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Exodus 17:7

And he called the place Massaha s and Meribahb t because the Israelites quarreled and because they tested the Lord saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”

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Exodus 17:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And he called the name of the place Massah and Meribah, because of the quarreling of the people of Israel, and because they tested the Lord by saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not?

Exodus 17:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Moses named the place Massah (which means “test”) and Meribah (which means “arguing”) because the people of Israel argued with Moses and tested the Lord by saying, “Is the Lord here with us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So he called the name of the place Massah and Meribah, because of the contention of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

He named that place Massah, because the Israelites tested the Lord when they asked, “Is the Lord with us or not?” He also named it Meribah, because they quarreled.

Exodus 17:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the striving of the children of Israel, and because they tempted Jehovah, saying, Is Jehovah among us, or not?

Exodus 17:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the contention of the children of Israel, and because they had tempted Jehovah, saying, Is Jehovah among us, or not?

Exodus 17:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

He named that place Massah [Testing] and Meribah [Complaining] because the Israelites complained and because they tested the Lord, asking, “Is the Lord with us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He named the place Massah and Meribah because the Israelites complained, and because they tested the Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

He called the place Massah and Meribah, because the Israelites quarreled and tested the Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And he called the name of the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the Israelites and because of their testing Yahweh by saying, “Is Yahweh in our midst or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Moses called the place Massah and Meribah. That’s because the people of Israel argued with him there. They also put the Lord to the test. They asked, “Is the Lord among us or not?”

Exodus 17:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He named the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the sons of Israel, and because they tested the Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us, or not?”