Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then his return was to Ramah, for his house was there, and there he judged Israel; and he built there an altar to the LORD.

King James Version

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD.

Holman Bible

Then he would return to Ramah because his home was there, he judged Israel there, and he had built an altar to the Lord there.

International Standard Version

He would return to Ramah because his house was there, and judged Israel from there. He also built an altar to the LORD there.

A Conservative Version

And his return was to Ramah, for his house was there. And there he judged Israel, and there he built an altar to LORD.

American Standard Version

And his return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar unto Jehovah.

Amplified

Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there; there he judged Israel, and there he built an altar to the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And his base was at Ramah, where his house was; there he was judge of Israel and there he made an altar to the Lord.

Darby Translation

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house, and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar to Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then he would return to Ramah, for there was his house, and there he judged Israel, and there he built an altar unto the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And his turning back to Ramah; for there his house; and there he judged Israel; and he will build an altar there to Jehovah.

King James 2000

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then {he returned} to Ramah, because his house was there, and there he judged Israel, and he built an altar to Yahweh there.

Modern King James verseion

And his return was to Ramah, for his house was there. And he judged Israel there. And he built an altar there to Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for there was his house, and there he judged Israel, and there he built an altar unto the LORD.

NET Bible

Then he would return to Ramah, because his home was there. He also judged Israel there and built an altar to the Lord there.

New Heart English Bible

His return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar to the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

And, his returning, was to Ramah, for, there, was his house, and, there, judged he Israel, - so he built there an altar unto Yahweh.

Webster

And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar to the LORD.

World English Bible

His return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar to Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and his returning is to Ramath, for there is his house, and there he hath judged Israel, and he buildeth there an altar to Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּשׁבה תּשׁוּבה 
T@shuwbah 
Usage: 8

רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 36

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and there he judged
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and there he built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

Context Readings

Peace Comes To Israel

16 He used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places. 17 Then his return was to Ramah, for his house was there, and there he judged Israel; and he built there an altar to the LORD.



Cross References

1 Samuel 1:19

Then they arose early in the morning and worshiped before the LORD, and returned again to their house in Ramah And Elkanah had relations with Hannah his wife, and the LORD remembered her.

1 Samuel 1:1

Now there was a certain man from Ramathaim-zophim from the hill country of Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite.

1 Samuel 8:4

Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah;

Genesis 12:7-8

The LORD appeared to Abram and said, "To your descendants I will give this land " So he built an altar there to the LORD who had appeared to him.

Genesis 33:20

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

Genesis 35:7

He built an altar there, and called the place El-bethel, because there God had revealed Himself to him when he fled from his brother.

Judges 21:4-5

It came about the next day that the people arose early and built an altar there and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

1 Samuel 11:15

So all the people went to Gilgal, and there they made Saul king before the LORD in Gilgal There they also offered sacrifices of peace offerings before the LORD; and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.

1 Samuel 19:18-23

Now David fled and escaped and came to Samuel at Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done to him And he and Samuel went and stayed in Naioth.

1 Kings 18:30-36

Then Elijah said to all the people, "Come near to me." So all the people came near to him. And he repaired the altar of the LORD which had been torn down.

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