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Nimrod

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Nimrod (nĭm'rŏd), rebellion; or the valiant, A son of Gush and grandson of Ham. Genesis 10:8 ff. He established an empire in Shinar, the classical Babylonia, the chief towns being Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh: and extended this empire northward along the course of the Tigris over Assyria, where he founded a second group of capitals, Nineveh, Rehoboth, Calah, and Resen.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Nimrod'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/n/nimrod.html. 1893.

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Saturday, November 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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