King James Version
And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)
Darby Bible Translation
And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city was formerly Luz.)
World English Bible
The house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)
Young's Literal Translation
and the house of Joseph cause men to spy about Beth-El (and the name of the city formerly is Luz),
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And the house of Joseph sent to descry Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.)Judges 1:23 Parallel Commentaries
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land, …
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And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first.
And the border went over from thence toward Luz, to the side of Luz, which is Bethel, southward; and the border descended to Atarothadar, near the hill that lieth on the south side of the nether Bethhoron.
And the house of Joseph, they also went up against Bethel: and the LORD was with them.
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