Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he brought all these to Him and cut them in two, and laid each half opposite the other; but he did not cut the birds.

King James Version

And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.

Holman Bible

So he brought all these to Him, split them down the middle, and laid the pieces opposite each other, but he did not cut up the birds.

International Standard Version

So Abram brought him all these animals and cut each of them in half, down the middle, placing the pieces opposite each other, but he did not cut the birds in half.

A Conservative Version

And he took all these for him, and divided them in the midst, and laid each half opposite the other. But he did not divide the birds.

American Standard Version

And he took him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each half over against the other: but the birds divided he not.

Amplified

And he brought Him all these and cut them down the middle [into halves] and laid each half opposite the other; but the birds he did not divide.

Bible in Basic English

All these he took, cutting them in two and putting one half opposite the other, but not cutting the birds in two.

Darby Translation

And he took all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid the half of each opposite its fellow; but the birds he did not divide.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he took unto him all these and divided them in the midst and laid each piece one against another, but he did not divide the birds.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take to him all these, and he will divide them, asunder in the midst, and will put each of its parts divided, opposite its companion: and the birds he divided not

King James 2000

And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he took for him all these and cut them in pieces down the middle. And he put each piece opposite {the other}, but the birds he did not cut.

Modern King James verseion

And he took all these to himself, and divided them in the middle, and laid each piece against one another; but he did not divide the birds.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he took all these and divided them in the midst, and laid every piece, one over against another. But the fowls divided he not.

NET Bible

So Abram took all these for him and then cut them in two and placed each half opposite the other, but he did not cut the birds in half.

New Heart English Bible

He brought him all of these, and divided them in the middle, and laid each half opposite the other; but he did not divide the birds.

The Emphasized Bible

So he took for him all these, and divided them, in the midst, and placed each piece over against its fellow, hut the birds, divided he not.

Webster

And he took to him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds he did not divide.

World English Bible

He brought him all of these, and divided them in the middle, and laid each half opposite the other; but he didn't divide the birds.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he taketh to him all these, and separateth them in the midst, and putteth each piece over against its fellow, but the bird he hath not divided;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

בּתר 
Bathar 
Usage: 2

them in the midst
תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

and laid
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

בּתר 
Bether 
Usage: 3

קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

but the birds
צפּר צפּור 
Tsippowr 
Usage: 40

בּתר 
Bathar 
Usage: 2

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Yahweh's Covenant With Abram

9 So He said to him, "Bring Me a three year old heifer, and a three year old female goat, and a three year old ram, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon." 10 Then he brought all these to Him and cut them in two, and laid each half opposite the other; but he did not cut the birds. 11 The birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.


Cross References

Leviticus 1:17

'Then he shall tear it by its wings, but shall not sever it And the priest shall offer it up in smoke on the altar on the wood which is on the fire; it is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.

Jeremiah 34:18-19

'I will give the men who have transgressed My covenant, who have not fulfilled the words of the covenant which they made before Me, when they cut the calf in two and passed between its parts--

Genesis 15:17

It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces.

2 Timothy 2:15

Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.

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