New International Version
She gave birth to still another son and named him Shelah. It was at Kezib that she gave birth to him.
King James Bible
And she yet again conceived, and bare a son; and called his name Shelah: and he was at Chezib, when she bare him.
Darby Bible Translation
And again she bore a son, and she called his name Shelah; and he was at Chezib when she bore him.
World English Bible
She yet again bore a son, and named him Shelah: and he was at Chezib, when she bore him.
Young's Literal Translation
and she addeth again, and beareth a son, and calleth his name Shelah; and he was in Chezib in her bearing him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he was at Chezib when she bare him - This town is supposed to be the same with Achzib, which fell to the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:44. "The name," says Ainsworth, "has in Hebrew the signification of lying; and to it the prophet alludes, saying the houses of Achzib shall be (Achzab) a lie to the kings of Israel, Micah 1:14."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Chezib. Chezib is said, by Eusebius and Jerome, to have been situated near Adullam, and to be then uninhabited.
LibraryBecause, Therefore, Lying Heretics Find not in the Books of the New Testament Any...
29. Because, therefore, lying heretics find not in the books of the New Testament any precedents of lying which are meet to be imitated, they esteem themselves to be most copious in their disputation wherein they opine that it is right to lie, when from the old prophetical books, because it doth not appear therein, save to the few who understand, to what must be referred the significative sayings and doings which as such be true, they seem to themselves to find out and allege many that be lies. But …
St. Augustine—Against Lying
Judah got a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
The descendants of Judah by their clans were: through Shelah, the Shelanite clan; through Perez, the Perezite clan; through Zerah, the Zerahite clan.
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