Commentary on
The Book of Jasher
Chapter 10:1-10.

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
          particular occurrences.
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): 

Gael Bataman
Originally Written:       25 February 2009
Latest Update:           25 February 2009

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