Genesis 18:15 Sarah denied it however, saying, "I did not laugh"; for she was afraid. And He said, "No, but you did laugh."


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Sarah denied it however, saying, "I did not laugh"; for she was afraid. And He said, "No, but you did laugh."

King James Version

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

Holman Bible

Sarah denied it. "I did not laugh," she said, because she was afraid. But He replied, "No, you did laugh."

International Standard Version

But Sarah denied it. "I didn't laugh," she claimed, because she was afraid. The LORD replied, "No! You did laugh!"

A Conservative Version

Then Sarah denied, saying, I did not laugh, for she was afraid. And he said, No, but thou did laugh.

American Standard Version

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

Amplified

Then Sarah denied it, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And He said, No, but you did laugh.

Bible in Basic English

Then Sarah said, I was not laughing; for she was full of fear. And he said, No, but you were laughing.

Darby Translation

And Sarah denied, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And he said, No; but thou didst laugh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, No, but thou didst laugh.

Julia Smith Translation

And Sarah will deny, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And he will say, Nay, for thou didst laugh.

King James 2000

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but you did laugh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Modern King James verseion

Then Sarah denied, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And He said, No, but you did laugh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Sara denied it, saying, "I laughed not." For she was afraid. But he said, "Yes, thou laughtest."

NET Bible

Then Sarah lied, saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. But the Lord said, "No! You did laugh."

New Heart English Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, "I did not laugh," for she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

The Emphasized Bible

And Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not, For she was afraid. And he said - Nay! but thou didst laugh!

Webster

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

World English Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, "I didn't laugh," for she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂרה 
Sarah 
Usage: 38

כּחשׁ 
Kachash 
Usage: 23

צחק 
Tsachaq 
Usage: 13


Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Isaac's Birth Promised

14 "Is anything too difficult for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son." 15 Sarah denied it however, saying, "I did not laugh"; for she was afraid. And He said, "No, but you did laugh." 16 Then the men rose up from there, and looked down toward Sodom; and Abraham was walking with them to send them off.



Cross References

Genesis 4:9

Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?"

Genesis 12:13

"Please say that you are my sister so that it may go well with me because of you, and that I may live on account of you."

Job 2:10

But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?" In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 44:21

Would not God find this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

Mark 2:8

Immediately Jesus, aware in His spirit that they were reasoning that way within themselves, said to them, "Why are you reasoning about these things in your hearts?

John 2:25

and because He did not need anyone to testify concerning man, for He Himself knew what was in man.

John 18:17

Then the slave-girl who kept the door said to Peter, "You are not also one of this man's disciples, are you?" He said, "I am not."

John 18:25-27

Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself So they said to him, "You are not also one of His disciples, are you?" He denied it, and said, "I am not."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Ephesians 4:23

and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind,

Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

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