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Genesis 14:1

Context
NETBible

At that time 1  Amraphel king of Shinar, 2  Arioch king of Ellasar, Kedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations 3 

XREF

Ge 10:10; Ge 10:22; Ge 11:2; Isa 11:11; Isa 21:2; Isa 22:6; Isa 37:12; Jer 25:25; Jer 49:34-39; Eze 32:24; Da 1:2; Zec 5:11

NET © Notes

tn The sentence begins with the temporal indicator וַיְהִי (vayÿhi) followed by “in the days of.”

sn Shinar (also in v. 9) is the region of Babylonia.

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”).



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