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Exodus 6:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty and seven years.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram [were] an hundred and thirty and seven years.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the length of Amram’s life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Amram took him Jochebed, his father's sister, for a wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram [were] a hundred and thirty-seven years.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Amram took Jochebed his aunt as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So then, Amram took Jochebed, his father's sister, to himself to wife, and she bare to him—Aaron and Moses. And, the years of the life of Amram, were a hundred and thirty-seven.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Amram taketh Jochebed his aunt to himself for a wife, and she beareth to him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram [are] a hundred and thirty and seven years.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Amram took to wife Jochabed his aunt by the father's side: and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of Amram's life, were a hundred and thirty-seven.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Amram tooke him Iochebed his fathers sister to wife, and shee bare him Aaron and Moses: and the yeeres of the life of Amram were an hundred, and thirtie and seuen yeeres.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Amram{gr.Ambram} took to wife Jochabed the daughter of his father's brother, and she bore to him both Aaron and Mosheh{gr.Moses}, and Miriam{gr.Mariam} their sister: and the years of the life of Amram{gr.Ambram} were a hundred and thirty-two years.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Amram took him Yokheved his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aharon and Mosheh: and the years of the life of Amram [were] an hundred and thirty and seven years.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And `Amrm עַמרָם 6019
{6019} Prime
עַמְרָם
`Amram
{am-rawm'}
Probably from H5971 and H7311; high people; Amram, the name of two Israelites.
took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Yeve יוֹכֶבֶד 3115
{3115} Prime
יוֹכֶבֶד
Yowkebed
{yo-keh'-bed}
From H3068 contracted and H3513; Jehovah-gloried; Jokebed, the mother of Moses.
his father's sister 1733
{1733} Prime
דּוֹדָה
dowdah
{do-daw'}
Feminine of H1730; an aunt.
to wife; 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
and she bare 3205
{3205} Prime
יָלַד
yalad
{yaw-lad'}
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Ahrn אַהֲרֹן 175
{0175} Prime
אַהֲרֹן
'Aharown
{a-har-one'}
Of uncertain derivation; Aharon, the brother of Moses.
and M מֹשֶׁה: 4872
{4872} Prime
מֹשֶׁה
Mosheh
{mo-sheh'}
From H4871; drawing out (of the water), that is, rescued; Mosheh, the Israelitish lawgiver.
and the years 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
of the life 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
of `Amrm עַמרָם 6019
{6019} Prime
עַמְרָם
`Amram
{am-rawm'}
Probably from H5971 and H7311; high people; Amram, the name of two Israelites.
[were] an hundred 3967
{3967} Prime
מֵאָה
me'ah
{may-aw'}
Probably a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction.
and thirty 7970
{7970} Prime
שְׁלוֹשִׁים
sh@lowshiym
{shel-o-sheem'}
Multiple of H7969; thirty; or (ordinal) thirtieth.
and seven 7651
{7651} Prime
שֶׁבַע
sheba`
{sheh'-bah}
From H7650; a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication a week; by extension an indefinite number.
years. 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Exodus 6:20

_ _ Amram took him Jochebed his father’s sister to wife — The Septuagint and Syriac versions render it “his cousin.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Exodus 6:14-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Exodus 6:20

His father's sister — That is, kins — woman. So the Hebrew word is frequently used.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Exodus 6:20

And Amram took him Jochebed his (g) father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram [were] an hundred and thirty and seven years.

(g) This type of marriage was later forbidden in the law; (Leviticus 18:12).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Amram:

Exodus 2:1-2 And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took [to wife] a daughter of Levi. ... And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he [was a] goodly [child], she hid him three months.
Numbers 26:59 And the name of Amram's wife [was] Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom [her mother] bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.

and the years:
The Samaritan, LXX, Syriac, and one Hebrew manuscript add, "And Miriam their sister;" which some of the best critics suppose to have been originally in the text.
Exodus 6:16 And these [are] the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi [were] an hundred thirty and seven years.
Exodus 6:18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath [were] an hundred thirty and three years.
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