1 Chronicles 5:9

“And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 5:9

And Eastward he inhabited vnto the entring in of the wildernes, from the riuer Euphrates: because their cattell were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their cattle had increased in the land of Gilead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and eastward he dwelt even unto the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to the east his limits went as far as the starting point of the waste land, ending at the river Euphrates, because their cattle were increased in number in the land of Gilead.
- Basic English Bible

and eastward he dwelt as far as the entrance to the wilderness from the river Euphrates; for their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- Darby Bible

And eastward he inhabited to the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- Webster's Bible

and eastward he lived even to the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates, because their livestock were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- World English Bible

and at the east he dwelt even unto the entering in of the wilderness, even from the river Phrat, for their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and eastward he dwelt even unto the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates; because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 5:9

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 5:9


5:9 Euphrates - From Jordan and the wilderness beyond it untoEuphrates. Or, of the wilderness, which lies towards or reachethto the river Euphrates, namely, the great wilderness of Kedemoth,#Deut 2:26|, which was extended far and wide towardsEuphrates: for that was the eastern border of Reuben's possession,and not Euphrates, to which their habitation never reached.Multiplied - Which forced them to enlarge their habitation as far asthey could towards Euphrates.


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