Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

King James Version

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Holman Bible

He settled in the Wilderness of Paran, and his mother got a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version

Later he settled in the desert area of Paran, and his mother chose a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

A Conservative Version

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took for him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Amplified

He dwelt in the Wilderness of Paran; and his mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.

Bible in Basic English

And while he was in the waste land of Paran, his mother got him a wife from the land of Egypt.

Darby Translation

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will dwell in the desert Paran: and his mother will take to him a wife from the land of Egypt

King James 2000

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he lived in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

Modern King James verseion

And he lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother got him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

NET Bible

He lived in the wilderness of Paran. His mother found a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

New Heart English Bible

He lived in the wilderness of Paran. His mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.

The Emphasized Bible

And he dwelt in the desert of Paran, - and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Webster

And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took for him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

He lived in the wilderness of Paran. His mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he dwelleth in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother taketh for him a wife from the land of Egypt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

of Paran
פּארן 
Pa'ran 
Usage: 11

and his mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

out of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Hagar And Ishmael

20 God was with the lad, and he grew; and he lived in the wilderness and became an archer. 21 He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt. 22 Now it came about at that time that Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, saying, "God is with you in all that you do;


Cross References

Genesis 24:3-4

and I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I live,

Genesis 26:34-35

When Esau was forty years old he married Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite;

Genesis 27:46-2

Rebekah said to Isaac, "I am tired of living because of the daughters of Heth; if Jacob takes a wife from the daughters of Heth, like these, from the daughters of the land, what good will my life be to me?"

Numbers 10:12

and the sons of Israel set out on their journeys from the wilderness of Sinai Then the cloud settled down in the wilderness of Paran.

Numbers 12:16

Afterward, however, the people moved out from Hazeroth and camped in the wilderness of Paran.

Numbers 13:3

So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran at the command of the LORD, all of them men who were heads of the sons of Israel.

Numbers 13:26

they proceeded to come to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh; and they brought back word to them and to all the congregation and showed them the fruit of the land.

Judges 14:2

So he came back and told his father and mother, "I saw a woman in Timnah, one of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore, get her for me as a wife."

1 Samuel 25:1

Then Samuel died; and all Israel gathered together and mourned for him, and buried him at his house in Ramah And David arose and went down to the wilderness of Paran.

1 Corinthians 7:38

So then both he who gives his own virgin daughter in marriage does well, and he who does not give her in marriage will do better.

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