Genesis 13:18
Modern Translations
New International Version
So Abram went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he pitched his tents. There he built an altar to the LORD.

New Living Translation
So Abram moved his camp to Hebron and settled near the oak grove belonging to Mamre. There he built another altar to the LORD.

English Standard Version
So Abram moved his tent and came and settled by the oaks of Mamre, which are at Hebron, and there he built an altar to the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
So Abram moved his tent and went to live near the Oaks of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar to the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
Then Abram moved his tent and came and lived by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron; and there he built an altar to the LORD.

NASB 1995
Then Abram moved his tent and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to the LORD.

NASB 1977
Then Abram moved his tent and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to the LORD.

Amplified Bible
Then Abram broke camp and moved his tent, and came and settled by the [grove of the great] terebinths (oak trees) of Mamre [the Amorite], which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to [honor] the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
So Abram moved his tent and went to live near the oaks of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar to the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Abram moved his tent and went to live near the oaks of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar to the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
Abram took down his tents and went to live near the sacred trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar in honor of the LORD.

Good News Translation
So Abram moved his camp and settled near the sacred trees of Mamre at Hebron, and there he built an altar to the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Abram moved his tents and went to live by the oak trees belonging to Mamre at Hebron. There he built an altar for the LORD.

International Standard Version
So Abram moved his tent and settled beside the oaks of Mamre that are by Hebron, where he built an altar to the LORD.

NET Bible
So Abram moved his tents and went to live by the oaks of Mamre in Hebron, and he built an altar to the LORD there.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.

New King James Version
Then Abram moved his tent, and went and dwelt by the terebinth trees of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built an altar there to the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.

New Heart English Bible
Abram moved his tent, and came and lived by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built an altar there to the LORD.

World English Bible
Abram moved his tent, and came and lived by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built an altar there to Yahweh.

American King James Version
Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelled in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar to the LORD.

American Standard Version
And Abram moved his tent, and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built there an altar unto Jehovah.

A Faithful Version
And Abram moved his tent and came and lived in the oaks of Mamre, which is in Hebron. And he built an altar to the LORD there.

Darby Bible Translation
Then Abram moved [his] tents, and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron. And he built there an altar to Jehovah.

English Revised Version
And Abram moved his tent, and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar to the LORD.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then Abram remoued his tent, and came and dwelled in the plaine of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and builded there an altar vnto ye Lorde.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Then Abram taking downe his tent, came and dwelled in the playne of Mamre, which is in Hebron, & buylded there an aulter vnto the Lorde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
So Abram remoued his tent, and wente and dwelt in ye Okegroue of Mamre, which is in Ebron, and buylded there an altare vnto the LORDE.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Than Abra toke downe hys tente and went and dwelled in the okegrove of Mamre which is in Ebron and buylded there a n altar to the LORde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Abram moves [his] tent, and comes, and dwells among the oaks of Mamre, which [are] in Hebron, and builds there an altar to YHWH.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abram tenteth, and cometh, and dwelleth among the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and buildeth there an altar to Jehovah.

Smith's Literal Translation
And Abram will pitch his tent, and will come and will dwell by the oaks of Mamra which is in Hebron, and he will build there an altar to Jehovah.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
So Abram removing his tent came and dwelt by the vale of Mambre, which is in Hebron: and he built there an altar to the Lord.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Therefore, moving his tent, Abram went and dwelt by the steep valley of Mamre, which is in Hebron. And he built an altar there to the Lord.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Abram came and entered and sat down among the oaks of Mamrey the Amorite, which is in Khebron, and he built there an altar to LORD JEHOVAH.

Lamsa Bible
Then Abram removed his tent and came and dwelt by the oak of Mamre which is in Hebron, and built there an altar to the LORD

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abram moved his tent, and came and dwelt by the terebinths of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abram having removed his tent, came and dwelt by the oak of Mambre, which was in Chebrom, and he there built an altar to the Lord.








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