Judges 1:26
New International Version
He then went to the land of the Hittites, where he built a city and called it Luz, which is its name to this day.

New Living Translation
Later the man moved to the land of the Hittites, where he built a town. He named it Luz, which is its name to this day.

English Standard Version
And the man went to the land of the Hittites and built a city and called its name Luz. That is its name to this day.

Berean Study Bible
And the man went to the land of the Hittites, built a city, and called it Luz, which is its name to this day.

New American Standard Bible
The man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and named it Luz which is its name to this day.

King James Bible
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is the name thereof unto this day.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the man went to the land of the Hittites, built a town, and named it Luz. That is its name still today.

Contemporary English Version
so they went to the land of the Hittites, where he built a town. He named the town Luz, and that is still its name.

Good News Translation
He later went to the land of the Hittites, built a city there, and named it Luz, which is still its name.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the man went to the land of the Hittites, built a town, and named it Luz. That is its name to this day.

International Standard Version
So the man traveled to the land of the Hittites and built a city that he named "Luz," and it is called by that name to this day.

NET Bible
He moved to Hittite country and built a city. He named it Luz, and it has kept that name to this very day.

New Heart English Bible
The man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called its name Luz, which is its name to this day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The man went to the land of the Hittites. There he built a city and called it Luz. The city still has that name today.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz, which is the name thereof unto this day.

New American Standard 1977
And the man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and named it Luz which is its name to this day.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and called the name of it Luz, which is its name unto this day.

King James 2000 Bible
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is its name until this day.

American King James Version
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is the name thereof to this day.

American Standard Version
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz, which is the name thereof unto this day.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the man went into the land of Chettin, and built there a city, and called the name of it Luza; this is its name until this day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who being sent away, went into the land of Hethim, and built there a city, and called it Luza: which is so called until this day.

Darby Bible Translation
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called its name Luz, which is its name to this day.

English Revised Version
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is the name thereof unto this day.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name of it Luz: which is its name to this day.

World English Bible
The man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called its name Luz, which is its name to this day.

Young's Literal Translation
and the man goeth to the land of the Hittites, and buildeth a city, and calleth its name Luz -- it is its name unto this day.
Study Bible
Jerusalem and Hebron Captured
25So the man showed them the entrance to the city, and they put the city to the sword but released that man and all his family. 26And the man went to the land of the Hittites, built a city, and called it Luz, which is its name to this day.
Cross References
Judges 1:25
So the man showed them the entrance to the city, and they put the city to the sword but released that man and all his family.

Judges 1:27
At that time Manasseh failed to drive out the inhabitants of Beth-shean, Taanach, Dor, Ibleam, and Megiddo, or any of their villages; for the Canaanites were determined to dwell in this land.

Treasury of Scripture

And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is the name thereof to this day.

the land

2 Kings 7:6
For the Lord had made the host of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great host: and they said one to another, Lo, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.

2 Chronicles 1:17
And they fetched up, and brought forth out of Egypt a chariot for six hundred shekels of silver, and an horse for an hundred and fifty: and so brought they out horses for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, by their means.







Lexicon
And the man
הָאִ֔ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

went
וַיֵּ֣לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

to the land
אֶ֖רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

of the Hittites,
הַחִתִּ֑ים (ha·ḥit·tîm)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2850: Hittite -- a Chittite

built
וַיִּ֣בֶן (way·yi·ḇen)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1129: To build

a city,
עִ֗יר (‘îr)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

and called it
וַיִּקְרָ֤א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Luz,
ל֔וּז (lūz)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3870: Luz -- earlier name of Bethel, also a Hittite city

which
ה֣וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is its name
שְׁמָ֔הּ (šə·māh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

to
עַ֖ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

this
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

day.
הַיּ֥וֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3117: A day
(26) Into the land of the Hittites.--Probably the inhabitants of Bethel belonged to this tribe of Canaanites. In Joshua 1:4 their name is used for all the inhabitants of Canaan, but probably it means the coastdwellers. They are often conjecturally classed with the inhabitants of Citium, in Cyprus. They first appear as "children of Heth," in Genesis 23:19, but seem at that time to have been only a small tribe. Abraham, as Ewald observes, went to the Amorites for his allies, but to the Hittites for his grave. The Talmud says that this Luz was famous for its purple dye, and partly on this account Thomson identifies it with Kulb Louzy, not far from Antioch. It was not uncommon in ancient days for the fugitives from a city to build another city elsewhere of the same name. Thus Teucer, when driven from Salamis, built a new Salamis in Cyprus:

"Ambiguam tellure nova Salamina futuram" (Hor. Od. i. 7).

Although the site of this new Luz has not been certainly identified, it was probably in some northern district on the Ph?nician frontier (Ewald).

Unto this day.--This formula implies the lapse of some time between the event and this record of it.

1:21-36 The people of Israel were very careless of their duty and interest. Owing to slothfulness and cowardice, they would not be at the pains to complete their conquests. It was also owing to their covetousness: they were willing to let the Canaanites live among them, that they might make advantage of them. They had not the dread and detestation of idolatry they ought to have had. The same unbelief that kept their fathers forty years out of Canaan, kept them now out of the full possession of it. Distrust of the power and promise of God deprived them of advantages, and brought them into troubles. Thus many a believer who begins well is hindered. His graces languish, his lusts revive, Satan plies him with suitable temptations, the world recovers its hold; he brings guilt into his conscience, anguish into his heart, discredit on his character, and reproach on the gospel. Though he may have sharp rebukes, and be so recovered that he does not perish, yet he will have deeply to lament his folly through his remaining days; and upon his dying bed to mourn over the opportunities of glorifying God and serving the church he has lost. We can have no fellowship with the enemies of God within us or around us, but to our hurt; therefore our only wisdom is to maintain unceasing war against them.
Jump to Previous
Buildeth Building Built City Hittites Luz Naming Thereof
Jump to Next
Buildeth Building Built City Hittites Luz Naming Thereof
Links
Judges 1:26 NIV
Judges 1:26 NLT
Judges 1:26 ESV
Judges 1:26 NASB
Judges 1:26 KJV

Judges 1:26 Bible Apps
Judges 1:26 Biblia Paralela
Judges 1:26 Chinese Bible
Judges 1:26 French Bible
Judges 1:26 German Bible

Alphabetical: a and built called city day He Hittites into is it its land Luz man name named of the then this to went where which

OT History: Judges 1:26 The man went into the land (Jd Judg. Jdg) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Judges 1:25
Top of Page
Top of Page