Genesis 36:33 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 36:33, NIV: "When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king."

Genesis 36:33, ESV: "Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place."

Genesis 36:33, KJV: "And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead."

Genesis 36:33, NASB: "Then Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah became king in his place."

Genesis 36:33, NLT: "When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah became king in his place."

Genesis 36:33, CSB: "When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah reigned in his place."

What does Genesis 36:33 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

These verses (Genesis 36:31) describes the kings of Edom (Genesis 36:1) during the era before Israel had kings (Judges 21:25).

After the death of Bela, the first king listed (Genesis 36:32), Jobab, son of Zerah, assumed the throne and ruled from Bozrah, a city well-known in Israel's history (Isaiah 34:6; Amos 1:12).