Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Now Cush became the father of Nimrod; he became a mighty one on the earth.

Holman Bible

Cush fathered Nimrod, who was the first powerful man on earth.

International Standard Version

Cush fathered Nimrod, who became the first fearless leader throughout the land.

A Conservative Version

And Cush begot Nimrod. He began to be a mighty man on the earth.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Cush became the father of Nimrod; he became a mighty one on the earth.

Bible in Basic English

And Cush was the father of Nimrod, who was the first of the great men of the earth.

Darby Translation

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Cush fathered Nimrod. {He was the first on earth to be a mighty warrior}.

Modern King James verseion

And Cush fathered Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cush also begot Nimrod, which began to be mighty in the earth:

NET Bible

Cush was the father of Nimrod; he began to be a valiant warrior on the 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, became a hero in the earth;

Webster

And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in 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 hath begotten Nimrod;

Interlinear

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

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

נמרד נמרוד 
Nimrowd 
Usage: 4

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

Context Readings

The 30 Descendants Of Ham

7 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. 8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.



Cross References

Micah 5:6

And they shall waste the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod in the entrances thereof: thus shall he deliver us from the Assyrian, when he cometh into our land, and when he treadeth within our borders.

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