Genesis 21:31
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
UponPrep
3651 [e]כֵּ֗ן
kên,
thusAdv
7121 [e]קָרָ֛א
qā-rā
he calledV-Qal-Perf-3ms
4725 [e]לַמָּק֥וֹם
lam-mā-qō-wm
placePrep-l, Art | N-ms
1931 [e]הַה֖וּא
ha-hū
thatArt | Pro-3ms
  בְּאֵ֣ר
bə-’êr
atPrep
884 [e]שָׁ֑בַע
šā-ḇa‘;
BeershebaN-proper-fs
3588 [e]כִּ֛י
becauseConj
8033 [e]שָׁ֥ם
šām
thereAdv
7650 [e]נִשְׁבְּע֖וּ
niš-bə-‘ū
swore an oathV-Nifal-Perf-3cp
8147 [e]שְׁנֵיהֶֽם׃
šə-nê-hem.
the two of themNumber-mdc | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 21:31 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַל־כֵּ֗ן קָרָ֛א לַמָּקֹ֥ום הַה֖וּא בְּאֵ֣ר שָׁ֑בַע כִּ֛י שָׁ֥ם נִשְׁבְּע֖וּ שְׁנֵיהֶֽם׃

בראשית 21:31 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
על־כן קרא למקום ההוא באר שבע כי שם נשבעו שניהם׃

בראשית 21:31 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
על־כן קרא למקום ההוא באר שבע כי שם נשבעו שניהם׃

בראשית 21:31 Hebrew Bible
על כן קרא למקום ההוא באר שבע כי שם נשבעו שניהם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because there the two of them took an oath.

King James Bible
Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they sware both of them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore that place was called Beer-sheba because it was there that the two of them swore an oath.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

called.

Genesis 26:33 And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city is Beersheba …

Beer-sheba. i.e., the well of the oath, or the well of the seven: alluding to the seven ewe lambs. The verb rendered 'to swear' is derived from the word translated seven.

Genesis 21:14 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle …

Genesis 26:23 And he went up from there to Beersheba.

Joshua 15:28 And Hazarshual, and Beersheba, and Bizjothjah,

Judges 20:1 Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was …

2 Samuel 17:11 Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered to you, …

1 Kings 4:25 And Judah and Israel dwelled safely, every man under his vine and …

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