Abimelech said, “Look, my land is before you. Settle wherever you want.”
Live with us. The land is before you. Settle here, move about, and acquire property in it.”
Then we will give you our daughters, take your daughters for ourselves, live with you, and become one people.
“These men are peaceful toward us,” they said. “Let them live in our land and move about in it, for indeed, the region is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters as our wives and give our daughters to them.
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haran’s son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they set out together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they came to Haran, they settled there.
As people migrated from the east, they found a valley in the land of Shinar and settled there.
But the men will agree to live with us and be one people only on this condition: if all our men are circumcised as they are.
Won’t their livestock, their possessions, and all their animals become ours? Only let us agree with them, and they will live with us.”
“You are to keep My statutes and ordinances and carefully observe them, so that you may live securely in the land. Then the land will yield its fruit, so that you can eat, be satisfied, and live securely in the land.
Your threshing will continue until grape harvest, and the grape harvest will continue until sowing time; you will have plenty of food to eat and live securely in your land.
“They will live in the land that I gave to My servant Jacob, where your fathers lived. They will live in it forever with their children and grandchildren, and My servant David will be their prince forever.
Your people settled in it;
God, You provided for the poor by Your goodness.
Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.
God said to Jacob, “Get up! Go to Bethel and settle there. Build an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”
Zebulun will live by the seashore
and will be a harbor for ships,
and his territory will be next to Sidon.
Joseph and his father’s household remained in Egypt. Joseph lived 110 years.
You can settle in the land of Goshen and be near me—you, your children, and grandchildren, your sheep, cattle, and all you have.
Then they said to Pharaoh, “We have come to live in the land for a while because there is no grazing land for your servants’ sheep, since the famine in the land of Canaan has been severe. So now, please let your servants settle in the land of Goshen.”
The time that the Israelites lived in Egypt was 430 years.
They must not remain in your land, or else they will make you sin against Me. If you worship their gods, it will be a snare for you.”