Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Laban said, “This heap is a witness between you and me this day.” Therefore it was named Galeed,

King James Version

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;

Holman Bible

Then Laban said, “This mound is a witness between you and me today.” Therefore the place was called Galeed

International Standard Version

Then Laban said, "This stack will serve as a witness between you and me today." That's how the place came to be named Galeed.

A Conservative Version

And Laban said, This heap is witness between me and thee this day. Therefore the name of it was called Galeed,

American Standard Version

And Laban said, This heap is witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed:

Amplified

Laban said, “This mound [of stones] is a witness [a reminder of the oath taken] today between you and me.” Therefore he [also] called the name Galeed,

Bible in Basic English

And Laban said, These stones are a witness between you and me today. For this reason its name was Galeed,

Darby Translation

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed,

Julia Smith Translation

And Laban will say, This heap a witness between me and between thee this day, for this its name was called Gilead:

King James 2000

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and you this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Laban said, "This pile of stones [is] a witness between me and you today." Therefore its name is called Galeed,

Modern King James verseion

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between you and me this day. Therefore the name of it was called Heap of Testimony,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Laban, "This heap be witness between thee and me this day." Therefore is it called Gilead.

NET Bible

Laban said, "This pile of stones is a witness of our agreement today." That is why it was called Galeed.

New Heart English Bible

Laban said, "This heap is witness between me and you this day." Therefore it was named Galeed

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Laban: This heap, be witness betwixt me, and thee, to-day. For this cause, is the name thereof called Galeed;

Webster

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed:

World English Bible

Laban said, "This heap is witness between me and you this day." Therefore it was named Galeed

Youngs Literal Translation

And Laban saith, 'This heap is witness between me and thee to-day;' therefore hath he called its name Galeed;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לבן 
Laban 
Usage: 55

גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34

is a witness
עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

between me and thee this day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of it called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

References

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

47 Now Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha, but Jacob called it Galeed. 48 Laban said, “This heap is a witness between you and me this day.” Therefore it was named Galeed, 49 and Mizpah, for he said, “May the Lord watch between you and me when we are absent one from the other.



Cross References

Joshua 24:27

Joshua said to all the people, “Behold, this stone shall be for a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of the Lord which He spoke to us; thus it shall be for a witness against you, so that you do not deny your God.”

Genesis 31:23

then he took his kinsmen with him and pursued him a distance of seven days’ journey, and he overtook him in the hill country of Gilead.

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer which is on the edge of the valley of Arnon and from the city which is in the valley, even to Gilead, there was no city that was too high for us; the Lord our God delivered all over to us.

Deuteronomy 3:16

To the Reubenites and to the Gadites I gave from Gilead even as far as the valley of Arnon, the middle of the valley as a border and as far as the river Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;

Joshua 13:8-9

With the other half-tribe, the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the servant of the Lord gave to them;

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