Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

After these events, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision:Do not be afraid, Abram.
I am your shield;
your reward will be very great.

New American Standard Bible

After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great."

King James Version

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

International Standard Version

Some time later, a message came from the LORD to Abram in a vision. "Stop being afraid, Abram," he said. "I myself your shield am your very great reward."

A Conservative Version

After these things the word of LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram. I am thy shield, thy exceedingly great reward.

American Standard Version

After these things the word of Jehovah came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

Amplified

After these things, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram, I am your Shield, your abundant compensation, and your reward shall be exceedingly great.

Bible in Basic English

After these things, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, Have no fear, Abram: I will keep you safe, and great will be your reward.

Darby Translation

After these things the word of Jehovah came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram; I am thy shield, thy exceeding great reward.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram; I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

Julia Smith Translation

After these words, the word of Jehovah was to Abram in a vision, saying, Thou shalt not fear, Abram: I a shield to thee, thy reward great exceedingly.

King James 2000

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield, and your exceeding great reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

After these things the word of Yahweh came to Abram in a vision, saying: "Do not be afraid, Abram; I [am] your shield, [and] your reward [shall be] very great."

Modern King James verseion

After these things the Word of Jehovah came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram, I am your shield and your exceeding great reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

After these deeds, the word of God came unto Abram in a vision, saying, "Fear not Abram, I am thy shield; and thy reward shall be exceeding great."

NET Bible

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: "Fear not, Abram! I am your shield and the one who will reward you in great abundance."

New Heart English Bible

After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward."

The Emphasized Bible

After these things, came the word of Yahweh unto Abram, in a vision saying, - Do not fear Abram, am a shield to thee, thine exceeding great reward.

Webster

After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

World English Bible

After these things the word of Yahweh came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Don't be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward."

Youngs Literal Translation

After these things hath the word of Jehovah been unto Abram in a vision, saying, 'Fear not, Abram, I am a shield to thee, thy reward is exceeding great.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

H87
אברם 
'Abram 
Usage: 61

in a vision
מחזה 
Machazeh 
Usage: 4

not, Abram
H87
אברם 
'Abram 
Usage: 61

I am thy shield
מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 15:1

References

Images Genesis 15:1

Prayers for Genesis 15:1

Context Readings

Yahweh's Covenant With Abram

1 After these events, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision:Do not be afraid, Abram.
I am your shield;
your reward will be very great.
2 But Abram said, “Lord God, what can You give me, since I am childless and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?”


Cross References

Genesis 26:24

and the Lord appeared to him that night and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your offspring because of My servant Abraham.”

Psalm 3:3

But You, Lord, are a shield around me,
my glory, and the One who lifts up my head.

Isaiah 41:10

Do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be afraid, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you; I will help you;
I will hold on to you with My righteous right hand.

Genesis 15:14-16

However, I will judge the nation they serve, and afterward they will go out with many possessions.

Genesis 21:17

God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What’s wrong, Hagar? Don’t be afraid, for God has heard the voice of the boy from the place where he is.

Genesis 46:2-3

That night God spoke to Israel in a vision: “Jacob, Jacob!” He said.And Jacob replied, “Here I am.”

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and courageous; don’t be terrified or afraid of them. For it is the Lord your God who goes with you; He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Deuteronomy 33:26-29

There is none like the God of Jeshurun,
who rides the heavens to your aid,
the clouds in His majesty.

Ruth 2:12

May the Lord reward you for what you have done, and may you receive a full reward from the Lord God of Israel, under whose wings you have come for refuge.”

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my rock,
my fortress, and my deliverer,
my God, my mountain where I seek refuge,
my shield and the horn of my salvation,
my stronghold.

Psalm 27:1

Davidic.The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom should I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom should I be afraid?

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory;
He does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.

Psalm 119:114

You are my shelter and my shield;
I put my hope in Your word.

Isaiah 41:14

Do not fear, you worm Jacob,
you men of Israel:
I will help you—
this is the Lord’s declaration.
Your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 51:12

I—I am the One who comforts you.
Who are you that you should fear man who dies,
or a son of man who is given up like grass?

