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Genesis 10:9-11 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

He was a mighty hunter in the eyes of the Lord; hence the saying, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter in the eyes of the Lord.” 10 His kingdom originated in Babylon, Erech and Accad, all of them in the land of Shinar.[a] 11 From that land he went forth to Assyria, where he built Nineveh, Rehoboth-Ir[b] and Calah,

Footnotes:

  1. 10:10 Shinar: the land of ancient Babylonia, embracing Sumer and Akkad, present-day southern Iraq, mentioned also in 11:2; 14:1.
  2. 10:11 Rehoboth-Ir: lit., “wide-streets city,” was probably not the name of another city, but an epithet of Nineveh; cf. Jon 3:3.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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