Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 camp. And he called the name of that place Two Camps. 3 And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the country of Edom.


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:8

But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, 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 and its open lands as a city of refuge for the manslayer, and Mahanaim and its open lands,

Joshua 5:14

And He said, No, but I have come as the Commander of the army of Jehovah. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth. And he worshiped and said to Him, What does my Lord say to His servant?

2 Samuel 17:24

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

1 Kings 2:8

And, behold, with you is Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, who 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 swore to him by Jehovah, saying, I will not put you 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

And 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, I pray You, Jehovah, open his eyes so that he may see. And Jehovah 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 Jehovah camps round about those who fear Him, and delivers them.

Psalm 103:21

Bless Jehovah, all His hosts, ministers of His who do His pleasure.

Psalm 148:2

Praise Him, all His angels; praise Him, all His hosts.

Song of Songs 6:13

Return, return, O Shulamite! Return, return, that we may look on you. What will you see in the Shulamite? As it were the dance of two camps.

Daniel 10:20

Then he said, Do you know why I come to you? And now I will return to fight with the ruler of Persia. And when I have gone out, lo, the ruler of Greece shall come.

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