Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said, Am I to keep back from Abraham the knowledge of what I do;

New American Standard Bible

The Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do,

King James Version

And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;

Holman Bible

Then the Lord said, “Should I hide what I am about to do from Abraham?

International Standard Version

"Should I hide from Abraham what I'm about to do," the LORD asked,

A Conservative Version

And LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that which I do,

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham that which I do;

Amplified

The Lord said, “Shall I keep secret from Abraham [My friend and servant] what I am going to do,

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing?

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham what I do?

King James 2000

And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh said, "Shall I conceal from Abraham what I [am going] to do?

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said, Shall I hide from Abraham the thing which I do,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said, "Can I hide from Abraham that thing which I am about to do,

NET Bible

Then the Lord said, "Should I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said, "Will I hide from Abraham what I do,

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Yahweh, had said, - Am I going to hide from Abraham what I do,

Webster

And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;

World English Bible

Yahweh said, "Will I hide from Abraham what I do,

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah said, 'Am I concealing from Abraham that which I am doing,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 18:17

References

Images Genesis 18:17

Prayers for Genesis 18:17

Context Readings

Abraham's Bargain With God

16 And the men went on from there in the direction of Sodom; and Abraham went with them on their way. 17 And the Lord said, Am I to keep back from Abraham the knowledge of what I do; 18 Seeing that Abraham will certainly become a great and strong nation, and his name will be used by all the nations of the earth as a blessing?



Cross References

Amos 3:7

Certainly the Lord will do nothing without making clear his secret to his servants, the prophets.

Psalm 25:14

The secret of the Lord is with those in whose hearts is the fear of him; he will make his agreement clear to them.

John 15:15

No longer do I give you the name of servants; because a servant is without knowledge of what his master is doing: I give you the name of friends, because I have given you knowledge of all the things which my Father has said to me.

Genesis 19:24

Then the Lord sent fire and flaming smoke raining down from heaven on Sodom and Gomorrah.

2 Kings 4:27

And when she came to where the man of God was on the hill, she put her hands round his feet; and Gehazi came near with the purpose of pushing her away; but the man of God said, Let her be, for her soul is bitter in her; and the Lord has kept it secret from me, and has not given me word of it.

2 Chronicles 20:7

Did you not, O Lord our God, after driving out the people of this land before your people Israel, give it to the seed of Abraham, your friend, for ever?

James 2:23

And the holy Writings were put into effect which said, And Abraham had faith in God and it was put to his account as righteousness; and he was named the friend of God.

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