Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore on that day he named him Jerubbaal, that is to say, “Let Baal contend against him,” because he had torn down his altar.

King James Version

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.

Holman Bible

That day, Gideon’s father called him Jerubbaal, saying, “Let Baal plead his case with him,” because he tore down his altar.

International Standard Version

So that very day he named Gideon Jerubbaal, that is, "Let Baal fight," since he had torn down his altar.

A Conservative Version

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him because he has broken down his altar.

American Standard Version

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him, because he hath broken down his altar.

Amplified

Therefore on that day he named Gideon Jerubbaal, meaning, “Let Baal plead,” because he had torn down his altar.

Bible in Basic English

So that day he gave him the name of Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal take up his cause against him because his altar has been broken down.

Darby Translation

Therefore on that day he was called Jerubba'al, that is to say, "Let Ba'al contend against him," because he pulled down his altar.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will call to him in that day, Baal will be powerful, saying, Baal will be mighty against him because he threw down his altar.

King James 2000

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he has thrown down his altar.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus, on that day he was called Jerub-Baal, {which means}, "Let Baal contend against him," because he had pulled down his altar.

Modern King James verseion

And on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him because he has thrown down his altar.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he called Gideon "Jerubbaal" the same time, saying "Let Baal strive with him because he hath broken down his altar."

NET Bible

That very day Gideon's father named him Jerub-Baal, because he had said, "Let Baal fight with him, for it was his altar that was pulled down."

New Heart English Bible

Therefore on that day he named him Jerubbaal, saying, "Let Baal contend against him, because he has broken down his altar."

The Emphasized Bible

So he was called on that day, Jerubbaal, saying, - Let Baal, plead against him. Because he had overthrown his altar.

Webster

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.

World English Bible

Therefore on that day he named him Jerub-Baal, saying, "Let Baal contend against him, because he has broken down his altar."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he calleth him, on that day, Jerubbaal, saying, 'The Baal doth plead against him, because he hath broken down his altar.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

he called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

ירבּעל 
Y@rubba`al 
Usage: 14

בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 81

רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

Context Readings

Gideon Destroys The Altar

31 But Joash said to all who stood against him, “Will you contend for Baal, or will you deliver him? Whoever will plead for him shall be put to death by morning. If he is a god, let him contend for himself, because someone has torn down his altar.” 32 Therefore on that day he named him Jerubbaal, that is to say, “Let Baal contend against him,” because he had torn down his altar. 33 Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the sons of the east assembled themselves; and they crossed over and camped in the valley of Jezreel.



Cross References

1 Samuel 12:11

Then the Lord sent Jerubbaal and Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security.

Judges 7:1

Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him, rose early and camped beside the spring of Harod; and the camp of Midian was on the north side of them by the hill of Moreh in the valley.

2 Samuel 11:21

Who struck down Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman throw an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you go so near the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.’”

Jeremiah 11:13

For your gods are as many as your cities, O Judah; and as many as the streets of Jerusalem are the altars you have set up to the shameful thing, altars to burn incense to Baal.

Hosea 9:10

I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness;
I saw your forefathers as the earliest fruit on the fig tree in its first season.
But they came to Baal-peor and devoted themselves to shame,
And they became as detestable as that which they loved.

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