Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and Mizpah, for he said, "May the LORD watch between you and me when we are absent one from the other.

King James Version

And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.

Holman Bible

and [also] Mizpah, for he said, "May the Lord watch between you and me when we are out of each other's sight.

International Standard Version

It was also called Mizpah, because Laban said, "May the LORD watch between you and me, when we are estranged from each other.

A Conservative Version

and Mizpah. For he said, May LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another,

American Standard Version

and Mizpah, for he said, Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.

Amplified

And [the pillar or monument was called] Mizpah [watchpost], for he [Laban] said, May the Lord watch between you and me when we are absent and hidden one from another.

Bible in Basic English

And Mizpah, for he said, May the Lord keep watch on us when we are unable to see one another's doings.

Darby Translation

and Mizpah; for he said, Let Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we shall be hidden one from another:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee when we are absent one from another.

Julia Smith Translation

And watchtower: for he said Jehovah will watch between me and between thee when we shall be concealed a man from his Mend.

King James 2000

And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and you, when we are absent one from another.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and Mizpah, because he said, "Yahweh watch between me and you when {we are out of sight of each other}.

Modern King James verseion

and Watchtower, for he said, Jehovah watch between you and me when we are absent from one another.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"And this toot-hill which the LORD seeth," said he, "be witness between me and thee when we are departed one from another:

NET Bible

It was also called Mizpah because he said, "May the Lord watch between us when we are out of sight of one another.

New Heart English Bible

and Mizpah, for he said, "The LORD watch between me and you, when we are absent one from another.

The Emphasized Bible

also, The Watch Tower, as to which it is said, Yahweh watch betwixt me and thee, when we are parted one from another.

Webster

And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.

World English Bible

and Mizpah, for he said, "Yahweh watch between me and you, when we are absent one from another.

Youngs Literal Translation

Mizpah also, for he said, 'Jehovah doth watch between me and thee, for we are hidden one from another;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצפּה 
Mitspah 
Usage: 35

he said

Usage: 0

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

between me and thee, when we are absent
סתר 
Cathar 
Usage: 81

one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

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. 50 "If you mistreat my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no man is with us, see, God is witness between you and me."



Cross References

Judges 11:29

Now the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, so that he passed through Gilead and Manasseh; then he passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from Mizpah of Gilead he went on to the sons of Ammon.

Judges 10:17

Then the sons of Ammon were summoned and they camped in Gilead. And the sons of Israel gathered together and camped in Mizpah.

Judges 11:11

Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and chief over them; and Jephthah spoke all his words before the LORD at Mizpah.

1 Samuel 7:5-6

Then Samuel said, "Gather all Israel to Mizpah and I will pray to the LORD for you."

1 Kings 15:22

Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah--none was exempt--and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, O priests! Give heed, O house of Israel! Listen, O house of the king! For the judgment applies to you, For you have been a snare at Mizpah And a net spread out on Tabor.

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