Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

So Abram said to Lot, “Please let there be no strife and disagreement between you and me, nor between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, because 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.

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

לוט 
Lowt 
Lot
Usage: 33

no
אל 
'al 
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 a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt then in the land. 8 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. 9 Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me. If thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right. Or if thou take the right hand, then I will go to the left.


Cross References

Psalm 133:1

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

Acts 7:26

And the day following he appeared unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?

1 Corinthians 6:6-7

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

Genesis 11:27-31

Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. And Haran begat Lot.

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brethren away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way.

Exodus 2:13

And he went out the second day, and, behold, two men of the Hebrews were striving together: and he said to him that did the wrong, Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow?

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turneth away wrath; But a grievous word stirreth up anger.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirreth up contention; But he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Proverbs 20:3

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife; But every fool will be quarrelling.

Matthew 5:9

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

Romans 12:10

In love of the brethren be tenderly affectioned one to another; in honor preferring one another;

Ephesians 4:2-3

with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and questionings:

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning love of the brethren ye have no need that one write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another;

Hebrews 12:14

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man shall see the Lord:

Hebrews 13:1

Let love of the brethren continue.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing ye have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another from the heart fervently:

1 Peter 2:17

Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be ye all likeminded, compassionate, loving as brethren, tenderhearted, humbleminded:

1 Peter 4:8

above all things being fervent in your love among yourselves; for love covereth 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

He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother, is in the darkness even until now.

1 John 3:14-19

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

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.

1 John 4:20-21

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.

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