Genesis 11:20
New International Version
When Reu had lived 32 years, he became the father of Serug.

New Living Translation
When Reu was 32 years old, he became the father of Serug.

English Standard Version
When Reu had lived 32 years, he fathered Serug.

Berean Study Bible
When Reu was 32 years old, he became the father of Serug.

King James Bible
And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:

New King James Version
Reu lived thirty-two years, and begot Serug.

New American Standard Bible
Reu lived thirty-two years, and fathered Serug;

NASB 1995
Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug;

NASB 1977
And Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug;

Amplified Bible
When Reu had lived thirty-two years, he became the father of Serug.

Christian Standard Bible
Reu lived 32 years and fathered Serug.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Reu lived 32 years and fathered Serug.

American Standard Version
And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Arau lived thirty and two years and begot Serug:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Ragau lived and hundred thirty and two years, and begot Seruch.

Contemporary English Version
When Reu was 32 he had a son named Serug.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Reu lived thirty-two years, and begot Sarug.

English Revised Version
And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:

Good News Translation
When Reu was 32 years old, he had a son, Serug;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Reu was 32 years old when he became the father of Serug.

International Standard Version
When Reu had lived 32 years, he fathered Serug.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begot Serug.

Literal Standard Version
And Reu lives thirty-two years [[or one hundred and thirty-two years]], and begets Serug.

NET Bible
When Reu had lived 32 years, he became the father of Serug.

New Heart English Bible
Reu lived one hundred and thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug.

World English Bible
Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug.

Young's Literal Translation
And Reu liveth two and thirty years, and begetteth Serug.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Genealogy from Shem to Abram
19And after he had become the father of Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters. 20When Reu was 32 years old, he became the father of Serug. 21And after he had become the father of Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters.…

Cross References
Genesis 11:19
And after he had become the father of Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters.

Genesis 11:21
And after he had become the father of Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters.

Numbers 31:40
and 16,000 people, including a tribute to the LORD of 32.

1 Kings 20:16
They marched out at noon while Ben-hadad and the 32 kings allied with him were in their tents getting drunk.


Treasury of Scripture

And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:

A.

Luke 3:35
Which was the son of Saruch, which was the son of Ragau, which was the son of Phalec, which was the son of Heber, which was the son of Sala,

Saruch.









Verses 20, 21. - And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug. Vine-shoot, from sarag, to wind (Gesenius, Lange, Lewis, Murphy); strength, firmness, from the sense of twisting which the root bears (Furst). And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years (in all 239), and begat sons and daughters.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When Reu
רְע֔וּ (rə·‘ū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7466: Reu -- son of Peleg

was
וַיְחִ֣י (way·ḥî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2421: To live, to revive

32
שְׁתַּ֥יִם (šə·ta·yim)
Number - fd
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

years old,
שָׁנָ֑ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

he became the father of
וַיּ֖וֹלֶד (way·yō·w·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

Serug.
שְׂרֽוּג׃ (śə·rūḡ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8286: Serug -- a descendant of Peleg


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