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.
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Gath, Mareshah, Ziph,

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24 Although the Aramean army had come with only a few men,(A) the Lord delivered into their hands a much larger army.(B) Because Judah had forsaken the Lord, the God of their ancestors, judgment was executed on Joash.

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