Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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 which he halt lint for his pillow, and put it for a pillar, - and poured out oil upon the top thereof; 19 and called the name of that place - Beth-el, - nevertheless, Luz, was the name of the city, aforetime. 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, - If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way whereon, I, am going, and give me bread to eat and raiment to put on;


Cross References

Genesis 48:3

Then said Jacob unto Joseph, GOD Almighty, appeared unto me in Luz in the land of Canaan, - and blessed me;

Genesis 12:8

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.

Genesis 35:1

Then said God unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, - and make there an altar, to the GOD who appeared unto thee, when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.

Judges 1:22-26

Then went up the house of Joseph - they also, - unto Bethel, - and, Yahweh, was with them.

1 Kings 12:29

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

Hosea 4:15

Though unchaste art thou, O Israel, let not Judah, become guilty, neither let them enter Gilgal, nor go up to Beth-aven, and then swear, By the life of Yahweh!

Hosea 12:4-5

Yea he strove against a Messenger, and prevailed, he wept, and made supplication unto him, - At Bethel, he found him, and, there, he spake with us;

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