Genesis 25:16
Good News Translation
They were the ancestors of twelve tribes, and their names were given to their villages and camping places.

Contemporary English Version
Each of Ishmael's sons was a tribal chief, and a village was named after each of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
These are the sons of Ismael: and these are their names by their castles and towns, twelve princes of their tribes.

New American Bible
These are the sons of Ishmael, their names by their villages and encampments; twelve chieftains of as many tribal groups.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

These are the sons of Ismael: and these are their names by their castles and towns, twelve princes of their tribes.

castles.

twelve.

Genesis 17:20,23 And as for Ismael I have also heard thee. Behold, I will bless him, and increase, and multiply him exceedingly: he shall beget twelve chiefs, and I will make him a great nation. . . .

Context
The Descendants of Ishmael
15Hadar, and Thema, and Jethur, and Naphis, and Cedma. 16These are the sons of Ismael: and these are their names by their castles and towns, twelve princes of their tribes.17And the years of Ismael's life were a hundred and thirty-seven, and decaying he died, and was gathered unto his people.…
Cross References
Genesis 17:20
And as for Ismael I have also heard thee. Behold, I will bless him, and increase, and multiply him exceedingly: he shall beget twelve chiefs, and I will make him a great nation.

Genesis 25:15
Hadar, and Thema, and Jethur, and Naphis, and Cedma.

Numbers 31:10
And all their cities, and their villages, and castles, they burned.

1 Chronicles 6:54
And these are their dwelling places by the towns and confines, to wit, of the sons of Aaron, of the families of the Caathites: for they fell to them by lot.

Additional Translations
These were the sons of Ishmael, and these were their names by their villages and encampments—twelve princes of their tribes.These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their villages, and by their encampments. Twelve princes according to their nations.

These are the sons of Ismael, and these are their names in their tents and in their dwellings, twelve princes according to their nations.

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, in their hamlets and their encampments -- twelve princes of their peoples.

these are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their villages, and by their encampments; twelve princes according to their nations.

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their villages, and by their encampments: twelve princes, according to their nations.

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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