New International Version
These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps.
King James Bible
These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.
Darby Bible Translation
These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, in their hamlets and their encampments -- twelve princes of their peoples.
World English Bible
These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their villages, and by their encampments: twelve princes, according to their nations.
Young's Literal Translation
these are sons of Ishmael, and these their names, by their villages, and by their towers; twelve princes according to their peoples.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These are their names - By which their descendants were called. Their towns - places of encampment in the wilderness, such as have been used by the Arabs from the remotest times. Their castles, טירתם tirotham, their towers, probably mountain tops, fortified rocks, and fastnesses of various kinds in woods and hilly countries.
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LibraryPottage Versus Birthright
Esau despised his birthright'--GENESIS xxv. 34. Broad lessons unmistakable, but points strange and difficult to throw oneself back to so different a set of ideas. So I. Deal with the narrative. Not to tell it over again, but bring out the following points:-- (a) Birthright.--What? None of them any notion of sacred, spiritual aspect of it. To all, merely material advantages: headship of the clan. All the loftier aspects gone from Isaac, who thought he could give it for venison, from Esau, and from …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Jesus Heals Multitudes Beside the Sea of Galilee.
And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.
They burned all the towns where the Midianites had settled, as well as all their camps.
1 Chronicles 6:54
These were the locations of their settlements allotted as their territory (they were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clan, because the first lot was for them):
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