Genesis 10:6-20 NIV

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 fathera of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.

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    • 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, inb Shinar.c

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        • ‰ 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,d Calah

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            • ‹ 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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              15 Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn,e and of the Hittites,

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                • Œ 10:15 - Or "of the Sidonians, the foremost"
                  16 Jebusites, Amorites, Girgashites,

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                  17 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites,

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                  18 Arvadites, Zemarites and Hamathites. Later the Canaanite clans scattered

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                  19 and the borders of Canaan reached from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboyim, as far as Lasha.
                  20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.