He was a mighty1 hunter2 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,3 Erech,4 Akkad and Calneh,5 ina Shinar.b611
From that land he went to Assyria,7 where he built Nineveh,8 Rehoboth Ir,c 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 Philistines9 came) and Caphtorites.1015
Canaan11 was the father of Sidon12 his firstborn,d13 and of the Hittites,1416
Jebusites,15 Amorites,16 Girgashites,1717
Hivites,18 Arkites, Sinites,
Arvadites,19 Zemarites and Hamathites.20 Later the Canaanite21 clans scattered
and the borders of Canaan22 reached from Sidon23 toward Gerar24 as far as Gaza,25 and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim,26 as far as Lasha.