Genesis 11: The Tower of Babel

Earnest Examination

This series is presented as an honest, sincere look into the study of the Bible with my own personal theories, opinions, comments and that of others’ insights and research into what the verses could mean. I cannot claim one way or another that everything that I am stating is fact and the true meaning of what is meant in these verses.

To lay it out in a way that I can manage, I have highlighted the texts of verses that I either don’t understand or have a comment or question about in yellow. And the comments I’ve left beneath it will be of a smaller font and using brown text.

I would love it if you’d join me in this journey and if you have any insights and/or knowledge of these chapters/verses etc., please feel free to share with me and the other readers. Any chance to get a clearer understanding of the Bible and Jesus Christ would be welcomed with open arms.

I have decided to ultimately use the NKJV version instead of the NIV (the translations from Genesis 1-10 that I used were all from NIV. Posts Genesis 11 and beyond will use NKJV).

Version used is from biblestudytools.com (NKJV) Genesis 11

1 Now the whole earth had one language and one speech.
2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.

From these couple of verses, it makes it seem like the whole world is gathered in this one place. Did all of Noah’s descendants stay together and not branch out? Were there perhaps descendants that decided to travel outwards away from their extended family? Or did they truly all stick together this whole time?

I also want to bring up the strong parallels to the biblical story of the flood and the Tower of Babel account, to that of the Sumerian history. While doing research into the biblical flood and the history of mankind, including the Tower of Babel, the mention of the Sumerians came up several times. There can honestly be no doubt that there is something to this “myth” when it ties so closely to the Christianity beliefs. Some scholars believe that Christianity is actually a mesh of different religions, myths, pagan practices, etc. all mixed into one to appease the majority of people. Possibly as a result of the Roman Catholics/Constantine’s directive. Theoretically, perhaps because Jesus Christ was such a huge influence to people, the Romans felt as if they were in a losing battle to maintain their own tradition, thus adopted Christianity but still upheld their own rites and rituals.

I bring this up because I feel as if to really get a good understanding of the Bible, it’s necessary to address other sources that may lend credence and more information than what we are told. There are several “books” that have not been canonized, so may have been intentionally left out of the Bible; and in order to find out why, it’s prudent to study them as well.
3 Then they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar.
4 And they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top is in the heavens; let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth.”
And here we see “man’s” efforts to be like God and claim a place for themselves in the Heavens. If you’ve read my post on the theory of a dome/firmament, the efforts to go into the heavens, I believe, is now another way to say “into outer space” – as NASA and their partners are trying to conduct.

It is interesting to me that while the ancient civilizations had a direct line with God, there are still those who would defy Him. Why? Apparently they already know of His power and magnitude, yet there is still that arrogance and hubris to think that they can be like Him. (Could it be because the ancestors really did fall from Heaven (fallen angels) and now they want to reclaim their place in the sky? And these descendants (nephilim?, and/or prideful human beings) are hell heaven-bent on this mission to restore what they believe is their birth-right?)
5 But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built.
But then we see this verse, which states “sons of men”… so does this mean that these people were 100% of human origin? Or could they have been coerced by a nephilim (namely, Nimrod/Gilgamesh) into building this tower to reach the heavens? And as many scholars have theorized, the tower may been a ziggurat that was indeed built in Shinar/Babylon. – Understanding Genesis 11: The Tower of Babel…and yet One More Genealogy
6 And the Lord said, “Indeed the people are one and they all have one language, and this is what they begin to do; now nothing that they propose to do will be withheld from them.
How accurate is this verse? Is it implying that human beings are capable of infiltrating to the heavens? And everything else their imagination can create? Or is this God merely stating it as a metaphor to meaning that human beings will construct items of various purposes that will have disastrous effects? If God is all-powerful and the creator of all, then the supposed point that humans can accomplish anything they set their mind to doesn’t make sense. If, however, it is more of a warning as to the state of the human condition, such as this deduction is proposing:

