Genesis 22:20
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New International Version
Some time later Abraham was told, "Milkah is also a mother; she has borne sons to your brother Nahor:

New Living Translation
Soon after this, Abraham heard that Milcah, his brother Nahor's wife, had borne Nahor eight sons.

English Standard Version
Now after these things it was told to Abraham, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

New American Standard Bible
Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

King James Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now after these things Abraham was told, "Milcah also has borne sons to your brother Nahor:

International Standard Version
Now after these things somebody told Abraham, "Look, Milcah has given birth to sons for your brother Nahor.

NET Bible
After these things Abraham was told, "Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor--

New Heart English Bible
It happened after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Look, Milcah, she also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Later Abraham was told, "Milcah has given birth to these children of your brother Nahor:

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying: 'Behold, Milcah, she also hath borne children unto thy brother Nahor:

New American Standard 1977
Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it came to pass after these things that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she has also born sons unto thy brother Nahor;

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she has also borne children unto your brother Nahor;

American King James Version
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she has also born children to your brother Nahor;

American Standard Version
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she also hath borne children unto they brother Nahor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
After these things, it was told Abraham that Melcha also had borne children to Nachor his brother.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she also has borne sons to thy brother Nahor:

English Revised Version
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she also hath borne children unto thy brother Nahor;

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told to Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also borne children to thy brother Nahor;

World English Bible
It happened after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah, she also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass after these things that it is declared to Abraham, saying, 'Lo, Milcah hath borne, even she, sons to Nahor thy brother:
Study Bible
Nahor's Sons
19So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham lived at Beersheba. 20Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor: 21Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram…
Cross References
Genesis 11:29
Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah.

Genesis 22:21
Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram

Genesis 24:15
Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder.
Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she has also born children to your brother Nahor;

A.M.

Proverbs 25:25 As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.

Milcah.

Genesis 11:29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was …

Genesis 24:15,24 And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah …

Nahor.

Genesis 11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

Genesis 24:10,24 And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and …

Genesis 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, …

NAHOR'S POSTERITY.

(20) Thy brother Nahor.--Dwelling so far apart, news would seldom reach Abraham of those whom he had left at Haran. But besides the domestic interest, the knowledge thus conveyed to him was the cause "probably of Abraham's determination to seek a wife for his son from among his own kindred. It has been noticed that Nahor has twelve sons, eight by his lawful wife, and four by his concubine. So Jacob has twelve sons, eight by two lawful wives, and four by two concubines. Lastly, Ishmael has twelve sons. These coincidences are curious, but afford no ground for the assertion that therefore these narratives are mythical. For coincidences quite as strange are to be found in every history, and in daily life.

Verse 20. - And it came to pass after these things (probably not long after his return to Beersheba), that it was told (by some unknown messenger or accidental traveler from Mesopotamia) Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah (vide Genesis 11:29), she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor - as Sarah has born a son to thee. From this it would almost seem as if Milcah had not begun to have her family at the time Abram left Ur of the Chaldees; but vide Genesis 11:30. The present brief table of Nahor's descendants is introduced for the sake of showing the descent of Rebekah, who is soon to become Isaac's wife. And it came to pass, after these things,.... Abraham's taking his son Isaac to the land of Moriah, building an altar on one of the mountains there, and laying him on it with an intention to sacrifice him, and offering of a ram in his stead, and the return of them both to Beersheba:

that it was told Abraham; by some person very probably who was lately come from those parts where the following persons lived; though Jarchi suggests this was told him by the Lord himself, and while he was thinking of taking a wife for Isaac of the daughters at Aner, or Eshcol, or Mamre; and to prevent which the following narration was given him:

saying, behold Milcah, she hath also borne children unto thy brother Nahor; as Sarah, supposed to be the same with Iscah, a daughter of Haran, had borne a son to him, and whom he had received again as from the dead; so Milcah, another daughter of Harsh, had borne children to his brother Nahor, whom he had left in Ur of the Chaldees, when he departed from thence, and who afterwards came and dwelt in Haran of Mesopotamia; see Genesis 11:27. 22:20-24 This chapter ends with some account of Nahor's family, who had settled at Haran. This seems to be given for the connexion which it had with the church of God. From thence Isaac and Jacob took wives; and before the account of those events this list is recorded. It shows that though Abraham saw his own family highly honoured with privileges, admitted into covenant, and blessed with the assurance of the promise, yet he did not look with disdain upon his relations, but was glad to hear of the increase and welfare of their families.
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