Cush was the fathera of Nimrod,1 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
He was a mighty2 hunter3 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,4 Erech,5 Akkad and Calneh,6 inb Shinar.c711
From that land he went to Assyria,8 where he built Nineveh,9 Rehoboth Ir,d Calah
and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.
Mizraim was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,
Pathrusites, Casluhites (from whom the Philistines10 came) and Caphtorites.11