1 Chronicles 4:40
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English Standard Version
where they found rich, good pasture, and the land was very broad, quiet, and peaceful, for the former inhabitants there belonged to Ham.

King James Bible
And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

American Standard Version
And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they that dwelt there aforetime were of Ham.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they found fat pastures, and very good, and a country spacious, and quiet, and fruitful, in which some of the race of Cham had dwelt before.

English Revised Version
And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they that dwelt there aforetime were of Ham.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they found rich pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Emigrations of Simeonite families into other districts. - 1 Chronicles 4:34-41 record an expedition of the Simeonites, in the time of Hezekiah, undertaken for purposes of conquest. In 1 Chronicles 4:34-36, thirteen princes of the tribe of Simeon are enumerated who undertook this expedition. The families of some of them are traced through several generations, but in no case are they traced down so far as to show their connection with the families named in 1 Chronicles 4:24-26.

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the land.

Judges 18:7-10 Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelled careless...

Ham. These were probably either Philistines or Egyptians, who dwelt at Gedor.

Genesis 9:22-29 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brothers without...

Genesis 10:6 And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.

Psalm 78:51 And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:

Psalm 105:23 Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

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Judges 18:7
Then the five men departed and came to Laish and saw the people who were there, how they lived in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and unsuspecting, lacking nothing that is in the earth and possessing wealth, and how they were far from the Sidonians and had no dealings with anyone.

1 Chronicles 4:39
They journeyed to the entrance of Gedor, to the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks,

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