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Genesis 11:12

    Genesis 11:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Arpachshad lived five and thirty years, and begat Shelah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Arpachshad was thirty-five years old when he became the father of Shelah:

    Webster's Revision

    And Arpachshad lived five and thirty years, and begat Shelah.

    World English Bible

    Arpachshad lived thirty-five years and became the father of Shelah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Arpachshad lived five and thirty years, and begat Shelah:

    Definitions for Genesis 11:12

    Begat - To bear; to bring forth.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 11:12

    And Arphaxad lived - The Septuagint bring in here a second Cainan, with an addition of one hundred and thirty years. St. Luke follows the Septuagint, and brings in the same person in the same way. But the Hebrew text, both here and in 1 Chronicles 1:1-28, is perfectly silent on this subject, and the best chronologists have agreed in rejecting this as a spurious generation.