Genesis 13:6
Good News Translation
And so there was not enough pasture land for the two of them to stay together, because they had too many animals.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither was the land able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, and they could not dwell together.

New American Bible
so that the land could not support them if they stayed together; their possessions were so great that they could not live together.

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Neither was the land able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, and they could not dwell together.

Genesis 36:6,7 And Esau took his wives, and his sons and daughters, and every soul of his house, and his substance, and cattle, and all that he was able to acquire in the land of Chanaan: and went into another country, and departed from his brother Jacob. . . .

Ecclesiastes 5:10,11 A covetous man shall not be satisfied with money: and he that loveth riches shall reap no fruit from them: so this also is vanity. . . .

Luke 12:17,18 And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? . . .

1 Timothy 6:9 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

Context
Abram and Lot Part Ways
5But Lot also, who was with Abram, had flocks of sheep, and herds of beasts, and tents. 6Neither was the land able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, and they could not dwell together.7Whereupon also there arose a strife between the herdsmen of Abram and of Lot. And at that time the Chanaanite and the Pherezite dwelled in that country.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:5
And he took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all the substance which they had gathered, and the souls which they had gotten in Haran: and they went out to go into the land of Chanaan. And when they were come into it,

Genesis 12:16
And they used Abram well for her sake. And he had sheep and oxen and he asses, and men servants, and maid servants, and she asses, and camels.

Genesis 13:2
And he was very rich in possession of gold and silver.

Genesis 36:7
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.

Additional Translations
But the land was unable to support both of them while they stayed together, for they had so many possessions that they were unable to coexist.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.

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.

And the land was not large enough for them to live together, because their possessions were great; and the land was not large enough for them to live together.

And the land could not support them, that they might dwell together, for their property was great; and they could not dwell together.

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.

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.

The land was not able to bear them, that they might live together: for their substance was great, so that they could not live together.

and the land hath not suffered them to dwell together, for their substance hath been much, and they have not been able to dwell together;
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