Ham is the youngest known son of Noah (Genesis 5:32; compare Gen. 9:22; 9:24).
His descendants are called Hamites or Hamitic.
Descendants of Ham
In the early times of the post-Flood world, the people groups that developed from the children of Ham were the most energetic of all the descendants of Noah.
• Cush Ethiopans • Mizraim (Genesis 10:6) Egyptians • Put (Phut) Lybians Mauritanians • Canaan Canaanites Phoenicians
The land of Ham
This is a poetic name for Egypt and is used in Psalm 105:23; 105:27; 106:22.
A place called Ham in Genesis 14
“In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings that were with him, came and defeated the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim and the Zuzim in Ham and the Emim in Shaveh-kiriathaim,” —Genesis 14:5 NASB
Who is Noah, Ham’s father?
Who was Ham’s mother, Mrs. Noah? What was she like? Learn about this rarely mentioned, but important woman.
- Japheth—his brother
- Deluge (the Flood
- the land of Shinar
- Put (Phut)