In the bible, Nimrod is the name of the son of Cush (GEN 10:8), a mighty hunter before the LORD (GEN 10:9). Meaning of the name: rebellion (but probably an unknown Assyrian word). Related names are: Cush
. The translations of Nimrod in 12 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Nemrod in Spanish
to ニムロド in Japanese!
And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth. (GEN 10:8)
He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. (GEN 10:9)
And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth. (1CH 1:10)
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. (MIC 5:6)