Parallel Verses

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 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.

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 The Lord appeared to Abram and said, "To your descendants I will give this land." So Abram built an altar there to the Lord, who had appeared to him. 8 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. 9 Abram continually journeyed by stages down to the Negev.


Cross References

Genesis 4:26

And a son was also born to Seth, whom he named Enosh. At that time people began to worship the Lord.

Nehemiah 11:31

Some of the descendants of Benjamin settled in Geba, Micmash, Aija, Bethel and its villages,

Genesis 21:33

Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beer Sheba. There he worshiped the Lord, the eternal God.

Genesis 28:19

He called that place Bethel, although the former name of the town was Luz.

Genesis 13:4

This was the place where he had first built the altar, and there Abram worshiped the Lord.

Genesis 35:3

Let us go up at once to Bethel. Then I will make an altar there to God, who responded to me in my time of distress and has been with me wherever I went."

Genesis 35:15-16

Jacob named the place where God spoke with him Bethel.

Joshua 7:2

Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai (which is located near Beth Aven, east of Bethel) and instructed them, "Go up and spy on the land." So the men went up and spied on Ai.

Joshua 8:3

Joshua and the whole army marched against Ai. Joshua selected thirty thousand brave warriors and sent them out at night.

Joshua 8:17

No men were left in Ai or Bethel; they all went out after Israel. They left the city wide open and chased Israel.

Joshua 18:22

Beth Arabah, Zemaraim, Bethel,

Psalm 116:4

I called on the name of the Lord, "Please Lord, rescue my life!"

Isaiah 10:28

They attacked Aiath, moved through Migron, depositing their supplies at Micmash.

Joel 2:32

It will so happen that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be delivered. For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be those who survive, just as the Lord has promised; the remnant will be those whom the Lord will call.

Acts 2:21

And then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.'

Romans 10:12-14

For there is no distinction between the Jew and the Greek, for the same Lord is Lord of all, who richly blesses all who call on him.

1 Corinthians 1:2

to the church of God that is in Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, and called to be saints, with all those in every place who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours.

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