Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Abimelech said to Abraham, "What do these seven ewe lambs mean, which you have set by themselves?"

King James Version

And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?

Holman Bible

And Abimelech said to Abraham, “Why have you separated these seven ewe lambs?”

International Standard Version

so Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs that you have set aside?"

A Conservative Version

And Abimelech said to Abraham, What do these seven ewe lambs mean which thou have set by themselves?

American Standard Version

And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?

Amplified

And Abimelech said to Abraham, What do these seven ewe lambs which you have set apart mean?

Bible in Basic English

Then Abimelech said, What are these seven lambs which you have put on one side?

Darby Translation

And Abimelech said to Abraham, What mean these seven ewe-lambs, these which thou hast set by themselves?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?

Julia Smith Translation

And Abimelech will say to Abraham, What here these seven ewe lambs which thou didst set alone?

King James 2000

And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which you have set by themselves?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Abimelech said to Abraham, "What [is the meaning of] these seven ewe-lambs that you have set [off] by themselves?"

Modern King James verseion

And Abimelech said to Abraham, What are these seven ewe lambs which you have set by themselves?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abimelech said unto Abraham, "What mean these seven lambs which thou hast set by themselves?"

NET Bible

Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs that you have set apart?"

New Heart English Bible

Abimelech said to Abraham, "What do these seven ewe lambs which you have set by themselves mean?"

The Emphasized Bible

And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What, then mean these seven young sheep here, which thou hast set by themselves?

Webster

And Abimelech said to Abraham, What mean these seven ewe-lambs, which thou hast set by themselves?

World English Bible

Abimelech said to Abraham, "What do these seven ewe lambs which you have set by themselves mean?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abimelech saith unto Abraham, 'What are they -- these seven lambs which thou hast set by themselves?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H40
אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

הנּה 
hennah 
Usage: 55

כּבשׂה כּבשׂה 
Kibsah 
Usage: 8

which thou hast set
נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

References

Context Readings

The Covenant Between Abraham And Abimelech

28 Then Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves. 29 Abimelech said to Abraham, "What do these seven ewe lambs mean, which you have set by themselves?" 30 He said, "You shall take these seven ewe lambs from my hand so that it may be a witness to me, that I dug this well."


Cross References

Genesis 33:8

And he said, "What do you mean by all this company which I have met?" And he said, "To find favor in the sight of my lord."

Exodus 12:26

"And when your children say to you, 'What does this rite mean to you?'

1 Samuel 15:14

But Samuel said, "What then is this bleating of the sheep in my ears, and the lowing of the oxen which I hear?"

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