“A powerfully united humanity, inclined to do evil, could accomplish great wickedness. No matter how perverse, outrageous, or ridiculous something might seem, mankind can and will attempt it, given the opportunity. The following verse reveals that God has no plans to give humanity that kind of opening.”What does Genesis 11:6 mean?

then we can see where the danger lies to humanity itself. It is no secret that there are indeed some people who do seem to have wickedness in their heart all the time, and these are the very people that try and dictate control over the population. We can see it in many organizations, industries, businesses, etc. In today’s world, we can see that the vaccines are a heavily pushed, propagandized item onto the whole world. Is this a systematic way of trying to dominate and keep the population under control and at subservience? This is just a hypothetical suggestion, but seeing everything going on in the world, thoughts like these should be on everyone’s mind, instead of believing that multi-billionaire dollar companies have our best interest at heart.

With that being said, I have a hard time believing that “The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.”Genesis 6:5

 Perhaps during that time it was more true than I’d like to think it is. And currently, I’m sure this verse does apply to some parts of the population. However, while I cannot attest to anybody else’s feelings or what goes on in their heart or thoughts, I can speak for myself. I can speak knowing that God knows what’s inside my heart, and I have no fear of Him knowing. While I am not perfect, and not trying to speak out of haughtiness or boasting, I would like to offer up that the intentions of my heart are NOT only evil continually. While it may indeed be true for some, I know that it cannot be all of us, since my heart is looking to Love and Forgiveness, God and Jesus Christ. And I have faith that other people are on the same path.

7 Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech.”
Again, and throughout various verses of scripture, we can see that God addresses others, whether they are his assembly of angels or other heavenly hosts. And “Us”, at least in this translation of the Bible, is capitalized. Which means that they are most likely of divine origin.

Here we see God’s plan to deter humanity’s mission at that time to reach the Heavens. By way of confusing their language. It’s very interesting that there was a specific plan in place to deliberately separate/segregate people in order to put their wicked plan to a halt. It begs the question, if God was able to do that to all the peoples, then what has been done since then to uproot more wicked plans that immoral groups have concocted? Are there more hidden things going on behind the scenes that have helped the lighter side of humanity, but yet we just don’t see it or understand it?
8 So the Lord scattered them abroad from there over the face of all the earth, and they ceased building the city.
While this certainly seemed to have benefited Heaven and its hosts, it generated animosity and hostility to the people of Earth towards one another. Since no one could understand a different nation and each one built upon their own customs and ‘cult’ure, it most certainly upset the whole humanity dynamic. While they may have worked together at one point (even if the ultimate goal was of a selfish motive), now each nation was driven against each other. Was this God’s plan all along?
9 Therefore its name is called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of all the earth; and from there the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of all the earth.
It would be interesting to know how God did this. Was it from natural disasters, perhaps? Was the land on Earth one huge continent, and due to the Lord separating them, he merely divided up the land into separate islands/continents? I see a lot of conjecture from others that after the Lord confounded their language, the people naturally gathered together depending on like-language and set off as a group on their own. But this verse states that “the Lord scattered them abroad over the face of all the earth”. Not that the people took it upon themselves to do as a natural response to finding others with the same language. I find it fascinating that I cannot find many theories or studies into exactly how God accomplishes this. I see a lot of “whys”, but not many “hows”, and if there are, then it’s mostly assumptions that people scattered on their own based on their language. Which doesn’t seem to be the case when taking the verse in context.
I also wonder if the United Nations is attempting to re-unify these segregated peoples into a “New World Order” in yet again another direct opposition to God’s will – and perhaps attempt more rebellious acts to uphold their tradition… This is just speculation, of course, but further research into these organizations and their cohorts does not look to be a promising endeavor for the rest of humanity, and instead more of a dominion over the world by tptsb (who are probably the same kind of beings trying to reach the Heavens to begin with).

