Genesis 21:31

Therefore he called that place Beersheba,{Beersheba can mean "well of the oath" or "well of seven."} because they both swore there.

Alternate Versions of Genesis 21-31

A Conservative Version: Genesis 21:31
Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because there they swore both of them.

American Standard Version: Genesis 21:31
Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba. Because there they sware both of them.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 21:31
So he gave that place the name Beer-sheba, because there the two of them had given their oaths.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 21:31
Therefore he called that place Beer-sheba, because there they had sworn, both of them.

King James Version: Genesis 21:31
Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they sware both of them.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 21:31
Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they swore both of them.

Webster's: Genesis 21:31
Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba: because there they swore both of them.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 21:31
therefore hath he called that place `Beer-Sheba,' for there have both of them sworn.

Verses Related to Genesis 21-31

Genesis 21:14
Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread and a bottle of water, and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and gave her the child, and sent her away. She departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 26:23
He went up from there to Beersheba.

Genesis 26:33
He called it Shibah.{Shibah means "oath" or "seven."} Therefore the name of the city is Beersheba{Beersheba means "well of the oath" or "well of the seven"} to this day.

Joshua 15:28
and Hazar Shual, and Beersheba, and Biziothiah,

Judges 20:1
Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was assembled as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, to Yahweh at Mizpah.

2 Samuel 17:11
But I counsel that all Israel be gathered together to you, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that you go to battle in your own person.

1 Kings 4:25
Judah and Israel lived safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.