Parallel Verses

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.

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, “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.

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 Canaanites and the Perizzites dwelled then in the land. 8 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. 9 Is not the whole land before you? separate yourself, I pray you, from me: if you will take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if you depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.


Cross References

Psalm 133:1

[A song of ascents. Of David.] Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

Acts 7:26

And the next day he showed himself unto them as they strove, and would have reconciled them again, saying, Sirs, you are brethren; why do you wrong one to another?

1 Corinthians 6:6-7

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the 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 brothers away, and they departed: and he said unto them, See that you fall not out by the way.

Exodus 2:13

And when he went out the second day, behold, two men of the Hebrews strove together: and he said to him that did the wrong, Why strike you your fellow?

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger quiets strife.

Proverbs 20:3

It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

Matthew 5:9

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

Romans 12:10

Be tender loving one to another with brotherly love; 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 murmuring and disputing:

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love you need not that I write unto you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

Hebrews 12:14

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

Hebrews 13:1

Let brotherly love continue.

James 3:17-18

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

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1 Peter 2:17

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

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be all of one mind, having compassion one with another, love as brethren, be tender hearted, be courteous:

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love.

1 John 2:9-11

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

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loves not his brother abides in death.

1 John 4:7

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

1 John 4:20-21

If a man says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

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