The sonsa of Japheth: Gomer,1 Magog,2 Madai, Javan,3 Tubal,4 Meshech5 and Tiras.
The sons of Gomer: Ashkenaz,6 Riphath and Togarmah.74
The sons of Javan: Elishah,8 Tarshish,9 the Kittim10 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.)11
The sons of Ham: Cush,12 Mizraim,c Put13 and Canaan.147
The sons of Cush: Seba,15 Havilah,16 Sabtah, Raamah17 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba18 and Dedan.198
Cush was the fatherd of Nimrod,20 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
He was a mighty21 hunter22 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,23 Erech,24 Akkad and Calneh,25 ine Shinar.f2611
From that land he went to Assyria,27 where he built Nineveh,28 Rehoboth Ir,g Calah
and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.