Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

King James Version

For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

Holman Bible

for the Lord had completely closed all the wombs in Abimelech's household on account of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

International Standard Version

since the LORD had made all the women barren in Abimelech's household on account of Abraham's wife Sarah.

A Conservative Version

For LORD had closed up fast all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Amplified

For the Lord had closed fast the wombs of all in Abimelech's household because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord had kept all the women of the house of Abimelech from having children, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Darby Translation

For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD had completely closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Julia Smith Translation

For shutting up, Jehovah shut up without every womb to the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

King James 2000

For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh had completely closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of the matter of Sarah, the wife of Abraham.

Modern King James verseion

For the Lord had closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD had closed to all the matrices of the house of Abimelech, because of Sara, Abraham's wife.

NET Bible

For the Lord had caused infertility to strike every woman in the household of Abimelech because he took Sarah, Abraham's wife.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD had closed up tight all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

The Emphasized Bible

For Yahweh, had restrained from bearing, every female a of the house of Abimelech, - because of Sarah, wife of Abraham.

Webster

For the LORD had made barren all the females of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

World English Bible

For Yahweh had closed up tight all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Youngs Literal Translation

for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

closed up
עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46

all the wombs
רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

H40
אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of Sarah
שׂרה 
Sarah 
Usage: 38

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

References

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Context Readings

Abraham And Abimelech

17 Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, so that they bore children. 18 For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.


Cross References

Genesis 12:17

But the LORD struck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram's wife.

Genesis 16:2

So Sarai said to Abram, "Now behold, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will obtain children through her." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Genesis 20:7

"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."

Genesis 30:2

Then Jacob's anger burned against Rachel, and he said, "Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?"

1 Samuel 1:6

Her rival, however, would provoke her bitterly to irritate her, because the LORD had closed her womb.

1 Samuel 5:10

So they sent the ark of God to Ekron. And as the ark of God came to Ekron the Ekronites cried out, saying, "They have brought the ark of the God of Israel around to us, to kill us and our people."

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