PeriodYears in length I. Antediluvian: from the creation to the flood unknown II. Dispersion: from the flood to the promise 435 III. Patriarchs: from the promise to the Exodus 420 IV. Wandering: from the exodus to the passage over Jordan 40 V. Theocracy: from Joshua to Samuel 235 VI. Intermediate: from Samuel to David as King of unified Israel 68 VII. Monarchy: from King David to the Babylonian captivity 442 VIII. Captivity and restoration: from Judah's conquest to the conclusion of the Old Covenant canon 206 IX. Jewish History: the silent years between the Covenants 400 X. Early Church: from the birth of the Church to the end of the New Covenant's canon 100
The Origin of Nations From Noah and his sons
Japheth's sons and descendants 1st born Genesis 10:1-5
Characteristic- Intellectual: scientific and philosophical advances
Prophecy: Genesis 9:27 HCSB God will extend Japheth; he will dwell in the tents of Shem; Canaan will be his slave.
Principle countries peopled by them: Asia Minor, Armenia, Caucasus, Europe
Sons Principle nations descending from them Gomer - (Germany, Crimea, Cambria, Celts) Ashkenaz (Germany, Saxons, Scandinavia) Ripath (Carpathians) Togarmah (Armenians) Magog - Georgia, Scythians Madai - Medes, Aryans, Indians of India Javan - Ionians and Athenians (Genesis 10:4-5) Elishah (Hellas) Tarshish (Spain) Kittim (Cyprus) Dodanim (Rhodes) Tubal - (Tobolsk) Iberians and Albanians Meshech - Moscow, Muscovites Tiras - Thracians, Teutons, or the people of the Hellespont, now called the Dardanelles.
Ham's sons and descendants 3rd born Genesis 10:6-20
Characteristic - Physical: great artisans and builders
Prophecy- Genesis 9:25 HCSB he said: Canaan will be cursed. He will be the lowest of slaves to his brothers.
Principle countries peopled by them: Arabia, Egypt, North Coast of Africa
Prophecy: Genesis 9:25 HCSB he said: Canaan will be cursed. He will be the lowest of slaves to his brothers.