Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Sarah denied it. “I did not laugh,” she said, because she was afraid.

But He replied, “No, you did laugh.”

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.

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”; because she was afraid. And He (the Lord) 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.

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

Nay

Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Isaac's Birth Promised

14 Is anything impossible for the Lord? At the appointed time I will come back to you, and in about a year she will have a son.” 15 Sarah denied it. “I did not laugh,” she said, because she was afraid.

But He replied, “No, you did laugh.” 16 The men got up from there and looked out over Sodom, and Abraham was walking with them to see them off.



Cross References

Genesis 4:9

Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?”

“I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s guardian?”

Genesis 12:13

Please say you’re my sister so it will go well for me because of you, and my life will be spared on your account.”

Job 2:10

“You speak as a foolish woman speaks,” he told her. “Should we accept only good from God and not adversity?” Throughout all this Job did not sin in what he said.

Psalm 44:21

wouldn’t God have found this out,
since He knows the secrets of the heart?

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips endure forever,
but a lying tongue, only a moment.

Proverbs 28:13

The one who conceals his sins
will not prosper,
but whoever confesses and renounces them
will find mercy.

Mark 2:8

Right away Jesus understood in His spirit that they were thinking like this within themselves and said to them, “Why are you thinking these things in your hearts?

John 2:25

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

John 18:17

Then the slave girl who was the doorkeeper said to Peter, “You aren’t one of this man’s disciples too, are you?”

“I am not!” he said.

John 18:25-27

Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. They said to him, “You aren’t one of His disciples too, are you?”

He denied it and said, “I am not!”

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the law says speaks to those who are subject to the law, so that every mouth may be shut and the whole world may become subject to God’s judgment.

Ephesians 4:23

you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds;

Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices

1 John 1:8

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

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