Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.

King James Version

And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.

Holman Bible

and named the place Bethel, though previously the city was named Luz.

International Standard Version

and named the place Beth-el, although previously the city had been named Luz.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

And he called the name of that place Beth-el. But the name of the city was Luz at the first.

Amplified

He named that place Bethel (the house of God); the previous name of that city was Luz (Almond Tree).

Bible in Basic English

And he gave that place the name of Beth-el, but before that time the town was named Luz.

Darby Translation

And he called the name of that place Beth-el; but the name of that city was Luz at the first.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will call the name of that place the house of God: and Ailam Luz the name of the city at the beginning.

King James 2000

And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at first.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he called the name of that place Bethel; however, the name of the city [was] formerly Luz.

Modern King James verseion

And he called the name of that place The House of God. But the name of that city was Luz at first.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he called the name of the place Bethel, for indeed the name of the city was called Luz before time.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.

The Emphasized Bible

and called the name of that place - Beth-el, - nevertheless, Luz, was the name of the city, aforetime.

Webster

And he called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.

World English Bible

He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he calleth the name of that place Bethel, house of God, and yet, Luz is the name of the city at the first.

Interlinear

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

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865
Usage: 865

of that place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

Beth–el
בּית־אל 
Beyth-'El 
Usage: 71

but
אוּלם 
'uwlam 
Usage: 18

of that city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

לוּז 
Luwz 
Luz
Usage: 8

References

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Context Readings

Jacob's Dream

18 So Jacob rose early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on its top. 19 He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz. 20 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I take, and will give me food to eat and garments to wear,


Cross References

Genesis 48:3

Then Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,

Genesis 12:8

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.

Genesis 35:1

Then God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and live there, and make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”

Judges 1:22-26

Likewise the house of Joseph went up against Bethel, and the Lord was with them.

1 Kings 12:29

He set one in Bethel, and the other he put in Dan.

Hosea 4:15

Though you, Israel, play the harlot,
Do not let Judah become guilty;
Also do not go to Gilgal,
Or go up to Beth-aven
And take the oath:
“As the Lord lives!”

Hosea 12:4-5

Yes, he wrestled with the angel and prevailed;
He wept and sought His favor.
He found Him at Bethel
And there He spoke with us,

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