8 Cush was the fathera of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth.
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    • ˆ 10:8 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" or "predecessor" or "founder" ; also in verses 13, 15, 24 and 26.
      9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD.”
      10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, inb Shinar.c
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      11 From that land he went to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth Ir,d Calah
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      12 and Resen, which is between Nineveh and Calah—which is the great city.
      13 Egypt was the father of the Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites,