Cham

Synonyms:
Ham, kham, חָם
Ham_(son_of_Noah) (Wikipedia)
Ham (Cham)
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Born 1557 AM
(date disputed)[citation needed]
Children Cush
Mizraim
Phut
Canaan
Parent(s) Noah

Ham (Hebrew: חָם, Modern H̱am, Tiberian Ḥām; Greek Χαμ, Kham; Arabic: حام, Ḥām), according to the Table of Nations in the Book of Genesis, was a son of Noah and the father of Cush, Mizraim, Phut and Canaan.

Ham's descendants are interpreted by Moses, Flavius Josephus and others as having populated Africa and adjoining parts of Asia. The Bible refers to Egypt as "the land of Ham" in Psalms.78:51; 105:23,27; 106:22; 1 Chronicles 4:40.

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