Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And Abram said to Sarai, Behold, thy maidservant is in thy hand: do to her what is good in thine eyes. And Sarai oppressed her; and she fled from her face.

New American Standard Bible

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

King James Version

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face.

Holman Bible

Abram replied to Sarai, “Here, your slave is in your hands; do whatever you want with her.” Then Sarai mistreated her so much that she ran away from her.

International Standard Version

Abram answered Sarai, "Look, your servant is under your control, so do to her as you wish." So Sarai dealt so harshly with Hagar that she ran away from Sarai.

A Conservative Version

But Abram said to Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand, do to her that which is good in thine eyes. And Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.

American Standard Version

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her that which is good in thine eyes. And Sarai dealt hardly with her, and she fled from her face.

Amplified

But Abram said to Sarai, See here, your maid is in your hands and power; do as you please with her. And when Sarai dealt severely with her, humbling and afflicting her, she [Hagar] fled from her.

Bible in Basic English

And Abram said, The woman is in your power; do with her whatever seems good to you. And Sarai was cruel to her, so that she went running away from her.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleases thee. Then Sarai afflicted her, and she fled from her face.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abram will say to Sarai, Behold thy maid servant in thy hand; do to her the good in thine eyes. And Sarai shall afflict her, and she will flee from her face.

King James 2000

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, your maid is in your hand; do to her as it pleases you. And when Sarai dealt harshly with her, she fled from her face.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

Modern King James verseion

But Abram said to Sarai, Behold, your slave woman is in your hand. Do to her as it pleases you. And Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Abram to Sarai, "Behold, thy maid is in thy hand, do with her as it pleaseth thee." And because Sarai fared foul with her, she fled from her.

NET Bible

Abram said to Sarai, "Since your servant is under your authority, do to her whatever you think best." Then Sarai treated Hagar harshly, so she ran away from Sarai.

New Heart English Bible

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your hand. Do to her whatever is good in your eyes." Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.

The Emphasized Bible

And Abram said unto Sarai, Lo! thy handmaid, is in thy hand, do to her what is good in thine eyes. So Sarai humbled her, and she fled from her face.

Webster

But Abram said to Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face.

World English Bible

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your hand. Do to her whatever is good in your eyes." Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abram saith unto Sarai, 'Lo, thine handmaid is in thine hand, do to her that which is good in thine eyes;' and Sarai afflicted her, and she fleeth from her presence.

Interlinear

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

שׂרי 
Saray 
Usage: 17

is in thy hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

שׂרי 
Saray 
Usage: 17

dealt hardly with
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

References

Context Readings

Sarai And Hagar

5 And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on thee! I have given my maidservant into thy bosom; and now she sees that she has conceived, I am lightly esteemed in her eyes. Jehovah judge between me and thee! 6 And Abram said to Sarai, Behold, thy maidservant is in thy hand: do to her what is good in thine eyes. And Sarai oppressed her; and she fled from her face. 7 And the Angel of Jehovah found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.


Cross References

Genesis 13:8-9

And Abram said to Lot, I pray thee let there be no contention between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen, for we are brethren.

Genesis 24:10

And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; now all the treasure of his master was under his hand; and he arose and went to Aram-naharaim, to the city of Nahor.

Exodus 2:15

And Pharaoh heard of this matter, and sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from before Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian. And he sat by the well.

Job 2:6

And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, he is in thy hand; only spare his life.

Psalm 106:41-42

And he gave them into the hand of the nations; and they that hated them ruled over them:

Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger.

Proverbs 15:17-18

Better is a meal of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox and hatred therewith.

Proverbs 27:8

As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.

Proverbs 29:19

A servant is not corrected by words: he understandeth indeed, but he will not answer.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for quietness pacifieth great offences.

Jeremiah 38:5

And king Zedekiah said, Behold, he is in your hand; for the king is not he that can do a thing against you.

1 Peter 3:7

Ye husbands likewise, dwell with them according to knowledge, as with a weaker, even the female, vessel, giving them honour, as also fellow-heirs of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

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