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Was Gilgamesh King Nimrod in the Bible?

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Answered 2013-01-17 01:26:40

Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; that is why it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the LORD." The center of his kingdom was Babylon, and there is some evidence to suggest Nimrod was Gilgamesh.

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