New International Version
Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan.
King James Bible
And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob dwelt in the land where his father sojourned -- in the land of Canaan.
World English Bible
Jacob lived in the land of his father's travels, in the land of Canaan.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob dwelleth in the land of his father's sojournings -- in the land of Canaan.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wherein his father was a stranger - מגורי אביו megurey abiv, Jacob dwelt in the land of his father's sojournings, as the margin very properly reads it. The place was probably the vale of Hebron, see Genesis 37:14.
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The whole land of Canaan, where you now reside as a foreigner, I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God."
May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham, so that you may take possession of the land where you now reside as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham."
Magdiel and Iram. These were the chiefs of Edom, according to their settlements in the land they occupied. This is the family line of Esau, the father of the Edomites.
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