New American Standard Bible
The man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and named it Luz which is its name to this day.
King James Bible
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is the name thereof unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And the man went to the land of the Hittites and built a city, and called its name Luz; that is its name to this day.
World English Bible
The man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called its name Luz, which is its name to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
and the man goeth to the land of the Hittites, and buildeth a city, and calleth its name Luz -- it is its name unto this day.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The site of this new Luz is not known, but "the land of the Hittites" was apparently in the north of Palestine, on the borders of Syria (Genesis 10:15 note).
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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So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they struck the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go free.
But Manasseh did not take possession of Beth-shean and its villages, or Taanach and its villages, or the inhabitants of Dor and its villages, or the inhabitants of Ibleam and its villages, or the inhabitants of Megiddo and its villages; so the Canaanites persisted in living in that land.
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