New International Version
They found rich, good pasture, and the land was spacious, peaceful and quiet. Some Hamites had lived there formerly.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They of Ham had dwelt there of old - These were probably either Philistines or Egyptians, who dwelt at Gedor, which was situated in the environs of Joppa and Samnia.
Those whom the five hundred Simeonites expelled from Seir were Amalekites, 1 Chronicles 4:43.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ham. These were probably either Philistines or Egyptians, who dwelt at Gedor.
LibraryThe Ark among the Flags
'And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 3. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. 4. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him. 5. And the daughter of Pharaoh came …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
So the five men left and came to Laish, where they saw that the people were living in safety, like the Sidonians, at peace and secure. And since their land lacked nothing, they were prosperous. Also, they lived a long way from the Sidonians and had no relationship with anyone else.
1 Chronicles 4:39
and they went to the outskirts of Gedor to the east of the valley in search of pasture for their flocks.
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