According to Islam, Abraham and Nimrod are contemporaries. According to the Bible, Nimrod was a son of Cush, son of Ham, son of Noah (Genesis 10:6,8), i.e., Nimrod was the great grandson of Noah. On the other hand, Abraham was a son of Terah, son of Nahor, son of Serug, son of Reu, son of Peleg, son of Eber, son of Shelah, son of Arphaxad, son of Shem, son of Noah (Genesis 11:10-27), a total of 9 generations.

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