New American Standard Bible
Israel also came into Egypt; Thus Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
King James Bible
Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
Darby Bible Translation
And Israel came into Egypt, and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
World English Bible
Israel also came into Egypt. Jacob lived in the land of Ham.
Young's Literal Translation
And Israel cometh in to Egypt, And Jacob hath sojourned in the land of Ham.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Israel also came into Egypt - Another name for Jacob; see Psalm 105:10.
And Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham - Not as a permanent abode, but as a temporary arrangement, until the time should come for the people to be removed to the land of promise. See Genesis 46:6. The more literal rendering would be, "Jacob was a stranger - a foreigner - in the land of Ham." On the meaning of the word "Ham," see the notes at Psalm 78:51.
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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, …
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"And Jacob went down to Egypt and there he and our fathers died.
"The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with an uplifted arm He led them out from it.
They took their livestock and their property, which they had acquired in the land of Canaan, and came to Egypt, Jacob and all his descendants with him:
They said to Pharaoh, "We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants' flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. Now, therefore, please let your servants live in the land of Goshen."
And smote all the firstborn in Egypt, The first issue of their virility in the tents of Ham.
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