Genesis 46:17
New International Version
The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi and Beriah. Their sister was Serah. The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malkiel.

New Living Translation
The sons of Asher were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. Their sister was Serah. Beriah’s sons were Heber and Malkiel.

English Standard Version
The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, with Serah their sister. And the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

Berean Study Bible
The children of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

King James Bible
And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

New King James Version
The sons of Asher were Jimnah, Ishuah, Isui, Beriah, and Serah, their sister. And the sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel.

New American Standard Bible
And the sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. And the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

NASB 1995
The sons of Asher: Imnah and Ishvah and Ishvi and Beriah and their sister Serah. And the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

NASB 1977
And the sons of Asher: Imnah and Ishvah and Ishvi and Beriah and their sister Serah. And the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

Amplified Bible
The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and Serah their sister. And the sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

Christian Standard Bible
Asher’s sons: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah’s sons were Heber and Malchiel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Asher’s sons: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah’s sons were Heber and Malchiel.

American Standard Version
And the sons of Asher: Imnah, and Ishvah, and Ishvi, and Beriah, and Serah their sister; and the sons of Beriah: Heber, and Malchiel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the sons of Asheer: Yamna and Yashwa and Ishwi and Bria and Sarakh their sister; and the sons of Bria: Khaber and Malkeel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the sons of Aser; Jemna, Jessua, and Jeul, and Baria, and Sara their sister. And the sons of Baria; Chobor, and Melchiil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sons of Beer: Jamne and Jesua and Jessuri and Beria, and Sara their sister. The sons of Beria: Heber and Melchiel.

English Revised Version
And the sons of Asher; Imnah, and Ishvah, and Ishvi, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

Good News Translation
Asher and his sons: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah's sons were Heber and Malchiel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The sons of [Asher]were Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, and Beriah. Their sister was Serah. The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malchiel.

International Standard Version
Asher's sons Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. Beriah's sons Heber and Malchiel were also included.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the sons of Asher: Imnah, and Ishvah, and Ishvi, and Beriah, and Serah their sister; and the sons of Beriah: Heber, and Malchiel.

Literal Standard Version
And sons of Asher: Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and their sister Serah. And sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

NET Bible
The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and Serah their sister. The sons of Beriah were Heber and Malkiel.

New Heart English Bible
And the sons of Asher: Jimnah, and Jishvah, and Jishvi, and Beriah, and Serah their sister. And the sons of Beriah: Heber, and Malkiel.

World English Bible
The sons of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and Serah their sister. The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

Young's Literal Translation
And sons of Asher: Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister. And sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Children of Zilpah
16The sons of Gad: Ziphion, Haggi, Shuni, Ezbon, Eri, Arodi, and Areli. 17The children of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. The sons of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel. 18These are the sons of Jacob born to Zilpah—whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah—sixteen in all.…

Cross References
Genesis 46:18
These are the sons of Jacob born to Zilpah--whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah--sixteen in all.

Numbers 26:44
These were the descendants of Asher by their clans: The Imnite clan from Imnah, the Ishvite clan from Ishvi, and the Beriite clan from Beriah.

Numbers 26:45
And these were the descendants of Beriah: the Heberite clan from Heber and the Malchielite clan from Malchiel.

1 Chronicles 7:30
The children of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah.

1 Chronicles 7:31
The sons of Beriah: Heber, as well as Malchiel, who was the father of Birzaith.


Treasury of Scripture

And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, and Ishuah, and Isui, and Beriah, and Serah their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, and Malchiel.

Asher.

Genesis 30:13
And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name Asher.

Genesis 35:26
And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padanaram.

Genesis 49:20
Out of Asher his bread shall be fat, and he shall yield royal dainties.









(17) Asher has four sons:

Numbers 26:44-45. 1Chronicles 7:30.

Jimnah,

Jimna,

Imnah,

Ishuah,

(omitted)

Isuah,

Isui, . . .

Verse 17. - And the sons of Asher; Jimnah, - "Prosperity" (Gesenius) - and Ishuah, - "Even, Level" (Gesenius) - and Isui, - "Even," "Level" (Gesenius): they may have been twins - and Beriah, - "Gift" (Gesenius), "In Evil" (Murphy) - and Serah - "Abundance" (Gesenius), "Over- flow" (Murphy) - their sister: and the sons of Beriah; Heber, - "Fellowship" (Gesenius) - and Malchiel - "King of El" (Gesenius, Murphy), "My king is El" (Lange).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The sons
וּבְנֵ֣י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Asher:
אָשֵׁ֗ר (’ā·šêr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 836: Asher -- 'happy one', a son of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, also perhaps a city in Palestine

Imnah,
יִמְנָ֧ה (yim·nāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3232: Imnah -- 'good fortune', two Israelites

Ishvah,
וְיִשְׁוָ֛ה (wə·yiš·wāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3438: Ishvah -- an Asherite

Ishvi,
וְיִשְׁוִ֥י (wə·yiš·wî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3440: Ishvi -- two Israelites

Beriah,
וּבְרִיעָ֖ה (ū·ḇə·rî·‘āh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1283: Beriah -- four Israelites

and their sister
אֲחֹתָ֑ם (’ă·ḥō·ṯām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 269: Sister -- a sister

Serah.
וְשֶׂ֣רַח (wə·śe·raḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8294: Serah -- a daughter of Asher

The sons
וּבְנֵ֣י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Beriah:
בְרִיעָ֔ה (ḇə·rî·‘āh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1283: Beriah -- four Israelites

Heber
חֶ֖בֶר (ḥe·ḇer)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2268: Heber -- a Kenite, also several Israelites

and Malchiel.
וּמַלְכִּיאֵֽל׃ (ū·mal·kî·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4439: Malchiel -- 'my king is El', an Asherite


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