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Genesis 26:34

    Genesis 26:34 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when Esau was forty years old he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when Esau was forty years old, he took as his wives Judith, the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite:

    Webster's Revision

    And when Esau was forty years old he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite.

    World English Bible

    When Esau was forty years old, he took as wife Judith, the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when Esau was forty years old he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 26:34

    He took to wife - the daughter, etc. - It is very likely that the wives taken by Esau were daughters of chiefs among the Hittites, and by this union he sought to increase and strengthen his secular power and influence.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 26:34

    26:34 He took to wife - Marrying Canaanites, who were strangers to the blessing of Abraham, and subject to the curse of Noah.