New Living Translation
There was not enough land to support them both because of all the livestock and possessions they had acquired.
King James Bible
For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle.
Darby Bible Translation
For their property was too great for them to dwell together, and the land where they were sojourners could not bear them, because of their cattle.
World English Bible
For their substance was too great for them to dwell together, and the land of their travels couldn't bear them because of their livestock.
Young's Literal Translation
for their substance was more abundant than to dwell together, and the land of their sojournings was not able to bear them because of their cattle;
Genesis 36:7 Parallel
CommentaryGenesis 36:7 Parallel Commentaries
And even when he reached the land God promised him, he lived there by faith--for he was like a foreigner, living in tents. And so did Isaac and Jacob, who inherited the same promise.
But the land could not support both Abram and Lot with all their flocks and herds living so close together.
And I will give the entire land of Canaan, where you now live as a foreigner, to you and your descendants. It will be their possession forever, and I will be their God."
1 Chronicles 29:15
We are here for only a moment, visitors and strangers in the land as our ancestors were before us. Our days on earth are like a passing shadow, gone so soon without a trace.
Hear my prayer, O LORD! Listen to my cries for help! Don't ignore my tears. For I am your guest--a traveler passing through, as my ancestors were before me.
And do not build houses or plant crops or vineyards, but always live in tents. If you follow these commands, you will live long, good lives in the land.'
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