Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

if from a thread even to a sandal-thong, yes, if of all that is thine, I take anything ...; that thou mayest not say, I have made Abram rich;

New American Standard Bible

that I will not take a thread or a sandal thong or anything that is yours, for fear you would say, 'I have made Abram rich.'

King James Version

That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:

Holman Bible

that I will not take a thread or sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you can never say, 'I made Abram rich.'

International Standard Version

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.'

A Conservative Version

that I will not take a thread nor a shoe latchet nor anything that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,

American Standard Version

that I will not take a thread nor a shoe-latchet nor aught that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:

Amplified

That I would not take a thread or a shoelace or anything that is yours, lest you should say, I have made Abram rich.

Bible in Basic English

That I will not take so much as a thread or the cord of a shoe of yours; so that you may not say, I have given wealth to Abram:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet; I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,

Julia Smith Translation

If from a line and to a shoe-string and if I shall take from all which is to thee, and thou shalt not say I enriched Abram:

King James 2000

That I will not take from a thread even to a shoe thong, and that I will not take anything that is yours, lest you should say, I have made Abram rich:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{that neither a thread nor} a thong of a sandal would I take from all that [belongs] to you, that you might not say, 'I made Abram rich.'

Modern King James verseion

that I will take from all that is yours, not from a thread even to a shoestring, lest you say, I have made Abram rich.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that I will not take of all that is thine, so much as a thread or a shoe latchet, lest thou shouldest say 'I have made Abram rich.'

NET Bible

that I will take nothing belonging to you, not even a thread or the strap of a sandal. That way you can never say, 'It is I who made Abram rich.'

New Heart English Bible

that I will not take a thread nor a sandal strap nor anything that is yours, lest you should say, 'I have made Abram rich.'

The Emphasized Bible

That not from a thread even unto a sandal-thong, - will I take, anything, that is thine, - Lest thou shouldst say, I, enriched Abram!

Webster

That I will not take from a thread even to a shoe-latchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:

World English Bible

that I will not take a thread nor a sandal strap nor anything that is yours, lest you should say, 'I have made Abram rich.'

Youngs Literal Translation

from a thread even unto a shoe-latchet I take not of anything which thou hast, that thou say not, I -- I have made Abram rich;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
That I will not
אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

חוּט 
Chuwt 
Usage: 7

נעלה נעל 
Na`al 
Usage: 22

and that I will not
אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

עשׁר 
`ashar 
Usage: 17

H87
אברם 
'Abram 
Usage: 61

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Melchizedek's Blessing

22 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, 23 if from a thread even to a sandal-thong, yes, if of all that is thine, I take anything ...; that thou mayest not say, I have made Abram rich; 24 save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men that went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre, let them take their portion.


Cross References

2 Kings 5:16

But he said, As Jehovah liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none! And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Esther 9:15-16

And the Jews that were in Shushan gathered themselves together on the fourteenth day also of the month Adar, and slew three hundred men at Shushan; but they laid not their hand on the prey.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

2 Kings 5:20

And Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman, this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought; but as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him and take somewhat of him.

2 Corinthians 11:9-12

And being present with you and lacking, I did not lazily burden any one, (for the brethren who came from Macedonia supplied what I lacked,) and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will keep myself.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Behold, this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be in laziness a charge; for I do not seek yours, but you; for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without love of money, satisfied with your present circumstances; for he has said, I will not leave thee, neither will I forsake thee.

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