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Genesis 26:33

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— So he called it Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city [is] Beersheba unto this day.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— And he called it Shibah: therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba unto this day.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he called it Shibah. Therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba unto this day.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city [is] Beer-sheba to this day.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he called it Shebah; therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba to this day.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So he called it, Shibah. For this cause, hath, the name of the city, been Beer-sheba, unto this day.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he calleth it Shebah, [oath,] therefore the name of the city [is] Beer-Sheba, [well of the oath,] unto this day.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Whereupon he called it Abundance: and the name of the city was called Bersabee, even to this day.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— So hee called it Shibah: therefore the name of the citie is called Beer-sheba vnto this day.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the citie is Beer-sheba vnto this day.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— And he called it Sheba; therefore the name of the town is called Beer-sheba to this day.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he called it, Oath: therefore he called the name of that city, the Well of Oath, until this day.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he called it Shivah: therefore the name of the city [is] Beer Sheva unto this day.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he called 7121
{7121} Prime
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
it Šiv`à שִׁבעָה: 7656
{7656} Prime
Masculine of H7651; seven (seventh); Shebah, a well in Palestine.
therefore x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
(3651) Complement
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
the name 8034
{8034} Prime
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of the city 5892
{5892} Prime
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
[is] Bæ´ër Ševa` בְּאֵר־שֶׁבַע 884
{0884} Prime
B@'er Sheba`
{be-ayr' sheh'-bah}
From H0875 and H7651 (in the sense of H7650); well of an oath; Beer Sheba, a place in Palestine.
unto x5704
(5704) Complement
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
this x2088
(2088) Complement
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
day. 3117
{3117} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
i.e. an oath


Genesis 21:31 Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they sware both of them.

i.e. the well of the oath,
Genesis 26:28 And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, [even] betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee;
; This may have been the same city which was called Beer-sheba a hundred years before this, in the time of Abraham; but as the well, from which it had its name originally, was closed up by the Philistines, the name of the place might have been abolished with the well; when, therefore, Isaac re-opened it, he restored the ancient name of the place.
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