Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because there the two of them took an oath.

King James Version

Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they sware both of them.

Holman Bible

Therefore that place was called Beer-sheba because it was there that the two of them swore an oath.

International Standard Version

Therefore that place was called Beer-sheba, because the two of them swore an oath.

A Conservative Version

Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because there they swore both of them.

American Standard Version

Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba. Because there they sware both of them.

Amplified

Therefore that place was called Beersheba [well of the oath], because there both parties swore an oath.

Bible in Basic English

So he gave that place the name Beer-sheba, because there the two of them had given their oaths.

Darby Translation

Therefore he called that place Beer-sheba, because there they had sworn, both of them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they swore, both of them.

Julia Smith Translation

For this he called that place, The well of the oath, for there they two aware.

King James 2000

Therefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they swore both of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore that place is called Beersheba, because there the two of them swore an oath.

Modern King James verseion

This is why he called that place Beer-sheba, because they swore, both of them, there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore the place is called Beersheba, because they sware both of them.

NET Bible

That is why he named that place Beer Sheba, because the two of them swore an oath there.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because they both swore there.

The Emphasized Bible

On this account, was the name of that place called Beer-sheba, - because there, had they two sworn.

Webster

Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba: because there they swore both of them.

World English Bible

Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because they both swore there.

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore hath he called that place 'Beer-Sheba,' for there have both of them sworn.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

בּאר שׁבע 
B@'er Sheba` 
Usage: 34

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

Context Readings

The Covenant Between Abraham And Abimelech

30 He said, "You shall take these seven ewe lambs from my hand so that it may be a witness to me, that I dug this well." 31 Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because there the two of them took an oath. 32 So they made a covenant at Beersheba; and Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, arose and returned to the land of the Philistines.


Cross References

Genesis 26:33

So he called it Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.

Genesis 21:14

So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 26:23

Then he went up from there to Beersheba.

Joshua 15:28

and Hazar-shual and Beersheba and Biziothiah,

Judges 20:1

Then all the sons of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, including the land of Gilead, came out, and the congregation assembled as one man to the LORD at Mizpah.

2 Samuel 17:11

"But I counsel that all Israel be surely gathered to you, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that is by the sea in abundance, and that you personally go into battle.

1 Kings 4:25

So Judah and Israel lived in safety, every man under his vine and his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.

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