New International Version
For twelve years they had been subject to Kedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled.
King James Bible
Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.
Darby Bible Translation
Twelve years had they served Chedorlaomer; and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.
World English Bible
Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year, they rebelled.
Young's Literal Translation
twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and the thirteenth year they rebelled.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These made war with Bera, etc. - It appears, from Genesis 14:4, that these five Canaanitish kings had been subdued by Chedorlaomer, and were obliged to pay him tribute; and that, having been enslaved by him twelve years, wishing to recover their liberty, they revolted in the thirteenth; in consequence of which Chedorlaomer, the following year, summoned to his assistance three of his vassals, invaded Canaan, fought with and discomfited the kings of the Pentapolis or five cities - Sodom, Gomorrah, Zeboiim, Zoar, and Admab, which were situated in the fruitful plain of Siddim, having previously overrun the whole land.
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'Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. So Abram departed, as the Lord had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five …
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At the time when Amraphel was king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Kedorlaomer king of Elam and Tidal king of Goyim,
All these latter kings joined forces in the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Dead Sea Valley).
In the fourteenth year, Kedorlaomer and the kings allied with him went out and defeated the Rephaites in Ashteroth Karnaim, the Zuzites in Ham, the Emites in Shaveh Kiriathaim
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