The Book of Jasher
|X:1. And Peleg the son of Eber died in those days, in the forty-eighth year of the life of Abram son
of Terah, and all the days of Peleg were two hundred and thirty-nine years.
X:2. And when Yehuveh had scattered the sons of men on account of their sin at the tower, behold
they spread forth into many divisions, and all the sons of men were dispersed into the four
corners of the earth.
X:3. And all the families became each according to its language, its land, or its city.
X:4. And the sons of men built many cities according to their families, in all the places where they
went, and throughout the earth where Yehuveh had scattered them.
X:5. And some of them built cities in places from which they were afterward extirpated, and they
called these cities after their own names, or the names of their children, or after their
X:6. And the sons of Japheth the son of Noah 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
Japheth were divided upon the face of the earth into many divisions and languages.
X:7. And these are the sons of Japheth, according to their families, Gomer, Magog, Medai, Javan,
Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras; these are the children of Japheth according to their generations.
X:8. And the children of Gomer, according to their cities, were the Francum, who dwell in the
land of Franza, by the river Franza, by the river Senah.
X:9. And the children of Rephath are the Bartonim, who dwell in the land of Bartonia by the river
Ledah, which empties its waters in the great sea Gihon, that is, Oceanus.
X:10. And the children of Tugarma are ten families, and these are their names; Buzar, Parzunac,
Balgar, Elicanum, Ragbib, Tarki, Bid, Zebute, Ongal, and Tilmaz; all these spread and rested
in the north and built themselves cities.
Commentary on Jasher X:1 (25 February 2009):
Originally Written: 25 February 2009
Latest Update: 25 February 2009
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