Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then He said, “Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me.”

New American Standard Bible

He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”

King James Version

And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.

International Standard Version

"Don't lay your hand on the youth!" he said. "Don't do anything to him, because I've just demonstrated that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only unique one, from me."

A Conservative Version

And he said, Do not lay thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything to him. For now I know that thou fear God, since thou have not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.

American Standard Version

And he said, Lay not thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him. For now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.

Amplified

The Lord said, “Do not reach out [with the knife in] your hand against the boy, and do nothing to [harm] him; for now I know that you fear God [with reverence and profound respect], since you have not withheld from Me your son, your only son [of promise].”

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Let not your hand be stretched out against the boy to do anything to him; for now I am certain that the fear of God is in your heart, because you have not kept back your son, your only son, from me.

Darby Translation

And he said, Stretch not out thy hand against the lad, neither do anything to him; for now I know that thou fearest God, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Thou shalt not put forth thy hand upon the boy, and thou shalt do nothing to him; for now I know that thou feared God, and thou didst not spare thy son thine only, from me.

King James 2000

And he said, Lay not your hand upon the lad, neither do you anything unto him: for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son from me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the boy; do not do anything to him. For now I know that you are {one who fears} God, since you have not withheld your son, your only child, from me."

Modern King James verseion

And He said, Do not lay your hand on the lad, nor do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only one, from Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Lay not thy hands upon the child, neither do anything at all unto him, for now I know that thou fearest God, in that thou hast not kept thine only son from me."

NET Bible

"Do not harm the boy!" the angel said. "Do not do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God because you did not withhold your son, your only son, from me."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Do not lay your hand on the boy, neither do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me."

The Emphasized Bible

Then he said, Do not put forth thy hand unto the young man, neither do to him - anything at all, - for, now, know I that one who reverest God, thou art, when thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only one, from me.

Webster

And he said, Lay not thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing to him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld from me thy son, thy only son.

World English Bible

He said, "Don't lay your hand on the boy, neither do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me."

Youngs Literal Translation

and He saith, 'Put not forth thine hand unto the youth, nor do anything to him, for now I have known that thou art fearing God, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one, from Me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lay
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

not thine hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612


unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
Usage: 0

the lad
נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

עתּה 
`attah 
Usage: 431

that thou fearest
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

seeing thou hast not

Usage: 0

יחיד 
Yachiyd 
Usage: 12

References

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

God Tests Abraham

11 But the Angel of the Lord called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!”

He replied, “Here I am.” 12 Then He said, “Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him. For now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me.” 13 Abraham looked up and saw a ram caught in the thicket by its horns. So Abraham went and took the ram and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.


Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

Then Samuel said:

Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices
as much as in obeying the Lord?


Look: to obey is better than sacrifice,
to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.

James 2:21-22

Wasn’t Abraham our father justified by works when he offered Isaac his son on the altar?

Genesis 26:5

because Abraham listened to My voice and kept My mandate, My commands, My statutes, and My instructions.”

John 3:16

“For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.

Genesis 20:11

Abraham replied, “I thought, ‘There is absolutely no fear of God in this place. They will kill me because of my wife.’

Genesis 22:2

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

Genesis 42:18

On the third day Joseph said to them, “I fear God—do this and you will live.

Exodus 20:20

Moses responded to the people, “Don’t be afraid, for God has come to test you, so that you will fear Him and will not sin.”

1 Samuel 12:24-25

Above all, fear the Lord and worship Him faithfully with all your heart; consider the great things He has done for you.

Nehemiah 5:15

The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.

Job 5:19

He will rescue you from six calamities;
no harm will touch you in seven.

Job 28:28

He said to mankind,
“The fear of the Lord is this: wisdom.
And to turn from evil is understanding.”

Psalm 1:6

For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.

Psalm 2:11

Serve the Lord with reverential awe
and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 25:12

Who is the man who fears the Lord?
He will show him the way he should choose.

Psalm 25:14

The secret counsel of the Lord
is for those who fear Him,
and He reveals His covenant to them.

Psalm 111:10-1

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all who follow His instructions have good insight.
His praise endures forever.

Psalm 147:11

The Lord values those who fear Him,
those who put their hope in His faithful love.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord
is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and discipline.

Ecclesiastes 8:12-13

Although a sinner commits crime a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I also know that it will go well with God-fearing people, for they are reverent before Him.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this is for all humanity.

Jeremiah 19:5

They have built high places to Baal on which to burn their children in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, something I have never commanded or mentioned; I never entertained the thought.

Jeremiah 32:40

“I will make an everlasting covenant with them: I will never turn away from doing good to them, and I will put fear of Me in their hearts so they will never again turn away from Me.

Micah 6:6-8

What should I bring before the Lord
when I come to bow before God on high?
Should I come before Him with burnt offerings,
with year-old calves?

Malachi 4:2

But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves from the stall.

Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before men, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Matthew 10:37-38

The person who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; the person who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me.

Matthew 19:29

And everyone who has left houses, brothers or sisters, father or mother, children, or fields because of My name will receive 100 times more and will inherit eternal life.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace, being built up and walking in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, and it increased in numbers.

Romans 5:8

But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us!

Romans 8:32

He did not even spare His own Son
but offered Him up for us all;
how will He not also with Him grant us everything?

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful, and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape so that you are able to bear it.

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the eagerness is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.

Hebrews 11:19

He considered God to be able even to raise someone from the dead, and as an illustration, he received him back.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us hold on to grace. By it, we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe,

James 2:18

But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without works, and I will show you faith from my works.

1 John 4:9-10

God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.

Revelation 19:5

A voice came from the throne, saying:

Praise our God,
all His slaves, who fear Him,
both small and great!

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