GENESIS 10:6, 8-10
GENESIS 10 Expanded Bible (EXB)
NATIONS GROW and SPREAD
10 ·This is the family history
[These are the generations; 2:4]
of SHEM, HAM, and JAPHETH,
the sons of Noah (pbuh)
After the flood ·these three men had sons [sons were born to them].
And the sons of Ham;
Cush: ETHIPOIANS The dark skinned race of EASTERN AFRICA
( South of EGYPT) and of South ARABIA.
Extended from Syene
on the frontier of Egypt southward
to the Neighbourhood of Khartoum,
at the junction of the
Blue and White Nile.
It included the modern NUBIA,
with the states to the south. 2; 13
The Hebrew name for EGYPT.
He was the ANCESTOR of the HAMitic people of LOWER EGYPT
and AFRICA, of the HAMitic people of CANAAN and SEVERAL ASSOCIATED PEOPLES
and PHUT: LIBYA the district west
of Egypt and bordering
on the MEDITERRANEAN.
The name of the fourth SON of HAM (Gen. 9: 22; 10:6);
also used to denote the tribe inhabiting the lowland(hence the name)
toward the MEDITERRANEAN
coast of PALESTINE;
sometimes as a general name
for all non -
ISRAEL inhabitants of the country
west of JORDAN,
Called by the Greeks PHOENICIANS.
The Hebrew and Phoenician languages were almost identical.
As the PHOENICIANS were GREAT TRADERS.
CANAANITE came to denote MERCHANT.
 And CUSH(ETHIOPIA) begat Nimrod:
he began to be a MIGHTY ONE in the EARTH.
 He was a mighty hunter in OPPOSITION to the L-RD :
wherefore it is said,
Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter in opposition to the L-RD .
 And the beginning of his KINGDOM was Babel OR BABYLON
and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh,
in the land of Shinar.
The name denotes the lower part of the district between Tigris and Euphrates.