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Genesis 10:6-20 (Today's New International Version)

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The Hamites

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

6 The sons of Ham: Cush,1 Egypt, Put2 and Canaan.3 7 The sons of Cush: Seba,4 Havilah,5 Sabtah, Raamah6 and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba7 and Dedan.8 8 Cush was the fathera of Nimrod,9 who became a mighty warrior on the earth. 9 He was a mighty10 hunter11 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD." 10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,12 Uruk,13 Akkad and Kalneh,14 inb Shinar.c15 11 From that land he went to Assyria,16 where he built Nineveh,17 Rehoboth Ir,d Calah 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 Philistines18 came) and Caphtorites.19 15 Canaan20 was the father of Sidon21 his firstborn,e22 and of the Hittites,23 16 Jebusites,24 Amorites,25 Girgashites,26 17 Hivites,27 Arkites, Sinites, 18 Arvadites,28 Zemarites and Hamathites.29 Later the Canaanite30 clans scattered 19 and the borders of Canaan31 reached from Sidon32 toward Gerar33 as far as Gaza,34 and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboyim,35 as far as Lasha. 20 These are the sons of Ham by their clans and languages, in their territories and nations.
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