Parallel Verses

Amplified

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand and sworn to the Lord, God Most High, the Possessor and Maker of heaven and earth,

New American Standard Bible

Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have sworn to the LORD God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth,

King James Version

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Holman Bible

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have raised my hand in an oath to Yahweh, God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,

International Standard Version

But Abram answered the king of Sodom, "I have made an oath to the LORD God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,

A Conservative Version

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand to LORD, God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth,

American Standard Version

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand unto Jehovah, God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth,

Bible in Basic English

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have taken an oath to the Lord, the Most High God, maker of heaven and earth,

Darby Translation

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand to Jehovah, the Most High God, possessor of heavens and earth,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of the heavens and of the earth,

Julia Smith Translation

And Abram will say to the king of Sodom, I lifted up my hand to Jehovah God the most high, possessing the heavens and the earth.

King James 2000

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have raised my hand to Yahweh, God Most High, Maker of heaven and earth,

Modern King James verseion

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand to Jehovah, the most high God, the possessor of Heaven and earth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abram answered the king of Sodom, "I lift up my hand unto the LORD God most high, possessor of heaven and earth,

NET Bible

But Abram replied to the king of Sodom, "I raise my hand to the Lord, the Most High God, Creator of heaven and earth, and vow

New Heart English Bible

Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have lifted up my hand to the LORD, God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth,

The Emphasized Bible

And Abram said unto the king of Sodom, - I have lifted up my hand unto Yahweh GOD Most High, possessor of the heavens and earth:

Webster

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted my hand to the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

World English Bible

Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have lifted up my hand to Yahweh, God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth,

Youngs Literal Translation

and Abram saith unto the king of Sodom, 'I have lifted up my hand unto Jehovah, God Most High, possessing heaven and earth --

Interlinear

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

to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Sodom
סדם 
C@dom 
Usage: 39

I have lift up
רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

the most high
עליון 
'elyown 
Usage: 53

God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

the possessor
קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

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Context Readings

Melchizedek's Blessing

21 And the king of Sodom said to Abram, Give me the persons and keep the goods for yourself. 22 But Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand and sworn to the Lord, God Most High, the Possessor and Maker of heaven and earth, 23 That I would not take a thread or a shoelace or anything that is yours, lest you should say, I have made Abram rich.


Cross References

Exodus 6:8

And I will bring you into the land concerning which I lifted up My hand and swore that I would give it to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; and I will give it to you for a heritage. I am the Lord [you have the pledge of My changeless omnipotence and faithfulness].

Daniel 12:7

And I heard the man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, when he held up his right and his left hand toward the heavens and swore by Him Who lives forever that it shall be for a time, times, and a half a time [or three and one-half years]; and when they have made an end of shattering and crushing the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.

Revelation 10:5-6

Then the [mighty] angel whom I had seen stationed on sea and land raised his right hand to heaven (the sky),

Deuteronomy 32:40

For I lift up My hand to heaven and swear, As I live forever,

Psalm 24:1

The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness of it, the world and they who dwell in it.

Genesis 14:19-20

And he blessed him and said, Blessed (favored with blessings, made blissful, joyful) be Abram by God Most High, Possessor and Maker of heaven and earth,

Genesis 17:1

When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, I am the Almighty God; walk and live habitually before Me and be perfect (blameless, wholehearted, complete).

Genesis 21:23-31

So now, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my son or with my posterity; but as I have dealt with you kindly, you will do the same with me and with the land in which you have sojourned.

Genesis 21:33

Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the Lord, the Eternal God.

Judges 11:35

And when he saw her, he rent his clothes and said, Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are the cause of great trouble to me; for I have opened my mouth [in a vow] to the Lord, and I cannot take it back.

Psalm 83:18

That they may know that You, Whose name alone is the Lord, are the Most High over all the earth.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One -- "He Who inhabits eternity, Whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, but with him also who is of a thoroughly penitent and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the thoroughly penitent [bruised with sorrow for sin].

Daniel 4:34

And at the end of the days [seven years], I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding and the right use of my mind returned to me; and I blessed the Most High [God] and I praised and honored and glorified Him Who lives forever, Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion; and His kingdom endures from generation to generation.

Haggai 2:8

The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine, says the Lord of hosts.

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