Exodus 6:20
New International Version
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, who bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

New Living Translation
Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed, and she gave birth to his sons, Aaron and Moses. (Amram lived to be 137 years old.)

English Standard Version
Amram took as his wife Jochebed his father’s sister, and she bore him Aaron and Moses, the years of the life of Amram being 137 years.

Berean Study Bible
And Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

New American Standard Bible
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the length of Amram's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.

New King James Version
Now Amram took for himself Jochebed, his father’s sister, as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were one hundred and thirty-seven.

King James Bible
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.

Christian Standard Bible
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

Contemporary English Version
Amram lived to be 137. He married his father's sister Jochebed, and they had two sons, Aaron and Moses.

Good News Translation
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, who bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

International Standard Version
Amram married Jochebed, his father's sister, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived for 137 years.

NET Bible
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. (The length of Amram's life was 137 years.)

New Heart English Bible
Amram took Jochebed his father's sister to himself as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Amram married his father's sister Jochebed. She gave birth to Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty and seven years.

New American Standard 1977
And Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses; and the length of Amram’s life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Amram took Jochebed, his father's sister to wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were one hundred thirty-seven years.

King James 2000 Bible
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty and seven years.

American King James Version
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.

American Standard Version
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty and seven years.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Ambram took to wife Jochabed the daughter of his father's brother, and she bore to him both Aaron and Moses, and Mariam their sister: and the years of the life of Ambram were a hundred and thirty-two years.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Amram took to wife Jochabed his aunt by the father's side: and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of Amram's life were a hundred and thirty-seven.

Darby Bible Translation
And Amram took Jochebed his aunt as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.

English Revised Version
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Amram took him Jochebed, his father's sister, for a wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses. And the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.

World English Bible
Amram took Jochebed his father's sister to himself as wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were a hundred and thirty-seven years.

Young's Literal Translation
And Amram taketh Jochebed his aunt to himself for a wife, and she beareth to him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram are a hundred and thirty and seven years.
Study Bible
Genealogies of Moses and Aaron
19The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of the Levites according to their records. 20And Amram married his father’s sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years. 21The sons of Izhar were Korah, Nepheg, and Zichri.…
Cross References
Exodus 2:1
Now a man of the house of Levi married a Levite woman,

Exodus 2:2
and she conceived and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him for three months.

Numbers 3:1
This is the account of Aaron and Moses at the time the LORD spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai.

Numbers 26:58
These were the families of the Levites: The Libnite clan, the Hebronite clan, the Mahlite clan, the Mushite clan, and the Korahite clan. Now Kohath was the father of Amram,

Numbers 26:59
and Amram's wife was named Jochebed. She was also a descendant of Levi, born to Levi in Egypt. To Amram she bore Aaron, Moses, and their sister Miriam.

1 Chronicles 23:13
The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses. Aaron, along with his descendants, was set apart forever to consecrate the most holy things, to burn incense before the LORD, to minister before Him, and to pronounce blessings in His name forever.

Treasury of Scripture

And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bore him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.

Amram

Exodus 2:1,2
And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi…

Numbers 26:59
And the name of Amram's wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron and Moses, and Miriam their sister.

and the years.

Exodus 6:16,18
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and seven years…







Lexicon
And Amram
עַמְרָ֜ם (‘am·rām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6019: Amram -- the father of Moses, also an Israelite

married
וַיִּקַּ֨ח (way·yiq·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

his father’s sister
דֹּֽדָתוֹ֙ (dō·ḏā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1733: An aunt

Jochebed,
יוֹכֶ֤בֶד (yō·w·ḵe·ḇeḏ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3115: Jochebed -- 'the LORD is glory', mother of Moses

and she bore
וַתֵּ֣לֶד (wat·tê·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

him Aaron
אַהֲרֹ֖ן (’a·hă·rōn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 175: Aaron -- an elder brother of Moses

and Moses.
מֹשֶׁ֑ה (mō·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4872: Moses -- a great Israelite leader, prophet and lawgiver

Amram
עַמְרָ֔ם (‘am·rām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6019: Amram -- the father of Moses, also an Israelite

lived
חַיֵּ֣י (ḥay·yê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

137
שֶׁ֧בַע (še·ḇa‘)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7651: Seven, seven times, a week, an indefinite number

years.
וּשְׁנֵי֙ (ū·šə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year
(20) Amram took him Jocheoed his father's sister to wife.--Marriages with aunts and nieces were not unlawful before the giving of the Law. They were common throughout the East, and at Sparta (Herod. vi. 71, 7:239).

The years of the life of Amram.--The long lives of Levi, Kohath, and Amram, the father of Moses, are not recorded for any chronological purpose, but to show that the blessing of God rested in an especial way on the house of Levi, even before it became the priestly tribe. Life in Egypt at the time not unfrequently reached 120 years; but the 137 of Levi, the 133 of Kohath, and the 137 of Amram, the father of Moses, would, even in Egypt, have been abnormal.

Verse 20. - Amram. That this Amram is the "man of the house of Levi" mentioned in Exodus 2:1, cannot be doubted; but it is scarcely possible that he should be the Amram of ver. 18, the actual son of Kohath and contemporary of Joseph. He is probably a descendant of the sixth or seventh generation, who bore the same name, and was the head of the Amramite house. That house, at the time of the Exodus, numbered above two thousand males (Numbers 3:27, 28). See the excellent remarks of Keil and Delitzsch, 'Biblical Commentary,' vol. 1. p. 470, E. T.; and compare Kurtz, 'History of Old Covenant,' vol. 2. p. 144, and Cook, in 'Speaker's Commentary,' vol. 1. p. 274. Jochebed his father's sister. Marriages with aunts and nieces have been common in many countries, and are not forbidden by any natural instinct. They first became unlawful by the positive command recorded in Leviticus 18:12. The name Jochebed is the earliest known compounded with Jah, or Jehovah. It means "the glory of Jehovah." She bare him Aaron and Moses. Aaron is placed first, as being older than Moses (Exodus 7:7). Miriam is omitted, since the object of the writer is confined to tracing descent in the male line. 6:14-30 Moses and Aaron were Israelites; raised up unto them of their brethren, as Christ also should be, who was to be the Prophet and Priest, the Redeemer and Lawgiver of the people of Israel. Moses returns to his narrative, and repeats the charge God had given him to deliver his message to Pharaoh, and his objection against it. Those who have spoken unadvisedly with their lips ought to reflect upon it with regret, as Moses seems to do here.Uncircumcised, is used in Scripture to note the unsuitableness there may be in any thing to answer its proper purpose; as the carnal heart and depraved nature of fallen man are wholly unsuited to the services of God, and to the purposes of his glory. It is profitable to place no confidence in ourselves, all our sufficiency must be in the Lord. We never can trust ourselves too little, or our God too much. I can do nothing by myself, said the apostle, but I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
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