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.
tn Heb “Asshur.”
sn Nineveh was an ancient Assyrian city situated on the Tigris River.
sn The name Rehoboth-Ir means “and broad streets of a city,” perhaps referring to a suburb of Nineveh.
sn Calah (modern Nimrud) was located twenty miles north of Nineveh.