6 The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.7 The sons of Cush wereSeba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah wereSheba and Dedan.8 Now Cush [a]became the father of Nimrod; he [b]became a mighty one on the earth.9 He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; therefore it is said, “Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the Lord.”10 The beginning of his kingdom was [c]Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.11 From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,12 and Resen between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.13 Mizraim [d]became the father of Ludim and Anamim and Lehabim and Naphtuhim14 and Pathrusim and Casluhim (from which came the Philistines) and Caphtorim.
15 Canaan [e]became the father of Sidon, his firstborn, and Heth16 and the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite17 and the Hivite and the Arkite and the Sinite18 and the Arvadite and the Zemarite and the Hamathite; and afterward the families of the Canaanite were spread abroad.19 The territory of the Canaanite [f]extended from Sidon as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.20 These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, by their nations.
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