||These are the descendants of Shem, according to their families and languages, by their lands and nations.
Eleh veney-Shem lemishpechotam lileshonotam be'artsotam legoyehem.
||Such were the families of Noah's sons, according to their chronicles in their nations. From these, the nations spread over the earth after the flood.
Eleh mishpechot beney-Noach letoldotam begoyehem ume'eleh nifredu hagoyim ba'arets achar hamabul.
The descendants of Shem are known as the Semites. Theirs is the Semitic language group.
There are seventy nations mentioned in this chapter. These are the seventy nations or seventy languages often mentioned in Talmudic literature.