Parallel Verses

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.'

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 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.

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 hath gone on his way, and messengers of God come upon him; 2 and Jacob saith, when he hath seen them, 'This is the camp of God;' and he calleth the name of that place 'Two Camps.' 3 And Jacob sendeth messengers before him unto Esau his brother, towards the land of Seir, the field of Edom,


Cross References

2 Samuel 2:8

And Abner, son of Ner, head of the host which Saul hath, hath taken Ish-Bosheth, son of Saul, and causeth him to pass over to Mahanaim,

Joshua 21:38

And out of the tribe of Gad, the city of refuge for the man-slayer, Ramoth in Gilead and its suburbs, and Mahanaim and its suburbs,

Joshua 5:14

And He saith, 'No, for I am Prince of Jehovah's host; now I have come;' and Joshua falleth on his face to the earth, and doth obeisance, and saith to Him, 'What is my Lord speaking unto His servant?'

2 Samuel 17:24

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

1 Kings 2:8

And lo, with thee is Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite of Bahurim, and he reviled me -- a grievous reviling -- in the day of my going to Mahanaim; and he hath come down to meet me at the Jordan, and I swear to him by Jehovah, saying, I do not put thee to death by the sword;

Luke 2:13

And suddenly there came with the messenger a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying,

2 Samuel 2:12

And Abner son of Ner goeth out, and servants of Ish-Bosheth son of Saul, from Mahanaim to Gibeon.

2 Samuel 17:26-27

and Israel encampeth with Absalom in the land of Gilead.

1 Kings 4:14

Ahinadab son of Iddo hath Mahanaim.

2 Kings 6:17

And Elisha prayeth, and saith, 'Jehovah, open, I pray Thee, his eyes, and he doth see;' and Jehovah openeth the eyes of the young man, and he seeth, and lo, the hill is full of horses and chariots of fire, round about Elisha.

Psalm 34:7

A messenger of Jehovah is encamping, Round about those who fear Him, And He armeth them.

Psalm 103:21

Bless Jehovah, all ye His hosts, His ministers -- doing His pleasure.

Psalm 148:2

Praise ye Him, all His messengers, Praise ye Him, all His hosts.

Song of Songs 6:13

Return, return, O Shulammith! Return, return, and we look upon thee. What do ye see in Shulammith?

Daniel 10:20

And he saith, Hast thou known why I have come unto thee? and now I turn back to fight with the head of Persia; yea, I am going forth, and lo, the head of Javan hath come;

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