1 Chronicles 4:40
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New Living Translation
They found lush pastures there, and the land was quiet and peaceful. Some of Ham's descendants had been living in that region.

King James Bible
And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.

Darby Bible Translation
And they found fat and good pasture, and a land widely extended and quiet and fertile, for they who had dwelt there formerly were of Ham.

World English Bible
They found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for those who lived there before were of Ham.

Young's Literal Translation
and they find pasture, fat and good, and the land broad of sides, and quiet, and safe, for of Ham are those dwelling there before.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:40 Fat pasture, and c. - Those who thus dwelt (as we do) in a fruitful country, and whose land is wide and quiet and peaceable, have reason to own themselves indebted to that God, who appoints the bounds of our habitation. Of Ham - The Canaanites, who descended from Ham. And accordingly these words contain a reason, why they went and possessed this place, because it was not in the hands of their brethren of Judah, but in the possession of that people which they had authority to expel.

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Judges 18:7
So the five men went on to the town of Laish, where they noticed the people living carefree lives, like the Sidonians; they were peaceful and secure. The people were also wealthy because their land was very fertile. And they lived a great distance from Sidon and had no allies nearby.

1 Chronicles 4:39
and they traveled to the region of Gerar, in the east part of the valley, seeking pastureland for their flocks.

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