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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).

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.