Deuteronomy 2:11

“Which also were accounted giants, as the Anakims; but the Moabites call them Emims.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 2:11

Which also were accounted giants, as the Anakims, but the Moabites call them Emims.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Like the Anakim, they are also regarded as Rephaim, but the Moabites call them Emim.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

these also are accounted Rephaim, as the Anakim; but the Moabites call them Emim.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They are numbered among the Rephaim, like the Anakim; but are named Emim by the Moabites.
- Basic English Bible

They also are reckoned as giants like the Anakim; but the Moabites call them Emim.
- Darby Bible

Who also were accounted giants, as the Anakims; but the Moabites call them Emims.
- Webster's Bible

these also are accounted Rephaim, as the Anakim; but the Moabites call them Emim.
- World English Bible

Rephaim they are reckoned, they also, as the Anakim; and the Moabites call them Emim.
- Youngs Literal Bible

these also are accounted Rephaim, as the Anakim; but the Moabites call them Emim.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 2:11

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 2:11


2:9 Ar - The chief city of the Moabites, here put for the whole country which depended upon it. The children of Lot - So called to signify that this preservation, was not for their sakes, for they were a wicked people, but for Lot's sake whose memory God yet honours.

2:10 The Emims - Men terrible for stature and strength, as their very name imparts, whose expulsion by the Moabites is here noted as a great encouragement to the Israelites, for whose sake he would much more drive out the wicked and accursed Canaanites.

2:12 Which the Lord gave - The past tense is here put for the future, will give after the manner of the prophets.


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