10 This is the genealogy of Shem: Shem was one hundred years old, and begot Arphaxad two years after the flood.
From here on, I cannot give much of a commentary, since many of these names I have not yet studied in depth. With further research and information gathering, I will be able to better flesh out these texts, but in the meantime I can only use it as a basis for a general genealogy line.
11 After he begot Arphaxad, Shem lived five hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.
12 Arphaxad lived thirty-five years, and begot Salah.
13 After he begot Salah, Arphaxad lived four hundred and three years, and begot sons and daughters.
14 Salah lived thirty years, and begot Eber.
15 After he begot Eber, Salah lived four hundred and three years, and begot sons and daughters.
16 Eber lived thirty-four years, and begot Peleg.
17 After he begot Peleg, Eber lived four hundred and thirty years, and begot sons and daughters.
18 Peleg lived thirty years, and begot Reu.
19 After he begot Reu, Peleg lived two hundred and nine years, and begot sons and daughters.
20 Reu lived thirty-two years, and begot Serug.
21 After he begot Serug, Reu lived two hundred and seven years, and begot sons and daughters.
22 Serug lived thirty years, and begot Nahor.
23 After he begot Nahor, Serug lived two hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.
24 Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and begot Terah.
25 After he begot Terah, Nahor lived one hundred and nineteen years, and begot sons and daughters.
26 Now Terah lived seventy years, and begot Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
27 This is the genealogy of Terah: Terah begot Abram, Nahor, and Haran. Haran begot Lot.
28 And Haran died before his father Terah in his native land, in Ur of the Chaldeans.
29 Then Abram and Nahor took wives: the name of Abram’s wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor’s wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran the father of Milcah and the father of Iscah.
30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child.
31 And Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot, the son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they went out with them from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan; and they came to Haran and dwelt there.
The next chapter deals with this account more in detail, so I will wait before I comment anything further on this particular story.
32 So the days of Terah were two hundred and five years, and Terah died in Haran.

Once I research more and get a better feel of the biblical names and the genealogy of those listed in this chapter, I will have to come back to edit and fill in the spaces. As it is now, there was very limited information I could offer as to the lineage of Shem since I am unfamiliar with most of their names. With further bible study it will help to fill in those missing pieces.

As usual, I want to reiterate that some of my thoughts and theories may be way off base, and I also research some other things on the side as well to try and get a broader understanding of what I’m reading, so please bear with me, or, even better, if you have insights that bring more light to these verses, please let me know.

I enjoy bouncing off theories and theology off of each other and love to hear other people’s perspectives on things. Thank you for reading and I look forward to hearing from you!

Fact checking is extremely important. I want to reiterate not to take everything at face value; no matter what you read, where you read it from, or who you hear it from. And to be clear, do not rely on “fact checking” websites to give you accurate information either. These are just as likely, (if not even more likely…), to feed false information and false debunking accounts to manipulate the reader. Please take everything into consideration before adhering to a certain narrative – and always keep your mind open to other possibilities.

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Is the Dome/Firmament Over Earth Real?

Is there a barrier between us, and “space” as we know it?

After addressing the insane amount of lies that NASA has built their enterprise upon (Exposing NASA’s Many Lies) I felt it necessary to also address the subject of the dome / firmament that many people claim is surrounding the Earth.

Of course, these claims are heatedly disputed, though not as much as the “flat Earth” theory – although some people tie both of these topics into the same category.

Obviously, if there is a dome around Earth, then it would automatically counter most of the findings from NASA. We wouldn’t have been able to go to the moon (unless, of course, the moon is within Earth’s firmament somehow) and all of their fantastic satellite voyages to Mars are nothing more than a Hollywood production.

There are uncanny correlations between the Mars terrain that their multi-BILLION dollar space rover allegedly photographed – to those of the terrain on Earth (Devon Island, off the coast of Canada, to be exact – where NASA has admitted to having a base there to “practice” on the rocky terrain – similar to that of how they used Mauna Kea, Hawaii, which eerily resembles the Apollo space landings) – while also strangely accidentally photographing on Mars what seems to be wildlife (lizard, squirrel, rabbit…) and items normally found on Earth – (coffin, war helmet, etc.)

How are they able to find so many creatures and items from Earth on Mars?

BECAUSE THEY’VE NEVER BEEN TO MARS!!!!

