Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise.

King James Version

But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

Now the slave woman's son was conceived through human means, while the free woman's son was conceived through divine promise.

A Conservative Version

But in fact, the man from the servant girl was born according to flesh, but the man from the freewoman through promise.

American Standard Version

Howbeit the son by the handmaid is born after the flesh; but the son by the freewoman is born through promise.

Amplified

But the child of the slave woman was born according to the flesh and had an ordinary birth, while the son of the free woman was born in fulfillment of the promise.

An Understandable Version

Now the son [Ishmael], born to the slave woman, was born simply of their natural relationship; but the son [Isaac], born to the free woman, was born in fulfillment of a [divine] promise.

Anderson New Testament

But the one by the bondmaid was born according to the flesh; the other, by the free woman, was by promise.

Bible in Basic English

Now the son by the servant-woman has his birth after the flesh; but the son by the free woman has his birth through the undertaking of God.

Common New Testament

But the son by the slave was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he, who was of the bond-woman, was born according to the ordinary course of nature; but he, who was of the free-woman, was born by virtue of the promise.

Darby Translation

But he that was of the maid servant was born according to flesh, and he that was of the free woman through the promise.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the child of the slave-girl was born in the ordinary course of nature, while the child of the free woman was born in fulfilment of the promise.

John Wesley New Testament

And he of the bond-woman was born after the flesh, but he of the free-woman by promise.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he who was of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, but he of the freewoman was born through the promise.

Julia Smith Translation

But he truly of the bondmaid was born according to the flesh; and he of the free through the promise.

King James 2000

But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the free woman was by promise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the one by the female slave was born according to human descent, and the one by the free woman through the promise,

Modern King James verseion

But, indeed, he out of the slave-woman has been born according to flesh, and he out of the free woman through the promise;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, and he which was of the bondwoman, was born after the flesh: but he which was of the freewoman, was born by promise.

Moffatt New Testament

but while the son of the slave-woman was born by the flesh, the son of the free-woman was born by the promise.

Montgomery New Testament

but while the son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, the son by the free woman was born in fulfilment of a promise.

NET Bible

But one, the son by the slave woman, was born by natural descent, while the other, the son by the free woman, was born through the promise.

New Heart English Bible

However, the son by the handmaid was born according to the flesh, but the son by the free woman was born through promise.

Noyes New Testament

But the one by the bondwoman was born after the flesh; while the one by the freewoman was through the promise.

Sawyer New Testament

But he by the servant woman was born of the flesh, and he by the free woman, by the promise.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he that was of the bondmaid, after the flesh, had been born, whereas, he that was of the free woman, through means of a promise.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now the son of the bond-maid was born after the flesh, but that by the free woman was by promise.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But the child of the slave-woman was born in the course of nature, while the child of the free woman was born in fulfillment of a promise.

Webster

But he who was of the bond-woman, was born according to the flesh; but he of the free-woman was by promise.

Weymouth New Testament

But we see that the child of the slave-girl was born in the common course of nature; but the child of the free woman in fulfilment of the promise.

Williams New Testament

But the child of the slave girl was born in the ordinary course of nature, while the child of the free woman was born to fulfill the promise.

World English Bible

However, the son by the handmaid was born according to the flesh, but the son by the free woman was born through promise.

Worrell New Testament

But the one by the bond-woman has been born after the flesh; and the one by the free-woman, through promise.

Worsley New Testament

But he who was of the servant, was born according to the course of nature; whereas the son of the free-woman was by virtue of the promise.

Youngs Literal Translation

but he who is of the maid-servant, according to flesh hath been, and he who is of the free-woman, through the promise;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

he



which, who, the things, the son,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

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

παιδίσκη 
Paidiske 
Usage: 12

γεννάω 
Gennao 
Usage: 84

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

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

ἐλεύθερος 
Eleutheros 
Usage: 21

was by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

Hagar And Sarah Represent Two Covenants

22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondwoman and one by the free woman. 23 But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise. 24 This is allegorically speaking, for these women are two covenants: one proceeding from Mount Sinai bearing children who are to be slaves; she is Hagar.


Cross References

Hebrews 11:11

By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.

Genesis 18:10-14

He said, "I will surely return to you at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son." And Sarah was listening at the tent door, which was behind him.

Genesis 21:1-2

Then the LORD took note of Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah as He had promised.

Romans 9:7-8

nor are they all children because they are Abraham's descendants, but: "THROUGH ISAAC YOUR DESCENDANTS WILL BE NAMED."

Genesis 17:15-19

Then God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.

Romans 4:18-21

In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, "SO SHALL YOUR DESCENDANTS BE."

Romans 10:8

But what does it say? "THE WORD IS NEAR YOU, IN YOUR MOUTH AND IN YOUR HEART"--that is, the word of faith which we are preaching,

Galatians 4:28-29

And you brethren, like Isaac, are children of promise.



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