Lamentations 3:24

I say: The Lord is my portion,
therefore I will put my hope in Him.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him:Do not be afraid, Zechariah,
because your prayer has been heard.
Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son,
and you will name him John.

Luke 1:30

Then the angel told her:Do not be afraid, Mary,
for you have found favor with God.

Exodus 14:13

But Moses said to the people, “Don’t be afraid. Stand firm and see the Lord’s salvation He will provide for you today; for the Egyptians you see today, you will never see again.

1 Samuel 9:9

Formerly in Israel, a man who was going to inquire of God would say, “Come, let’s go to the seer,” for the prophet of today was formerly called the seer.

1 Chronicles 28:20

Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don’t be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He won’t leave you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the Lord’s house is finished.

Psalm 5:12

For You, Lord, bless the righteous one;
You surround him with favor like a shield.

Psalm 16:5-6

Lord, You are my portion
and my cup of blessing;
You hold my future.

Psalm 58:11

Then people will say,
“Yes, there is a reward for the righteous!
There is a God who judges on earth!”

Psalm 84:9

Consider our shield, God;
look on the face of Your anointed one.

Psalm 91:4

He will cover you with His feathers;
you will take refuge under His wings.
His faithfulness will be a protective shield.

Psalm 142:5

I cry to You, Lord;
I say, “You are my shelter,
my portion in the land of the living.”

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked man earns an empty wage,
but the one who sows righteousness, a true reward.

Proverbs 30:5

Every word of God is pure;
He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.

Isaiah 35:4

Say to the cowardly:
“Be strong; do not fear!
Here is your God; vengeance is coming.
God’s retribution is coming; He will save you.”

Isaiah 43:1

Now this is what the Lord says—
the One who created you, Jacob,
and the One who formed you, Israel
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by your name; you are Mine.

Isaiah 43:5

Do not fear, for I am with you;
I will bring your descendants from the east,
and gather you from the west.

Isaiah 44:2

This is the word of the Lord
your Maker who formed you from the womb;
He will help you:
Do not fear; Jacob is My servant;
I have chosen Jeshurun.

Isaiah 44:8

Do not be startled or afraid.
Have I not told you and declared it long ago?
You are my witnesses!
Is there any God but Me?
There is no other Rock; I do not know any.

Ezekiel 1:1

In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, while I was among the exiles by the Chebar Canal, the heavens opened and I saw visions of God.

Ezekiel 3:4

Then He said to me: “Son of man, go to the house of Israel and speak My words to them.

Ezekiel 11:24

The Spirit lifted me up and brought me to Chaldea and to the exiles in a vision from the Spirit of God. After the vision I had seen left me,

Daniel 10:1-16

In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a message was revealed to Daniel, who was named Belteshazzar. The message was true and was about a great conflict. He understood the message and had understanding of the vision.

Matthew 8:26

But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, you of little faith?” Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea. And there was a great calm.

Matthew 10:28-31

Don’t fear those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul; rather, fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 28:5

But the angel told the women, “Don’t be afraid, because I know you are looking for Jesus who was crucified.

Luke 12:32

Don’t be afraid, little flock, because your Father delights to give you the kingdom.

Acts 10:10-17

Then he became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they were preparing something, he went into a visionary state.

Acts 10:22

They said, “Cornelius, a centurion, an upright and God-fearing man, who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was divinely directed by a holy angel to call you to his house and to hear a message from you.”

1 Corinthians 3:22

whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come—everything is yours,

Hebrews 1:1

Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.

Revelation 1:17

When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. He laid His right hand on me and said, “Don’t be afraid! I am the First and the Last,

Revelation 21:3-4

Then I heard a loud voice from the throne:Look! God’s dwelling is with humanity,
and He will live with them.
They will be His people,
and God Himself will be with them
and be their God.

Numbers 12:6

He said:“Listen to what I say:
If there is a prophet among you from the Lord,
I make Myself known to him in a vision;
I speak with him in a dream.

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