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10 He built his kingdom in the land of Babylonia,[a] with the cities of Babylon, Erech, Akkad, and Calneh. 11 From there he expanded his territory to Assyria,[b] building the cities of Nineveh, Rehoboth-ir, Calah, 12 and Resen (the great city located between Nineveh and Calah).

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  1. 10:10 Hebrew Shinar.
  2. 10:11 Or From that land Assyria went out.

10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,(A) Uruk,(B) Akkad and Kalneh,(C) in[a] Shinar.[b](D) 11 From that land he went to Assyria,(E) where he built Nineveh,(F) Rehoboth Ir,[c] Calah 12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah—which is the great city.

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  1. Genesis 10:10 Or Uruk and Akkad—all of them in
  2. Genesis 10:10 That is, Babylonia
  3. Genesis 10:11 Or Nineveh with its city squares

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