Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob asked and said, I pray You, reveal Your name. And He said, Why do you ask after My name? And He blessed him there.

New American Standard Bible

Then Jacob asked him and said, “Please tell me your name.” But he said, “Why is it that you ask my name?” And he blessed him there.

King James Version

And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there.

Holman Bible

Then Jacob asked Him, “Please tell me Your name.”

But He answered, “Why do you ask My name?” And He blessed him there.

International Standard Version

"Please," Jacob inquired, "Tell me your name." But he asked, "Why are you asking about my name?" And he blessed Jacob there.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Why is it that thou ask for my name? And he blessed him there.

American Standard Version

And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there.

Amplified

Then Jacob asked Him, “Please tell me Your name.” But He said, “Why is it that you ask My name?” And He declared a blessing [of the covenant promises] on Jacob there.

Bible in Basic English

Then Jacob said, What is your name? And he said, What is my name to you? Then he gave him a blessing.

Darby Translation

And Jacob asked and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, How is it that thou askest after my name? And he blessed him there.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will ask and will say, Announce now, thy name: and he will say, For what this thou wilt ask for my name? and he will bless him there.

King James 2000

And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray you, your name. And he said, Why is it that you do ask my name? And he blessed him there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob asked and said, "Please tell me your name." And he said, "Why do you ask this--for my name?" And he blessed him there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob asked him, saying, "Tell me thy name." And he said, "Wherefore dost thou ask after my name?" And he blessed him there.

NET Bible

Then Jacob asked, "Please tell me your name." "Why do you ask my name?" the man replied. Then he blessed Jacob there.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob asked him, "Please tell me your name." He said, "Why is it that you ask what my name is?" He blessed him there.

The Emphasized Bible

Then asked Jacob and said, Do, I pray thee, tell me thy name! And he said - Wherefore now, shouldest thou ask for my name? And he blessed him there,

Webster

And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name: And he said, why is it that thou dost ask after my name? and he blessed him there.

World English Bible

Jacob asked him, "Please tell me your name." He said, "Why is it that you ask what my name is?" He blessed him there.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob asketh, and saith, 'Declare, I pray thee, thy name;' and he saith, 'Why is this, thou askest for My name?' and He blesseth him there.

Interlinear

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

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

him, and said

Usage: 0

נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

me, I pray thee, thy name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

Wherefore is it
זה 
Zeh 
Usage: 1161

that thou dost ask
שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

after my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

References

Context Readings

Jacob Wrestles With God

28 And He said, Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for like a prince you have power with God and with men, and have prevailed. 29 And Jacob asked and said, I pray You, reveal Your name. And He said, Why do you ask after My name? And He blessed him there. 30 And Jacob called the name of the place Face of God; for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.


Cross References

Genesis 27:28-29

And may God give you of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of grain and wine.

Genesis 28:3-4

And may God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, so that you may be a multitude of peoples.

Genesis 28:13-14

And behold! Jehovah stood above it, and said, I am Jehovah, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac! The land on which you lie I will give to you and to your seed.

Genesis 32:26-27

And He said, Let Me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let You go except You bless me.

Deuteronomy 29:29

The secret things belong to Jehovah our God, but the revealed things belong to us and to our sons forever, so that we may do all the words of this Law.

Judges 13:16-18

And the Angel of Jehovah said to Manoah, Though you keep Me, I will not eat of your bread. And if you will offer a burnt offering, you must offer it to Jehovah. For Manoah did not know that He was the Angel of Jehovah.

Job 11:7

Can you by searching find out God? Can you perfectly find out the Almighty?

Proverbs 30:4

Who has gone up to Heaven and has come down? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has bound the waters in His garments? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is His Son's name? Surely you know.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be on His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Hosea 6:1

Come and let us return to Jehovah. For He has torn, and He will heal us; He has stricken, and He will bind us up.

Luke 1:19

And answering, the angel said to him, I am Gabriel, who stands before God. And I am sent to speak to you and to show you these glad tidings.

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