Genesis 12:6

“And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Abram passed through the land, vnto the place of Sichem, vnto the plaine of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Abram passed through the land as far as the site of Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. Now the Canaanite {was} then in the land.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Shechem, unto the oak of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Abram went through the land till he came to Shechem, to the holy tree of Moreh. At that time, the Canaanites were still living in the land.
- Basic English Bible

And Abram passed through the land to the place of Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
- Darby Bible

And Abram passed through the land to the place of Sichem, to the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
- Webster's Bible

Abram passed through the land to the place of Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. The Canaanite was then in the land.
- World English Bible

And Abram passeth over into the land, unto the place Shechem, unto the oak of Moreh; and the Canaanite [is] then in the land.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Shechem, unto the terebinth of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 12:6


12:6 The Canaanite was then in the land - He found the country possessed by Canaanites, who were likely to be but bad neighbours; and for ought appears he could not have ground to pitch his tent on but by their permission.


Discussion for Genesis 12:6

  • Hi there, The 2nd portion of the Genesis 12 6 says the Canaanite singular was there. Any idea on who the Canaanite was? Your Sister In christ

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