Parallel Verses

King James Version

And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

New American Standard Bible

And the land could not sustain them while dwelling together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to remain together.

Holman Bible

But the land was unable to support them as long as they stayed together, for they had so many possessions that they could not stay together,

International Standard Version

But the land could not support them living together, because they had so many livestock that they could not stay together.

A Conservative Version

And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together. For their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

American Standard Version

And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

Amplified

Now the land was not able to nourish and support them so they could dwell together, for their possessions were too great for them to live together.

Bible in Basic English

So that the land was not wide enough for the two of them: their property was so great that there was not room for them together.

Darby Translation

And the land could not support them, that they might dwell together, for their property was great; and they could not dwell together.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the land was not able to bear them that they might dwell together, for their substance was so great that they could not dwell together.

Julia Smith Translation

And the land supported them not to dwell together, for their acquisition was a multitude, and they were not able to dwell together.

King James 2000

And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their possessions were great, so that they could not dwell together.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the land could not {support them} [so as] to live together, because their possessions were [so] many that they were not able to live together.

Modern King James verseion

And the land was not able to bear them, that they might live together. For their substance was great, so that they could not live together.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that the land was not able to receive them that they might dwell together. For the substance of their riches was so great, that they could not dwell together.

NET Bible

But the land could not support them while they were living side by side. Because their possessions were so great, they were not able to live alongside one another.

New Heart English Bible

The land was not able to bear them, that they might live together: for their substance was great, so that they could not live together.

The Emphasized Bible

And the land suffered them not to dwell together, - because their substance had become, great, so that they could not dwell together.

Webster

And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

World English Bible

The land was not able to bear them, that they might live together: for their substance was great, so that they could not live together.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the land hath not suffered them to dwell together, for their substance hath been much, and they have not been able to dwell together;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

was not able to bear
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

רכשׁ רכוּשׁ 
R@kuwsh 
Usage: 28

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

References

American

Lot

Easton

Lot

Context Readings

The Parting Of Abram And Lot

5 And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks, and herds, and tents. 6 And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together. 7 And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land.


Cross References

Genesis 36:6-7

And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob.

Ecclesiastes 5:10-11

He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

1 Timothy 6:9

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

Luke 12:17-18

And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

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