Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

As he was watching them, Jacob said, "This must be God's camp," so he named 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 And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. 2 And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim. 3 And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:8

But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;

Joshua 21:38

And out of the tribe of Gad, Ramoth in Gilead with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Mahanaim with her suburbs,

Joshua 5:14

And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant?

2 Samuel 17:24

Then David came to Mahanaim. And Absalom passed over Jordan, he and all the men of Israel with him.

1 Kings 2:8

And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.

Luke 2:13

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,

2 Samuel 2:12

And Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ishbosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon.

2 Samuel 17:26-27

So Israel and Absalom pitched in the land of Gilead.

1 Kings 4:14

Ahinadab the son of Iddo had Mahanaim:

2 Kings 6:17

And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

Psalm 34:7

The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Psalm 103:21

Bless ye the LORD, all ye his hosts; ye ministers of his, that do his pleasure.

Psalm 148:2

Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.

Song of Songs 6:13

Return, return, O Shulamite; return, return, that we may look upon thee. What will ye see in the Shulamite? As it were the company of two armies.

Daniel 10:20

Then said he, Knowest thou wherefore I come unto thee? and now will I return to fight with the prince of Persia: and when I am gone forth, lo, the prince of Grecia shall come.

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