Genesis 36:27 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 36:27, NIV: "The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan and Akan."

Genesis 36:27, ESV: "These are the sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan."

Genesis 36:27, KJV: "The children of Ezer are these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan."

Genesis 36:27, NASB: "These are the sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan."

Genesis 36:27, NLT: "The descendants of Ezer were Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan."

Genesis 36:27, CSB: "These are Ezer's sons: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan."

What does Genesis 36:27 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

Seir the Horite is the patriarch of a group of people living in this territory (Genesis 36:20–30). The Horites (Genesis 14:6) were the original peoples living here, as far back as the time of Abraham. Their land will be conquered (Deuteronomy 2:12) and occupied by Esau's family, later known as the Edomites (Genesis 36:6–8).

Seir's son Ezer fathered Bilhan, Zaavan, and Akan.