Genesis 35:21

“ And Israel iourneyed and spread his tent beyond the towre of Edar.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.
- King James Version

Then Israel journeyed on and pitched his tent beyond the tower of Eder.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Eder.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Israel went journeying on and put up his tents on the other side of the tower of the flock.
- Basic English Bible

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent on the other side of Migdal-Eder.
- Darby Bible

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.
- Webster's Bible

Israel traveled, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Eder.
- World English Bible

And Israel journeyeth, and stretcheth out his tent beyond the tower of Edar;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond Migdal-eder.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 35:21


35:21 Israel, a prince with God, yet dwells in tents; the city is reserved for him in the other world.


Discussion for Genesis 35

  • Vanessa
    David their were wicked tribes that Jacob, "Israel" in his travel to Bethel had to pass, with God's protection they could not touch them. He had God's full shield on. he lost so much as it was his mother's nurse, his wife and then his son to sin, he still knew he had the grace of God. Amazing Grace!
  • A disciple
    Jacob's life seemed to be just one trouble after another, and sorrow over sorrow; he lost his mother's nurse, his wife, his father, and later a son; but nothing was a sign of God's disapproval, but rather, God came down and spoke to him and guided him away from a bad situation and blessed him with the same blessing and promise as He gave to Abraham and Isaac; and He gave Jacob a new name, Israel.
  • Arthur
    What are the question marks before the verse for?
  • BSP
    Verse 4: Jacob had to make sure he "cleaned house" in regards to the false gods that his family had accumulated.
  • Ren
    8 But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth. Irene it says Deborah was buried I think you got your names mixed up.
  • Irene123
    Parallels in Gen. - Ismael Ch. 16:10:12; Abraham's burial, Gen. 25:9; Ishmael's burial, 25: 12-17; Ch. 35:28-29, Essau

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