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Bible in Basic English

And Jacob went on to Succoth, where he made a house for himself and put up tents for his cattle: for this reason the place was named Succoth.

New American Standard Bible

Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built for himself a house and made booths for his livestock; therefore the place is named Succoth.

King James Version

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him an house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Holman Bible

but Jacob went on to Succoth. He built a house for himself and stalls for his livestock; that is why the place was called Succoth.

International Standard Version

but Jacob set out for Succoth, built a house there, and constructed some cattle shelters. He named the place Succoth.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built for him a house, and made booths for his cattle. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

American Standard Version

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Amplified

But Jacob journeyed [north] to Succoth, and built himself a house and made shelters for his livestock; so the name of the place is Succoth (huts, shelters).

Darby Translation

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built himself a house, and for his cattle he made booths. Therefore the name of the place was called Succoth.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will remove to the booths, and he will build for himself a house, and he made booths for his cattle; for this he called the name of the place Booths.

King James 2000

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jacob traveled on to Succoth, and he built for himself a house, and he made shelters for his livestock. Therefore he called the name of the place Succoth.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth and built himself a house, and made booths for his cattle. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob took his journey toward Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle: whereof the name of the place is called Succoth.

NET Bible

But Jacob traveled to Succoth where he built himself a house and made shelters for his livestock. That is why the place was called Succoth.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob traveled to Succoth, built himself a house, and made shelters for his livestock. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

The Emphasized Bible

But, Jacob, brake up towards Succoth, and built for himself a house, for his cattle, made he places of shelter, for which cause, the name of the place was called, Succoth.

Webster

And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

World English Bible

Jacob traveled to Succoth, built himself a house, and made shelters for his livestock. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jacob hath journeyed to Succoth, and buildeth to himself a house, and for his cattle hath made booths, therefore hath he called the name of the place Succoth.

Interlinear

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

נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

to Succoth
סכּת סכּות 
Cukkowth 
Usage: 18

and built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

him an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

סכּה 
Cukkah 
Usage: 31

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

is called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

16 So Esau, turning back that day, went on his way to Seir. 17 And Jacob went on to Succoth, where he made a house for himself and put up tents for his cattle: for this reason the place was named Succoth. 18 So Jacob came safely from Paddan-aram to the town of Shechem in the land of Canaan, and put up his tents near the town.


Cross References

Joshua 13:27

And in the valley, Beth-haram, and Beth-nimrah, and Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon, king of Heshbon, having Jordan for its limit, to the end of the sea of Chinnereth on the east side of Jordan.

Judges 8:5

And he said to the men of Succoth, Give bread cakes to my people, for they are overcome with weariness, and I am going on after Zebah and Zalmunna, the kings of Midian.

Psalm 60:6

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;

Judges 8:8

So he went up from there to Penuel and made the same request to the men of Penuel; but they gave him the same answer as the men of Succoth had given.

Judges 8:16

Then he took the responsible men of the town and had them crushed on a bed of thorns and sharp stems.

Exodus 12:37

And the children of Israel made the journey from Rameses to Succoth; there were about six hundred thousand men on foot, as well as children.

Exodus 13:20

Then they went on their journey from Succoth, and put up their tents in Etham at the edge of the waste land.

Judges 8:14

And taking prisoner a young man of the people of Succoth, he got from him, in answer to his questions, a list of the chiefs of Succoth and the responsible men, seventy-seven men.

1 Kings 7:46

He made them of liquid metal in the lowland of Jordan, at the way across the river, at Adama, between Succoth and Zarethan.

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