Cush was the father[a] of Nimrod,(A) who became a mighty warrior on the earth. He was a mighty(B) hunter(C) before the Lord; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 10:8 Father may mean ancestor or predecessor or founder; also in verses 13, 15, 24 and 26.

With twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen and the innumerable troops of Libyans,(A) Sukkites and Cushites[a](B) that came with him from Egypt,

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 12:3 That is, people from the upper Nile region

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