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Genesis 21:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took for him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he dwelt in the desert of Paran,—and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he dwelleth in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother taketh for him a wife from the land of Egypt.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he dwelt in the wilderness of Pharan, and his mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee dwelt in the wildernesse of Paran: and his mother tooke him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he dwelt in the wilderness, and his mother took him a wife out of Paran{gr.Pharan} of Mizraim{gr.Egypt}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Mitzrayim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he dwelt 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.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the wilderness 4057
{4057} Prime
מִדְבָּר
midbar
{mid-bawr'}
From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs).
of Pä´rän פָּארָן: 6290
{6290} Prime
פָּארָן
Pa'ran
{paw-rawn'}
From H6286; ornamental; Paran, a desert of Arabia.
and his mother 517
{0517} Prime
אֵם
'em
{ame}
A primitive word; a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively); (like H0001).
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 a 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).
out of the 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).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of Mixrayim מִצרַיִם. 4714
{4714} Prime
מִצְרַיִם
Mitsrayim
{mits-rah'-yim}
Dual of H4693; Mitsrajim, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:20-21.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:14-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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in the:

Numbers 10:12 And the children of Israel took their journeys out of the wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud rested in the wilderness of Paran.
Numbers 12:16 And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of Paran.
Numbers 13:3 And Moses by the commandment of the LORD sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those men [were] heads of the children of Israel.
Numbers 13:26 And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.
1 Samuel 25:1 And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran.

a wife:

Genesis 24:3-4 And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell: ... But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
Genesis 26:34-35 And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite: ... Which were a grief of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.
Genesis 27:46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these [which are] of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?
Genesis 28:1-2 And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan. ... Arise, go to Padanaram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother's father; and take thee a wife from thence of the daughters of Laban thy mother's brother.
Judges 14:2 And he came up, and told his father and his mother, and said, I have seen a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines: now therefore get her for me to wife.
1 Corinthians 7:38 So then he that giveth [her] in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth [her] not in marriage doeth better.
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Gn 24:3; 26:34; 27:46; 28:1. Nu 10:12; 12:16; 13:3, 26. Jg 14:2. 1S 25:1. 1Co 7:38.

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