Cush was the father of Nimrod,1 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.
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He was a mighty2 hunter3 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."
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The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,4 Erech,5 Akkad and Calneh,6 in Shinar.7
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From that land he went to Assyria,8 where he built Nineveh,9 Rehoboth Ir, Calah
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and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great city.