The sons of Javan: Elishah,1 Tarshish,2 the Kittim3 and the Rodanim.a5
(From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)4
The sons of Ham: Cush,5 Mizraim,b Put6 and Canaan.77
The sons of Cush: Seba,8 Havilah,9 Sabtah, Raamah10 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba11 and Dedan.128
Cush was the fatherc of Nimrod,13 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
He was a mighty14 hunter15 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,16 Erech,17 Akkad and Calneh,18 ind Shinar.e1911
From that land he went to Assyria,20 where he built Nineveh,21 Rehoboth Ir,f Calah
and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines22 came) and Caphtorites.23