Genesis 10:4-14 NIV

4 The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.a

References for Genesis 10:4

    • ‡ 10:4 - Some manuscripts of the Masoretic Text and Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Septuagint and 1 Chron. 1:7); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "Dodanites"
      5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)

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      The Hamites

      6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan.

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      7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.
      8 Cush was the fatherb of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.

      References for Genesis 10:8

        • ˆ 10:8 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" or "predecessor" or "founder" ; also in verses 13, 15, 24 and 26.
          9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD.”

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          10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, inc Shinar.d

          References for Genesis 10:10

            • ‰ 10:10 - Or "Uruk and Akkad—all of them in"
            • Š 10:10 - That is, Babylonia
              11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir,e Calah

              References for Genesis 10:11

                • ‹ 10:11 - Or "Nineveh with its city squares"
                  12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah—which is the great city.
                  13 Egypt was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
                  14 Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.

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