Genesis 10:5-15 NIV

5 (From these the maritime peoples spread out into their territories by their clans within their nations, each with its own language.)1

References for Genesis 10:5

The Hamites

10:6-20pp -- 1Ch 1:8-16

6 The sons of Ham: Cush,2 Mizraim,a Put3 and Canaan.4

References for Genesis 10:6

    • c 10:6 - That is, Egypt; also in verse 13
      7 The sons of Cush: Seba,5 Havilah,6 Sabtah, Raamah7 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba8 and Dedan.9
      8 Cush was the fatherb of Nimrod,10 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.

      References for Genesis 10:8

        • d 10:8 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" or "predecessor" or "founder"; also in verses 13, 15, 24 and 26.
          9 He was a mighty11 hunter12 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."

          References for Genesis 10:9

          10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,13 Erech,14 Akkad and Calneh,15 inc Shinar.d16

          References for Genesis 10:10

            • e 10:10 - Or "Erech and Akkad--all of them in"
            • f 10:10 - That is, Babylonia
              11 From that land he went to Assyria,17 where he built Nineveh,18 Rehoboth Ir,e Calah

              References for Genesis 10:11

                • g 10:11 - Or "Nineveh with its city squares"
                  12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
                  13 Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
                  14 Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines19 came) and Caphtorites.20

                  References for Genesis 10:14

                  15 Canaan21 was the father of Sidon22 his firstborn,f23 and of the Hittites,24

                  References for Genesis 10:15

                    • h 10:15 - Or "of the Sidonians, the foremost"