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Genesis 12:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the South.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Abram journeyed on, continuing toward the Negev.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Abram journeyed, going on still towards the south.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abram moved onward, going on still toward the south.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thus Abram brake up, again and again, towards the South.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Abram journeyeth, going on and journeying towards the south.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Abram went forward, going and proceeding on to the south.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Abram iourneyed, going on still toward the South.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abram departed and went and encamped in the wilderness.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Avram journeyed, going on still toward the south.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And ´Avräm אַברָם 87
{0087} Prime
אַבְרָם
'Abram
{ab-rawm'}
Contracted from H0048; high father; Abram, the original name of Abraham.
journeyed, 5265
{5265} Prime
נָסַע
naca`
{naw-sah'}
A primitive root; properly to pull up, especially the tent pins, that is, start on a journey.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
going on 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
still 5265
{5265} Prime
נָסַע
naca`
{naw-sah'}
A primitive root; properly to pull up, especially the tent pins, that is, start on a journey.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
toward the south. 5045
{5045} Prime
נֶגֶב
negeb
{neh'-gheb}
From an unused root meaning to be parched; the south (from its drought); specifically the negeb or southern district of Judah, occasionally, Egypt (as south to Palestine).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 12:6-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 12:9

(k) And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south.

(k) Thus the children of God may look for no rest in this world, but must wait for the heavenly rest and quietness.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
going on still:
Heb. in going and journeying,
Genesis 13:3 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Hai;
Genesis 24:62 And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country.
Psalms 105:13 When they went from one nation to another, from [one] kingdom to another people;
Hebrews 11:13-14 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of [them], and embraced [them], and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. ... For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
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Gn 13:3; 24:62. Ps 105:13. He 11:13.

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