Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And behold, the word of the LORD spake unto Abram saying, "He shall not be thine heir, but one that shall come out of thine own body shall be thine heir."

New American Standard Bible

Then behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir; but one who will come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir.”

King James Version

And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

Holman Bible

Now the word of the Lord came to him: “This one will not be your heir; instead, one who comes from your own body will be your heir.”

International Standard Version

A message came from the LORD to him again: "This one will not be your heir. Instead, the child who will be born to you will be your heir."

A Conservative Version

And, behold, the word of LORD came to him, saying, This man shall not be thine heir, but he who shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

American Standard Version

And, behold, the word of Jehovah came unto him, saying, This man shall not be thine heir; But he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

Amplified

Then behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This man [Eliezer] will not be your heir but he who shall come from your own body shall be your heir.”

Bible in Basic English

Then said the Lord, This man will not get the heritage, but a son of your body will have your property after you.

Darby Translation

And behold, the word of Jehovah came to him, saying, This shall not be thine heir, but he that will come forth out of thy body shall be thine heir.

Julia Smith Translation

And behold, the word of Jehovah was to him, saying, This shall not inherit thee, for truly he who shall come forth from thy bowels shall inherit thee.

King James 2000

And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be your heir; but he that shall come forth out of your own body shall be your heir.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And behold, the word of Yahweh [came] to him saying, "This [person] will not {be your heir}, but {your own son will be your heir}."

Modern King James verseion

And behold, the Word of Jehovah came to him saying, This one shall not be your heir. But he that shall come forth out of your own bowels shall be your heir.

NET Bible

But look, the word of the Lord came to him: "This man will not be your heir, but instead a son who comes from your own body will be your heir."

New Heart English Bible

Behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir, but he who will come forth out of your own body will be your heir."

The Emphasized Bible

And lo! a son of my household, is mine heir! And lo! the word of Yahweh came unto him, saying, This one, shall not be thine heir: But one who cometh forth of thy body - hell shall be thine heir.

Webster

And behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, This shall not be thy heir; but he that shall come forth out of thy own bowels shall be thy heir.

World English Bible

Behold, the word of Yahweh came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir, but he who will come forth out of your own body will be your heir."

Youngs Literal Translation

And lo, the word of Jehovah is unto him, saying, 'This one doth not heir thee; but he who cometh out from thy bowels, he doth heir thee;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And, behold, the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Lord

Usage: 0

This shall not be thine heir
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

but he that shall come forth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

References

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Morish

Context Readings

Yahweh's Covenant With Abram

3 And Abram said, "See, to me hast thou given no seed: lo, a lad born in my house shall be mine heir!" 4 And behold, the word of the LORD spake unto Abram saying, "He shall not be thine heir, but one that shall come out of thine own body shall be thine heir." 5 And he brought him out at the doors and said, "Look up unto heaven and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them." And said unto him, "Even so shall thy seed be."


Cross References

Genesis 17:16

For I will bless her and give thee a son of her; and will bless her so that people, yea and kings of people, shall spring of her."

Genesis 21:12

Then the LORD said unto Abraham, "Let it not be grievous unto thee, because of the lad and of thy bondmaid: But in all that Sara hath said unto thee, hear her voice, for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

2 Samuel 7:12

And when thy days be fulfilled, and thou laid to rest with thy fathers, then I will set up thy seed after thee, which shall proceed out of thy body, and will establish his kingdom.

2 Samuel 16:11

And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, "Behold, my son which came out of mine own bowels seeketh my life. How much more may this son of Benjamin do it? Suffer him therefore to curse, for the LORD hath bidden him.

2 Chronicles 32:21

And the LORD sent an angel and destroyed all the men of war and the lords and captains of the host of the king of Assyria, that he turned his face, with shame, towards his own land. And when he was come into the house of his god, he was there overthrown with the sword - even by them that issued out of his bowels.

Galatians 4:28

Brethren, we are, after the manner of Isaac, children of promise:

Galatians 4:28

Brethren, we are, after the manner of Isaac, children of promise:

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