GENESIS 11:13

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.”

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Genesis 11:13 Translation & Meaning

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And Arphaxad אַרְפַּכְשַׁ֗ד Arpakshad, a son of Noah; also the region settled by him Arphaxad
lived וַיְחִ֣י To live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively, to revive lived
after אַֽחֲרֵי֙ Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) after
he begat הֽוֹלִיד֣וֹ To bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage begat
Salah שֶׁ֔לַח Shelach, a postdiluvian patriarch Salah
four וְאַרְבַּ֥ע Four four
hundred מֵא֖וֹת A hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction hundred
and three שָׁלֹ֣שׁ Three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiple) thrice three
years, שָׁנָ֑ה A year (as a revolution of time) years
and begat וַיּ֥וֹלֶד To bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage begat
sons בָּנִ֖ים A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) sons
and daughters. וּבָנֽוֹת׃ A daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively) daughters

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  • 11  And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

  • 12  And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:

  • 13  And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.

  • 14  And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:

  • 15  And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.




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