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Nimrod a skilful hunter, from the name of the great-grandson of Noah, traditional founder of the Babylonian dynasty, described in Genesis as ‘a mighty hunter before the Lord’. The Hebrew name Nimrōd, literally ‘let us rebel’ or ‘we will rebel’, is probably a distortion of the name of the Mesopotamian war-god Ninurta, a mighty hunter and warrior.

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Nimrod. 9th (adagio) of Elgar's Enigma Variations. So called because it is a portrait of Elgar's friend A. J. Jaeger (Jäger is Ger. for hunter: Nimrod was ‘mighty hunter’ in Old Testament). Enshrines a day when the two men discussed Beethoven slow movts. and is often used as a commemorative separate item.

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Nimrod

Nimrod †tyrant XVII; great hunter XVIII. — Heb. Nimrōdh valiant, strong; name of ‘a mighty one in the earth’ and a ‘mighty hunter before the Lord’ (Gen. 10: 8, 9).

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Nimrod

Nimrod, in the Bible, descendant of Cush who is recorded as a mighty hunter.

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Nimrod

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