Genesis 10:7-10 NIV

7 The sons of Cush: Seba,1 Havilah,2 Sabtah, Raamah3 and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba4 and Dedan.5
8 Cush was the fathera of Nimrod,6 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 mighty7 hunter8 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,9 Erech,10 Akkad and Calneh,11 inb Shinar.c12

      References for Genesis 10:10

        • e 10:10 - Or "Erech and Akkad--all of them in"
        • f 10:10 - That is, Babylonia