Cush fathered Nimrod; he was the first on earth to be a mighty man.[a] He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. Therefore it is said, “Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the Lord.” 10 The beginning of his kingdom was (A)Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in (B)the land of Shinar.

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  1. Genesis 10:8 Or he began to be a mighty man on the earth

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