New American Standard Bible
Saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan As the portion of your inheritance,"
King James Bible
Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:
Darby Bible Translation
Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;
World English Bible
saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance;"
Young's Literal Translation
Saying, 'To thee I give the land of Canaan, The portion of your inheritance,'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan - Genesis 13:14-15.
The lot of your inheritance - Or, that shall be the lot of your inheritance; or, what you shall inherit. The margin is, "the cord." The Hebrew word - חבל chebel - means properly a cord, a rope; and then, a measuring-line. Hence, it means a portion "measured out" and assigned to anyone as land, Joshua 17:14; Joshua 19:9. Compare Psalm 16:6. The meaning is, that the land of Canaan was given by promise to the patriarchs as their lot or portion of the earth; as that which they and their descendants were to possess as their own.
LibraryGod's Promises Tests
Until the time that his word came, the word of the Lord tried him.' --PSALM cv. 19. I do not think I shall be mistaken if I affirm that these words do not convey any very clear idea to most readers. They were spoken with reference to Joseph, during the period of his imprisonment. For the understanding of them I think we must observe that there is a contrast drawn between two 'words,' 'his' (i.e. Joseph's) and God's. If we lay firm hold of that clue, I think it will lead us into clear daylight, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Letter from Origen to Africanus.
The vineyard of the Lord
The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:
"Command the sons of Israel and say to them, 'When you enter the land of Canaan, this is the land that shall fall to you as an inheritance, even the land of Canaan according to its borders.
"See, I have apportioned to you these nations which remain as an inheritance for your tribes, with all the nations which I have cut off, from the Jordan even to the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun.
He also drove out the nations before them And apportioned them for an inheritance by measurement, And made the tribes of Israel dwell in their tents.
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