Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 too difficult for Yahweh? At the appointed time I will return to you {in the spring} and Sarah [shall have] a son." 15 But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh." 16 Then the men set out from there, and they looked down upon Sodom. And Abraham went with them {to send them on their way}.



Cross References

Genesis 4:9

Then Yahweh 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 you are my sister so that it will go well for me on your account. {Then I will live} on account of you."

Job 2:10

So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 44:21

would not God discover this, for he knows [the] secrets of [the] heart?

Proverbs 12:19

A lip of truth endures forever, but a tongue of deception lasts only a moment.

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his transgression will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes will obtain mercy.

Mark 2:8

And immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they were reasoning like this within themselves, said to them, "Why are you considering 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 female slave [who was] the doorkeeper said to Peter, "You are not also [one] of the disciples of this man, [are you]?" He said, "I am not!"

John 18:25-27

Now Simon Peter was standing there 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 under the law, in order that every mouth may be closed and the whole world may become accountable to God.

Ephesians 4:23

be renewed in the spirit of your mind,

Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, [because you] have taken off the old man together with his deeds,

1 John 1:8

If we say that we do not have sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.

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