Exodus 17:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Exodus 17:7, NIV: "And he called the place Massah and Meribah because the Israelites quarreled and because they tested the LORD saying, 'Is the LORD among us or not?'"

Exodus 17:7, 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, KJV: "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, NASB: "Then 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?'"

Exodus 17:7, 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, CSB: "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?""

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