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Judges 1:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Beth-el. (Now the name of the city beforetime was Luz.)
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. (Now the name of the city before [was] Luz.)
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The house of Joseph spied out Bethel (now the name of the city was formerly Luz).
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the house of Joseph sent to explore Beth-el. Now the name of the city before [was] Luz.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the house of Joseph sent to search out Bethel; now the name of the city before was Luz.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel,—now, the name of the city, formerly, was, Luz.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the house of Joseph cause [men] to spy about Beth-El (and the name of the city formerly is Luz),
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For when they were besieging the city, which before was called Luza,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the house of Ioseph sent to descrie Bethel (now the name of the citie before was Luz)
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they encamped and surveyed Bethel{gr.Baethel}: and the name of the city before was Luza.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the house of Yosef sent to descry Beth El. (Now the name of the city before [was] Luz.)

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the house 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Ysf יוֹסֵף 3130
{3130} Prime
Future of H3254; let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites.
sent to descry 8446
{8446} Prime
A primitive root; to meander (causatively guide) about, especially for trade or reconnoitring.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
B l בֵּית־אֵל. 1008
{1008} Prime
From H1004 and H0410; house of God; Beth-El, a place in Palestine.
(Now 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).
before 6440
{6440} Prime
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
[was] Lz לוּז.) 3870
{3870} Prime
Probably from H3869 (as growing there); Luz, the name of two places in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Judges 1:17-29.

Judges 1:22-23

_ _ Judges 1:22-26. Some Canaanites left.

_ _ the house of Joseph — the tribe of Ephraim, as distinguished from Manasseh (Judges 1:27).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 1:21-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Judges 18:2 And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.
Joshua 2:1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.
Joshua 7:2 And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which [is] beside Bethaven, on the east side of Bethel, and spake unto them, saying, Go up and view the country. And the men went up and viewed Ai.


Genesis 28:19 And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the first.
Genesis 35:6 So Jacob came to Luz, which [is] in the land of Canaan, that [is], Bethel, he and all the people that [were] with him.
Genesis 48:3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,
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Gn 28:19; 35:6; 48:3. Jsh 2:1; 7:2. Jg 18:2.

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