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Genesis 25:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Syrian, to be his wife.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebecca as wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-Aram, the sister of Laban the Syrian.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and it came to pass, that, Isaac, was forty years old, when he took Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel the Syrian, of the Plain of Syria,—sister of Laban the Syrian, to himself to wife.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Isaac is a son of forty years in his taking Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel the Aramaean, from Padan-Aram, sister of Laban the Aramaean, to him for a wife.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who when he was forty years old, took to wife Rebecca the daughter of Bathuel the Syrian of Mesopotamia, sister to Laban.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Isaac was fortie yeeres old when hee tooke Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan Aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Abraham{gr.Abraam} begot Isaac. And Isaac was forty years old when he took to wife Rebekah{gr.Rebecca}, daughter of Bethuel{gr.Bathuel} the Syrian, out of Syrian Padanaram{gr.Mesopotamia}, sister of Laban the Syrian.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Yitzchaq was forty years old when he took Rivqah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Arammi of Paddan Aram, the sister to Lavan the Arammi.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Yixk יִצחָק 3327
{3327} Prime
יִצְחָק
Yitschaq
{yits-khawk'}
From H6711; laughter (that is, mockery); Jitschak (or Isaac), son of Abraham.
was x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
forty 705
{0705} Prime
אַרְבָּעִים
'arba`iym
{ar-baw-eem'}
Multiple of H0702; forty.
years 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
old 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.).
when he took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
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).
Rivk רִבקָה 7259
{7259} Prime
רִבְקָה
Ribqah
{rib-kaw'}
From an unused root probably meaning to clog by tying up the fetlock; fettering (by beauty); Ribkah, the wife of Isaac.
to 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).
the daughter 1323
{1323} Prime
בַּת
bath
{bath}
From H1129 (as feminine of H1121); a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively).
of Bl בְּתוּאֵל 1328
{1328} Prime
בְּתוּאֵל
B@thuw'el
{beth-oo-ale'}
Apparently from the same as H1326 and H0410; destroyed of God; Bethuel, the name of a nephew of Abraham, and of a place in Palestine.
the ramm אֲרַמִּי 761
{0761} Prime
אֲרַמִּי
'Arammiy
{ar-am-mee'}
Patrial from H0758; an Aramite or Aramaean.
of Paddan rm פַּדַּן־אֲרָם, 6307
{6307} Prime
פַּדָּן
Paddan
{pad-dawn'}
From an unused root meaning to extend; a plateau; or the second form which is from the same and H0758; the table land of Aram; Paddan or Paddan-Aram, a region of Syria.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the sister 269
{0269} Prime
אָחוֹת
'achowth
{aw-khoth'}
Irregular feminine of H0251; a sister (used very widely (like H0250), literally and figuratively).
to Lvn לָבָן 3837
{3837} Prime
לָבָן
Laban
{law-bawn'}
The same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert.
the ramm אֲרַמִּי. 761
{0761} Prime
אֲרַמִּי
'Arammiy
{ar-am-mee'}
Patrial from H0758; an Aramite or Aramaean.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 25:19-28.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 25:20

And Isaac was forty years old — Not much is related concerning Isaac, but what had reference to his father, while he lived, and to his sons afterward; for Isaac seems not to have been a man of action, nor much tried, but to have spent his day, in quietness and silence.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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am 2148, bc 1856

when he:

Genesis 22:23 And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother.
Genesis 24:67 And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's [death].

the Syrian:

Genesis 24:29 And Rebekah had a brother, and his name [was] Laban: and Laban ran out unto the man, unto the well.
Genesis 28:5-6 And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to Padanaram unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. ... When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan;
Genesis 31:18 And he carried away all his cattle, and all his goods which he had gotten, the cattle of his getting, which he had gotten in Padanaram, for to go to Isaac his father in the land of Canaan.
Genesis 31:20 And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told him not that he fled.
Genesis 31:24 And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
Genesis 35:9 And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Padanaram, and blessed him.
Deuteronomy 26:5 And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish [was] my father, and he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous:
Luke 4:27 And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian.
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