Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 There was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite lived in the land at that time. 8 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. 9 Isn't the whole land before you? Please separate yourself from me. If you go to the left hand, then I will go to the right. Or if you go to the right hand, then I will go to the left."


Cross References

Psalm 133:1

See how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in unity!

Acts 7:26

"The day following, he appeared to them as they fought, and urged them to be at peace again, saying, 'Sirs, you are brothers. Why do you wrong one another?'

1 Corinthians 6:6-7

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers!

Genesis 11:27-31

Now this is the history of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor, and Haran. Haran became the father of Lot.

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brothers away, and they departed. He said to them, "See that you don't quarrel on the way."

Exodus 2:13

He went out the second day, and behold, two men of the Hebrews were fighting with each other. He said to him who did the wrong, "Why do you strike your fellow?"

Proverbs 15:1

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

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.

Proverbs 20:3

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

Matthew 5:9

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

Romans 12:10

In love of the brothers be tenderly affectionate one to another; in honor preferring one another;

Ephesians 4:2-3

with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and disputes,

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

Hebrews 12:14

Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will 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 peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, 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 all like-minded, compassionate, loving as brothers, tenderhearted, courteous,

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things be earnest in your love among yourselves, for love covers a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7

and in godliness brotherly affection; and in brotherly affection, love.

1 John 2:9-11

He who says he is in the light and hates 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 brothers. He who doesn't love his brother remains in death.

1 John 4:7

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who 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 who doesn't love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

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