Genesis 21:21
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
He livedוַיֵּ֖שֶׁב
(vai·ye·shev)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
in the wildernessבְּמִדְבַּ֣ר
(be·mid·bar)
4057b: wildernessfrom dabar
of Paran,פָּארָ֑ן
(pa·ran;)
6290: a place in Sinaifrom the same as porah
and his motherאִמֹּ֛ו
(im·mov)
517: a motherfrom an unused word
tookוַתִּֽקַּֽח־
(vat·tik·kach-)
3947: to takea prim. root
a wifeאִשָּׁ֖ה
(i·shah)
802: woman, wife, femalefrom an unused word
for him from the landמֵאֶ֥רֶץ
(me·'e·retz)
776: earth, landa prim. root
of Egypt.מִצְרָֽיִם׃
(mitz·ra·yim.)
4714: a son of Ham, also his desc. and their country in N.W. Africaof uncertain derivation







KJV Lexicon
And he dwelt
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
in the wilderness
midbar  (mid-bawr')
a pasture (i.e. open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs) -- desert, south, speech, wilderness.
of Paran
Pa'ran  (paw-rawn')
ornamental; Paran, a desert of Arabia -- Paran.
and his mother
'em  (ame)
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively) -- dam, mother, parting.
took
laqach  (law-kakh')
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
him a wife
'ishshah  (ish-shaw')
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman
out of the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
of Egypt
Mitsrayim  (mits-rah'-yim)
Mitsrajim, i.e. Upper and Lower Egypt -- Egypt, Egyptians, Mizraim.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He lived in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother took a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He settled in the Wilderness of Paran, and his mother got a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

International Standard Version
Later he settled in the desert area of Paran, and his mother chose a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

NET Bible
He lived in the wilderness of Paran. His mother found a wife for him from the land of Egypt.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He lived in the desert of Paran, and his mother got him a wife from Egypt.

King James 2000 Bible
And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
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