1 tn The subject of the verb translated “went” is probably still Nimrod. However, it has also been interpreted that “Ashur went,” referring to a derivative power.
2 tn Heb “Asshur.”
3 sn Nineveh was an ancient Assyrian city situated on the Tigris River.
4 sn The name Rehoboth-Ir means “and broad streets of a city,” perhaps referring to a suburb of Nineveh.
5 sn Calah (modern Nimrud) was located twenty miles north of Nineveh.
6 tn Heb “and Resen between Nineveh and Calah; it [i.e., Calah] is the great city.”