Everything is filmed on EARTH.

More reading on the Mars Rover Fake Landing: NASA Mars Hoax: “Rover Is on Devon Island, Canada? You Decide

Why is this such an important point in the dome / firmament theory?

Because if we’ve never even left the Earth’s atmosphere, or our own “orbit”, the questions then become why, and why would we have been lied to about it all these years?

A theory I propose is that all these billions of dollars that are given to NASA, is not only to keep the “space exploration” alive for the public’s belief in their industry – (and disbelief in the Bible) but it may also be used to try and break this dome.

By faking the space exploration around Earth, it gives people more belief in science and perhaps the ever-expanding universe – while also making Earth seem inconsequential and insignificant in light of our humanity/consciousness, and also contradicts the Bible.

People may scoff and laugh, but I think this is a HUGE part of the deception that NASA and their cohorts are trying to pull over the population.

I’m going to take you back to Genesis. Back to the flood that covered the whole Earth.
Tear in the sky.
Image by Adam Derewecki from Pixabay
The Bible itself references a firmament. Several times, as a matter of fact. Here are a few examples:
(Visit “FIRMAMENT” in the KJV Bible for more examples.)
6 Then God said, “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.”
7 Thus God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so.
8 And God called the firmament Heaven. So the evening and the morning were the second day.
Genesis 1:6-9
14 Then God said, “Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs and seasons, and for days and years;
15 and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so.
16 Then God made two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He made the stars also.
17 God set them in the firmament of the heavens to give light on the earth,
Genesis 1:14-17
22 The likeness of the firmament above the heads of the living creatures was like the color of an awesome crystal, stretched out over their heads.
Ezekial 1:22

How far exactly is the sun from Earth? 93 million miles, according to NASA?

Source: youtube | Jesus Truth | Is the Sun really 93 Million Miles away???

Are these clips just really clever cgi edited videos? Could it simply be a trick of the light/reflection/refraction of some kind? A government experiment with holograms? What are we really seeing here?

Notice that in Genesis 1:17, it states that God put the lights (sun, moon, stars) IN the firmament.

Not above. Not below. IN. If this is true, how could we see the sun, moon and the stars unless the firmament was clear – like a crystal, perhaps?

But what does firmament mean? Let’s take a look:

firmament:

n. The vault or expanse of the heavens; the sky.
n. Foundation; support; basis.
n. The sky or heavens; the vault of heaven, viewed as something solid and abiding; the region of the air.

(Here are some more examples, implying that some of these definitions are obsolete… I wonder why…)

noun obsolete: Fixed foundation; established basis.
noun (Old Astron.): The orb of the fixed stars; the most remote of the celestial spheres.
noun: The field or sphere of an interest or activity.
noun archaic: In the geocentric Ptolemaic system, the eighth sphere, which carried the fixed stars.
noun: the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

wordnik.com/words/firmament

It’s really funny how throughout several centuries, “firmament” had always meant some form of the above definitions, yet now they are trying to say that firmament was a mistranslation – and the word in the original texts actually means “expanse”. Of course, only those with a scholarly (and honest) education in etymology and Hebrew would be able to discern better. And we should be aware that the act of changing definitions by tptsb is not new, as they will try it at their whim in order to fit their agenda. (case in point: WHO Deletes Naturally Acquired Immunity from Its Website)

Then there are other different translations between all of the Bibles themselves. Some of the different terminology that has been used instead of “firmament” and “expanse” are “sky”, “dome”, “vapor”, “horizon”, “heavens”, “canopy”, “vault” (just wait until you see what vault means…), etc. You can see why there would be so much debate and discussion on this topic.

Now getting back to the flood, some people have proposed that the image above of the “Milky Way Galaxy” is actually a tear in the firmament that God allowed to release the waters to flood the Earth. Here’s a couple of interesting verses that lends credence to this theory:

11 In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Genesis 7:11
6 He who builds His layers in the sky, And has founded His strata in the earth; Who calls for the waters of the sea, And pours them out on the face of the earth— The Lord is His name.
Amos 9:6
10 And immediately, coming up from the water, He saw the heavens parting and the Spirit descending upon Him like a dove.
Mark 1:10

Here is an interesting video of what looks like a tear in the sky. Is this someone pulling a prank on the viewers? Is it some kind of weird natural phenomena not normally seen? Is it a spiritual phenomena? Is it an encounter with aliens?

