Parallel Verses

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.'

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 anything that is yours, from a thread to a sandal strap, so you could not say, ‘I [the King of Sodom] 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:

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;

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:

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 raised my hand to Yahweh, God Most High, Maker of heaven and earth, 23 {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.' 24 {Nothing besides what} the servants have eaten and the share of the men who went out with me [will I take.] Let Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre take their share."


Cross References

2 Kings 5:16

And he said, "{As Yahweh lives}, before whom I stand, I surely will not take [it]." [Still] he urged him to take [it], but he refused.

Esther 9:15-16

And the Jews were gathered who [were] in Susa, and on the fourteenth day of the month of Adar and they killed in Susa three hundred men, but they did not {touch} the plunder.

1 Kings 13:8

Then the man of God said to the king, "Even if you give to me half of your house I will not come with you, nor will I eat bread or drink water in this place,

2 Kings 5:20

But Gehazi the servant of Elisha, the man of God, thought, "Look, my master has refrained from taking what this Aramean Naaman brought from his hand. {As Yahweh lives}, I will certainly run after him, and I will accept something from him."

2 Corinthians 11:9-12

And [when I] was present with you and was in need, I did not burden anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia supplied my need, and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will keep [myself from being a burden].

2 Corinthians 12:14

Behold, this third [time] I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden [to you]. For I am not seeking your possessions, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Hebrews 13:5

Your lifestyle [must be] free from the love of money, being content with what you have. For he himself has said, "I will never desert you, and I will never abandon you."

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