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Genesis 21:21

    Genesis 21:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he dwelled in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And while he was in the waste land of Paran, his mother got him a wife from the land of Egypt.

    Webster's Revision

    And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran. And his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

    World English Bible

    He lived in the wilderness of Paran. His mother took a wife for him out of the land of Egypt.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 21:21

    He dwelt in the wilderness of Paran - This is generally allowed to have been a part of the desert belonging to Arabia Petraea, in the vicinity of Mount Sinai; and this seems to be its uniform meaning in the sacred writings.