New Living Translation
This is the account of Shem's family. Two years after the great flood, when Shem was 100 years old, he became the father of Arphaxad.
King James Bible
These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:
Darby Bible Translation
These are the generations of Shem. Shem was a hundred years old, and begot Arphaxad two years after the flood.
World English Bible
This is the history of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old and became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood.
Young's Literal Translation
These are births of Shem: Shem is a son of an hundred years, and begetteth Arphaxad two years after the deluge.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:10 Observe here, That nothing is left upon record concerning those of this line, but their names and ages; the Holy Ghost seeming to hasten thro' them to the story of Abraham. How little do we know of those that are gone before us in this world, even those that lived in the same places where we live! Or indeed of those who are our contemporaries, but in distant places. That there was an observable gradual decrease in the years of their lives. Shem reached to 600 years, which yet fell short of the age of the patriarchs before the flood; the three next came short of 500, the three next did not reach to 300, and after them we read not of any that attained to 200 but Terah; and not many ages after this, Moses reckoned 70 or 80 to be the utmost men ordinarily arrive at. When the earth began to be replenished, mens lives began to shorten so that the decrease is to be imputed to the wise disposal of providence, rather than to any decay of nature. That Eber, from whom the Hebrews were denominated, was the longest lived of any that were born after the flood; which perhaps was the reward of his strict adherence to the ways of God.
LibraryAppendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
ONLY those who have made study of it can have any idea how large, and sometimes bewildering, is the literature on the subject of Jewish Proselytes and their Baptism. Our present remarks will be confined to the Baptism of Proselytes. 1. Generally, as regards proselytes (Gerim) we have to distinguish between the Ger ha-Shaar (proselyte of the gate) and Ger Toshabh (sojourner,' settled among Israel), and again the Ger hatstsedeq (proselyte of righteousness) and Ger habberith (proselyte of the covenant). …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Cain Murders his Brother; Called to Account.
An Exposition on the First Ten Chapters of Genesis, and Part of the Eleventh
The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.
After the birth of Arphaxad, Shem lived another 500 years and had other sons and daughters.
1 Chronicles 1:24
So this is the family line descended from Shem: Arphaxad, Shelah,
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