Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
a. NLT: Then Abram moved his tent and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to the LORD.
b. NIV: So Abram went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he pitched his tents. There he built an altar to the LORD.
c. YLT: And Abram tenteth, and cometh, and dwelleth among the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and buildeth there an altar to Jehovah.
d. Amplified Bible: Then Abram moved his tent and came and dwelt among the oaks or terebinths of Mamre, which are at Hebron, and built there an altar to the Lord.
e. Septuagint: And Abram having removed his tent, came and dwelt by the oak of Mambre, which was in Chebrom, and he there built an altar to the Lord.
f. Stone Edition Torah/Writings/Prophets: And Abram moved his tent and came and dwelled in the plains of Mamre which are in Hebron; and he built there an altar to HASHEM.
1. “Then Abram removed his tent…”
a. Abram [87 * ‘Abram] [Strong: contracted from 48; high father; Abram, the original name of Abraham:--Abram.]
b. removed his tent [167 * ‘ahal] [Strong: a denominative from 168; to tent:--pitch (remove) a tent.]
2. “…and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron…”
a. came [935 * bow’] [Strong: a primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications):--abide, apply, attain, X be, befall, + besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, X certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, X doubtless again, + eat, + employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, + follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, + have, X indeed, (in-)vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, X (well) stricken (in age), X surely, take (in), way.]
b. dwelt [3427 * yashab] [Strong: a primitive root; properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry:--(make to) abide(-ing), continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-ing), ease self, endure, establish, X fail, habitation, haunt, (make to) inhabit(-ant), make to keep (house), lurking, X marry(-ing), (bring again to) place, remain, return, seat, set(- tle), (down-)sit(-down, still, -ting down, -ting (place) -uate), take, tarry.]
c. in the plain [436 * ‘elown] [Strong: prolonged from 352; an oak or other strong tree:--plain.]
d. Mamre [4471 * Mamre’] [Strong: from 4754 (in the sense of vigor); lusty; Mamre, an Amorite:--Mamre.]
e. which is Hebron [2275 * Chebrown] [Strong: from 2267; seat of association; Chebron, a place in Palestine, also the name of two Israelites:--Hebron.]
1). Abram lived in this location up until the day after Sodom and Gomorrah was destroyed. It was about twenty years.
3. “…and built there an altar unto the LORD.”
a. and built [1129 * banah] [Strong: a primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively):--(begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up), X surely.]
b. an altar [4196 * mizbeach] [Strong: from 2076; an altar:--altar.]
c. the LORD [3068 * Yhovah] [Strong: from 1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God:--Jehovah, the Lord.]