Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Abraham answered and said, "Look, please, I was bold to speak to my Lord, but I [am] dust and ashes.

New American Standard Bible

And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

King James Version

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:

Holman Bible

Then Abraham answered, “Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord—even though I am dust and ashes—

International Standard Version

Abraham answered, "Look, even though I am only dust and ashes, I've ventured to speak to my LORD.

A Conservative Version

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.

American Standard Version

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes:

Amplified

Abraham answered, Behold now, I who am but dust and ashes have taken upon myself to speak to the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And Abraham answering said, Truly, I who am only dust, have undertaken to put my thoughts before the Lord:

Darby Translation

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak unto the Lord; I, who am dust and ashes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes;

Julia Smith Translation

And Abraham will answer and say, Behold now, I have undertaken to speak to my Lord, and I dust and ashes.

King James 2000

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes:

Modern King James verseion

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak to Jehovah, who am but dust and ashes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abraham answered and said, "Behold, I have taken upon me to speak unto the LORD, and yet am but dust and ashes.

NET Bible

Then Abraham asked, "Since I have undertaken to speak to the Lord (although I am but dust and ashes),

New Heart English Bible

Abraham answered, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.

The Emphasized Bible

And Abraham responded and said, - Behold I pray thee I have ventured to speak unto My Lord, though I am dust and ashes:

Webster

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I, who am dust and ashes, have taken upon me to speak to the Lord.

World English Bible

Abraham answered, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abraham answereth and saith, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have willed to speak unto the Lord, and I -- dust and ashes;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and said

Usage: 0

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

to speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

unto the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

אנכי 
'anokiy 
I, which, me
Usage: 354

am but dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

References

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Context Readings

Abraham Intercedes For Sodom

26 And Yahweh said, "If I find fifty righteous in Sodom, in the midst of the city, then I will forgive the whole place for their sake." 27 Then Abraham answered and said, "Look, please, I was bold to speak to my Lord, but I [am] dust and ashes. 28 Perhaps the fifty righteous are lacking five--will you destroy the whole city on account of the five?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] if I find forty-five there."



Cross References

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your brow you shall eat bread, until your return to the ground. For from it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Isaiah 6:5

And I said, "Woe to me! For I am destroyed! For I [am] a man {of unclean lips}, and I [am] living among a people {of unclean lips}, for my eyes have seen the king, Yahweh of hosts!"

Genesis 2:7

when Yahweh God formed the man [of] dust from the ground, and he blew into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Luke 18:1

And he told them a parable to [show that] they must always pray and not be discouraged,

Genesis 18:30-32

And he said, "Please, let not my Lord be angry, and I will speak. What if thirty be found there?" And he answered, "I will not do [it] if I find thirty there."

Ezra 9:6

and said, "My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face to you, my God. For our sins have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown up to the heavens.

Job 4:19

How much more dwellers in clay houses, whose foundation [is] in the dust? They are crushed like a moth.

Job 30:19

He has cast me into the dirt, and I have become like dust and ashes.

Job 42:6-8

Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."

Psalm 8:4

what [is] a human being that you think of him? and a child of humankind that you care for him?

Psalm 144:3

O Yahweh, what [is] humankind that you take knowledge of him, [or the] son of man that you take thought of him?

Ecclesiastes 12:7

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the breath returns to God who gave it.

Isaiah 64:8

Yet now Yahweh, you [are] our father; we [are] the clay and you [are] our {potter}, and we all [are] the work of your hand.

Luke 5:8

And [when he] saw [it], Simon Peter fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, "Depart from me, Lord, because I am {a sinful man}!"

1 Corinthians 15:47-48

The first man [is] from the earth, made of earth; the second man [is] from heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:1-2

For we know that if our earthly house, the tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens.

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