Genesis 10:9-19 NIV

9 He was a mighty1 hunter2 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,3 Erech,4 Akkad and Calneh,5 ina Shinar.b6

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    • 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,7 where he built Nineveh,8 Rehoboth Ir,c Calah

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        • 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 Philistines9 came) and Caphtorites.10

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          15 Canaan11 was the father of Sidon12 his firstborn,d13 and of the Hittites,14

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            • h 10:15 - Or "of the Sidonians, the foremost"
              16 Jebusites,15 Amorites,16 Girgashites,17

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              17 Hivites,18 Arkites, Sinites,

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              18 Arvadites,19 Zemarites and Hamathites.20 Later the Canaanite21 clans scattered

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              19 and the borders of Canaan22 reached from Sidon23 toward Gerar24 as far as Gaza,25 and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim,26 as far as Lasha.