Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He was a mighty hunter before Jehovah; therefore it is said, As Nimrod, the mighty hunter before Jehovah!

New American Standard Bible

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the LORD."

King James Version

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

Holman Bible

He was a powerful hunter in the sight of the Lord. That is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a powerful hunter in the sight of the Lord.”

International Standard Version

He became a fearless hunter in defiance of the LORD. That is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a fearless hunter in defiance of the LORD."

A Conservative Version

He was a mighty hunter before LORD. Therefore it is said, Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before LORD.

American Standard Version

He was a mighty hunter before Jehovah: wherefore it is said, Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before Jehovah.

Amplified

He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; therefore it is said, Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

He was a very great bowman, so that there is a saying, Like Nimrod, a very great bowman.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He was a powerful hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod, the powerful hunter before the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

He was a strong taker of prey before the face of Jehovah; for this he will say, As Nimrod the strong hunter before the face of Jehovah.

King James 2000

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it was said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before Yahweh."

Modern King James verseion

He was a mighty hunter before Jehovah. Therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He was a mighty hunter in the sight of the LORD, whereof came the proverb "he is as Nimrod, that mighty hunter in the sight of the LORD."

NET Bible

He was a mighty hunter before the Lord. (That is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.")

New Heart English Bible

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD."

The Emphasized Bible

he, became a hero of hunting before Yahweh, for this cause, it is said. Like Nimrod, a hero of hunting before Yahweh.

Webster

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.

World English Bible

He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh."

Youngs Literal Translation

he hath begun to be a hero in the land; he hath been a hero in hunting before Jehovah; therefore it is said, 'As Nimrod the hero in hunting before Jehovah.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He was a mighty
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

ציד 
Tsayid 
ציד 
Tsayid 
Usage: 19
Usage: 19

פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

it is said

Usage: 0

נמרד נמרוד 
Nimrowd 
Usage: 4

the mighty
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

Context Readings

The 30 Descendants Of Ham

8 And Cush begot Nimrod: he began to be mighty on the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter before Jehovah; therefore it is said, As Nimrod, the mighty hunter before Jehovah! 10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.



Cross References

Genesis 6:4

In those days were the giants on the earth, and also afterwards, when the sons of God had come in to the daughters of men, and they had borne children to them; these were the heroes, who of old were men of renown.

Genesis 6:11

And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was full of violence.

Genesis 13:13

And the people of Sodom were wicked, and great sinners before Jehovah.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew, and Esau became a man skilled in hunting, a man of the field; and Jacob was a homely man, dwelling in tents.

Genesis 27:30

And it came to pass when Isaac had ended blessing Jacob, and when Jacob was only just gone out from Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came from his hunting.

2 Chronicles 28:22

And in the time of his trouble he transgressed yet more against Jehovah, this king Ahaz.

Psalm 52:7

Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice.

Jeremiah 16:16

Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith Jehovah, and they shall fish them; and afterwards will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them, from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the women that sew pillows for all wrists, and that make veils for the head of persons of every stature to catch souls! Will ye catch the souls of my people, and will ye save your own souls alive?

Micah 7:2

The godly man hath perished out of the land, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, they hunt every man his brother with a net.

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