Gen 1:9

(NIV)
And God said, ‘Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.’ And it was so.
(ESV)
And God said, “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.

Gen 4:20

(NIV)
Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock.
(ESV)
Adah bore Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.

Gen 6:14

(NIV)
So make yourself an ark of cypress wood; make rooms in it and coat it with pitch inside and out.
(ESV)
Make yourself an ark of gopher wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it inside and out with pitch.

Gen 7:1

(NIV)
The  Lord then said to Noah, ‘Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Noah, “Go into the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation.

Gen 9:21

(NIV)
When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.
(ESV)
He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent.

Gen 9:27

(NIV)
May God extend Japheth’s territory;
may Japheth live in the tents of Shem,
and may Canaan be the slave of Japheth.’
(ESV)
May God enlarge Japheth
and let him dwell in the tents of Shem,
and let Canaan be his servant.”

Gen 12:1

(NIV)
The  Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.

(ESV)
Now the  Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you.

Gen 12:6

(NIV)
Abram travelled through the land as far as the site of the great tree of Moreh at Shechem. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.
(ESV)
Abram passed through the land to the place at Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.

Gen 12:8

(NIV)
From there he went on towards the hills east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the  Lord and called on the name of the  Lord.

(ESV)
From there he moved to the hill country on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. And there he built an altar to the  Lord and called upon the name of the  Lord.

Gen 12:15

(NIV)
And when Pharaoh’s officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace.
(ESV)
And when the princes of Pharaoh saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken into Pharaoh’s house.

Gen 12:17

(NIV)
But the  Lord inflicted serious diseases on Pharaoh and his household because of Abram’s wife Sarai.
(ESV)
But the  Lord afflicted Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife.

Gen 13:3

(NIV)
From the Negev he went from place to place until he came to Bethel, to the place between Bethel and Ai where his tent had been earlier
(ESV)
And he journeyed on from the Negeb as far as Bethel to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai,

Gen 13:4

(NIV)
and where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the  Lord.

(ESV)
to the place where he had made an altar at the first. And there Abram called upon the name of the  Lord.

Gen 13:5

(NIV)
Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents.
(ESV)
And Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents,

Gen 13:14

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, ‘Look around from where you are, to the north and south, to the east and west.
(ESV)
The  Lord said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward,

Gen 14:14

(NIV)
When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
(ESV)
When Abram heard that his kinsman had been taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, 318 of them, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

Gen 15:2

(NIV)
But Abram said, ‘Sovereign  Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?’
(ESV)
But Abram said, “O Lord  God, what will you give me, for I continue childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?”

Gen 15:3

(NIV)
And Abram said, ‘You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir.’

(ESV)
And Abram said, “Behold, you have given me no offspring, and a member of my household will be my heir.”

Gen 17:12

(NIV)
For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner – those who are not your offspring.
(ESV)
He who is eight days old among you shall be circumcised. Every male throughout your generations, whether born in your house or bought with your money from any foreigner who is not of your offspring,

Gen 17:13

(NIV)
Whether born in your household or bought with your money, they must be circumcised. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant.
(ESV)
both he who is born in your house and he who is bought with your money, shall surely be circumcised. So shall my covenant be in your flesh an everlasting covenant.

Gen 17:23

(NIV)
On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them, as God told him.
(ESV)
Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.

Gen 17:27

(NIV)
And every male in Abraham’s household, including those born in his household or bought from a foreigner, was circumcised with him.

(ESV)
And all the men of his house, those born in the house and those bought with money from a foreigner, were circumcised with him.

Gen 18:1

(NIV)
The  Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day.
(ESV)
And the  Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day.

Gen 18:2

(NIV)
Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.

(ESV)
He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth

Gen 18:6

(NIV)
So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah. ‘Quick,’ he said, ‘get three seahs of the finest flour and knead it and bake some bread.’

(ESV)
And Abraham went quickly into the tent to Sarah and said, “Quick! Three seahs of fine flour! Knead it, and make cakes.”

Gen 18:9

(NIV)
‘Where is your wife Sarah?’ they asked him.

‘There, in the tent,’ he said.

(ESV)
They said to him, “Where is Sarah your wife?” And he said, “She is in the tent.”

Gen 18:10

(NIV)
Then one of them said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
(ESV)
The  Lord said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.

Gen 18:19

(NIV)
For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the  Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the  Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.’

(ESV)
For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the  Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the  Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”

Gen 18:24

(NIV)
What if there are fifty righteous people in the city? Will you really sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous people in it?
(ESV)
Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city. Will you then sweep away the place and not spare it for the fifty righteous who are in it?

Gen 18:26

(NIV)
The  Lord said, ‘If I find fifty righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.’

(ESV)
And the  Lord said, “If I find at Sodom fifty righteous in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”

Gen 18:33

(NIV)
When the  Lord had finished speaking with Abraham, he left, and Abraham returned home.

(ESV)
And the  Lord went his way, when he had finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.

Gen 19:2

(NIV)
‘My lords,’ he said, ‘please turn aside to your servant’s house. You can wash your feet and spend the night and then go on your way early in the morning.’

‘No,’ they answered, ‘we will spend the night in the square.’

(ESV)
and said, “My lords, please turn aside to your servant’s house and spend the night and wash your feet. Then you may rise up early and go on your way.” They said, “No; we will spend the night in the town square.”

Gen 19:3

(NIV)
But he insisted so strongly that they did go with him and entered his house. He prepared a meal for them, baking bread without yeast, and they ate.
(ESV)
But he pressed them strongly; so they turned aside to him and entered his house. And he made them a feast and baked unleavened bread, and they ate.

