Judges 18:29

“And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 18:29

And they called the name of the city, Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was borne vnto Israel: howbeit the name of the citie was Laish at the first.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father who was born in Israel; however, the name of the city formerly was Laish.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they gave the town the name of Dan, after Dan their father, who was the son of Israel: though the town had been named Laish at first.
- Basic English Bible

And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born to Israel; howbeit Laish was the name of the city at the first.
- Darby Bible

And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born to Israel: but the name of the city was Laish at the first.
- Webster's Bible

They called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born to Israel: however the name of the city was Laish at the first.
- World English Bible

and call the name of the city Dan, by the name of Dan their father, who was born to Israel; and yet Laish [is] the name of the city at the first.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel; howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 18:29

Wesley's Notes for Judges 18:29


18:29 Of Dan - That it might be manifest, that they belonged to the tribe of Dan, though they were seated at a great distance from them, in the most northerly part of the land; whereas the lot of their tribe was in the southern part of Canaan.


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