Genesis 14:6
New International Version
and the Horites in the hill country of Seir, as far as El Paran near the desert.

New Living Translation
and the Horites at Mount Seir, as far as El-paran at the edge of the wilderness.

English Standard Version
and the Horites in their hill country of Seir as far as El-paran on the border of the wilderness.

Berean Study Bible
and the Horites in the area of Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is near the desert.

King James Bible
And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto Elparan, which is by the wilderness.

New King James Version
and the Horites in their mountain of Seir, as far as El Paran, which is by the wilderness.

New American Standard Bible
and the Horites on their Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

NASB 1995
and the Horites in their Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

NASB 1977
and the Horites in their Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

Amplified Bible
and the Horites in their mountainous country of Seir, as far as El-paran, which is on the border of the wilderness.

Christian Standard Bible
and the Horites in the mountains of Seir, as far as El-paran by the wilderness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and the Horites in the mountains of Seir, as far as El-paran by the wilderness.

American Standard Version
and the Horites in their mount Seir, unto Elparan, which is by the wilderness.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Khorites that were in the mountains of Sair unto the oak of Pharan that is in the wilderness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Chorrhaeans in the mountains of Seir, to the turpentine tree of Pharan, which is in the desert.

Contemporary English Version
They also defeated the Horites in the hill country of Edom, as far as El-Paran, near the desert.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Chorreans in the mountains of Seir, even to the plains of Pharan, which is in the wilderness.

English Revised Version
and the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

Good News Translation
and the Horites in the mountains of Edom, pursuing them as far as Elparan on the edge of the desert.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and the Horites in the hill country of Seir, going as far as El Paran on the edge of the desert.

International Standard Version
and the Horites in the hill country of Seir, near El-paran by the desert.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

Literal Standard Version
and the Horites in their Mount Seir, to El-Paran, which [is] by the wilderness;

NET Bible
and the Horites in their hill country of Seir, as far as El Paran, which is near the desert.

New Heart English Bible
and the Horite, in the hills of Seir, to El Paran, which is near the desert.

World English Bible
and the Horites in their Mount Seir, to Elparan, which is by the wilderness.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-Paran, which is by the wilderness;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The War of the Kings
5In the fourteenth year, Chedorlaomer and the kings allied with him went out and defeated the Rephaites in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzites in Ham, the Emites in Shaveh-kiriathaim, 6and the Horites in the area of Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is near the desert. 7Then they turned back to invade En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and they conquered the whole territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who lived in Hazazon-tamar.…

Cross References
Genesis 21:21
And while he was dwelling in the Wilderness of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

Genesis 32:3
Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Genesis 36:20
These are the sons of Seir the Horite, who were living in the land: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,

Numbers 10:12
and the Israelites set out from the Wilderness of Sinai, traveling from place to place until the cloud settled in the Wilderness of Paran.

Deuteronomy 2:12
The Horites used to live in Seir, but the descendants of Esau drove them out. They destroyed the Horites from before them and settled in their place, just as Israel did in the land that the LORD gave them as their possession.)

Deuteronomy 2:22
just as He had done for the descendants of Esau who lived in Seir, when He destroyed the Horites from before them. They drove them out and have lived in their place to this day.


Treasury of Scripture

And the Horites in their mount Seir, to Elparan, which is by the wilderness.

Horites.

Genesis 36:8,20-30
Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: Esau is Edom…

Deuteronomy 2:12,22
The Horims also dwelt in Seir beforetime; but the children of Esau succeeded them, when they had destroyed them from before them, and dwelt in their stead; as Israel did unto the land of his possession, which the LORD gave unto them…

1 Chronicles 1:38-42
And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan…

El-paran.

Genesis 16:7
And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.

Genesis 21:21
And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

Numbers 12:16
And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of Paran.









Verse 6. - And the Horites. Literally, dwelling in caves; from char, a cave. In their mount Seir. Literally, wooded (Gesenius); hairy (Furst); rugged (Lange); probably with reference to the thick brushwood and forests that grew upon its sides. The cave men of Seir were the earlier inhabitants of the region lying between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Elam, afterwards taken possession of by the Edomites (Deuteronomy 2:12; Jeremiah 49:16; Obadiah 1:3, 4). Unto El-paran I.e. the oak or terebinth of Paran. Which is by the wilderness. Between the land of Edom and the fertile country of Egypt, and to the southward of Palestine, identified as the plateau of the Tih, across which the Israel-itish march lay from Sinai (Stanley, 'Sinai and Palestine,' p. 92).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and the Horites
הַחֹרִ֖י (ha·ḥō·rî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2752: Horites -- a Chorite, aboriginal Idumaean

in the hill country
בְּהַרְרָ֣ם (bə·har·rām)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

of Seir,
שֵׂעִ֑יר (śê·‘îr)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8165: Seir -- a mountain range in Edom, also its inhabitants, also a mountain in Judah

as
עַ֚ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

far as El-paran,
פָּארָ֔ן (pā·rān)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 364: El-paran -- 'terebinth of Paran', a city and harbor on the Red Sea

which [is]
אֲשֶׁ֖ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

near
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the desert.
הַמִּדְבָּֽר׃ (ham·miḏ·bār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4057: A pasture, a desert, speech


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