5248. Nimrod
Strong's Concordance
Nimrod: a son of Cush and founder of the Bab. kingdom
Original Word: נִמְרוֹד
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Nimrod
Phonetic Spelling: (nim-rode')
Definition: a son of Cush and founder of the Bab. kingdom
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably of foreign origin
Definition
a son of Cush and founder of the Bab. kingdom
NASB Translation
Nimrod (4).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
נִמְרֹד, נִמְרוֺד proper name, masculine Nimrod (etymology and meaning wholly unknown; Thes (dubious) below מָרַד rebel (of which Hebr. may have thought [compare LagBN 105]); in fact probably Babylonian name;

1 = a god e.g. Marduk, Wecompare Hexateuch (2), 308 f.; Nimrod, Encycl. Brit. (9). xvii. 511, RSSemitic i. 91 n.; 2d ed. 92; HomPSBA xv (1893), 291-300 proposes Narûdu = *Namra-uddu, a star-god.

2 < name of Babylonian king or prince: Nu-marad = 'Man of Marad' compare DlPa 220 DeGenesis 10:8 [1887]; more plausibly = Nazi-maraddash (marattash, murudas), HptAR July, 1884, 93 f. DlK (1884) SayAth. Feb. 16, 1895, Acad. Mar. 2, 1895 (compare Cheib. Mar. 9), — i.e. a Kashite king, B.C. 1378, but dubious, compare HptBAS i (1889), 183, JeremIzdubar-Nimrod, 1891, 1 ff.); — son of כּוּשׁ (q. v.), hero and hunter Genesis 10:8,9 (J; king in Babylonia, builder of Nineveh, etc. Genesis 10:10f.), נִמְרוֺד 1 Chronicles 1:10; אֶרֶץ נִמְרֹד Micah 5:5 ("" אֶרֶץ אַשּׁוּר); ᵐ5 Νεβρωδ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Nimrod

Or Nimrod {nim-rode'}; probably of foreign origin; Nimrod, a son of Cush -- Nimrod.

Forms and Transliterations
כְּנִמְרֹ֛ד כנמרד נִמְר֑וֹד נִמְרֹ֑ד נִמְרֹ֖ד נמרד נמרוד kə·nim·rōḏ kenimRod kənimrōḏ nim·rō·wḏ nim·rōḏ nimRod nimrōḏ nimrōwḏ
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 10:8
HEB: יָלַ֣ד אֶת־ נִמְרֹ֑ד ה֣וּא הֵחֵ֔ל
NAS: became the father of Nimrod; he became
KJV: And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be
INT: now Cush became of Nimrod he began

Genesis 10:9
HEB: כֵּן֙ יֵֽאָמַ֔ר כְּנִמְרֹ֛ד גִּבּ֥וֹר צַ֖יִד
NAS: it is said, Like Nimrod a mighty
KJV: it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty
INT: wherefore is said Nimrod A mighty hunter

1 Chronicles 1:10
HEB: יָלַ֣ד אֶת־ נִמְר֑וֹד ה֣וּא הֵחֵ֔ל
NAS: became the father of Nimrod; he began
KJV: begat Nimrod: he began
INT: Cush became of Nimrod he began

Micah 5:6
HEB: וְאֶת־ אֶ֥רֶץ נִמְרֹ֖ד בִּפְתָחֶ֑יהָ וְהִצִּיל֙
NAS: The land of Nimrod at its entrances;
KJV: and the land of Nimrod in the entrances
INT: the sword the land of Nimrod entrances will deliver

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5248
4 Occurrences


kə·nim·rōḏ — 1 Occ.
nim·rōḏ — 3 Occ.










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