14:9 Kedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of nations, 4 Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar. Four kings fought against 5 five.
1 tn The sentence begins with the temporal indicator וַיְהִי (vayÿhi) followed by “in the days of.”
3 tn Or “king of Goyim.” The Hebrew term גּוֹיִם (goyim) means “nations,” but a number of modern translations merely transliterate the Hebrew (cf. NEB “Goyim”; NIV, NRSV “Goiim”).
5 tn The Hebrew text has simply “against.” The word “fought” is supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons.