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.
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.
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.
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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The land of the Hittites - Probably some place beyond the land of Canaan, in Arabia, whither this people emigrated when expelled by Joshua. The man himself appears to have been a Hittite, and to perpetuate the name of his city he called the new one which he now founded Luz, this being the ancient name of Beth-el.
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LibraryThe Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the …
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
So he showed them, and they put the city to the sword but spared the man and his whole family.
But Manasseh did not drive out the people of Beth Shan or Taanach or Dor or Ibleam or Megiddo and their surrounding settlements, for the Canaanites were determined to live in that land.
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