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Song of Solomon
Genesis 46:9 MEANING
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Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers
has four sons: Hanoch, Phallu, Hezron, Carmi. In these the genealogies all agree.
And the sons of Reuben; Hanoch
, - "Initiated or Dedicated;" the name also of Cain's firstborn (
), and of the son of Jared (
, - "Distingushed" (Gesenius) -
, - "Enclosed" (Gesenius), "Of the Court or Village" (Murphy), "Blooming One" (Furst) -
, - "Vine-dresser" (Gesenius, Murphy), "Noble One" (Furst).
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary
46:5-27 We have here a particular account of Jacob's family. Though the fulfilling of promises is always sure, yet it is often slow. It was now 215 years since God had promised Abraham to make of him a great nation, ch. 12:2; yet that branch of his seed, to which the promise was made sure, had only increased to seventy, of whom this particular account is kept, to show the power of God in making these seventy become a vast multitude.
Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible
And the sons of Reuben, Hanoch, and Phallu, and Hezron, and Carmi. From whom came the families named after them, of which they were the heads,
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