New Living Translation
So Isaac named the well Shibah (which means "oath"). And to this day the town that grew up there is called Beersheba (which means "well of the oath").
King James Bible
And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city is Beersheba unto this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And he called it Shebah; therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba to this day.
World English Bible
He called it Shibah. Therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
and he calleth it Shebah, oath, therefore the name of the city is Beer-Sheba, well of the oath, unto this day.
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So Abraham got up early the next morning, prepared food and a container of water, and strapped them on Hagar's shoulders. Then he sent her away with their son, and she wandered aimlessly in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Then he named the place Beersheba (which means "well of the oath"), because that was where they had sworn the oath.
That very day Isaac's servants came and told him about a new well they had dug. "We've found water!" they exclaimed.
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