THE HISTORY OF MAX.
Mosoch founded the Mosachem; now they are called
The three sons of Gomer were Aschanaz, Riphath,
Aschanaz founded the Aschanasians, who are now
called, by the Greeks Rheginians.
Rephath founded the Ripheans, now called Paphlago-
Thrugramrna founded the Thrugrammeans, who, as
.the Greeks resolved, were named Phrygians.
The three sons of Javan were Elisa, Tharsus, and Ce-
Elisa gave name to the Elisians, who were his sub¬
jects: they are now the yEolians.
The Cilicians were anciently called Tharsians, from
Tharsus: their metropolis also is Tarsus.
Cethimus possessed the island of Cethima; it is now
These were the generations of Japhet, after their
families and tongues, in their countries and Dations; who
were also denominated colored people by the Grecian
THE BLESSLXG AND GENERATIONS OF ABRAHAM.
Nahor, (Gen. xi. 23.) or Xachor, (Josh, xxiv 2.) was
the name of Abraham"s grandfather, and also the name
of one of Abraham's brothers. i^Gen. xi. 26.) who mar¬
ried Milcah, the daughter of Haran, (Gen. xi. 19.) He
lived at Haren, which is thence called the city of Nahor,
(Gen. xxiv. 10.)
Abram was the son of Terah; and Sarai, Abram's
wife, his daughter-in-law. Abram was born in Chaldea,
in the city of Ur, (Gen. xi. 31,) but forsook the place of
his birth and connections, to settle in Canaan. And the
Lord made a covenant with Abram, sa\ ing, Unto thy
seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt un¬
to the great river Euphrates. And the Lord said unto
him, I am the Lord, that brought thee out of Ur of the
Chaldees, to give thee tins land to inherit it. And
Abram and family went down into Egypt, to sojourn