Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs which you have set apart?”

Bible in Basic English

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

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 And Abraham set seven ewe-lambs of the flock by themselves. 29 And Abimelech said to Abraham, What mean these seven ewe-lambs, these which thou hast set by themselves? 30 And he said, That thou take the seven ewe-lambs of my hand, that they may be a witness to me that I have dug this well.


Cross References

Genesis 33:8

And he said, What meanest thou by all the drove which I met? And he said, To find favour in the eyes of my lord.

Exodus 12:26

And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean ye by this service?

1 Samuel 15:14

And Samuel said, What means then this bleating of sheep in mine ears, and the lowing of oxen which I hear?

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