Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

And Shem, Japheth’s older brother, also had sons. Shem was the father of all the sons of Eber.

New American Standard Bible

Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the older brother of Japheth, children were born.

King James Version

Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

International Standard Version

Shem, Japheth's older brother, also had descendants. Shem was the father of the descendants of Eber.

A Conservative Version

And to Shem, the father of all the sons of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, sons were also born to him.

American Standard Version

And unto Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.

Amplified

Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber [including the Hebrews], the older brother of Japheth, children were born.

Bible in Basic English

And Shem, the older brother of Japheth, the father of the children of Eber, had other sons in addition.

Darby Translation

And to Shem to him also were sons born; he is the father of all the sons of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder.

Julia Smith Translation

And to Shem shall be born, even to him the father of all the sons of Eber, the brother of Japheth the great

King James 2000

Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the older brother of Japheth, [children] were also born.

Modern King James verseion

And to Shem were born, even him, the father of all the sons of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Shem the father of all the children of Eber and the eldest brother of Japheth, begat children also.

NET Bible

And sons were also born to Shem (the older brother of Japheth), the father of all the sons of Eber.

New Heart English Bible

To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, to Shem, father of all the sons of Eber, elder brother of Japheth, to him also, were children born.

Webster

To Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.

World English Bible

To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to Shem, father of all sons of Eber, brother of Japheth the elder, he hath also begotten:

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 17

of Eber
עבר 
`Eber 
Usage: 15

the brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

of Japheth
יפת 
Yepheth 
Usage: 11

the elder
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Context Readings

The 26 Descendants Of Shem

20 These are Ham’s sons, by their clans, according to their languages, in their own lands and their nations. 21 And Shem, Japheth’s older brother, also had sons. Shem was the father of all the sons of Eber. 22 Shem’s sons were Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, and Aram.



Cross References

Numbers 24:24

Ships will come from the coast of Kittim;
they will afflict Asshur and Eber,
but they too will come to destruction.

Genesis 11:10-26

These are the family records of Shem. Shem lived 100 years and fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood.

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