Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.

Nimrod

Firm, a descendant of Cush, the son of Ham. He was the first who claimed to be a "mighty one in the earth." Babel was the beginning of his kingdom, which he gradually enlarged (Gen. 10:8-10). The "land of Nimrod" (Mic. 5:6) is a designation of Assyria or of Shinar, which is a part of it.


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