Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle. And the Canaanite and the Perizzite lived then in the land. 8 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. 9 Is not the whole land before you? I pray you, separate yourself from me. If you go to the left, then I will go to the right. Or if you go to the right, then I will go to the left.


Cross References

Psalm 133:1

A Song of degrees; of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

Acts 7:26

And the next day he appeared to them while fighting. And he urged them to peace, saying, Men, you are brothers, why do you wrong one 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 fathered Abram, Nahor and Haran. And Haran fathered Lot.

Genesis 45:24

And he sent his brothers away, and they departed. And he said to them, Do not quarrel along 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 the guilty one, Why do you strike your neighbor?

Proverbs 15:1

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

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirs up fighting, but one slow to anger calms fighting.

Proverbs 20:3

It is an honor for a man to cease from strife, but every fool exposes himself.

Matthew 5:9

Blessed are the peacemakers! For they shall be called the sons of God.

Romans 12:10

in brotherly love to one another, loving fervently, having led one another in honor.

Ephesians 4:2-3

with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love,

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and disputings,

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But regarding brotherly love, you do not need that I write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord;

Hebrews 13:1

Let brotherly love continue.

James 3:17-18

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

1 Peter 1:22

Purifying your souls in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers, love one another fervently out of a pure heart,

1 Peter 2:17

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

1 Peter 3:8

And finally, all be of one mind, having compassion on one another, loving the brothers, tenderhearted, friendly.

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent love to yourselves, for love will cover a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

and with godliness, brotherly kindness, and with brotherly kindness, love.

1 John 2:9-11

He who says he is in the light and hates his brother is in darkness until now.

1 John 3:14-19

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers. He who does not love his brother abides in death.

1 John 4:7

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

1 John 4:20-21

If anyone says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar. For if he does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

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