Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They found rich and good pasture, and the land was broad and quiet and peaceful; for those who lived there formerly were Hamites.

King James Version

And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

Holman Bible

They found rich, good pasture, and the land was broad, peaceful, and quiet, for some Hamites had lived there previously.

International Standard Version

They discovered abundant and excellent grazing lands there, where the land was very broad, secure, and tranquil, because the former inhabitants there were descendants of Ham.

A Conservative Version

And they found lush and good pasture, and the land was wide and quiet and peaceable, for those who dwelt there formerly were of Ham.

American Standard Version

And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they that dwelt there aforetime were of Ham.

Amplified

And they found rich, good pasture, and the [cleared] land was wide, quiet, and peaceful, because people of Ham had dwelt there of old [and had left it a better place for those who came after them].

Bible in Basic English

And they came to some good fertile grass-land, in a wide quiet country of peace-loving people; for the people who were living there before were of the offspring of Ham.

Darby Translation

And they found fat and good pasture, and a land widely extended and quiet and fertile, for they who had dwelt there formerly were of Ham.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide and spacious and quiet and peaceable, for the sons of Ham had dwelt there of old.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will find fat pasture and good, and the land wide of hands and resting and quiet; for from Ham dwelling there before.

King James 2000

And they found rich and good pasture, and the land was broad, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there formerly.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they found fertile and good pasture, and the land [was] very broad, quiet, and at ease, for the former inhabitants there [were] from Ham.

Modern King James verseion

And they found fertile and good pasture, for the land was wide and quiet and peaceable. For some of the sons of Ham had lived there of old.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they found fat pasture and good and a wide land both quiet and fruitful: for they of Ham dwelt there before.

NET Bible

They found fertile and rich pasture; the land was very broad, undisturbed and peaceful. Indeed some Hamites had been living there prior to that.

New Heart English Bible

They found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for those who lived there before were of Ham.

The Emphasized Bible

and they found pasture, fat and good, and, the land, was broad on both hands, and quiet, and secure, - for, of Ham, were the dwellers there aforetime.

Webster

And they found rich pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

World English Bible

They found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for those who lived there before were of Ham.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they find pasture, fat and good, and the land broad of sides, and quiet, and safe, for of Ham are those dwelling there before.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

שׁמן 
Shamen 
Usage: 11

מרעה 
Mir`eh 
Usage: 13

and the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 20

and quiet
שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

שׁלוה שׁליו שׁלו 
Shalev 
Usage: 8

חם 
Cham 
Usage: 16

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

Context Readings

Descendants Of Simeon

39 They went to the entrance of Gedor, even to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks. 40 They found rich and good pasture, and the land was broad and quiet and peaceful; for those who lived there formerly were Hamites. 41 These, recorded by name, came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and attacked their tents and the Meunites who were found there, and destroyed them utterly to this day, and lived in their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.


Cross References

Judges 18:7-10

Then the five men departed and came to Laish and saw the people who were in it living in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was no ruler humiliating them for anything in the land, and they were far from the Sidonians and had no dealings with anyone.

Genesis 9:22-29

Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brothers outside.

Genesis 10:6

The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.

Psalm 78:51

And smote all the firstborn in Egypt, The first issue of their virility in the tents of Ham.

Psalm 105:23

Israel also came into Egypt; Thus Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.



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