Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.”

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 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 And the Angel of Jehovah called to him from the heavens and said, Abraham! Abraham! And he said, Here am I. 12 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. 13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked. And, behold, a ram behind him was entangled in a thicket by its horns. And Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up for a burnt offering instead of his son.


Cross References

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, Does Jehovah delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of Jehovah? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice! To listen is better than the fat of rams!

James 2:21-22

Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

Genesis 26:5

because Abraham obeyed My voice and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes, and My Laws.

John 3:16

For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will kill me for my wife's sake.

Genesis 22:2

And He said, Take now your son, your only one, Isaac, whom you love. And go into the land of Moriah, and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will name to you.

Genesis 42:18

And Joseph said to them the third day, Do this and live. I fear God.

Exodus 20:20

And Moses said to the people, Do not fear, for God has come to test you, and so that His fear may be before your faces, so that you may not sin.

1 Samuel 12:24-25

Only fear Jehovah, and serve Him in truth with all your heart. For consider what great things He has done for you.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors that had been before me were too heavy upon the people, and had taken bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not do this, because of the fear of God.

Job 5:19

He will deliver you in six troubles; yea, in seven no evil shall touch you.

Job 28:28

And to man He said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom! And to depart from evil is understanding!

Psalm 1:6

For Jehovah knows the way of the righteous; but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 2:11

Serve Jehovah with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 25:12

What man is he who fears Jehovah? He shall teach him in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 25:14

The secret of Jehovah is with those who fear Him; and He will show them His covenant.

Psalm 111:10-1

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; all practicing them have good understanding; His praise stands forever.

Psalm 147:11

Jehovah takes pleasure in those who fear Him, who hope in His mercy.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Ecclesiastes 8:12-13

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times, and his days be made longer, yet surely I know that it shall be well with those who fear God, who fear before Him.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter. Fear God, and keep His commandments. For this is the whole duty of man.

Jeremiah 19:5

They have also built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings to Baal, which I never commanded nor spoke, nor did it come into My mind.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will cut an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good. But I will put My fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from Me.

Micah 6:6-8

With what shall I come before Jehovah, to bow myself before God the Most High? Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old?

Malachi 4:2

But to you who fear My name, the Sun of Righteousness shall arise, and healing will be on His wings. And you shall go out and frisk like calves of the stall.

Matthew 5:16

Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in Heaven.

Matthew 10:37-38

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.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.

Matthew 19:29

And everyone who left houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for My name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

Acts 9:31

Then, indeed, the churches had rest throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria, and having been built up. And having gone on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were increased.

Romans 5:8

But God commends His love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.

Romans 8:32

Truly He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has taken you but what is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but with the temptation also will make a way to escape, so that you may be able to bear it.

2 Corinthians 8:12

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

Hebrews 11:19

concluding that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead, from where he even received him, in a figure.

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear,

James 2:18

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

1 John 4:9-10

In this the love of God was revealed in us, because God sent His only begotten Son into the world that we might live through Him.

Revelation 19:5

And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all His servants, and the ones fearing Him, the small and great.

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