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Genesis 21:20

    Genesis 21:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelled in the wilderness, and became an archer.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And God was with the lad, and he grew. And he dwelt in the wilderness, and became, as he grew up, an archer.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And God was with the boy, and he became tall and strong, and he became a bowman, living in the waste land.

    Webster's Revision

    And God was with the lad, and he grew. And he dwelt in the wilderness, and became, as he grew up, an archer.

    World English Bible

    God was with the boy, and he grew. He lived in the wilderness, and became, as he grew up, an archer.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And God was with the lad, and he grew; and he dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.

    Definitions for Genesis 21:20

    Became - Was exactly suited for; was fitting.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 21:20

    Became an archer - And by his skill in this art, under the continual superintendence of the Divine Providence, (for God was with the lad), he was undoubtedly enabled to procure a sufficient supply for his own wants and those of his parent.