Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The matter distressed Abraham greatly because of his son.

King James Version

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.

Holman Bible

Now this was a very difficult thing for Abraham because of his son.

International Standard Version

Abraham was very troubled about what was being said about his son,

A Conservative Version

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight on account of his son.

American Standard Version

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight on account of his son.

Amplified

And the thing was very grievous (serious, evil) in Abraham's sight on account of his son [Ishmael].

Bible in Basic English

And this was a great grief to Abraham because of his son.

Darby Translation

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.

Julia Smith Translation

And the word was greatly evil in the eyes of Abraham, on account of his son.

King James 2000

And the thing was very displeasing in Abraham's sight because of his son.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the matter {displeased Abraham very much} on account of his son.

Modern King James verseion

And the thing was very evil in Abraham's sight, because of his son.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the word seemed very grievous in Abraham's sight, because of his son.

NET Bible

Sarah's demand displeased Abraham greatly because Ishmael was his son.

New Heart English Bible

The thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight on account of his son.

The Emphasized Bible

And the word was very grievous in the eyes of Abraham, - on account of his son.

Webster

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight, because of his son.

World English Bible

The thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight on account of his son.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the thing is very wrong in the eyes of Abraham, for his son's sake;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the thing
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ירע 
Yara` 
Usage: 8

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

אדות אודות 
'owdowth 
Usage: 10

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Hagar And Ishmael

10 Therefore she said to Abraham, "Drive out this maid and her son, for the son of this maid shall not be an heir with my son Isaac." 11 The matter distressed Abraham greatly because of his son. 12 But God said to Abraham, "Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac your descendants shall be named.


Cross References

Genesis 17:18

And Abraham said to God, "Oh that Ishmael might live before You!"

Hebrews 12:11

All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.

Genesis 22:1-2

Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am."

2 Samuel 18:33

The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, "O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

Matthew 10:37

"He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

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