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Genesis 36:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For their substance was too great for them to dwell together; and the land of their sojournings could not bear them because of their cattle.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For their property had become too great for them to live together, and the land where they sojourned could not sustain them because of their livestock.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For their riches were more than that they might dwell together: and the land wherein they were strangers could not sustain them, because of their cattle.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For their property was too great for them to dwell together, and the land where they were sojourners could not bear them, because of their cattle.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For their substance had become too great, for them to dwell together,—neither could the land of their sojournings sustain them, because of their herds.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for their substance was more abundant than to dwell together, and the land of their sojournings was not able to bear them because of their cattle;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For they were exceeding rich, and could not dwell together: neither was the land in which they sojourned able to bear them, for the multitude of their flocks.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For their riches were more then that they might dwell together: and the land wherein they were strangers, could not beare them, because of their cattell.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For their substance was too great for them to dwell together; and the land of their sojourning could not bear them, because of the abundance of their possessions.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
their riches 7399
{7399} Prime
רְכוּשׁ
r@kuwsh
{rek-oosh'}
From passive participle of H7408; property (as gathered).
were 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).
more y7227
[7227] Standard
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
than x7227
(7227) Complement
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
that they might 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.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
together; 3162
{3162} Prime
יַחַד
yachad
{yakh'-ad}
From H3161; properly a unit, that is, (adverbially) unitedly.
and 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).
wherein they were strangers 4033
{4033} Prime
מָגוּר
maguwr
{maw-goor'}
From H1481 in the sense of lodging; a temporary abode; by extension a permanent residence.
could 3201
{3201} Prime
יָכֹל
yakol
{yaw-kole'}
A primitive root; to be able, literally (can, could) or morally (may, might).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
bear 5375
{5375} Prime
נָשָׂא
nasa'
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
them because 6440
{6440} Prime
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.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of their cattle. 4735
{4735} Prime
מִקְנֶה
miqneh
{mik-neh'}
From H7069; something bought, that is, property, but only live stock; abstractly acquisition.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 36:6-7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 36:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
their riches:

Genesis 13:6 And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.
Genesis 13:11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.

the land:

Genesis 17:8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
Genesis 28:4 And give thee the blessing of Abraham, to thee, and to thy seed with thee; that thou mayest inherit the land wherein thou art a stranger, which God gave unto Abraham.
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