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Genesis 23:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abraham rose up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, [even] to the children of Heth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Abraham stood up and bowed himself to the people of the land, to the children of Heth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abraham rose up, and bowed down to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Abraham rose up, and bowed himself down to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Abraham riseth and boweth himself to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Abraham rose up, and bowed down to the people of the land, to wit, the children of Heth:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Abraham stood vp and bowed himselfe to the people of the land, [euen] to the children of Heth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abraham{gr.Abraam} rose up and did obeisance to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth{gr.Chet}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Avraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, [even] to the children of Cheth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Avrhm אַברָהָם 85
{0085} Prime
אַבְרָהָם
'Abraham
{ab-raw-hawm'}
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
stood up, 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and bowed y7812
[7812] Standard
שָׁחָה
shachah
{shaw-khaw'}
A primitive root; to depress, that is, prostrate (especially reflexively in homage to royalty or God).
z8691
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
himself x7812
(7812) Complement
שָׁחָה
shachah
{shaw-khaw'}
A primitive root; to depress, that is, prostrate (especially reflexively in homage to royalty or God).
to the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
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).
[even] to the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of חֵת. 2845
{2845} Prime
חֵת
Cheth
{khayth}
From H2865; terror; Cheth, an aboriginal Canaanite.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 23:3-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 23:7

Abraham returns them thanks for their kind offer, with all possible decency and respect. Religion teaches good manners, and those abuse it that place it in rudeness and clownishness.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 18:2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw [them], he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,
Genesis 19:1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing [them] rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;
Proverbs 18:24 A man [that hath] friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend [that] sticketh closer than a brother.
Romans 12:17-18 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. ... If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all [men], and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
1 Peter 3:8 Finally, [be ye] all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, [be] pitiful, [be] courteous:
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