Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he proceeded from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the Lord and called upon the name of the Lord.

King James Version

And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.

Holman Bible

From there he moved on to the hill country east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. He built an altar to Yahweh there, and he called on the name of Yahweh.

International Standard Version

From there Abram traveled on to the hill country east of Bethel and set up his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.

A Conservative Version

And he moved from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Ai on the east. And there he built an altar to LORD, and called upon the name of LORD.

American Standard Version

And he removed from thence unto the mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and Ai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto Jehovah, and called upon the name of Jehovah.

Amplified

Then he moved on from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord [in worship through prayer, praise, and thanksgiving].

Bible in Basic English

And moving on from there to the mountain on the east of Beth-el, he put up his tent, having Beth-el on the west and Ai on the east: and there he made an altar and gave worship to the name of the Lord.

Darby Translation

And he removed thence towards the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel toward the west, and Ai toward the east; and there he built an altar to Jehovah, and called on the name of Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will remove from thence to the mountain from the cast of the house of God, and shall stretch forth his tent; Bethel from the sea, and Hai from the east, and he shall build there an altar to Jehovah, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.

King James 2000

And he removed from there unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Ai on the east: and there he built an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he moved on from there to the hill country, east of Bethel. And he pitched his tent at Bethel on the west, and at Ai on the east. And he built an altar there to Yahweh. And he called on the name of Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And he moved from there to a mountain on the east of Bethel. And he pitched his tent with Bethel toward the sea and Hai on the east. And he built an altar there to Jehovah, and called upon the name of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then departed he thence unto a mountain that lieth on the east side of Bethel and pitched his tent - Bethel being on the west side, and Ai on the east - and he built there an altar unto the LORD, and called on the name of the LORD.

NET Bible

Then he moved from there to the hill country east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the Lord and worshiped the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

He left from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

And he moved on from thence towards the hill country, on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, - with Bethel on the west, and Ai on the east, and bulk there an altar to Yahweh, and called on the name of Yahweh.

Webster

And he removed from thence to a mountain on the east of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he erected an altar to the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.

World English Bible

He left from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to Yahweh and called on the name of Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he removeth from thence towards a mountain at the east of Beth-El, and stretcheth out the tent (Beth-El at the west, and Hai at the east), and he buildeth there an altar to Jehovah, and preacheth in the name of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עתק 
`athaq 
Usage: 9

on the east
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87
Usage: 87

of Beth–el
בּית־אל 
Beyth-'El 
Usage: 71

אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

having Beth–el
בּית־אל 
Beyth-'El 
Usage: 71

on the west
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

and Hai
עיּת עיּא עי 
`Ay 
Usage: 40

and there he builded
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

upon the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 12:8

References

Images Genesis 12:8

Prayers for Genesis 12:8

Context Readings

Abram's Journey

7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land, and there he built an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him. 8 Then he proceeded from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the Lord and called upon the name of the Lord. 9 And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the Negev (south desert).


Cross References

Genesis 4:26

And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos. Then men began to call upon the name of the LORD.

Nehemiah 11:31

The sons of Benjamin from Geba dwelt in Michmash and Aija and Bethel and in their villages

Genesis 21:33

And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba and called there on the name of the LORD, the eternal God.

Genesis 28:19

And he called the name of that place Bethel, since the name of that city was called Luz at first.

Genesis 13:4

unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.

Genesis 35:3

And let us arise and go up to Bethel and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and has been with me in the way which I have gone.

Genesis 35:15-16

And Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him, Bethel.

Joshua 7:2

And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which was beside Bethaven, on the east side of Bethel, and spoke unto them, saying, Go up and spy out the land. And the men went up and spied out Ai.

Joshua 8:3

So Joshua arose and all the people of war, to go up against Ai; and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty men of valour and sent them away by night.

Joshua 8:17

And there was not a man left in Ai or Bethel that did not go out after Israel; and because they pursued after Israel, they left the city open.

Joshua 18:22

Betharabah, Zemaraim, Bethel,

Psalm 116:4

Then I called upon the name of the LORD, saying, O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Isaiah 10:28

He is come to Aiath; he is passed unto Migron; in Michmash he shall number his army:

Joel 2:32

And it shall come to pass that whoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall escape: for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be salvation, as the LORD has said, and in those who are left, to whom the LORD shall have called.

Acts 2:21

and it shall come to pass that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Romans 10:12-14

For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

1 Corinthians 1:2

unto the congregation of God which is at Corinth, to those that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be holy, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

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