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1st Kings 18:31Wrench

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EliJah {JAH-Is-El} takes 12 stones, one for each of the tribes of the sons of [ancient] Jacob {Heel-Grabber} (whom the word of YHVH came and re-named, โ€œIsrael.โ€)

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Other English Bible translations of 1st Kings 18:31:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNEliyahu took twelve stones, in keeping with the number of tribes of the sons of Yaโ€˜akov, to whom the word of Adonai had come, saying, "Your name is to be Israโ€™el."
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRElijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes descended from Jacob, to whom the word of YHVH had come, saying, 'Your name shall be Israel.'
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNElijah got 12 stones. There was one for each tribe in the family line of Jacob. The Lord's message had come to Jacob. It had said, 'Your name will be Israel.'
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNHe took twelve stones, one to represent each of the tribes of Israel,
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNElijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Adonai came, saying, "Israel shall be your name";
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNElijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes of Jacob, the same Jacob to whom YHVH had said, 'From now on your name is Israel.'
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNHe took twelve stones, one for each of the twelve tribes named for the sons of Jacob, the man to whom the Adonai had given the name Israel.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNElijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of YHVH had come, saying, 'Israel shall be your name.'
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, unto whom the word of the LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name: