21 occurrences in 14 translations

'Nations' in the Bible

By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations.

These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their nations.

These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their nations.

These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.

And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations;

With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.

As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.

Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.

And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.

And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;

Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.

And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;

In addition, all of the surrounding nations came to Joseph to buy grain from Egypt, because the famine had become severe throughout the world.

He said to me, 'I will make you fruitful and numerous; I will make many nations [come from] you, and I will give this land as an eternal possession to your descendants to come.'

And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations.

The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor a ruler's staff from between his feet, until the one comes, who owns them both, and to him will belong the allegiance of nations.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזרח 
'ezrach 
Usage: 17

אמּה 
'ummah 
Usage: 3

אמּה 
'ummah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ἀλλόφυλος 
Allophulos 
Usage: 1

γενεά 
Genea 
Usage: 17

γένος 
Genos 
Usage: 17

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132



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