Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to Abram, Knowing thou shalt know that thy seed shall be a sojourner in the land not to them; and they shall serve them and they shall humble them four hundred years.

New American Standard Bible

God said to Abram, “Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, where they will be enslaved and oppressed four hundred years.

King James Version

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

Holman Bible

Then the Lord said to Abram, “Know this for certain: Your offspring will be foreigners in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.

International Standard Version

Then the LORD told Abram, "You can be certain about this: Your descendants will be foreigners in a land that isn't theirs. They will be slaves there and will be oppressed for 400 years.

A Conservative Version

And he said to Abram, Know of a certainty that thy seed shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs. And shall serve them, and they shall afflict them four hundred years.

American Standard Version

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

Amplified

God said to Abram, “Know for sure that your descendants will be strangers [living temporarily] in a land (Egypt) that is not theirs, where they will be enslaved and oppressed for four hundred years.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to Abram, Truly, your seed will be living in a land which is not theirs, as servants to a people who will be cruel to them for four hundred years;

Darby Translation

And he said to Abram, Know assuredly that thy seed will be a sojourner in a land that is not theirs, and they shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years.

King James 2000

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that your descendants shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to Abram, "{You must surely know} that your descendants shall be [as] aliens in a land {not their own}. And they shall serve them and they shall oppress them four hundred years.

Modern King James verseion

And He said to Abram, You must surely know that your seed shall be a stranger in a land not theirs, and shall serve them. And they shall afflict them four hundred years.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto Abram, "Know this of a surety, that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that pertaineth not unto them. And they shall make bondmen of them and entreat them evil, four hundred years.

NET Bible

Then the Lord said to Abram, "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a foreign country. They will be enslaved and oppressed for four hundred years.

New Heart English Bible

He said to Abram, "Know for sure that your seed will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said to Abram - Thou must surely know, that, sojourners, will thy seed become in a land not theirs, and shall serve them and they will humble them, four hundred years;

Webster

And he said to Abram, Know certainly that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

World English Bible

He said to Abram, "Know for sure that your seed will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years.

Youngs Literal Translation

and He saith to Abram, 'knowing -- know that thy seed is a sojourner in a land not theirs, and they have served them, and they have afflicted them four hundred years,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H87
אברם 
'Abram 
Usage: 61

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

in a land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

that is not theirs, and shall serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

References

Context Readings

Yahweh's Covenant With Abram

12 And the sun shall be going down, and a deep sleep fell upon Abram, and behold terror and great darkness fell upon him. 13 And he will say to Abram, Knowing thou shalt know that thy seed shall be a sojourner in the land not to them; and they shall serve them and they shall humble them four hundred years. 14 And also the nation whom they shall serve, I will judge, and after this they shall come forth with great substance.


Cross References

Galatians 3:17

And I say this, the covenant confirmed before by God in Christ, the law, having been after four hundred and thirty years, does not annul, to neglect the promise.

Exodus 1:11

And they will set over them leaders of the tributes in order to afflict them in their burdens. And they will build cities of stores for Pharaoh, Pithom and Raamses

Exodus 12:40-41

And the dwelling of the sons of Israel which they dwelt in Egypt, was thirty years and four hundred years.

Acts 7:6-7

And God spake thus, That his seed shall be dwelling in a strange land; and it shall subjugate them, and inflict evil four hundred years.

Genesis 17:8

And I gave to thee and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojournings with all the land of Canaan for an eternal possession; and I was God to them.

Exodus 1:1-2

These the names of the sons of Israel coming into Egypt with Jacob; a man and his house came.

Exodus 5:1-23

And afterwards Moses and Aaron and they will say to Pharaoh, Thus said Jehovah, the God of Israel, Send forth my people, and they shall keep a festival to me in the desert.

Exodus 22:21

Thou shalt not treat evil the stranger, and thou shalt not press him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 23:9

Thou shalt not press the stranger: and ye knew the soul of the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt

Leviticus 19:34

As the native among you shall be to you the stranger sojourning with you; thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 10:19

And love ye the stranger, for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt

Psalm 105:11-12

Saying, To thee will give the land of Canaan, the line of your inheritance:

Psalm 105:23-25

And Israel will come into Egypt, and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

Acts 7:17

And as the time of the solemn promise drew near, which God aware to Abraham, the people increased and were multiplied in Egypt.

Hebrews 11:8-13

By faith Abraham, being called, listened, to go forth into the place which he was about to receive for an inheritance; and he came out, not knowing where he is coming.

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