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Genesis 20:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before thee. Dwell where it pleaseth thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Abimelech said, Behold, my land [is] before thee: dwell where it pleaseth thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Abimelech said, “Behold, my land is before you; settle wherever you please.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Abimelech said, Behold, my land [is] before thee: dwell where it pleaseth thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before thee: dwell where it is good in thine eyes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Abimelech said, Lo! my land, is before thee,—wherever it may seem good in thine eyes, dwell.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Abimelech saith, 'Lo, my land [is] before thee, where it is good in thine eyes, dwell;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And said: The land is before you, dwell wheresoever it shall please thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Abimelech said, Behold, my land [is] before thee; dwel where it pleaseth thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abimelech said to Abraham{gr.Abraam}, Behold, my land is before thee, dwell wheresoever it may please thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Avimelekh said, Behold, my land [is] before thee: dwell where it pleaseth thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And “Įvīmele¢ אֲבִימֶלֶך 40
{0040} Prime
אֲבִימֶלֶךְ
'Abiymelek
{ab-ee-mel'-ek}
From H0001 and H4428; father of (the) king; Abimelek, the name of two Philistine kings and of two Israelites.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
my land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
[is] before x6440
(6440) Complement
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
thee: y6440
[6440] Standard
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
dwell 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
where it pleaseth 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
my land:

Genesis 13:9 [Is] not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if [thou wilt take] the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if [thou depart] to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Genesis 34:10 And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.
Genesis 47:6 The land of Egypt [is] before thee; in the best of the land make thy father and brethren to dwell; in the land of Goshen let them dwell: and if thou knowest [any] men of activity among them, then make them rulers over my cattle.

where it pleaseth thee:
Heb. as is good in thine eyes
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