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1 Chronicles 1:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Cush begat Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Cush became the father of Nimrod; he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Cush begat Nimrod. He began to be mighty upon the earth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Cush begot Nimrod: he began to be mighty on the earth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, Cush, begat Nimrod,—he, began to be a mighty one in the earth.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the land.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Now Chus begot Nemrod: he began to be mighty upon earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Cush begate Nimrod: hee began to be mightie vpon the earth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Chus begot Nebrod: he began to be a mighty hunter on the earth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Kush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And C כּוּשׁ 3568
{3568} Prime
כּוּשׁ
Kuwsh
{koosh}
Probably of foreign origin; Cush (or Ethiopia), the name of a son of Ham, and of his territory; also of an Israelite.
begat 3205
{3205} Prime
יָלַד
yalad
{yaw-lad'}
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Nimr נִמרוֹד: 5248
{5248} Prime
נִמְרוֹד
Nimrowd
{nim-rode'}
Probably of foreign origin; Nimrod, a son of Cush.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
began 2490
{2490} Prime
חָלַל
chalal
{khaw-lal'}
A primitive root (compare H2470); properly to bore, that is, (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an opening-wedge); denominatively (from H2485) to play (the flute).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
to be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
mighty 1368
{1368} Prime
גִּבּוֹר
gibbowr
{ghib-bore'}
Intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication warrior, tyrant.
upon the earth. 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 1:4-23.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 1:1-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Chronicles 1:10

And Cush begat (c) Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.

(c) Who first lifted himself above others.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 10:8-12 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. ... And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same [is] a great city.
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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