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Genesis 15:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the birds of prey came down on the carcases; and Abram scared them away.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then came down the birds of prey upon the carcases,—and Abram drove them away.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the ravenous birds come down upon the carcases, and Abram causeth them to turn back.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the fowls came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when the fowles came downe vpon the carcases, Abram droue them away.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And birds came down upon the bodies, [even] upon the divided parts of them, and Abram sat down by them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Avram drove them away.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And when the fowls 5861
{5861} Prime
עַיִט
`ayit
{ah'-yit}
From H5860; a hawk or other bird of prey.
came down 3381
{3381} Prime
יָרַד
yarad
{yaw-rad'}
A primitive root; to descend (literally to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively to fall); causatively to bring down (in all the above applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the carcases, 6297
{6297} Prime
פֶּגֶר
peger
{peh'-gher}
From H6296; a carcase (as limp), whether of man or beast; figuratively an idolatrous image.
´Avräm אַברָם 87
{0087} Prime
אַבְרָם
'Abram
{ab-rawm'}
Contracted from H0048; high father; Abram, the original name of Abraham.
drove them away. 5380
{5380} Prime
נָשַׁב
nashab
{naw-shab'}
A primitive root; to blow; by implication to disperse.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
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).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 15:9-21.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 15:7-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
fowls:

Ezekiel 17:3 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; A great eagle with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar:
Ezekiel 17:7 There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers: and, behold, this vine did bend her roots toward him, and shot forth her branches toward him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.
Matthew 13:4 And when he sowed, some [seeds] fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up:

Abram:

Psalms 119:13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.
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