Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Darby Translation

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

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 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 fathered Nimrod. He began to be a mighty one in the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter before Jehovah. Therefore it is said, Even 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

There were giants in the earth in those days. And also after that, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore to them, they were mighty men who existed of old, men of renown.

Genesis 6:11

The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.

Genesis 13:13

But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before Jehovah, exceedingly so.

Genesis 25:27

And the boys grew. And Esau was a man knowing hunting, and Jacob was a simple man, living in tents.

Genesis 27:30

And it happened, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was scarcely gone from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.

2 Chronicles 28:22

And in the time of his distress he trespassed even more against Jehovah, this King Ahaz.

Psalm 52:7

Behold, the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, he was strong in his wickedness.

Jeremiah 16:16

Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says Jehovah, and they will fish them. And afterwards I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them from every mountain and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say, So says the Lord Jehovah: Woe to those sewing bands to all joints of my hands, and make long veils for the head of every man of stature, to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of My people, and will you save alive the souls for yourselves?

Micah 7:2

The pious has perished from the earth, and there is none upright among men. For they all lie in wait for blood; each one hunts his brother with a net.

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