Parallel Verses

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,

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,” this is the Lord’s declaration: “Because you have done this thing and have not withheld your only 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

References

Images Genesis 22:16

Context Readings

God Tests Abraham

15 The angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven 16 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, 17 I will certainly bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in heaven and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the gates of their enemies.



Cross References

Luke 1:73

the oath that he swore to our ancestor Abraham.

Psalm 105:9

like the covenant he made with Abraham, and his promise to Isaac.

Hebrews 6:13-14

For when God made his promise to Abraham, he swore an oath by himself, since he had no one greater to swear by.

Genesis 12:2

I'll make a great nation of your descendants, I'll bless you, and I'll make your reputation great, so that you will be a blessing.

Isaiah 45:23

By myself I have sworn from my mouth has gone out integrity, a promise that won't be revoked: "To me every knee will bow, and every tongue will swear.'

Jeremiah 49:13

Indeed, I've sworn by myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become an object of horror and scorn, a waste, and an object of ridicule. All her towns will become perpetual ruins."

Jeremiah 51:14

The LORD of the Heavenly Armies has sworn by himself: "I'll surely fill you with soldiers like a swarm of locusts, and they'll sing songs of victory over you."

Amos 6:8

"The Lord GOD has sworn by himself," declares the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, "I utterly detest the arrogance of Jacob; I hate his fortresses; and I will deliver up the city, along with everyone in it.

Romans 4:13-14

For the promise that he would inherit the world did not come to Abraham or to his descendants through the Law, but through the righteousness produced by faith.

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