Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He moved away from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it; so he named it Rehoboth, for he said, "At last the LORD has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."

King James Version

And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Holman Bible

He moved from there and dug another, and they did not quarrel over it. He named it Open Spaces and said, "For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."

International Standard Version

Then he left that area and dug still another well. Because they did not quarrel over that one, Isaac named it Rehoboth, because he used to say, "The LORD has enlarged the territory for us. We will prosper in the land."

A Conservative Version

And he moved from there, and dug another well, and they did not strive for that. And he called the name of it Rehoboth. And he said, For now LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

American Standard Version

And he removed from thence, and digged another well. And for that they strove not. And he called the name of it Rehoboth. And he said, For now Jehovah hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Amplified

And he moved away from there and dug another well, and for that one they did not quarrel. He named it Rehoboth [room], saying, For now the Lord has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Bible in Basic English

Then he went away from there, and made another water-hole, about which there was no fighting: so he gave it the name of Rehoboth, for he said, Now the Lord has made room for us, and we will have fruit in this land.

Darby Translation

And he removed thence and dug another well; and they did not strive for that. And he called the name of it Rehoboth, and said, For now Jehovah has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he left there and opened another well; and for that one they did not strive and he called the name of it Rehoboth, and he said, For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will remove from thence, and will dig another well; and they strove not for that: and he will call its name Rehoboth; and he will say, For now Jehovah made wide for us, and made us fruitful in the earth.

King James 2000

And he removed from there, and dug another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. And he called its name Rehoboth, and said, "Now Yahweh has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land."

Modern King James verseion

And he moved from there, and dug another well, and they did not strive for that. And he called the name of it Broad Places. And he said, For now Jehovah has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And then he departed thence, and digged another well for the which they strove not: therefore called he it Rehoboth, saying, "The LORD hath now made us room, and we are increased upon the earth."

NET Bible

Then he moved away from there and dug another well. They did not quarrel over it, so Isaac named it Rehoboth, saying, "For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will prosper in the land."

New Heart English Bible

He left that place, and dug another well. They did not argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. He said, "For now the LORD has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."

The Emphasized Bible

And he moved on from thence and digged another well, and they disputed not for it, - so he called the name thereof. Rehoboth, and said, For, now, hath Yahweh made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Webster

And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they did not contend: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

World English Bible

He left that place, and dug another well. They didn't argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. He said, "For now Yahweh has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he removeth from thence, and diggeth another well, and they have not striven for it, and he calleth its name Enlargements, and saith, 'For -- now hath Jehovah given enlargement to us, and we have been fruitful in the land.'

Interlinear

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

חפר 
Chaphar 
Usage: 22

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

בּאר 
@'er 
Usage: 37

רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

not and he called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

the name of it
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

רחבת רחבות 
R@chobowth 
Usage: 4

and he said

Usage: 0

עתּה 
`attah 
Usage: 431

the Lord

Usage: 0

רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 25

for us, and we shall be fruitful
פּרה 
Parah 
Usage: 29

Context Readings

Conflicts Over Wells

21 Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over it too, so he named it Sitnah. 22 He moved away from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it; so he named it Rehoboth, for he said, "At last the LORD has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land." 23 Then he went up from there to Beersheba.



Cross References

Genesis 17:6

"I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come forth from you.

Exodus 1:7

But the sons of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly, and multiplied, and became exceedingly mighty, so that the land was filled with them.

Psalm 4:1

Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Genesis 28:3

"May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

Genesis 41:52

He named the second Ephraim, "For," he said, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."

Psalm 18:19

He brought me forth also into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me.

Psalm 118:5

From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.



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