Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave and the other by a free woman.

New American Standard Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondwoman and one by the free woman.

King James Version

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.

International Standard Version

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and the other by a free woman.

A Conservative Version

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one from the servant girl, and one from the freewoman.

American Standard Version

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the freewoman.

Amplified

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondmaid and one by the free woman.

An Understandable Version

For it is written in the law about Abraham's two sons [Gen. 16]; one [was] by his slave woman [Hagar] and the other by the free woman, [his wife, Sarah].

Anderson New Testament

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons; one by a bondmaid, and one by a free woman.

Bible in Basic English

Because it is in the Writings, that Abraham had two sons, one by the servant-woman, and one by the free woman.

Common New Testament

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave and one by the free woman.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it is there written, Abraham had two sons, the one by a bond-maid, the other by a free-woman.

Darby Translation

For it is written that Abraham had two sons; one of the maid servant, and one of the free woman.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the Scripture says that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave-girl, and one by the free woman.

John Wesley New Testament

For it is written, Abraham had two sons, one by the bond-woman, another by the free-woman.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.

Julia Smith Translation

For it has been written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondmaid, and one by the free.

King James 2000

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a free woman.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the female slave and one by the free woman.

Modern King James verseion

For it is written: Abraham had two sons, the one out of the slave-woman, and one out of the free woman.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a free woman.

Moffatt New Testament

Surely it is written in the Law that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave-woman and one by the free-woman;

Montgomery New Testament

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and one by the free woman;

NET Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman.

New Heart English Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.

Noyes New Testament

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons; the one by the bondwoman, the other by the freewoman.

Sawyer New Testament

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by a servant woman, and the other by a free woman.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is written, that, Abraham, had two sons - one by the bondmaid, and one by the free woman;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondwoman, and the other by a free.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Scripture says that Abraham had two sons, one the child of the slave-woman and the other the child of the free woman.

Webster

For it is written, that Abraham had two sons; the one by a bond-maid, the other by a free-woman.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave-girl and one by the free woman.

Williams New Testament

For the Scripture says that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave girl, the other by a free woman.

World English Bible

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.

Worrell New Testament

For it has been written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bond-woman, and one by the free-woman.

Worsley New Testament

where it is written, that Abraham had two sons, one by a servant, and one by a free-woman?

Youngs Literal Translation

for it hath been written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the maid-servant, and one by the free-woman,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

G11
Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

had
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

two
δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

the one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

by
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

παιδίσκη 
Paidiske 
Usage: 12

the other
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 4:22

Context Readings

Hagar And Sarah Represent Two Covenants

21 Tell me, those of you who want to be under the law, don’t you hear the law? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave and the other by a free woman. 23 But the one by the slave was born according to the impulse of the flesh, while the one by the free woman was born as the result of a promise.


Cross References

Genesis 16:15

So Hagar gave birth to Abram’s son, and Abram gave the name Ishmael to the son Hagar had.

Genesis 16:2-4

Sarai said to Abram, “Since the Lord has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps through her I can build a family.” And Abram agreed to what Sarai said.

Genesis 21:1-2

The Birth of IsaacThe Lord came to Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what He had promised.

Genesis 21:10

So she said to Abraham, “Drive out this slave with her son, for the son of this slave will not be a coheir with my son Isaac!”

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