New American Standard Bible
Then Israel journeyed on and pitched his tent beyond the tower of Eder.
King James Bible
And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.
Darby Bible Translation
And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent on the other side of Migdal-Eder.
World English Bible
Israel traveled, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Eder.
Young's Literal Translation
And Israel journeyeth, and stretcheth out his tent beyond the tower of Edar;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Eder - The tower of the flock was probably a watch-tower where shepherds guarded their flocks by night. It was a mile (Jerome) or more south of Bethlehem. Here Reuben was guilty of the shameful deed which came to the knowledge of his father, and occasions the allusion in Genesis 49:4. He was by this act degraded from his position in the holy family. The division of the open parashah in the text here is more in accordance with the sense than that of the verse.
LibraryThe Death of Abraham
'Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.'--GENESIS xxv. 8. 'Full of years' does not seem to me to be a mere synonym for longevity. That would be an intolerable tautology, for we should then have the same thing said three times over--'an old man,' 'in a good old age,' 'full of years.' There must be some other idea than that in the words. If you notice that the expression is by no means a usual one, that it is only …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, too little to be among the thousands of Judah
Now the cities at the extremity of the tribe of the sons of Judah toward the border of Edom in the south were Kabzeel and Eder and Jagur,
"As for you, tower of the flock, Hill of the daughter of Zion, To you it will come-- Even the former dominion will come, The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.
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