Genesis 10:6-20 NIV

The Hamites

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

6 The sons of Ham: Cush,1 Mizraim,a Put2 and Canaan.3

References for Genesis 10:6

    • c 10:6 - That is, Egypt; also in verse 13
      7 The sons of Cush: Seba,4 Havilah,5 Sabtah, Raamah6 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba7 and Dedan.8
      8 Cush was the fatherb of Nimrod,9 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 mighty10 hunter11 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,12 Erech,13 Akkad and Calneh,14 inc Shinar.d15

          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,16 where he built Nineveh,17 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 Philistines18 came) and Caphtorites.19

                  References for Genesis 10:14

                  15 Canaan20 was the father of Sidon21 his firstborn,f22 and of the Hittites,23

                  References for Genesis 10:15

                    • h 10:15 - Or "of the Sidonians, the foremost"
                      16 Jebusites,24 Amorites,25 Girgashites,26

                      References for Genesis 10:16

                      17 Hivites,27 Arkites, Sinites,

                      References for Genesis 10:17

                      18 Arvadites,28 Zemarites and Hamathites.29 Later the Canaanite30 clans scattered

                      References for Genesis 10:18

                      19 and the borders of Canaan31 reached from Sidon32 toward Gerar33 as far as Gaza,34 and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim,35 as far as Lasha.
                      20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.