Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

King James Version

And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:

Holman Bible

and said, "By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord: Because you have done this thing and have not withheld your only son,

International Standard Version

and said, "I have taken an oath to swear by myself," declares the LORD, "that since you have carried this out and have not withheld your only unique son,

A Conservative Version

and said, By myself I have sworn, says LORD, because thou have done this thing, and have not withheld thy son, thine only son,

American Standard Version

and said, By myself have I sworn, saith Jehovah, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,

Amplified

And said, I have sworn by Myself, says the Lord, that since you have done this and have not withheld [from Me] or begrudged [giving Me] your son, your only son,

Bible in Basic English

Saying, I have taken an oath by my name, says the Lord, because you have done this and have not kept back from me your dearly loved only son,

Darby Translation

and said, By myself I swear, saith Jehovah, that, because thou hast done this, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and said, By myself I have sworn, said the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son;

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, By myself did I swear, says Jehovah, for because that thou didst this word, and didst not spare thy son, thine only.

King James 2000

And said, By myself have I sworn, says the LORD, for because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "I swear by myself, declares Yahweh, that because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only child,

Modern King James verseion

and said, I have sworn by Myself, says Jehovah; because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only one;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, "By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, because thou hast done this thing and hast not spared thy only son,

NET Bible

and said, "'I solemnly swear by my own name,' decrees the Lord, 'that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,

New Heart English Bible

and said, "I have sworn by myself, says the LORD, because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son,

The Emphasized Bible

and said, By myself, have I sworn is the oracle of Yahweh, - Because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one,

Webster

And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thy only son:

World English Bible

and said, "I have sworn by myself, says Yahweh, because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son,

Youngs Literal Translation

and saith, 'By Myself I have sworn -- the affirmation of Jehovah -- that because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

יען 
Ya`an 
Usage: 96

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

and hast not

Usage: 0

יחיד 
Yachiyd 
Usage: 12

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 22:16

Context Readings

God Tests Abraham

15 Then the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven, 16 and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son, 17 indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.



Cross References

Luke 1:73

The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

Psalm 105:9

The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.

Hebrews 6:13-14

For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;

Isaiah 45:23

"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.

Jeremiah 49:13

"For I have sworn by Myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become an object of horror, a reproach, a ruin and a curse; and all its cities will become perpetual ruins."

Jeremiah 51:14

The LORD of hosts has sworn by Himself: "Surely I will fill you with a population like locusts, And they will cry out with shouts of victory over you."

Amos 6:8

The Lord GOD has sworn by Himself, the LORD God of hosts has declared: "I loathe the arrogance of Jacob, And detest his citadels; Therefore I will deliver up the city and all it contains."

Romans 4:13-14

For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.



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