Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But God replied, "No, but your wife Sarah will give birth to your son, and you are to name him Isaac. I'll confirm my covenant with him as an eternal covenant for his descendants.

New American Standard Bible

But God said, "No, but Sarah your wife will bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.

King James Version

And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

Holman Bible

But God said, “No. Your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will name him Isaac. I will confirm My covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his future offspring.

A Conservative Version

And God said, No, but Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son, and thou shall call his name Isaac. And I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.

American Standard Version

And God said, Nay, but Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.

Amplified

But God said, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son indeed, and you shall call his name Isaac [laughter]; and I will establish My covenant or solemn pledge with him for an everlasting covenant and with his posterity after him.

Bible in Basic English

And God said, Not so; but Sarah, your wife, will have a son, and you will give him the name Isaac, and I will make my agreement with him for ever and with his seed after him.

Darby Translation

And God said, Sarah thy wife shall indeed bear thee a son; and thou shalt call his name Isaac; and I will establish my covenant with him, for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed, and thou shalt call his name Isaac (laughter); and I will confirm my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant and with his seed after him.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say. Truly, Sarah thy wife, shall bring forth to thee a son, and shall call his name Isaak: and I set up my covenant with him for a lasting covenant, and to his seed after him.

King James 2000

And God said, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son indeed; and you shall call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God said, "No, but Sarah your wife shall bear a son for you, and you shall call his name Isaac. And I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant to his offspring after him.

Modern King James verseion

And God said, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son indeed. And you shall call his name Isaac. And I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said God, "Nay. Sara thy wife shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name Isaac. And I will make my covenant with him, that it shall be an everlasting covenant unto his seed after him.

NET Bible

God said, "No, Sarah your wife is going to bear you a son, and you will name him Isaac. I will confirm my covenant with him as a perpetual covenant for his descendants after him.

New Heart English Bible

God said, "No, but Sarah, your wife, will bear you a son. You shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.

The Emphasized Bible

And God said - Truly, Sarah thy wife, is about to bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name, Isaac, - and I will establish my covenant with him as an age-abiding covenant, to his seed after him.

Webster

And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

World English Bible

God said, "No, but Sarah, your wife, will bear you a son. You shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and God saith, 'Sarah thy wife is certainly bearing a son to thee, and thou hast called his name Isaac, and I have established My covenant with him, for a covenant age-during, to his seed after him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׂרה 
Sarah 
Usage: 38

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

H61
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 11

and thou shalt call
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

יצחק 
Yitschaq 
Usage: 108

and I will establish
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

with him for an everlasting
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

and with his seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

References

Context Readings

Abram And Circumcision, The Sign Of The Covenant

18 So Abraham responded to God, "If only Ishmael would live in constant awareness that you're always with him!" 19 But God replied, "No, but your wife Sarah will give birth to your son, and you are to name him Isaac. I'll confirm my covenant with him as an eternal covenant for his descendants. 20 And as for Ishmael, I've heard you. I'll bless him, and he'll have many descendants. I will multiply him greatly, he'll father twelve tribal leaders, and I'll cause his descendants to become a great nation.



Cross References

Genesis 21:2-3

Sarah conceived and gave birth to a son for Abraham in his old age, at the very time that God had told him.

Genesis 17:21

Now as to Isaac, I'll confirm my covenant with him, to whom Sarah will give birth as your son at this time next year."

Genesis 18:10-14

Then one of them said, "I will certainly return to you in about a year's time. By then, your wife Sarah will have borne a son."

Genesis 21:6

Now Sarah had said, "God has caused me to laugh, and all who hear about it will laugh with me."

Genesis 26:3

Remain in this land, and I'll be with and bless you by giving all these lands to you and to your descendants in fulfillment of my solemn promise that I made to your father Abraham.

2 Kings 4:16-17

and he told her, "About this time next year you will be embracing a son."

Luke 1:13-20

But the angel told him, "Stop being afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to name him John.

Romans 9:6-9

Now it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all Israelis truly belong to Israel,

Galatians 4:28-31

So you, brothers, are children of the promise, like Isaac.

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