Ham

Ham

1 In (Gen 5-10), Noah’s second son (between Shem and Japheth) and the father of Cush, Egypt, Put, and Canaan. In (Gen 9:20-27), disrespect for Noah by Ham earns Noah’s curse on Canaan. Occasionally Ham is a synonym for Egypt, one of Ham’s sons. 2 A city of the Zuzim in the Transjordan (Gen 14:5).

Gen 5-10

Adam's Descendants to Noah and His Sons
1This is the list of the descendants of Adam. When God created humankind, he made them in the likeness of God.2Male and ... View more

Gen 9:20-27

20Noah, a man of the soil, was the first to plant a vineyard.21He drank some of the wine and became drunk, and he lay uncovered in his tent.22And Ham, the fathe ... View more

Gen 14:5

5In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and subdued the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzim in Ham, the Emim in Shaveh-kir ... View more

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