New Living Translation
But before he died, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them off to a land in the east, away from Isaac.
King James Bible
But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country.
Darby Bible Translation
And to the sons of the concubines that Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and, while he yet lived, sent them away from Isaac his son, eastward to the east country.
World English Bible
but to the sons of Abraham's concubines, Abraham gave gifts. He sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, to the east country.
Young's Literal Translation
and to the sons of the concubines whom Abraham hath, Abraham hath given gifts, and sendeth them away from Isaac his son (in his being yet alive) eastward, unto the east country.
Genesis 25:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:6 He gave gifts - Or portions to the rest of his children, both to Ishmael, though at first he was sent empty away, and to his sons by Keturah. It was justice to provide for them; parents that do not that, are worse than infidels. It was prudence to settle them in places distant from Isaac, that they might not pretend to divide the inheritance with him. He did this while he yet lived, lest it should not have been done, or not so well done afterwards. In many cases it is wisdom for men to make their own hands their executors, and what they find to do, to do it while they live. These sons of the concubines were sent into the country that lay east from Canaan, and their posterity were called the children of the east, famous for their numbers. Their great increase was the fruit of the promise made to Abraham, that God would multiply his seed.
"Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against themselves, that ye …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
John the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
But if Moreover any not Having Charity, which Pertaineth to the Unity of Spirit...
Of the Effects of those Prerogatives.
So Abraham got up early the next morning, prepared food and a container of water, and strapped them on Hagar's shoulders. Then he sent her away with their son, and she wandered aimlessly in the wilderness of Beersheba.
2 Chronicles 11:21
Rehoboam loved Maacah more than any of his other wives and concubines. In all, he had eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and they gave birth to twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.
Jump to PreviousAbraham Abraham's Alive Concubines Country East Eastward Gifts Isaac Offerings Women
Jump to NextAbraham Abraham's Alive Concubines Country East Eastward Gifts Isaac Offerings Women
LinksGenesis 25:6 NIV
Genesis 25:6 NLT
Genesis 25:6 ESV
Genesis 25:6 NASB
Genesis 25:6 KJV
Genesis 25:6 Bible Apps
Genesis 25:6 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 25:6 Chinese Bible
Genesis 25:6 French Bible
Genesis 25:6 German Bible
Genesis 25:6 Commentaries