The sonsa of Japheth: Gomer,4 Magog,5 Madai, Javan,6 Tubal,7 Meshech8 and Tiras.
The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz,9 Riphath and Togarmah.104
The sons of Javan: Elishah,11 Tarshish,12 the Kittim13 and the Rodanim.b5
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)14
The sons of Ham: Cush,15 Mizraim,c Put16 and Canaan.177
The sons of Cush: Seba,18 Havilah,19 Sabtah, Raamah20 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba21 and Dedan.228
Cush was the fatherd of Nimrod,23 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
He was a mighty24 hunter25 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,26 Erech,27 Akkad and Calneh,28 ine Shinar.f29