New American Standard Bible
In all the land no women were found so fair as Job's daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers.
King James Bible
And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren.
Darby Bible Translation
And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job; and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren.
World English Bible
In all the land were no women found so beautiful as the daughters of Job. Their father gave them an inheritance among their brothers.
Young's Literal Translation
And there have not been found women fair as the daughters of Job in all the land, and their father doth give to them an inheritance in the midst of their brethren.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And their father gave them inheritance among their brethren - This is mentioned as a proof of his special regard, and is also recorded because it was not common. Among the Hebrews the daughter inherited only in the case where there was no son, Numbers 27:8. The property was divided equally among the sons, with the exception that the oldest received a double portion; see Jahn's "Bib. Arch." section 168. This custom, prevailing still extensively in the East, it seems existed in the time of Job, and it is mentioned as a remarkable circumstance that he made his daughters heirs to his property with their brothers. It would also be rather implied in the passage before us that they were equal heirs.
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He named the first Jemimah, and the second Keziah, and the third Keren-happuch.
After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.
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