Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For their property had become too great for them to live together, and the land where they sojourned could not sustain them because of their livestock.

King James Version

For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.

Holman Bible

For their possessions were too many for them to live together, and because of their herds, the land where they stayed could not support them.

International Standard Version

because their holdings were too vast to allow them to stay together, since the land where they had settled was not able to support all of their livestock.

A Conservative Version

For their substance was too great for them to dwell together, and the land of their sojourning could not bear them because of their cattle.

American Standard Version

For their substance was too great for them to dwell together; and the land of their sojournings could not bear them because of their cattle.

Amplified

For their great flocks and herds and possessions [which they had collected] made it impossible for them to dwell together; the land in which they were strangers could not support them because of their livestock.

Bible in Basic English

For their wealth was so great that the land was not wide enough for the two of them and all their cattle.

Darby Translation

For their property was too great for them to dwell together, and the land where they were sojourners could not bear them, because of their cattle.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For their riches were more than that they might dwell together, and the land in which they were strangers could not bear them because of their livestock.

Julia Smith Translation

For their possessions were much above dwelling together; and the land of their sojournings will not be able to bear them from the face of their possessions.

King James 2000

For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land in which they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For their possessions were {too many to live together}, so that the land of their sojourning was not able to support them on account of their livestock.

Modern King James verseion

For their riches were more than that they might dwell together. And the land of their travels could not bear them because of their cattle.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For their riches was so much that they could not dwell together; and that the land wherein they were strangers could not receive them, because of their cattle.

NET Bible

because they had too many possessions to be able to stay together and the land where they had settled was not able to support them because of their livestock.

New Heart English Bible

For their substance was too great for them to dwell together, and the land of their travels couldn't bear them because of their livestock.

The Emphasized Bible

For their substance had become too great for them to dwell together, - neither could the land of their sojournings sustain them, because of their herds,

Webster

For their riches were more than that they might dwell together: and the land wherein they were strangers could not sustain them, because of their cattle.

World English Bible

For their substance was too great for them to dwell together, and the land of their travels couldn't bear them because of their livestock.

Youngs Literal Translation

for their substance was more abundant than to dwell together, and the land of their sojournings was not able to bear them because of their cattle;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רכשׁ רכוּשׁ 
R@kuwsh 
Usage: 28

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

and the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

מגר מגוּר 
Maguwr 
Usage: 11

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

not bear
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

American

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Descendants Of Esau

6 Then Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters and all his household, and his livestock and all his cattle and all his goods which he had acquired in the land of Canaan, and went to another land away from his brother Jacob. 7 For their property had become too great for them to live together, and the land where they sojourned could not sustain them because of their livestock. 8 So Esau lived in the hill country of Seir; Esau is Edom.


Cross References

Genesis 13:6

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

Genesis 17:8

"I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."

Genesis 28:4

"May He also give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your descendants with you, that you may possess the land of your sojournings, which God gave to Abraham."

Genesis 13:11

So Lot chose for himself all the valley of the Jordan, and Lot journeyed eastward. Thus they separated from each other.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;

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