Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the well of water which the servants of Abimelech had seized.

King James Version

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Holman Bible

But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the water well that Abimelech's servants had seized.

International Standard Version

But then Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech's servants had seized.

A Conservative Version

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of the well of water which Abimelech's servants had taken away violently.

American Standard Version

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of the well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Amplified

When Abraham complained to and reasoned with Abimelech about a well of water [Abimelech's] servants had violently seized,

Bible in Basic English

But Abraham made a protest to Abimelech because of a water-hole which Abimelech's servants had taken by force.

Darby Translation

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water that Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water which Abimelech's slaves had violently taken away.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abraham rebuked Abimelech on account of the well of waters which Abimelech's servants took away by force.

King James 2000

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Abraham complained to Abimelech on account of the well of water that servants of Abimelech had seized.

Modern King James verseion

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abraham rebuked Abimelech for a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had taken away.

NET Bible

But Abraham lodged a complaint against Abimelech concerning a well that Abimelech's servants had seized.

New Heart English Bible

Abraham complained to Abimelech because of a water well, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

The Emphasized Bible

But Abraham reproved Abimelech, - on account of the well of water, which the servants of Abimelech had seized.

Webster

And Abraham reproved Abimelech, because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

World English Bible

Abraham complained to Abimelech because of a water well, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abraham reasoned with Abimelech concerning the matter of a well of water which Abimelech's servants have taken violently away,

Interlinear

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

אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67

אדות אודות 
'owdowth 
Usage: 10

of a well
בּאר 
@'er 
Usage: 37

אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

Context Readings

The Covenant Between Abraham And Abimelech

24 Abraham said, "I swear it." 25 But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the well of water which the servants of Abimelech had seized. 26 And Abimelech said, "I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, nor did I hear of it until today."


Cross References

Genesis 26:15-22

Now all the wells which his father's servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines stopped up by filling them with earth.

Genesis 13:7

And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land.

Genesis 29:8

But they said, "We cannot, until all the flocks are gathered, and they roll the stone from the mouth of the well; then we water the sheep."

Exodus 2:15-17

When Pharaoh heard of this matter, he tried to kill Moses. But Moses fled from the presence of Pharaoh and settled in the land of Midian, and he sat down by a well.

Judges 1:15

She said to him, "Give me a blessing, since you have given me the land of the Negev, give me also springs of water." So Caleb gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understanding Than a hundred blows into a fool.

Proverbs 25:9

Argue your case with your neighbor, And do not reveal the secret of another,

Proverbs 27:5

Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.

Matthew 18:15

"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.

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