Source: youtube | DJ Eric Monroy | Unexplained tear in the sky

A user left a comment detailing what he purportedly saw:

But perhaps that’s not enough to tie all these theories together.

No worries. I’ve got more.

Government Research / Testing

It’s no secret that the government(s) have been engaged in studies, research, even experiments with this planet and the living beings on it. One that I’d like to focus on involves the government’s interest in Antarctica, and outer space. Why do the two go hand in hand?

Well, let’s take a look at the timeline below.

(1946 – 1947)Feb 19, 1947 – Operation Highjump was formed to investigate Antarctica. It is my belief that Admiral Richard E. Byrd Jr. was not given the full scope of the mission – as the government had kept the true reason a secret. This link: Operation High Jump: “The Untold UFO War in Antarctica” and the “Hollow Earth Theory” – ADMIRAL RICHARD E. BYRD, reports a diary entry allegedly by Richard Byrd speaking of the mission and the fascinating encounter he met there.

(1958) – On July 29, 1958, Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, establishing NASA – historically as a response to the space war against Russia.

(1958 – 1962) – Transfer of JPL (“Jet Propulsion Laboratory” founded by Jack Parsons, who was heavily involved in the occult and Crowley’s “Do what thou wilt” religion – The Occult Roots of NASA and the Ongoing Fraud) to the newly created NASA organization. (Funny how NASA was basically built upon a man of “science” who was obsessed with the occult. But “trust the science”, right?)

(1959) – Antarctic Treaty, (Dec. 1, 1959), agreement signed by 12 nations, in which the Antarctic continent was made a demilitarized zone to be preserved for scientific research. – britannica.com

(1962) – Operation Fishbowl was a series of high altitude nuclear tests in 1962 that were carried out by the United States as a part of the larger Operation Dominic nuclear test program. The Operation Fishbowl nuclear tests were originally planned to be completed during the first half of 1962 with three tests named Bluegill, Starfishand Urraca.

(1969)July 20, 1969, The first Apollo moon landing allegedly happened. (and more staged footages/pictures from NASA ever since…)

(1997) – Fake photos from NASA continue – this time from the Mars rover landing (still ongoing).

(1998) – On May 12, 2017, a mystery facebook user made a detailed post with his own anecdotal experience on Mcmurdo station (United States Antarctic Research station) and a researcher showing him what they call “sky ice”.

For some other interesting pictures/references to the spoken account of the facebook user’s experience:

To read the experience personally, this video shows clips of the facebook post itself:

(2018) – A team of scientists/researchers bore a drill on the Ross Ice Shelf and made these discoveries: “As was recently highlighted by a piece over on National Geographic, the underside of the Ross Ice Shelf isn’t currently melting.

 

The presence of a basal layer of flat ice crystals suggests that the seawater there – at least, in the spots they drilled – is actually freezing into place instead.”Researchers Drilling Into Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf Make A Genuinely Surprising Discovery

For a more thorough history of Antarctica, please visit: An Antarctic Time Line : 1519 – 1959

This is just the tip of the iceberg. (Ha! See what I did there?)

Now a lot of people have speculated that the nuclear testing that the government has been carrying out was in fact to see how far the firmament reaches, and if their own nuclear power could break the dome. The creation of NASA, in my theory, was to keep up the illusion of space, while the world leaders investigated what, exactly, is space – and how to get there. Is NASA the modern day “Tower of Babel”?

Then there’s another theory that I came across, more of an insight really, that perhaps since the space team couldn’t break out of the dome/force field, or what have you, that the Antarctica research (drilling down into the snow/ice) could be an attempt to see how far deep the dome/firmament goes into the ground, and if it’s possible to dig underneath it. Even if the scientists/researchers may not be aware that this could be a possible motive by tptsb.

