Accad (Ak´ad; also Agade, Akkad)

A city of Nimrod’s kingdom in the land of Shinar (Gen 10:10). The precise location of the city Accad is not known, but it likely lay near modern Baghdad, Iraq, or between Baghdad and Babylon.

Gen 10:10

10The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, and Accad, all of them in the land of Shinar.

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