Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the house of Joseph was sent to spy out Bethel. The name of the city formerly had been Luz.

New American Standard Bible

The house of Joseph spied out Bethel (now the name of the city was formerly Luz).

King James Version

And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)

Holman Bible

They sent spies to Bethel (the town was formerly named Luz).

International Standard Version

The army of the tribe of Joseph scouted out Bethel, which had been formerly named Luz.

A Conservative Version

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city was formerly Luz.)

American Standard Version

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Beth-el. (Now the name of the city beforetime was Luz.)

Bible in Basic English

So they sent men to make a search round Beth-el. (Now the name of the town in earlier times was Luz.)

Darby Translation

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city was formerly Luz.)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And those of the house of Joseph put spies in Bethel (Now the name of the city before was Luz).

Julia Smith Translation

And the house of Joseph will examine in the house of God. And the name of the city before, was Almond tree.

King James 2000

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the house of Joseph spied out Bethel (the former name of the city was Luz).

Modern King James verseion

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. And the name of the city before was Luz.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the house of Joseph searched out Bethel which before time was called Luz.

NET Bible

When the men of Joseph spied out Bethel (it used to be called Luz),

New Heart English Bible

The house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)

The Emphasized Bible

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel, - now, the name of the city, formerly, was, Luz.

Webster

And the house of Joseph sent to explore Beth-el. Now the name of the city before was Luz.

World English Bible

The house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)

Youngs Literal Translation

and the house of Joseph cause men to spy about Beth-El (and the name of the city formerly is Luz),

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Joseph
יוסף 
Yowceph 
Usage: 213

תּוּר 
Tuwr 
Usage: 23

Beth–el
בּית־אל 
Beyth-'El 
Usage: 71

Now the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Context Readings

Israel Continues Its Conquest

22 The house of Joseph also went up against Bethel, and the Lord was with them. 23 And the house of Joseph was sent to spy out Bethel. The name of the city formerly had been Luz. 24 And the spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, Show us, we pray you, the way into the city and we will show you mercy.



Cross References

Genesis 28:19

And he named that place Bethel [the house of God]; but the name of that city was Luz at first.

Genesis 35:6

So Jacob came to Luz, that is, Bethel, which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people with him.

Genesis 48:3

And Jacob said to Joseph, God Almighty appeared to me at Luz [Bethel] in the land of Canaan and blessed me

Joshua 2:1

Joshua son of Nun sent two men secretly from Shittim as scouts, saying, Go, view the land, especially Jericho. And they went and came to the house of a harlot named Rahab and lodged there.

Joshua 7:2

Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is near Beth-aven, east of Bethel, and said to them, Go up and spy out the land. So the men went up and spied out Ai.

Judges 18:2

So the Danites sent from the whole number of their tribe five brave men from Zorah and Eshtaol to spy out the land and to explore it, and they said to them, Go, explore the land. They came to the hill country of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, and lodged there.

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