And the strange findings in Antarctica raises questions about what Admiral Byrd allegedly encountered, and why we – the general public – has heard very little about this.

Why keep it a secret? The message that Admiral Byrd received was a significantly benign one. Are these all just psychological tricks and the military didn’t trust the information that Mr. Byrd received? Did the people that he encountered truly have a peaceful countenance and wished nothing but goodwill for this planet? …With that being said, weren’t THEY on the planet, as well? If so, where exactly is the location and why are they so much more technologically advanced than we are?

Could Mr. Byrd himself have been participating in a psyop of some sort to mislead the public?

Too many questions arise when looking at all this research. And as theories abound, the purpose of Antarctica (and the firmament/dome) seems to serve as an ice wall to keep us contained. (Like a “fishbowl”, perhaps?)

2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
Genesis 1:2

As a whole, it seems as if humanity has lost sight of what really matters. Now most of our focus is on entertainment, our eyes glued to the screen – whether it’s television, video games, the computer, smartphone, etc. We have fallen into the trap of being distracted and looking at the wrong agenda.

Corporate establishments: “Look to these stars,”

” – instead of these stars.”

Corrupt organizations: “Trust NASA the science,”

From ‘solarsystem.nasa.gov’

– but not this:”

Immoral government encourages satanic worship:

Yet denounces Jesus:

 

The terms “Apollo moon landing” and “flat Earth” are just two of a very small list of trigger words that will initiate an “information bar” on youtube videos?

Youtube Trigger Words

Bottom line, while I may not know the exact “science” or truth of our existence or reality, here are the things that I DO KNOW:

– You can’t trust man.
– You can’t trust NASA (and many more corrupt organizations).
– You CAN keep searching for the truth; and when you do – you may “see” things you’ve never even thought possible before.
– The world is full of mysteries, and we’re not even close to scratching the surface of what it all means.
– Love is the answer.

These are the things that I KNOW.

As for everything else, the important thing is to keep seeking, keep searching, and keep the faith. While many may think the world is a cesspool of sin and corruption, there are an ever-growing number of people waking up to the truth.

One last word of caution…

19 And take heed, lest you lift your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, the moon, and the stars, all the host of heaven, you feel driven to worship them and serve them, which the Lord your God has given to all the peoples under the whole heaven as a heritage.
Deuteronomy 4:19

Fact checking is extremely important. I want to reiterate not to take everything at face value; no matter what you read, where you read it from, or who you hear it from. And to be clear, do not rely on “fact checking” websites to give you accurate information either. These are just as likely, (if not even more likely…), to feed false information and false debunking accounts to manipulate the reader. Please take everything into consideration before adhering to a certain narrative – and always keep your mind open to other possibilities.

Fair use disclaimer: Some of the links from this article are provided from different sources/sites to give the reader extra information and cite the sources, but does not necessarily mean that I endorse the contents of the site itself. Additionally, I have tried to provide links to the contents that I used from other sites as an educational and/or entertainment means only; if you feel that any information deserves further citation or request to be clarified, please let me know through the contact page.

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Genesis 10: The Table of Nations

Earnest Examination

This series is presented as an honest, sincere look into the study of the Bible with my own personal theories, opinions, comments and that of others’ insights and research into what the verses could mean. I cannot claim one way or another that everything that I am stating is fact and the true meaning of what is meant in these verses.

To lay it out in a way that I can manage, I have highlighted the texts of verses that I either don’t understand or have a comment or question about in yellow. And the comments I’ve left beneath it will be of a smaller font and using brown text.

I would love it if you’d join me in this journey and if you have any insights and/or knowledge of these chapters/verses etc., please feel free to share with me and the other readers. Any chance to get a clearer understanding of the Bible and Jesus Christ would be welcomed with open arms.

All verses used are from biblestudytools.com (NIV) Genesis 10

The Table of Nations

1 This is the account of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noah’s sons, who themselves had sons after the flood.

