Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob to whom the word of LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name.

New American Standard Bible

Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord had come, saying, “Israel shall be your name.”

King James Version

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of the LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name:

Holman Bible

Elijah took 12 stones—according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord had come, saying, “Israel will be your name”

International Standard Version

Elijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes of Jacob's descendants, to whom the message from the LORD had come that "Israel is to be your name."

American Standard Version

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of Jehovah came, saying, Israel shall be thy name.

Amplified

Then Elijah took twelve stones in accordance with the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord had come, saying, “Israel shall be your name.”

Bible in Basic English

And Elijah took twelve stones, the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the Lord had said, Israel will be your name:

Darby Translation

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of Jehovah came saying, Israel shall be thy name;

Julia Smith Translation

And Elijah will take twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, whom was the word of Jehovah to him, saying, Israel shall be thy name:

King James 2000

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of the LORD came, saying, Israel shall be your name:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of God came, saying, "Israel shall be your name."

Modern King James verseion

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the Word of Jehovah came, saying, Israel shall be your name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he took twelve stones according to the number of the twelve tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of the LORD came saying, "Israel shall be thy name."

NET Bible

Then Elijah took twelve stones, corresponding to the number of tribes that descended from Jacob, to whom the Lord had said, "Israel will be your new name."

New Heart English Bible

Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the LORD came, saying, "Israel shall be your name."

The Emphasized Bible

unto whom the word of Yahweh came, saying - Israel, shall be thy name;

Webster

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name:

World English Bible

Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of Yahweh came, saying, "Israel shall be your name."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Elijah taketh twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of Jehovah was, saying, 'Israel is thy name;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אליּהוּ אליּה 
'Eliyah 
Usage: 71

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

according to the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

of the tribes
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

of the sons

Usage: 0

of Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

unto whom the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

References

Context Readings

Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal On Mount Carmel

30 And Elijah said to all the people, Come near to me. And all the people came near to him. And he repaired the altar of LORD that was thrown down. 31 And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob to whom the word of LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name. 32 And with the stones he built an altar in the name of LORD. And he made a trench around the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.



Cross References

Genesis 32:28

And he said, Thy name shall no more be called Jacob, but Israel, for thou have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.

Genesis 35:10

And God said to him, Thy name is Jacob. Thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name. And he called his name Israel.

2 Kings 17:34

To this day they do after the former manner. They do not fear LORD, neither do they after their statutes, or after their ordinances, or after the law or after the commandment which LORD commanded the sons of Jacob, whom he named Is

Genesis 33:20

And he erected an altar there, and called it El-Elohe-Israel.

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and built an altar below the mount, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Joshua 4:3-4

and command ye them, saying, Take for you here out of the midst of the Jordan, out of the place where the priests' feet stood firm, twelve stones, and carry them over with you, and lay them down in the lodging-place where ye shall

Joshua 4:20

And those twelve stones, which they took out of the Jordan, Joshua set up in Gilgal.

Ezra 6:17

And they offered at the dedication of this house of God a hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs. And for a sin-offering for all Israel, twelve he-goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 48:1

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and have come forth out of the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness

Jeremiah 31:1

At that time, says LORD, I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people.

Ezekiel 37:16-22

And thou, son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his companions. Then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and [for] all the house of Israel his

Ezekiel 47:13

Thus says lord LORD: This shall be the border by which ye shall divide the land for inheritance according to the twelve tribes of Israel. Joseph [shall have two] portions.

Ephesians 2:20

Which was built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner,

Ephesians 4:4-6

one body, and one Spirit. Just as also ye were called in one hope of your calling,

Revelation 7:4-8

And I heard the number of those sealed, a hundred and forty-four thousand sealed out of every tribe of the sons of Israel.

Revelation 21:12

which has a great and high wall having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve agents, and names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel:

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