Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, "I didn't laugh," for 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.

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.

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 hard for Yahweh? At the set time I will return to you, when the season comes round, and Sarah will have a son." 15 Then Sarah denied, saying, "I didn't laugh," for she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh." 16 The men rose up from there, and looked toward Sodom. Abraham went with them to see them on their way.



Cross References

Genesis 4:9

Yahweh said to Cain, "Where is Abel, your brother?" He said, "I don't know. Am I my brother's keeper?"

Genesis 12:13

Please say that you are my sister, that it may be well with me for your sake, and that my soul may live because of you."

Job 2:10

But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?" In all this Job didn't sin with his lips.

Psalm 44:21

won't God search this out? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Proverbs 12:19

Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.

Proverbs 28:13

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

Mark 2:8

Immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, said to them, "Why do you reason these things in your hearts?

John 2:25

and because he didn't need for anyone to testify concerning man; for he himself knew what was in man.

John 18:17

Then the maid who kept the door said to Peter, "Are you also one of this man's disciples?" He said, "I am not."

John 18:25-27

Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. They said therefore to him, "You aren't also one of his disciples, are you?" He denied it, and said, "I am not."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever things the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be closed, and all the world may be brought under the judgment of God.

Ephesians 4:23

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

Colossians 3:9

Don't lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his doings,

1 John 1:8

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

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