Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Abram said to Lot, "Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers.

King James Version

And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be brethren.

Holman Bible

Then Abram said to Lot, "Please, let's not have quarreling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, since we are relatives.

International Standard Version

So Abram told Lot, "Please, let's not have strife between you and me, or between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, since we are relatives.

A Conservative Version

And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen, for we are brothers.

American Standard Version

And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen; for we are brethren.

Amplified

So Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I beg of you, between you and me, or between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are relatives.

Bible in Basic English

Then Abram said to Lot, Let there be no argument between me and you, and between my herdmen and your herdmen, for we are brothers.

Darby Translation

And Abram said to Lot, I pray thee let there be no contention between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen, for we are brethren.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee and between my pastors and thine, for we are brethren.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abram will say to Lot, Now there shall not be strife between me and between thee, and between my shepherds and between thy shepherds, for we are men brethren.

King James 2000

And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are brethren.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there not be quarreling between me and you, and between my shepherds and your shepherds, for we men [are] brothers.

Modern King James verseion

And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are men, brothers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Abram unto Lot, "Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between thee and me, and between my herdsmen and thine, for we be brethren.

NET Bible

Abram said to Lot, "Let there be no quarreling between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are close relatives.

New Heart English Bible

Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives.

The Emphasized Bible

So then Abram said unto Lot Pray let not cause of strife arise betwixt me and thee, or betwixt my herdmen and thy herdmen; for brethren, are we.

Webster

And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we are brethren.

World English Bible

Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abram saith unto Lot, 'Let there not, I pray thee, be strife between me and thee, and between my shepherds and thy shepherds, for we are men -- brethren.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H87
אברם 
'Abram 
Usage: 61


Usage: 0

לוט 
Lowt 
Lot
Usage: 33

no
אל 
'al 
never , nay , neither , no , none , nor , not , nothing , rather than , whither , nothing worth
Usage: 727

מריבה 
M@riybah 
Usage: 5

I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

and thy herdmen
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

for we
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

The Parting Of Abram And Lot

7 And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land. 8 So Abram said to Lot, "Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers. 9 "Is not the whole land before you? Please separate from me; if to the left, then I will go to the right; or if to the right, then I will go to the left."


Cross References

Psalm 133:1

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity!

Acts 7:26

"On the following day he appeared to them as they were fighting together, and he tried to reconcile them in peace, saying, 'Men, you are brethren, why do you injure one another?'

1 Corinthians 6:6-7

but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?

Genesis 11:27-31

Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot.

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brothers away, and as they departed, he said to them, "Do not quarrel on the journey."

Exodus 2:13

He went out the next day, and behold, two Hebrews were fighting with each other; and he said to the offender, "Why are you striking your companion?"

Proverbs 15:1

A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.

Proverbs 15:18

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.

Proverbs 20:3

Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel.

Matthew 5:9

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Romans 12:10

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

Ephesians 4:2-3

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without grumbling or disputing;

1 Thessalonians 4:9

Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.

Hebrews 13:1

Let love of the brethren continue.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 1:22

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.

1 Peter 3:8

To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;

1 Peter 4:8

Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.

1 John 2:9-11

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.

1 John 4:20-21

If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.

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