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Judges 18:29

    Judges 18:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born to Israel: however, the name of the city was Laish at the first.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they gave the town the name of Dan, after Dan their father, who was the son of Israel: though the town had been named Laish at first.

    Webster's Revision

    And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.

    World English Bible

    They called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born to Israel: however the name of the city was Laish at the first.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father, who was born unto Israel: howbeit the name of the city was Laish at the first.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 18:29

    Called the name of the city Dan - This city was afterwards very remarkable as one of the extremities of the promised land. The extent of the Jewish territories was generally expressed by the phrase, From Dan to Beer-Sheba; that is, From the most northern to the southern extremity.

    Wesley's Notes on Judges 18:29

    18:29 Of Dan - That it might be manifest, that they belonged to the tribe of Dan, though they were seated at a great distance from them, in the most northerly part of the land; whereas the lot of their tribe was in the southern part of Canaan.