GENESIS 26:33

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba unto this day.”

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Genesis 26:33 Translation & Meaning

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And he called וַיִּקְרָ֥א To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) called
it Shebah: שִׁבְעָ֑ה Shebah, a well in Palestine Shebah
therefore כֵּ֤ן Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) therefore
the name שֵׁם An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character name
of the city הָעִיר֙ A city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post) city
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
Beer-sheba שֶׁ֔בַע Beer-Sheba, a place in Palestine Beersheba
unto עַ֖ד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) unto
this הַזֶּֽה׃ The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
day. הַיּ֥וֹם A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) day

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  • 31  And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

  • 32  And it came to pass the same day, that Isaac's servants came, and told him concerning the well which they had digged, and said unto him, We have found water.

  • 33  And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba unto this day.

  • 34  And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:

  • 35  Which were a grief of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.




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