New Living Translation
Jacob, on the other hand, traveled on to Succoth. There he built himself a house and made shelters for his livestock. That is why the place was named Succoth (which means "shelters").
King James Bible
And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him an house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built himself a house, and for his cattle he made booths. Therefore the name of the place was called Succoth.
World English Bible
Jacob traveled to Succoth, built himself a house, and made shelters for his livestock. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob hath journeyed to Succoth, and buildeth to himself a house, and for his cattle hath made booths, therefore hath he called the name of the place Succoth.
Genesis 33:17 Parallel
CommentaryGenesis 33:17 Parallel Commentaries
So Esau turned around and started back to Seir that same day.
In the valley were Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, Succoth, Zaphon, and the rest of the kingdom of King Sihon of Heshbon. The western boundary ran along the Jordan River, extended as far north as the tip of the Sea of Galilee, and then turned eastward.
When they reached Succoth, Gideon asked the leaders of the town, "Please give my warriors some food. They are very tired. I am chasing Zebah and Zalmunna, the kings of Midian."
There he captured a young man from Succoth and demanded that he write down the names of all the seventy-seven officials and elders in the town.
1 Kings 7:46
The king had them cast in clay molds in the Jordan Valley between Succoth and Zarethan.
God has promised this by his holiness: "I will divide up Shechem with joy. I will measure out the valley of Succoth.
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