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|Jaredite PN||1.||JAREDITE valley name (Ether 2:1, 4)|
|Jaredite GN||2.||JAREDITE ruler (Ether 7:22)|
NIMROD is a JAREDITE GN and PN that may be Semitic in origin: cf. Hebr. marad "to rebel"; Arab. marada "to be bold and audacious in acts of rebellion and disobedience"; Geez marada "to run strenuously; to attack."