Gen 19:4

(NIV)
Before they had gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom – both young and old – surrounded the house.
(ESV)
But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house.

Gen 19:10

(NIV)
But the men inside reached out and pulled Lot back into the house and shut the door.
(ESV)
But the men reached out their hands and brought Lot into the house with them and shut the door.

Gen 19:11

(NIV)
Then they struck the men who were at the door of the house, young and old, with blindness so that they could not find the door.

(ESV)
And they struck with blindness the men who were at the entrance of the house, both small and great, so that they wore themselves out groping for the door.

Gen 19:12

(NIV)
The two men said to Lot, ‘Do you have anyone else here – sons-in-law, sons or daughters, or anyone else in the city who belongs to you? Get them out of here,
(ESV)
Then the men said to Lot, “Have you anyone else here? Sons-in-law, sons, daughters, or anyone you have in the city, bring them out of the place.

Gen 19:13

(NIV)
because we are going to destroy this place. The outcry to the  Lord against its people is so great that he has sent us to destroy it.’

(ESV)
For we are about to destroy this place, because the outcry against its people has become great before the  Lord, and the  Lord has sent us to destroy it.”

Gen 19:14

(NIV)
So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were pledged to marry his daughters. He said, ‘Hurry and get out of this place, because the  Lord is about to destroy the city!’ But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.

(ESV)
So Lot went out and said to his sons-in-law, who were to marry his daughters, “Up! Get out of this place, for the  Lord is about to destroy the city.” But he seemed to his sons-in-law to be jesting.

Gen 19:27

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and returned to the place where he had stood before the  Lord.
(ESV)
And Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the  Lord.

Gen 20:11

(NIV)
Abraham replied, ‘I said to myself, “There is surely no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.”
(ESV)
Abraham said, “I did it because I thoughtThere is no fear of God at all in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.’

Gen 20:13

(NIV)
And when God caused me to wander from my father’s household, I said to her, “This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, ‘He is my brother.’”’

(ESV)
And when God caused me to wander from my father’s house, I said to her, ‘This is the kindness you must do me: at every place to which we come, say of me, “He is my brother.”’”

Gen 20:18

(NIV)
for the  Lord had kept all the women in Abimelek’s household from conceiving because of Abraham’s wife Sarah.

(ESV)
For the  Lord had closed all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.

Gen 21:31

(NIV)
So that place was called Beersheba, because the two men swore an oath there.

(ESV)
Therefore that place was called Beersheba, because there both of them swore an oath.

Gen 22:3

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about.
(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Gen 22:4

(NIV)
On the third day Abraham looked up and saw the place in the distance.
(ESV)
On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar.

Gen 22:9

(NIV)
When they reached the place God had told him about, Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it. He bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.
(ESV)
When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built the altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.

Gen 22:14

(NIV)
So Abraham called that place The  Lord Will Provide. And to this day it is said, ‘On the mountain of the  Lord it will be provided.’

(ESV)
So Abraham called the name of that place, “The  Lord will provide”; as it is said to this day, “On the mount of the  Lord it shall be provided.”

Gen 24:2

(NIV)
He said to the senior servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had, ‘Put your hand under my thigh.
(ESV)
And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh,

Gen 24:7

(NIV)
‘The  Lord, the God of heaven, who brought me out of my father’s household and my native land and who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, “To your offspring I will give this land” – he will send his angel before you so that you can get a wife for my son from there.
(ESV)
The  Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and from the land of my kindred, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send his angel before you, and you shall take a wife for my son from there.

Gen 24:23

(NIV)
Then he asked, ‘Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room in your father’s house for us to spend the night?’

(ESV)
and said, “Please tell me whose daughter you are. Is there room in your father’s house for us to spend the night?”

Gen 24:25

(NIV)
And she added, ‘We have plenty of straw and fodder, as well as room for you to spend the night.’

(ESV)
She added, “We have plenty of both straw and fodder, and room to spend the night.”

Gen 24:27

(NIV)
saying, ‘Praise be to the  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness to my master. As for me, the  Lord has led me on the journey to the house of my master’s relatives.’

(ESV)
and said, “Blessed be the  Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the  Lord has led me in the way to the house of my master’s kinsmen.”

Gen 24:28

(NIV)
The young woman ran and told her mother’s household about these things.
(ESV)
Then the young woman ran and told her mother’s household about these things.

Gen 24:31

(NIV)
‘Come, you who are blessed by the  Lord,’ he said. ‘Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels.’

(ESV)
He said, “Come in, O blessed of the  Lord. Why do you stand outside? For I have prepared the house and a place for the camels.”

Gen 24:32

(NIV)
So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet.
(ESV)
So the man came to the house and unharnessed the camels, and gave straw and fodder to the camels, and there was water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.

Gen 24:38

(NIV)
but go to my father’s family and to my own clan, and get a wife for my son.”

(ESV)
but you shall go to my father’s house and to my clan and take a wife for my son.’

Gen 24:40

(NIV)
‘He replied, “The  Lord, before whom I have walked faithfully, will send his angel with you and make your journey a success, so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father’s family.
(ESV)
But he said to me, ‘The  Lord, before whom I have walked, will send his angel with you and prosper your way. You shall take a wife for my son from my clan and from my father’s house.

Gen 24:67

(NIV)
Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah, and he married Rebekah. So she became his wife, and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.

(ESV)
Then Isaac brought her into the tent of Sarah his mother and took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her. So Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.

Gen 25:27

(NIV)
The boys grew up, and Esau became a skilful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.
(ESV)
When the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.
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