo. And they were the people of Lumbardi who dwell opposite the mountains of lyoḇ and Shiḇathmo, and they conquered the land of Italiyah and remain there to this day.
16 And the children of Shittim are the Romites who dwell in the valley of Kanophyah by the river Tiḇre’u.
17 And the children of Doḏanim are those who dwell in the cities of the sea Giḥon, in the land of Bordna.
18 These are the clans of the children of Yepheth according to their cities and languages, when they were scattered after the tower, and they called their cities after their names and occurrences. And these are the names of all their cities according to their clans, which they built in those days after the tower.
19 And the children of Ḥam were Kush, Mitsrayim, Put and Kena’an according to their generation and cities.
20 All these went and built themselves cities as they found fit places for them, and they called their cities after the names of their fathers Kush, Mitsrayim, Put and Kena’an.
21 And the children of Mitsrayim are the Luḏim, Anamim, Lehaḇim, Naphtuḥim, Pathrusim, Kasluḥim and Kaphtorim, seven clans.
22 All these dwell by the river Shiḥor, that is the wadi of Mitsrayim, and they built themselves cities and called them after their own names.
23 And the children of Pathros and Kasloḥ intermarried together, and from them went forth the Pelishtites, the Azathites, and the Gerarites, the Gittites and the Eqronites, in all five clans; these also built themselves cities, and they called their cities after the names of their fathers to this day.
24 And the children of Kena’an also built themselves cities, and they called their cities after their names – eleven cities and others without number.
25 And four men from the clan of Ḥam went to the land of the plain; these are the names of the four men: Seḏom, Amorah, Aḏmah and Tseḇoyim.
26 And these men built themselves four cities in the land of the plain, and they called the names of their cities after their own names.
27 And they and their children and all belonging to them dwelt in those cities, and they were fruitful and multiplied greatly and dwelt peaceably.
28 And Sĕ’ir son of Ḥur, son of Ḥiwi, son of Kena’an, went and found a valley opposite to Mount Paran, and he built a city there, and he and his seven sons and his household dwelt there. And he called the city which he built Sĕ’ir, according to his name; that is the land of Sĕ’ir to this day.
29 These are the clans of the children of Ḥam, according to their languages and cities, when they were scattered to their countries after the tower.
30 And some of the children of Shĕm son of Noaḥ, father of all the children of Ĕḇer, also went and built themselves cities in the places wherein they were scattered, and they called their cities after their names.
31 And the sons of Shĕm were Ĕylam, Asshur, Arpaḵshaḏ, Luḏim and Aram, and they built themselves cities and called the names of all their cities after their names.
32 And Asshur son of Shĕm and his children and household went out at that time, a very large body of them, and they went to a distant land that they found, and they came upon a very extensive valley in the land that they went to, and they built themselves four cities, and they called them after their own names and occurrences.
33 And these are the names of the cities which the children of Asshur built: Ninewĕh, Resen, Kelaḥ and Reḥoḇoth Ir; and the children of Asshur dwell there to this day.
34 And the children of Aram also went and built themselves a city, and they called the name of the city Uts after their eldest brother, and they dwell there; that is the land of Uts to this day.
35 And in the second year after the tower a man from the house of Asshur, whose name was Bela, went from the land of Ninewĕh to sojourn with his household wherever he could find a place; and they came until opposite the cities of the plain against Seḏom, and they dwelt there.
36 And the man rose up and built there a small city, and called its name Bela, after his name; that is the land of Tso’ar to this day.
37 And these are the clans of the children of Shĕm according to their language and cities, after they were scattered over the earth after the tower.
38 And every reign, city, and clan of the clans of the children of Noaḥ built themselves many cities after this.
39 And they established governments in all their cities, in order to be regulated by their orders; so did all the clans of the children of Noaḥ, forever.