Genesis 16:14
New International Version
That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi; it is still there, between Kadesh and Bered.

New Living Translation
So that well was named Beer-lahai-roi (which means “well of the Living One who sees me”). It can still be found between Kadesh and Bered.

English Standard Version
Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; it lies between Kadesh and Bered.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi. It is located between Kadesh and Bered.

New American Standard Bible
Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

King James Bible
Wherefore the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Christian Standard Bible
That is why the well is called Beer-lahai-roi. It is between Kadesh and Bered.

Contemporary English Version
That's why people call the well between Kadesh and Bered, "The Well of the Living One Who Sees Me."

Good News Translation
That is why people call the well between Kadesh and Bered "The Well of the Living One Who Sees Me."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
That is why she named the spring, "A Well of the Living One Who Sees Me." It is located between Kadesh and Bered.

International Standard Version
That's why the spring was called, "The Well of the Living One who Looks after Me." It was between Kadesh and Bered.

NET Bible
That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. (It is located between Kadesh and Bered.)

New Heart English Bible
Therefore the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. Look, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is why the well is named Beer Lahai Roi [Well of the Living One Who Watches Over Me]. It is still there between Kadesh and Bered.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

New American Standard 1977
Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore the well was called Beerlahairoi; {well of the living one who sees me} behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

American King James Version
Why the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

American Standard Version
Wherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore she called the well, The well of him whom I have openly seen; behold it is between Cades and Barad.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore she called that well, The well of him that liveth and seeth me. The same is between Cades and Bared.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore the well was named Beer-lahai-roi: behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

English Revised Version
Wherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore the well was called Beer-la-hai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

World English Bible
Therefore the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. Behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Young's Literal Translation
therefore hath one called the well, 'The well of the Living One, my beholder;' lo, between Kadesh and Bered.
Study Bible
The Birth of Ishmael
13So Hagar gave this name to the LORD who had spoken to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “Here I have seen the One who sees me!” 14Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi. It is located between Kadesh and Bered. 15And Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram gave the name Ishmael to the son she had borne.…
Cross References
Genesis 14:7
Then they turned back to invade En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and they conquered the whole territory of the Amalekites, as well as the Amorites who lived in Hazazon-tamar.

Genesis 16:15
And Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram gave the name Ishmael to the son she had borne.

Genesis 21:19
Then God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.

Genesis 24:62
Now Isaac had just returned from Beer-lahai-roi, for he was living in the Negev.

Genesis 25:11
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who lived near Beer-lahai-roi.

Treasury of Scripture

Why the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Beer-lahri-roi.

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

Genesis 24:62
And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country.

Genesis 25:11
And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahairoi.

Kadesh.

Numbers 13:26
And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.







Lexicon
Therefore
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the well
לַבְּאֵ֔ר (lab·bə·’êr)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 875: A pit, a well

was called
קָרָ֣א (qā·rā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Beer-lahai-roi.
רֹאִ֑י (rō·’î)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 883: Beer-lahai-roi -- 'well of the living One that sees me', a place in the desert

It is located
הִנֵּ֥ה (hin·nêh)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

between
בֵין־ (ḇên-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

Kadesh
קָדֵ֖שׁ (qā·ḏêš)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6946: Kadesh -- 'sacred', a place in the desert

and Bered.
בָּֽרֶד׃ (bā·reḏ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1260: Bered -- a place near Kadesh, also an Ephraimite
(14) Beer-lahai-roi.--That is, Well of the living-seeing (of God), the well where God has been seen, and the beholder still lives. It became afterwards a favourite dwelling-place of Isaac (Genesis 25:11), and was probably, therefore, surrounded by pastures, but its site has not been identified. For Kadesh see Genesis 14:7. Bered is absolutely unknown.

Verse 14. - Wherefore the well was called - in all likelihood first by Hagar - Beer-lahai-roi, or the well of him that liveth and seeth me (A.V.); but either

(1) the well of the living one of vision, i.e. of God, who appeared there (Onkeles, Rosenmüller, Lange) or

(2) the well of the life of vision, i.e. where after seeing God life was preserved (Gesenius, Keil, Kalisch, Murphy), or where in consequence of seeing God a new life was imparted (Inglis). Behold, it is between Kadesh (vide Genesis 14:7) and Bered. Of uncertain situation; but the well has probably been discovered in Ain Kades (called by the Arabs Moilahi Hagar), to the south of Beersheba, and about twelve miles from Kadesh (cf. Keil in lees). 16:7-16 Hagar was out of her place, and out of the way of her duty, and going further astray, when the Angel found her. It is a great mercy to be stopped in a sinful way, either by conscience or by providence. Whence comest thou? Consider that thou art running from duty, and the privileges thou wast blest with in Abram's tent. It is good to live in a religious family, which those ought to consider who have this advantage. Whither wilt thou go? Thou art running into sin; if Hagar return to Egypt, she will return to idol gods, and into danger in the wilderness through which she must travel. Recollecting who we are, would often teach us our duty. Inquiring whence we came, would show us our sin and folly. Considering whither we shall go, discovers our danger and misery. And those who leave their space and duty, must hasten their return, how mortifying soever it be. The declaration of the Angel, I will, shows this Angel was the eternal Word and Son of God. Hagar could not but admire the Lord's mercy, and feel, Have I, who am so unworthy, been favoured with a gracious visit from the Lord? She was brought to a better temper, returned, and by her behaviour softened Sarai, and received more gentle treatment. Would that we were always suitably impressed with this thought, Thou God seest me!
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