GENESIS 25:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi.”

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Genesis 25:11 Translation & Meaning

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And it came to pass וַיְהִ֗י To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) came pass
after אַֽחֲרֵי֙ Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) after
the death מ֣וֹת Death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin death
of Abraham, אַבְרָהָ֔ם Abraham, the later name of Abram Abraham
that God אֱלֹהִ֖ים Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
blessed וַיְבָ֥רֶךְ To kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason) blessed
his son בְּנ֑וֹ 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.) son
Isaac; יִצְחָ֣ק Jitschak (or Isaac), son of Abraham Isaac
and Isaac יִצְחָ֔ק Jitschak (or Isaac), son of Abraham Isaac
dwelt וַיֵּ֣שֶׁב Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry dwelt
by עִם Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) by
the well Lahai-roi. רֹאִֽי׃ Beer-Lachai-Roi, a place in the Desert well Lahairoi

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  • 9  And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, which is before Mamre;

  • 10  The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife.

  • 11  And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi.

  • 12  Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare unto Abraham:

  • 13  And these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,




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