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THE DEATH OF NIMROD

THE DEBATE OVER THE LIFE OF NIMROD IS SETTLED IN PART BY LOOKING AT THE VARIATIONS IN THE ACCOUNTS REGARDING HIS DEATH.  REMEMBER: THE BIBLE ONLY MENTIONS THE NAME OF NIMROD IN 4 PLACES (TWICE IN GENESIS, ONCE IN 1 CHRONICLES AND ONCE IN MICAH). 3 OF THE 4 VERSES ARE ESSENTIALLY THE SAME. THEREFORE, THE BIBLE SAYS VERY LITTLE. ONLY THAT HE BECAME A MIGHTY ONE IN THE EARTH AND THAT HE CONQUERED FOUR CITIES AND BUILT FOUR OTHERS.  EVERYTHING ELSE ABOUT NIMROD IS LEGEND.

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HUNTING THE “MIGHTY HUNTER” – NIMROD

More Than the Antichrist Archetype?

One of the most intriguing characters in the Old Testament is Nimrod, son of Cush, and grandson of Ham. His name often comes up as the archetype of the Antichrist. It turns out that when we dig into the story surrounding Nimrod, there is much more to be said about his importance than just the speculation that he might be figure who arises again in the last days (“who was, is not, but will be again” – Revelation 17:8) as the Antichrist.

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