The Japhethites

2 The sons of Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshek and Tiras.
3 The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz, Riphath and Togarmah.
4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.

Unfortunately, since my knowledge about the people of the Bible isn’t as extensive as I’d like, I can only mention that I personally have only heard of Magog from these group of men. And Gomer sounds a bit familiar. The other names I don’t recall at all. And I only know of the name Magog due to reading up prophecies of the “end times”.
5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)
These verses confuse me a little bit. Are we to assume that these Japhethites, Hamites and Shemites spread out into their own nations and created their own languages? Or is this in conjunction with the other descendants of Noah’s sons and due to the attempt at reaching the heavens like we see in the next chapter? This chapter seems to indicate that these groups spread out of their own accord instead of being forced to do it. Yet in the next chapter we learn of the Tower of Babel and how the people were trying to build this tower as a rebellious act against God. Are both of these theories correct, in a way?

The Hamites

6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.
Now these names are more familiar to me. Everyone other than Put I have heard of before. I am a bit perplexed, though, at the use of “Egypt” instead of Mizraim, as some other versions state. I think from now I am going to use the NKJV instead of NIV. Offsetting some of these versions with the Wycliffe version seems to indicate that the NKJV is a bit closer to the correct translation, although I can’t be completely sure on that. (Which would I rather trust… the Roman Catholic Church… or a man who found out that the church was hiding the real meanings of the Bible and wanted to keep the secret translations to themselves (either in order to mislead the public, and/or to keep them dependent on them?) …I think the answer speaks for itself.)
7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
8 Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD.”

And here we see the name Nimrod. A very famous name and was widely known to be the first tyrant and the cause of the rebellion against God after the flood. Some biblical scholars also theorize that Nimrod and King Gilgamesh are one in the same. And when you have what may be scientific evidence of King Gilgamesh’s remains, the intrigue into the Epic of Gilgamesh/Nimrod becomes a fascinating study into the origins of the Bible.
Who was Nimrod? Was he a giant? Nephilim, perhaps? A fallen angel, maybe?
The theory that Nimrod may have been a Nephilim, lends a possibility that fallen angels could have survived the flood, and resumed their co-habitation with the people who filled the land from Noah and his extended family. Perhaps the fallen angels are more of a spiritual entity and thus wouldn’t need to “survive” a flood in the physical sense, but would have to find a suitable host to possess who would allow them to take over.
This is, of course, just speculation, but is an interesting food for thought to consider.

10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, in Shinar.
Babylon is the only name I recognize in this verse, other than Shinar. Uruk sounds vaguely familiar, but Babylon and Shinar are the only two that I have knowledge on as far as some biblical history. Of course, Babylon, due to the great wickedness that is rampant in this nation, and the prophecies of Revelation that, obviously, we have a long way to get there. (…I actually may do that chapter next after I complete Genesis and then continue with the rest of the Old Testament in order.) We’ll see in the next chapter the hubris and pride that this nation takes in order to defy God and try to usurp His throne, basically. (Which brings me to the topic of the “firmament”, which I will most likely do a whole post on eventually.)
11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir, Calah
In this verse, the only name I’m familiar with is Nineveh (and Assyria), because of the tale of Jonah. I wish all nations would put aside their pride and arrogance and wickedness to repent as Nineveh did when Jonah preached to them. Is it honestly too much to ask to live righteously and humbly, rather than swimming in vices and sin? Do we really prefer to live in debauchery and hate, rather than peace and love? I don’t know about you, but I would rather my children grow up in harmony and joy rather than sin and wickedness.
12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah—which is the great city.
13 Egypt was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
14 Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
15 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
Most of the names above I don’t recognize, other than the Philistines and Canaan. Obviously Canaan due to the previous chapter, and also the Canaanites, which are surrounded in controversy, as we’ll see in later chapters. I can’t help but wonder though, was the way the Canaanites turned out (sinful, wicked, etc.) due to the treatment that Canaan received by Noah because of his animosity towards Ham? In the previous chapter, we read that Noah cursed Canaan, instead of Ham even though it was Ham who grieved him. Could the harsh treatment from Canaan’s grandfather (Noah) have set a precedent against him and thus, the nation that became the Canaanites? What if Noah never cursed Canaan and instead still treated him with love and compassion?
And the Philistines were known throughout history as an aggressive and war-mongering people. But isn’t it interesting that even though ALL of these people were descendants of just three people (in essence, Noah and his wife – and before that, Adam and Eve), each clan/nation had their own ideologies and belief structures – even though every single one of them came from either Ham, Shem or Japheth. How were they raised? Did each brother have their own idea about the flood and who/what God is? Did they pass their own belief down to their own children, and their children’s children, and so on and so forth?
Do people just “forget” history and the tragedy that could arise from falling into a wicked lifestyle? God found Noah and his three sons righteous enough to continue their lineage. Yet soon after the flood, Ham turned his back to his own father, and, in a sense, God also. Shem and Japheth were still honoring their father by covering him at that point. So during all those years, what were the beliefs being passed down? How could it go from God personally saving 8 people, to a sudden betrayal of God and the worship of several other deities? That’s not to say that all the nations/groups worshipped multiple gods, but that several groups did – Egyptians, Canaanites, Babylonians, etc. Did some of these people, perhaps, become disillusioned with a God who would destroy most of the population? Or did they simply refuse to live righteously as God wanted them to?

