[10:6] 1 sn The descendants of Cush settled in Nubia (Ethiopia).
[10:6] 2 sn The descendants of Mizraim settled in Upper and Lower Egypt.
[10:6] 3 sn The descendants of Put settled in Libya.
[10:6] 4 sn The descendants of Canaan lived in the region of Phoenicia (Palestine).
[10:7] 5 sn The descendants of Seba settled in Upper Egypt along the Nile.
[10:7] 6 sn The Hebrew name Havilah apparently means “stretch of sand” (see HALOT 297 s.v. חֲוִילָה). Havilah’s descendants settled in eastern Arabia.
[10:7] 7 sn The descendants of Sabtah settled near the western shore of the Persian Gulf in ancient Hadhramaut.
[10:7] 8 sn The descendants of Raamah settled in southwest Arabia.
[10:7] 9 sn The descendants of Sabteca settled in Samudake, east toward the Persian Gulf.
[10:7] 10 sn Sheba became the name of a kingdom in southwest Arabia.
[10:7] 11 sn The name Dedan is associated with àUla in northern Arabia.
[10:8] 12 tn Heb “fathered.” Embedded within Cush’s genealogy is an account of Nimrod, a mighty warrior. There have been many attempts to identify him, but none are convincing.