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Genesis 16:12

12 pAnd he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man’s hand against him; qand he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.

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Genesis 16:12 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 He will be a wild donkey of a man;

his hand will be against everyone

and everyone’s hand against him,

and he will live in hostility

toward all his brothers.”

Genesis 16:12 — English Standard Version (ESV)

12 He shall be a wild donkey of a man,

his hand against everyone

and everyone’s hand against him,

and he shall dwell over against all his kinsmen.”

Genesis 16:12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 This son of yours will be a wild man, as untamed as a wild donkey! He will raise his fist against everyone, and everyone will be against him. Yes, he will live in open hostility against all his relatives.”

Genesis 16:12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 He shall be a wild man;

His hand shall be against every man,

And every man’s hand against him.

And he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.”

Genesis 16:12 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 Ishmael will be like a wild donkey.

He will be against everyone,

and everyone will be against him.

He will attack all his brothers.”

Genesis 16:12 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

12 And he shall be as a wild ass among men; his hand shall be against every man, and every man’s hand against him; and he shall dwell over against all his brethren.

Genesis 16:12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 And he will be a wild-ass of a man, his hand against every man, and every man’s hand against him; and he shall dwell before the face of all his brethren.

Genesis 16:12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 He will be as free and wild as an untamed donkey.

He will fight with everyone, and everyone will fight with him.

He will have conflicts with all his relatives.”

Genesis 16:12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 This man will be like a wild donkey.

His hand will be against everyone,

and everyone’s hand will be against him;

he will live at odds with all his brothers.

Genesis 16:12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 He shall be a wild ass of a man,

with his hand against everyone,

and everyone’s hand against him;

and he shall live at odds with all his kin.”

Genesis 16:12 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 And he shall be a wild donkey of a man,

his hand will be against everyone,

and the hand of everyone will be against him,

and he will live in hostility with all his brothers.”

Genesis 16:12 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

12 He will be like a wild donkey.

He will use his power against everyone.

And everyone will be against him.

He will not be friendly

toward any of his relatives.”

Genesis 16:12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 “He will be a wild donkey of a man,

His hand will be against everyone,

And everyone’s hand will be against him;

And he will live to the east of all his brothers.”