Parallel Verses

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."

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."

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 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.

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 folk, "Come to me." And all the people came to him. And he mended the altar of the LORD that was broken. 31 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." 32 And with the stones he made an altar in the name of the LORD. And he made a gutter round about the altar, able to receive two pecks of corn.



Cross References

Genesis 32:28

And he said, "Thou shalt be called Jacob no more, but Israel. For thou hast wrestled with God and with men and hast prevailed."

Genesis 35:10

and said unto him, "Thy name is Jacob. Notwithstanding thou shalt be no more called Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name." And so was his name called Israel.

2 Kings 17:34

Unto this day they do after the old manner: they neither fear the LORD, neither do after their own ordinances and customs, and after the law and commandment which the LORD commanded the children of Jacob whose name he called Israel,

Genesis 33:20

And he made there an altar, and there called upon the mighty God of Israel.

Exodus 24:4

Then Moses wrote all the words of the LORD and rose up early and made an altar under the hill, and twelve pillars according to the number of the twelve tribes of Israel,

Joshua 4:3-4

And command you them, saying, 'Take you hence out of the midst of Jordan, even out of the place where the priests stood in a readiness, twelve stones. And take ye them away with you and put them in the place where you lodge at night.'"

Joshua 4:20

And the twelve stones which they took out of Jordan, Joshua pitched in Gilgal.

Ezra 6:17

and offered at the dedication of the house of God, a hundred calves, two hundred lambs, four hundred goats: and for the sin offering for all Israel, twelve he-goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel,

Isaiah 48:1

Hear this, O thou house of Jacob; ye that are called by the name of Israel, and are come out of one stock with Judah; which swear by the name of the LORD, and bear witness by the God of Israel - but not with truth and right.

Jeremiah 31:1

At the same time, sayeth the LORD, shall I be the God of all the generations of Israel, and they shall be my people."

Ezekiel 37:16-22

"Thou son of man, take a stick and write upon it, 'Unto Judah; and to the children of Israel, his companions.' Then take another stick, and write upon it, 'Unto Joseph, the stock of Ephraim; and to all the household of Israel, his companions.'

Ezekiel 47:13

"Thus sayeth the LORD God: Let this be the border, wherein ye shall divide the land unto the twelve tribes of Israel, with the line.

Ephesians 2:20

and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets - Jesus Christ being the head cornerstone -

Ephesians 4:4-6

being one body, and one spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling.

Revelation 7:4-8

And I heard the number of them which were sealed, and there were sealed a hundred and forty four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.

Revelation 21:12

and had walls great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels: and names written, which are the twelve tribes of Israel:

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