New International Version
Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples.
King James Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob continued his journey, and went into the land of the children of the east.
World English Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob lifteth up his feet, and goeth towards the land of the sons of the east;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey - The original is very remarkable: And Jacob lifted up his feet, and he traveled unto the land of the children of the east. There is a certain cheerfulness marked in the original which comports well with the state of mind into which he had been brought by the vision of the ladder and the promises of God. He now saw that having God for his protector he had nothing to fear, and therefore he went on his way rejoicing.
People of the east - The inhabitants of Mesopotamia and the whole country beyond the Euphrates are called קדם kedem, or easterns, in the sacred writings.
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went on his journey. Heb. lifted up his feet. came.
people. Heb. children. east. The district of Mesopotamia, and the whole country beyond the Euphrates, are called Kedem, or the East, in the Sacred Writings.
LibraryThe Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Ver. 8. "Judah, thou, thy brethren shall praise thee; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; before thee shall bow down the sons of thy father. Ver. 9. A lion's whelp is Judah; from the prey, my son, thou goest up; he stoopeth down, he coucheth as a lion, and as a full-grown lion, who shall rouse him up? Ver. 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and unto Him the people shall adhere." Thus does dying Jacob, in announcing …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Epistle v. To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor.
Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.
Now all the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples joined forces and crossed over the Jordan and camped in the Valley of Jezreel.
1 Kings 4:30
Solomon's wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.
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