New Living Translation
But it was also called Mizpah (which means "watchtower"), for Laban said, "May the LORD keep watch between us to make sure that we keep this covenant when we are out of each other's sight.
King James Bible
And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
Darby Bible Translation
and Mizpah; for he said, Let Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we shall be hidden one from another:
World English Bible
and Mizpah, for he said, "Yahweh watch between me and you, when we are absent one from another.
Young's Literal Translation
Mizpah also, for he said, 'Jehovah doth watch between me and thee, for we are hidden one from another;
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LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
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Meditations for the Morning.
At that time the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, and he went throughout the land of Gilead and Manasseh, including Mizpah in Gilead, and from there he led an army against the Ammonites.
1 Samuel 7:5
Then Samuel told them, "Gather all of Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray to the LORD for you."
1 Samuel 7:6
So they gathered at Mizpah and, in a great ceremony, drew water from a well and poured it out before the LORD. They also went without food all day and confessed that they had sinned against the LORD. (It was at Mizpah that Samuel became Israel's judge.)
1 Samuel 20:23
And may the LORD make us keep our promises to each other, for he has witnessed them."
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