Genesis 28:19

“And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of that citie was called Luz, at the first.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he called the name of that place Beth-el. But the name of the city was Luz at the first.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he gave that place the name of Beth-el, but before that time the town was named Luz.
- Basic English Bible

And he called the name of that place Beth-el; but the name of that city was Luz at the first.
- Darby Bible

And he called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.
- Webster's Bible

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

and he calleth the name of that place Bethel, [house of God,] and yet, Luz [is] the name of the city at the first.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he called the name of that place Beth-el, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 28:19


28:19 It had been called Luz, an almond - tree, but he will have it henceforth called Beth - el, the house of God. This gracious appearance of God to him made it more remarkable than all the almond - trees that flourished there.


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