Genesis 19:37
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New International Version
The older daughter had a son, and she named him Moab; he is the father of the Moabites of today.

King James Bible
And the firstborn bare a son, and called his name Moab: the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day.

Darby Bible Translation
And the first-born bore a son, and called his name Moab: the same is the father of the Moabites to this day.

World English Bible
The firstborn bore a son, and named him Moab. He is the father of the Moabites to this day.

Young's Literal Translation
and the first-born beareth a son, and calleth his name Moab; he is father of Moab unto this day;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Called his name Moab - This name is generally interpreted of the father, or, according to Calmet, מואב Moab, the waters of the father.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

2108. B.C.

1896. Moab. This name is generally interpreted of the father; from mo, of, and av, a father.

Moabites.

Numbers 21:29 Woe to you, Moab! you are undone, O people of Chemosh: he has given his sons that escaped, and his daughters...

Numbers 22:1-41 And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in the plains of Moab on this side Jordan by Jericho...

Numbers 24:1-25 And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments...

Deuteronomy 2:9,19 And the LORD said to me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle...

Deuteronomy 23:3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD...

Judges 3:1-31 Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to prove Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan...

Ruth 4:10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, have I purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead on his inheritance...

2 Samuel 8:1-18 And after this it came to pass that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them...

2 Kings 3:1-27 Now Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah...

Library
The Swift Destroyer
'And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest them be consumed in the iniquity of the city. And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the Lord being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city. And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that He said, Escape for thy life; look not
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Some Man Will Say, "So Then any Thief Whatever is to be Accounted Equal...
19. Some man will say, "So then any thief whatever is to be accounted equal with that thief who steals with will of mercy?" Who would say this? But of these two it does not follow that any is good, because one is worse. He is worse who steals through coveting, than he who steals through pity: but if all theft be sin, from all theft we must abstain. For who can say that people may sin, even though one sin be damnable, another venial? but now we are asking, if a man shall do this or that, who will
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Jesus, My Rock.
When the storm and the tempest are raging around me, Oh! where shall I flee to be safe from their shock? There are walls which no mortal hands built to surround me, A Refuge Eternal,--'Tis JESUS MY ROCK! When my heart is all sorrow, and trials aggrieve me, To whom can I safely my secrets unlock? No bosom (save one) has the power to relieve me, The bosom which bled for me, JESUS MY ROCK! When Life's gloomy curtain, at last, shall close o'er me, And the chill hand of death unexpectedly knock, I will
John Ross Macduff—The Cities of Refuge: or, The Name of Jesus

The Apostles Chosen
As soon as he returned victorious from the temptation in the wilderness, Jesus entered on the work of his public ministry. We find him, at once, preaching to the people, healing the sick, and doing many wonderful works. The commencement of his ministry is thus described by St. Matt. iv: 23-25. "And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness, and all manner of disease among the people. And his fame went throughout
Richard Newton—The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young

Cross References
Genesis 19:36
So both of Lot's daughters became pregnant by their father.

Deuteronomy 2:9
Then the LORD said to me, "Do not harass the Moabites or provoke them to war, for I will not give you any part of their land. I have given Ar to the descendants of Lot as a possession."

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