Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He built an altar there, and called the place El Beth El; because there God was revealed to him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

New American Standard Bible

He built an altar there, and called the place El-bethel, because there God had revealed Himself to him when he fled from his brother.

King James Version

And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

Holman Bible

Jacob built an altar there and called the place God of Bethel because it was there that God had revealed Himself to him when he was fleeing from his brother.

International Standard Version

He built an altar there to God and named the place El Beth-el, because God had revealed himself there when he was fleeing from his brother.

A Conservative Version

And he built there an altar, and called the place El-bethel, because God was revealed to him there, when he fled from the face of his brother.

American Standard Version

And he built there an altar, and called the place El-beth-el; because there God was revealed unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

Amplified

There he built an altar, and called the place El-bethel [God of Bethel], for there God revealed Himself to him when he fled from the presence of his brother.

Bible in Basic English

And there he made an altar, naming the place El-beth-el: because it was there he had the vision of God when he was in flight from his brother.

Darby Translation

And he built there an altar, and called the place El-beth-el; because there God had appeared to him when he fled from the face of his brother.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will build there an altar, and will call the place, God, the house of God; for there God appeared to him in his fleeing from the face of his brother.

King James 2000

And he built there an altar, and called the place El-bethel: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he built an altar there and called the place El-Bethel, for there God had appeared to him when he fled before his brother.

Modern King James verseion

And he built an altar there and called the place El-bethel, because God appeared to him there when he fled from the face of his brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because that God appeared unto him there, when he fled from his brother.

NET Bible

He built an altar there and named the place El Bethel because there God had revealed himself to him when he was fleeing from his brother.

New Heart English Bible

He built an altar there, and called the place El Beth El; because there God was revealed to him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

The Emphasized Bible

And he built there an altar, and called the place El-Beth-el, - because, there, God revealed himself unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother,

Webster

And he erected there an altar, and called the place El-beth-el; because there God appeared to him, when he fled from the face of his brother.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he buildeth there an altar, and proclaimeth at the place the God of Bethel: for there had God been revealed unto him, in his fleeing from the face of his brother.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

and called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

El–beth–el
אל בּית־אל 
'El Beyth-'El 
Usage: 1

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

from the face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Jacob Goes Back To Bethel

6 So Jacob came to Luz (that is, Bethel), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him. 7 He built an altar there, and called the place El Beth El; because there God was revealed to him, when he fled from the face of his brother. 8 Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; and its name was called Allon Bacuth.


Cross References

Genesis 28:13

Behold, Yahweh stood above it, and said, "I am Yahweh, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac. The land whereon you lie, to you will I give it, and to your seed.

Genesis 35:1

God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel, and live there. Make there an altar to God, who appeared to you when you fled from the face of Esau your brother."

Genesis 35:3

Let us arise, and go up to Bethel. I will make there an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went."

Genesis 28:19

He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.

Genesis 28:22

then this stone, which I have set up for a pillar, will be God's house. Of all that you will give me I will surely give the tenth to you."

Exodus 17:15

Moses built an altar, and called its name Yahweh our Banner.

Judges 6:24

Then Gideon built an altar there to Yahweh, and called it "Yahweh is Peace." To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When you vow a vow to God, don't defer to pay it; for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay that which you vow.

Ezekiel 48:35

It shall be eighteen thousand [reeds] around: and the name of the city from that day shall be, Yahweh is there.

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