Parallel Verses

Amplified

Cush was the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one upon the earth.

New American Standard Bible

Cush became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

King James Version

And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.

Holman Bible

Cush fathered Nimrod, who was the first to become a great warrior on earth.

International Standard Version

Cush fathered Nimrod. He became the first powerful ruler on the earth.

A Conservative Version

And Cush begot Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one on the earth.

American Standard Version

And Cush begat Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

Bible in Basic English

And Cush was the father of Nimrod: he was the first to be a great man in the earth.

Darby Translation

And Cush begot Nimrod: he began to be mighty on the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Cush begat Nimrod; he began to be mighty upon the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

And Cush begat Nimrod. He began to be strong in the earth.

King James 2000

And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Cush fathered Nimrod; he himself began to be mighty on earth.

Modern King James verseion

And Cush fathered Nimrod. He began to be mighty on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Cush begat Nimrod: which Nimrod began to wax mighty upon the earth.

NET Bible

Cush was the father of Nimrod, who established himself as a mighty warrior on earth.

New Heart English Bible

Cush became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Cush, begat Nimrod, - he, began to be a mighty one in the earth.

Webster

And Cush begat Nimrod. He began to be mighty upon the earth.

World English Bible

Cush became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the land.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּוּשׁ 
Kuwsh 
Usage: 30

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

נמרד נמרוד 
Nimrowd 
Usage: 4

to be mighty
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

References

Context Readings

From Adam To Abraham

9 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabta, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan. 10 Cush was the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one upon the earth. 11 Mizraim (Egypt) was the father of the Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim,



Cross References

Genesis 10:8-12

Cush became the father of Nimrod; he was the first to be a mighty man on the earth.

Micah 5:6

And they shall rule and waste the land of Assyria with the sword and the land of Nimrod within her [Assyria's own] gates. Thus shall He [the Messiah] deliver us from the Assyrian [representing the opposing powers] when he comes into our land and when he treads on our borders.

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