16 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,
17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,
18 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites. Later the Canaanite clans scattered
19 and the borders of Canaan reached from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboyim, as far as Lasha.
I really wish I had paid a little bit more attention in geography, but since I’m not too familiar with many of the names listed above, but still would like to get a visual of the borders and nations that it mentions, I have included a map below:

These are speculated locations based off of the descriptions from the Bible. It gives us a glimpse of what it may have looked like with the nations spreading out.

20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.

The Semites

21 Sons were also born to Shem, whose older brother was Japheth; Shem was the ancestor of all the sons of Eber.
22 The sons of Shem: Elam, Ashur, Arphaxad, Lud and Aram.
23 The sons of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether and Meshek.
24 Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah the father of Eber.
25 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
26 Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,
27 Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,
28 Obal, Abimael, Sheba,
29 Ophir, Havilah and Jobab. All these were sons of Joktan.
30 The region where they lived stretched from Mesha toward Sephar, in the eastern hill country.
31 These are the sons of Shem by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
32 These are the clans of Noah’s sons, according to their lines of descent, within their nations. From these the nations spread out over the earth after the flood.
Unfortunately, I am not at all familiar with most of the names on this list. But the Semites are an interesting subject in its own right. Many people may have heard the term “anti-semitic”, which has been the topic of MUCH debate in our society. Why do so many people hold such animosity and vitriol towards this particular group of people? There is also the hotly contested definition of what a Semite is, to begin with. It seems as if quite a lot of people are in disagreement over this term, and thus that alone causes a lot of hostility and even hatred towards each other. Until everyone can find common ground and be on the same page, this subject will continue to be the cause of division and conflict across the world.

And what am I to make of these verses compared to the ones on the next chapter with the Tower of Babel story? Am I to assume that they did not spread out over the Earth until God separated them due to their rebellious nature? Or were only a few nations involved in this rebellious act against God? I suppose I’ll just have to wait for the next chapter to fully get my answer. Although just looking at the first verse states, “Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. As people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there.

Once I research more and get a better feel of the biblical names and locations of those listed in this chapter, I will have to come back to edit and fill in the spaces. As it is now, this chapter gives us a good feel of how the many different nations may have started, and the groups that were involved in it. I think each nation/group deserves an extensive study and research in its own right, but to cover all of it in depth here would be a little too-detailed.

As usual, I want to reiterate that some of my thoughts and theories may be way off base, and I also research some other things on the side as well to try and get a broader understanding of what I’m reading, so please bear with me, or, even better, if you have insights that bring more light to these verses, please let me know.

I enjoy bouncing off theories and theology off of each other and love to hear other people’s perspectives on things. Thank you for reading and I look forward to hearing from you!

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