Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, that they keep the way of the LORD, to do after right and conscience, that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that he hath promised him."

New American Standard Bible

For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”

King James Version

For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

Holman Bible

For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. This is how the Lord will fulfill to Abraham what He promised him.”

International Standard Version

Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."

A Conservative Version

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of LORD, to do righteousness and justice, to the end that LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoke

American Standard Version

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

Amplified

For I have known (chosen, acknowledged) him [as My own], so that he may teach and command his children and [the sons of] his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is righteous and just, so that the Lord may bring upon Abraham what He has promised him.”

Bible in Basic English

For I have made him mine so that he may give orders to his children and those of his line after him, to keep the ways of the Lord, to do what is good and right: so that the Lord may do to Abraham as he has said.

Darby Translation

For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice, in order that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham what he hath spoken of him.

Julia Smith Translation

For I know him, for that he will command his sons and his house after him; and they watched the way of Jehovah to do justice and judgment, for Jehovah to bring upon Abraham what he spake to him.

King James 2000

For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I have chosen him, that he will command his children and his household after him that they will keep the way of Yahweh, to do righteousness and justice, so that Yahweh may bring upon Abraham that which he said to him."

Modern King James verseion

For I know him, that he will command his sons and his house after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do justice and judgment, that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham that which He has spoken of him.

NET Bible

I have chosen him so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. Then the Lord will give to Abraham what he promised him."

New Heart English Bible

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that the LORD may bring on Abraham that which he has spoken of him."

The Emphasized Bible

For I have become his intimate friend, To the end that he may command his sons and his house after him, so shall they keep the way of Yahweh, by doing righteousness and justice. To the end that Yahweh may bring in for Abraham, what he hath spoken concerning him.

Webster

For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they will keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

World English Bible

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Yahweh, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Yahweh may bring on Abraham that which he has spoken of him."

Youngs Literal Translation

for I have known him, that he commandeth his children, and his house after him (and they have kept the way of Jehovah), to do righteousness and judgment, that Jehovah may bring on Abraham that which He hath spoken concerning him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
he will command
צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the Lord

Usage: 0

to do

Usage: 0

and judgment
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

that the Lord

Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Context Readings

Abraham's Bargain With God

18 seeing that Abraham shall be a great and a mighty people, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him? 19 For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, that they keep the way of the LORD, to do after right and conscience, that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that he hath promised him." 20 And the LORD said, "The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and their sin is exceeding grievous.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

Take heed to thyself therefore only and keep thy soul diligently, that thou forget not the things which thine eyes have seen, and that they depart not out of thine heart, all the days of thine life: but teach them thy sons, and thy son's sons.

Deuteronomy 6:6-7

And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart.

Deuteronomy 11:19-21

and teach them your children: so that thou talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down and when thou risest up:

Joshua 24:15

But if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, then choose you this day, whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, that were on the other side of the water, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land, ye dwelt. As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Proverbs 22:6

If thou teachest a child in his youth what way he should go; he shall not leave it when he is old.

Ephesians 6:4

And ye fathers, move not your children to wrath: but bring them up with the nurture and information of the Lord.

Genesis 17:23-27

And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all the servants born in his house, and all that was bought with money; as many as were men children among the men of Abraham's house, and circumcised the foreskin of their flesh, even the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.

Deuteronomy 32:46

then he said unto them, "Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify unto you this day: that ye command them unto your children, to observe and do all the words of this law.

1 Samuel 2:30-31

Wherefore the LORD God of Israel sayeth, 'I said that thine house and the house of thy father should have walked before me forever. But now the LORD sayeth that be far from me: for them that honoureth me I will honour, and they that despise me, shall not be regarded.

2 Samuel 7:20

And what can David say more unto thee, seeing thou knowest thy servant, Lord Jehovah?

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son: know God thy father and serve him with a pure heart and lust of soul. For the LORD searcheth all hearts and understandeth all the imaginations of thoughts. If thou shalt seek him, he will be found of thee: But and if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

Job 1:5

And it fortuned that when they had passed over the time of their banqueting round about; Job sent for them, and sanctified them, and gat up early, and offered for every one a burnt offering. For Job thought thus: "Peradventure my sons have done some offense, and have been unthankful to God in their hearts." And thus did Job everyday.

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous; but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's seat is in heaven. His eyes consider the poor, and his eyelids try the children of men.

Psalm 34:15

For the eyes of the LORD are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.

Psalm 78:2-9

I will open my mouth in similitudes, and will speak forth things which have been kept secret from the beginning of the world;

Proverbs 6:20-22

My son, keep thy father's commandments, and forsake not the law of thy mother.

Isaiah 38:19

but the living, yea the living acknowledge thee, like as I do this day. The father telleth his children of thy faithfulness.

Amos 3:2

'You only have I accepted from all the generations of the earth: therefore will I visit you in all your wickednesses.

John 10:14

I am that good shepherd, and know mine, and am known of mine.

John 21:17

He said unto him the third time, "Simon the son of Jonas, lovest thou me?" And Peter sorrowed because he said to him the third time, "Lovest thou me," and said unto him, "Lord, thou knowest all things, thou knowest that I love thee." Jesus said unto him, "Feed my sheep.

Acts 27:23-24

For there stood by me this night the angel of God: whose I am, and whom I serve:

Acts 27:31

Paul said unto the under-captain and the soldiers, "Except these abide in the ship ye cannot be safe."

1 Timothy 3:4-5

and one that ruleth his own house honestly, having children under obedience, with all honesty.

1 Timothy 3:12

Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife and such as rule their children well, and their own households.

2 Timothy 1:5

when I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice: and am assured that it dwelleth in thee also.

2 Timothy 2:19

But the sure ground of God remaineth, and hath this seal: the Lord knoweth them that are his, and let every man that calleth on the name of Christ, depart from iniquity.

2 Timothy 3:15

And forasmuch also as thou hast known holy scripture of a child, which is able to make thee wise unto salvation through the faith, which is in Christ Jesus.

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