31 Therefore (A)that place was called Beersheba,[a] because there both of them swore an oath.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 21:31 Beersheba means well of seven or well of the oath

33 He called it Shibah;[a] therefore the name of the city is (A)Beersheba to this day.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 26:33 Shibah sounds like the Hebrew for oath

Bible Gateway Recommends

Psalms, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Psalms, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Retail: $14.99
Our Price: $8.99
Save: $6.00 (40%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather with Thumb Index
ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather with Thumb Index
Retail: $109.99
Our Price: $57.99
Save: $52.00 (47%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Archaeology Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather
ESV Archaeology Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather
Retail: $99.99
Our Price: $57.99
Save: $42.00 (42%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather
ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $12.99
Save: $47.00 (78%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Reference Bible (TruTone, Deep Brown/Tan, Trail Design)
ESV Reference Bible (TruTone, Deep Brown/Tan, Trail Design)
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $9.99
Save: $30.00 (75%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars