2 The sonsa of Japheth:
6 The sons of Ham:
The sons of Raamah:
8 Cush was the fatherc of Nimrod,x who became a mighty warrior on the earth. 9 He was a mightyy hunterz 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,a Uruk,b Akkad and Kalneh,c ind Shinar.e d 11 From that land he went to Assyria,e where he built Nineveh,f Rehoboth Ir,f Calah 12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah—which is the great city.
15 Canaani was the father of
24 Arphaxad was the father ofj Shelah,
and Shelah the father of Eber.e
One was named Peleg,k because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
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