Parallel Verses

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"-

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:

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."

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.

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, 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.

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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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;

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 Then Elijah said to all the people, "Come near me." So all the people approached him. Then he repaired the Lord's altar that had been torn down: 31 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"- 32 and he built an altar with the stones in the name of Yahweh. Then he made a trench around the altar large enough to hold about four gallons.



Cross References

Genesis 32:28

"Your name will no longer be Jacob," He said. "It will be Israel because you have struggled with God and with men and have prevailed."

Genesis 35:10

God said to him: Your name is Jacob; you will no longer be named Jacob, but Israel will be your name. So He named him Israel.

2 Kings 17:34

They are [still] practicing the former customs to this day. None of them fear the Lord or observe their statutes and ordinances, the law and commandments the Lord commanded the descendants of Jacob; He renamed him Israel.

Genesis 33:20

And he set up an altar there and called it "God, the God of Israel."

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote down all the words of the Lord. He rose early the next morning and set up an altar and 12 pillars for the 12 tribes of Israel at the base of the mountain.

Joshua 4:3-4

and command them, 'Take 12 stones from this place in the middle of the Jordan where the priests' feet are standing, carry them with you, and set them down at the place where you spend the night.' "

Joshua 4:20

Then Joshua set up in Gilgal the 12 stones they had taken from the Jordan,

Ezra 6:17

For the dedication of God's house they offered 100 bulls, 200 rams, and 400 lambs, as well as 12 male goats as a sin offering for all Israel-one for each Israelite tribe.

Isaiah 48:1

"Listen to this, house of Jacob- those who are called by the name Israel and have descended from Judah, who swear by the name of the Lord and declare the God of Israel, [but] not in truth or righteousness.

Jeremiah 31:1

"At that time"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"I will be God of all the families of Israel, and they will be My people."

Ezekiel 37:16-22

"Son of man, take a single stick and write on it: Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him. Then take another stick and write on it: Belonging to Joseph-the stick of Ephraim-and all the house of Israel associated with him.

Ezekiel 47:13

This is what the Lord God says: "This is the border you will [use to] divide the land as an inheritance for the 12 tribes of Israel. Joseph will receive two shares.

Ephesians 2:20

built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone.

Ephesians 4:4-6

There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope at your calling;

Revelation 7:4-8

And I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000 sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel:

Revelation 21:12

[The city] had a massive high wall, with 12 gates. Twelve angels were at the gates; [on the gates], names were inscribed, the names of the 12 tribes of the sons of Israel.

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