Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but I was not known to them by my name LORD.

New American Standard Bible

and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God Almighty, but by My name, Lord, I did not make Myself known to them.

King James Version

And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

Holman Bible

I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but I did not reveal My name Yahweh to them.

International Standard Version

I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Almighty, and did I not reveal to them my name "LORD'?

American Standard Version

and I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as God Almighty; but by my name Jehovah I was not known to them.

Amplified

I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob (Israel) as God Almighty [El Shaddai], but by My name, Lord, I did not make Myself known to them [in acts and great miracles].

Bible in Basic English

I let myself be seen by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God, the Ruler of all; but they had no knowledge of my name Yahweh.

Darby Translation

And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as the Almighty God; but by my name Jehovah I was not made known to them.

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall be seen to Abraham, to Isaak, and to Jacob, by God Almighty; and my name Jehovah I was not known to them.

King James 2000

And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name the LORD was I not known to them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Shaddai, but by my name Yahweh I was not known to them.

Modern King James verseion

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Almighty. But I was not known to them by the name JEHOVAH.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and I appeared unto Abraham, Isaac and Jacob an Almighty God: but in my name Jehovah was I not known unto them.

NET Bible

I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name 'the Lord' I was not known to them.

New Heart English Bible

and I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as El Shaddai; but by my name the LORD I was not known to them.

The Emphasized Bible

I appeared, therefore, unto Abraham unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as GOD Almighty, - although, by my name Yahweh was I not made known to them;

Webster

And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

World English Bible

and I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty; but by my name Yahweh I was not known to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I appear unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as God Almighty; as to My name Jehovah, I have not been known to them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

יצחק 
Yitschaq 
Usage: 108

and unto Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

by the name of God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

but by my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

Context Readings

God Promises Freedom

2 And God spoke to Moses, and said to him, I am LORD. 3 And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but I was not known to them by my name LORD. 4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their sojourning, in which they sojourned.



Cross References

Psalm 83:18

that they may know that thou alone, whose name is LORD, are the Most High over all the earth.

Genesis 17:1

And when Abram was ninety-nine years old, LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am God Almighty, walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Psalm 68:4

Sing to God, sing praises to his name. Cast up a highway for him who rides through the deserts. His name is LORD, and exult ye before him.

Genesis 48:3

And Jacob said to Joseph, God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Exodus 3:14

And God said to Moses, I AM WHO I AM. And he said, Thus shall thou say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.

John 8:58

Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham came to be, I am.

Genesis 35:11

And God said to him, I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins.

Isaiah 44:6

Thus says LORD, the King of Israel, and his Redeemer, LORD of hosts: I am the first, and I am the last, and besides me there is no God.

Revelation 1:4

John, to the seven congregations in Asia: Grace to you and peace from God, who is and who was and who is coming, and from the seven Spirits that are before his throne,

Genesis 12:7-8

And LORD appeared to Abram, and said, I will give this land to thy seed. And there he built an altar to LORD, who appeared to him.

Genesis 13:18

And Abram moved his tent, and came and dwelt by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built an altar there to LORD.

Genesis 22:14

And Abraham called the name of that place LORD-jireh. As it is said to this day, In the mount of LORD it shall be provided.

Genesis 28:3

And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou may be a company of peoples,

Isaiah 42:8

I am LORD. That is my name, and I will not give my glory to another, nor my praise to graven images.

Isaiah 52:5-6

Now therefore, what do I do here, says LORD, seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? Those who rule over them howl, says LORD, and {because of you (LXX/NT)} my name is continually blasphemed {among the Gentiles (LXX/NT)}.

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