Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 And He said to him, Bring to Me a heifer three years old, a she-goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon. 10 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. 11 And when the birds of prey swooped down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away.


Cross References

Leviticus 1:17

And he shall split it open [holding it] by its wings, but shall not cut it in two. And the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire; it is a burnt offering, an offering made by fire, a sweet and satisfying odor to the Lord.

Jeremiah 34:18-19

And the men who have transgressed My covenant, who have not kept the terms of the covenant or solemn pledge which they had made before Me, I will make them [like] the [sacrificial] calf which they cut in two and then passed between its separated parts [solemnizing their pledge to Me] -- "I will make those men the calf!

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had gone down and a [thick] darkness had come on, behold, a smoking oven and a flaming torch passed between those pieces.

2 Timothy 2:15

Study and be eager and do your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth.

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