Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

As he was watching them, Jacob said, "This must be God's camp," so he named that place Mahanaim.

New American Standard Bible

Jacob said when he saw them, “This is God’s camp.” So he named that place Mahanaim.

King James Version

And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Holman Bible

When he saw them, Jacob said, “This is God’s camp.” So he called that place Mahanaim.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob said when he saw them, This is God's camp. And he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

American Standard Version

And Jacob said when he saw them, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Amplified

When Jacob saw them, he said, “This is God’s camp.” So he named that place Mahanaim (double camps).

Bible in Basic English

And when he saw them he said, This is the army of God: so he gave that place the name of Mahanaim.

Darby Translation

And when Jacob saw them he said, This is the camp of God. And he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will say when seeing them, This the camp of God: and he will call the name of that place the camps.

King James 2000

And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when he saw them, Jacob said, "This [is] the camp of God!" And he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Modern King James verseion

And when Jacob saw them he said, This is God's camp. And he called the name of that place Two Camps.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when Jacob saw them, he said, "This is God's host," and called the name of that same place Mahanaim.

NET Bible

When Jacob saw them, he exclaimed, "This is the camp of God!" So he named that place Mahanaim.

New Heart English Bible

When he saw them, Jacob said, "This is God's army." He called the name of that place Mahanaim.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jacob said, when he saw them, the camp of God, is this! So he called the name of that place, Mahanaim.

Webster

And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

World English Bible

When he saw them, Jacob said, "This is God's army." He called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jacob saith, when he hath seen them, 'This is the camp of God;' and he calleth the name of that place 'Two Camps.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

he said

Usage: 0

This is God's
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

and he called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of that place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

1 As Jacob went on his way, angels from God met him. 2 As he was watching them, Jacob said, "This must be God's camp," so he named that place Mahanaim. 3 Then Jacob sent messengers ahead of him into the land of Seir (that is, into the territory of Edom) to meet his brother Esau.


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:8

Meanwhile, Ner's son Abner, the commander of Saul's army, had taken Saul's son Ish-bosheth and brought him to Mahanaim.

Joshua 21:38

From the tribe of Gad were allocated Ramoth in Gilead with its pasture lands, to serve as a city of refuge for the unintentional killer, Mahanaim with its pasture lands,

Joshua 5:14

"Neither," he answered. "I have come as commander of the LORD's Army." Joshua immediately fell on his face to the earth and worshipped, saying to him, "Lord, what do you have for your servant by way of command?"

2 Samuel 17:24

Later, David arrived at Mahanaim. Absalom and all of the Israelis who supported him crossed the Jordan River.

1 Kings 2:8

"Pay attention now! You have with you Gera's son Shimei the descendant of Benjamin from Bahurim. He cursed me violently that day when I had to leave for Mahanaim. When he visited me at the Jordan River, I made an oath to the LORD and told him, "I won't execute you with a sword.'

Luke 2:13

Suddenly, a multitude of the Heavenly Army appeared with the angel, praising God by saying,

2 Samuel 2:12

Ner's son Abner and the servants of Saul's son Ish-bosheth set out from Mahanaim for Gibeon.

2 Samuel 17:26-27

Absalom and the Israelis with him camped in the territory of Gilead.

1 Kings 4:14

Iddo's son Ahinadab served in Mahanaim;

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, asking the LORD, "Please make him able to really see!" And so when the LORD enabled the young man to see, he looked, and there was the mountain, filled with horses and fiery chariots surrounding Elisha!

Psalm 34:7

The angel of the LORD surrounds those who fear him, and he delivers them.

Psalm 103:21

Bless the LORD, all his heavenly armies, his ministers who do his will.

Psalm 148:2

Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his armies!

Song of Songs 6:13

Return, return, Shulammite, return, return, so we may look at you! Why should you look at the Shulammite, like you watch the dance of the two camps?

Daniel 10:20

"Then he said, "Do you understand why I came to you? Soon I'll return to fight the prince of Persia. I'm going forth to war and take note the prince of Greece is coming!

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