Parallel Verses

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 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,

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,

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 Lord's angel called to Abraham a second time from heaven 16 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, 17 I will indeed bless you, and I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be as countless as the stars in the sky or the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the strongholds of their enemies.



Cross References

Luke 1:73

the oath that he swore to our ancestor Abraham. This oath grants

Psalm 105:9

the promise he made to Abraham, the promise he made by oath to Isaac!

Hebrews 6:13-14

Now when God made his promise to Abraham, since he could swear by no one greater, he swore by himself,

Genesis 12:2

Then I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great, so that you will exemplify divine blessing.

Isaiah 45:23

I solemnly make this oath -- what I say is true and reliable: 'Surely every knee will bow to me, every tongue will solemnly affirm;

Jeremiah 49:13

For I solemnly swear," says the Lord, "that Bozrah will become a pile of ruins. It will become an object of horror and ridicule, an example to be used in curses. All the towns around it will lie in ruins forever."

Jeremiah 51:14

The Lord who rules over all has solemnly sworn, 'I will fill your land with enemy soldiers. They will swarm over it like locusts. They will raise up shouts of victory over it.'

Amos 6:8

The sovereign Lord confirms this oath by his very own life. The Lord, the God who commands armies, is speaking: "I despise Jacob's arrogance; I hate their fortresses. I will hand over to their enemies the city of Samaria and everything in it."

Romans 4:13-14

For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would inherit the world was not fulfilled through the law, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.

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