Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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,

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,

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

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Context Readings

Melchizedek's Blessing

21 The king of Sodom told Abram, "Return the people to me, and you take the possessions for yourself." 22 But Abram answered the king of Sodom, "I have made an oath to the LORD God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, 23 that I will not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you won't be able to say, "I made Abram rich.'


Cross References

Exodus 6:8

I'll bring you to the land that I swore to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. I'll give it to you as a possession. I am the LORD.'"

Daniel 12:7

"I heard the man dressed in linen clothes, who was standing above the waters of the river as he lifted his right and left hands to heaven and swore by the one who lives forever that it would be for a time, times, and a half. When the shattering of the power of the holy people has occurred, all these things will conclude."

Revelation 10:5-6

Then the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven.

Deuteronomy 32:40

"I solemnly swear to heaven I say "As certainly as I'm alive and living forever,

Psalm 24:1

The earth and everything in it exists for the LORD the world and those who live in it.

Genesis 14:19-20

Melchizedek blessed Abram and said, "Abram is blessed by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,

Genesis 17:1

When Abram was 99 years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and announced, "I am God Almighty. Live in constant awareness that I'm always with you, and be blameless.

Genesis 21:23-31

Therefore swear an oath here by God that you won't deal falsely with me, my sons, or my descendants. Just as I've dealt graciously with you, won't you do so with me and with the land in which you live as a foreigner?"

Genesis 21:33

Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beer-sheba, and there he called on the name of the LORD God Everlasting.

Judges 11:35

When he saw her, he ripped his clothes and cried out, "Oh no! My daughter! You have terribly burdened me! You've joined those who are causing me trouble, because I've given my word to the LORD, and I cannot go back on it.

Psalm 83:18

Then they will know that you alone whose name is LORD are the Most High over all the earth. To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah.

Isaiah 57:15

"For this is what the high and lofty One says, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "He lives in the height and in holiness, and also with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Daniel 4:34

"When that period of time was over, I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven and my sanity returned to me. I blessed the Most High, praising and honoring the one who lives forever: For his sovereignty is eternal, and his kingdom continues from generation to generation.

Haggai 2:8

"The silver belongs to me, as does the gold," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

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