Genesis 10:8-10 NIV

8 Cush was the fathera of Nimrod,1 who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth.

References for Genesis 10:8

    • d 10:8 - "Father" may mean "ancestor" or "predecessor" or "founder"; also in verses 13, 15, 24 and 26.
      9 He was a mighty2 hunter3 before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."

      References for Genesis 10:9

      10 The first centers of his kingdom were Babylon,4 Erech,5 Akkad and Calneh,6 inb Shinar.c7

      References for Genesis 10:10

        • e 10:10 - Or "Erech and Akkad--all of them in"
        • f 10:10 - That is, Babylonia