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Genesis 28:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he called the name of that place Beth-el. But the name of the city was Luz at the first.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the first.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the first.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he called the name of that place Beth-el; but the name of that city was Luz at the first.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and called the name of that place—Bethel,—nevertheless, Luz, was the name of the city, aforetime.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he calleth the name of that place Bethel, [house of God,] and yet, Luz [is] the name of the city at the first.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he called the name of the city Bethel, which before was called Luza.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee called the name of that place Beth-el: but the name of that citie was called Luz, at the first.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he called the name of that place, the House of God; and the name of the city before was Ulam-luz.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he called the name of that place Beth El: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the first.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he called 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of that x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
place 4725
{4725} Prime
מָקוֹם
maqowm
{maw-kome'}
From H6965; properly a standing, that is, a spot; but used widely of a locality (generally or specifically); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind).
B l בֵּית־אֵל: 1008
{1008} Prime
בֵּית־אֵל
Beyth-'El
{bayth-ale'}
From H1004 and H0410; house of God; Beth-El, a place in Palestine.
but 199
{0199} Prime
אוּלָם
'uwlam
{oo-lawm'}
Apparently a variation of H0194; however or on the contrary.
the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of that city 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
[was called] Lz לוּז 3870
{3870} Prime
לוּז
Luwz
{looz}
Probably from H3869 (as growing there); Luz, the name of two places in Palestine.
at the first. 7223
{7223} Prime
רִאשׁוֹן
ri'shown
{ree-shone'}
From H7221; first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 28:18-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 28:16-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 28:19

It had been called Luz, an almond — tree, but he will have it henceforth called Beth — el, the house of God. This gracious appearance of God to him made it more remarkable than all the almond — trees that flourished there.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the name:

Genesis 12:8 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, [having] Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.
Genesis 35:1 And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
Genesis 48:3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,
Judges 1:22-26 And the house of Joseph, they also went up against Bethel: and the LORD [was] with them. ... And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which [is] the name thereof unto this day.
1 Kings 12:29 And he set the one in Bethel, and the other put he in Dan.
Hosea 4:15 Though thou, Israel, play the harlot, [yet] let not Judah offend; and come not ye unto Gilgal, neither go ye up to Bethaven, nor swear, The LORD liveth.
Hosea 12:4-5 Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him [in] Bethel, and there he spake with us; ... Even the LORD God of hosts; the LORD [is] his memorial.

Bethel:
i.e. the house of God
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Gn 12:8; 35:1; 48:3. Jg 1:22. 1K 12:29. Ho 4:15; 12:4.

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