Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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, “By Myself (on the basis of Who I Am) I have sworn [an oath], declares the Lord, that since you have done this thing and have not withheld [from Me] your son, your only son [of promise],

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,

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 And the messenger of Jehovah will call to Abraham the second time out of the heavens. 16 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. 17 That praising, I will praise thee, and multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand upon the lip of the sea; and thy seed shall inherit the gate of his enemies.



Cross References

Luke 1:73

The oath which he sware to Abraham our father,

Psalm 105:9

Which he cut out with Abraham, and his oath to Isaak.

Hebrews 6:13-14

For God promising to Abraham, since he had none greater to swear by, sware by himself,

Genesis 12:2

And I will make thee into a great nation, and I will bless thee, and I will make thy name great; and thou shalt be blessed.

Isaiah 45:23

By myself I sware the word, justice went forth out of my mouth, and shall not turn back, That to me every knee shall bend, every tongue shall swear.

Jeremiah 49:13

For by myself did I swear, says Jehovah, that Bozrah shall be for a desolation, for a reproach, and for a waste, and for a curse; and all her cities shall be for wastes forever.

Jeremiah 51:14

Jehovah of armies sware by his soul: That if I filled thee with men as with locusts, and they struck up a shout against thee.

Amos 6:8

The Lord Jehovah sware by his soul, says Jehovah God of armies: I abhor the pride of Jacob and I hated his palaces: and I delivered up the city and its fulness.

Romans 4:13-14

For not by the law, the promise to Abraham, or to his seed, for him to be heir of the world, but by the justice of faith.

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