New International Version
and they called that place Bokim. There they offered sacrifices to the LORD.
King James Bible
And they called the name of that place Bochim: and they sacrificed there unto the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And they called the name of that place Bochim; and they sacrificed there to Jehovah.
World English Bible
They called the name of that place Bochim: and they sacrificed there to Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
and they call the name of that place Bochim, and sacrifice there to Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They called the name of that place Bochim - The word בכים bochim signifies weepings or lamentations; and is translated by the Septuagint Κλαυθυων or Κλαυθυωνες, bewailings; and it is supposed that the place derived its name from these lamentations of the people. Some think the place itself, where the people were now assembled, was Shiloh, now named Bochim because of the above circumstance. It should be observed, that the angel speaks here in the person of God, by whom he was sent; as the prophets frequently do.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Bochim. that is, weepers
LibraryA Summary of Israel's Faithlessness and God's Patience
'And an angel of the Lord came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said, I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you unto the land which I sware unto your fathers; and I said, I will never break my covenant with you. 2. And ye shall make no league with the inhabitants of this land; ye shall throw down their altars: but ye have not obeyed my voice: why have ye done this? 3. Wherefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The angel of the LORD went up from Gilgal to Bokim and said, "I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land I swore to give to your ancestors. I said, 'I will never break my covenant with you,
When the angel of the LORD had spoken these things to all the Israelites, the people wept aloud,
After Joshua had dismissed the Israelites, they went to take possession of the land, each to their own inheritance.
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