Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

God said, "Please take your son, your unique son whom you love Isaac and go to the land of Moriah. Offer him as a burnt offering there on one of the mountains that I will point out to you."

New American Standard Bible

He said, "Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you."

King James Version

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

Holman Bible

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

A Conservative Version

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son, whom thou love, even Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah. And offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

American Standard Version

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son, whom thou lovest, even Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah. And offer him there for a burnt-offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

Amplified

[God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to him, Take your son, your dearly loved only son Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah and give him as a burned offering on one of the mountains of which I will give you knowledge.

Darby Translation

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son, whom thou lovest, Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah, and there offer him up for a burnt-offering on one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou dost love, and go to the land of Moriah and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Take now thy son, thine only, whom thou didst love, Isaak, and go by thyself to the land of Moriah; and carry him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I told thee.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Take your son, your only child, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains where I will tell you."

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Take thy only son Isaac whom thou lovest, and get thee unto the land of Moria, and sacrifice him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will show thee."

NET Bible

God said, "Take your son -- your only son, whom you love, Isaac -- and go to the land of Moriah! Offer him up there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will indicate to you."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Now take your son, your only son, whom you love, even Isaac, and go into the land of Moriah. Offer him there for a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will tell you of."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Take, I pray thee, thy son, thine only one, whom thou lovest, even, Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah and cause him to ascend there as an ascending-sacrifice, on one of the mountains which I shall name unto thee.

Webster

And he said, Take now thy son, thy only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, 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 thee.

World English Bible

He said, "Now take your son, your only son, whom you love, even Isaac, and go into the land of Moriah. Offer him there for a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will tell you of."

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith, 'Take, I pray thee, thy son, thine only one, whom thou hast loved, even Isaac, and go for thyself unto the land of Moriah, and cause him to ascend there for a burnt-offering on one of the mountains of which I speak unto thee.'

Themes

Abraham » Trial of his faith in the offering of isaac

Afflictions made beneficial » In trying our faith and obedience

The atonement » Typified

Bible stories for children » The young man whom an angel saved

the Burnt offering » The most ancient of all sacrifices

Communion » Instances of » Abraham

Courage » Instances of the courage of conviction » In offering isaac

Faith » Instances of » In the offering up of isaac

Faith » Trial of » Abraham, when commanded to offer isaac

Faith » Faith tested tested » Of abraham

High places » Sometimes used for true worship

High places » A term used to describe places of worship

Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of

isaac » The miraculous son of abraham » Offered in sacrifice by his father

Moriah » The land of

Mountain » Mount moriah » Abraham » Offers » isaac » Sacrifice

Mountains » Names of » Moriah, in jerusalem, where the temple was built and where it is supposed abraham offered up isaac

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Moriah

Mountains » Sometimes selected as places for divine worship

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Moriah, abraham sacrificed isaac

Obedience » Examples of » Abraham

Offerings » Human sacrifices » Offered by » Abraham

Places » High » Sometimes used for true worship

Sacrifices » Were offered » By the patriarchs

Temple » Solomon's » Where abraham offered isaac

Temptation » A test

Tested » Faith tested, examples of

spiritual Tests » Faith tested » Faith tested, examples of

Types of Christ » isaac

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

יחיד 
Yachiyd 
Usage: 12

יצחק 
Yitschaq 
Usage: 108

whom thou lovest
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

and get thee
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

into the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Moriah
מריּה מוריּה 
Mowriyah 
Usage: 2

and offer him
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

עולה עלה 
`olah 
Usage: 288

אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

of the mountains
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

which I will tell

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 22:2

Images Genesis 22:2

Prayers for Genesis 22:2

Context Readings

God Tests Abraham

1 Sometime later, God tested Abraham. He called out to him, "Abraham!" "Here I am!" he answered. 2 God said, "Please take your son, your unique son whom you love Isaac and go to the land of Moriah. Offer him as a burnt offering there on one of the mountains that I will point out to you." 3 So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his male servants with him, along with his son Isaac. He cut the wood for the burnt offering and set out to go to the place about which God had spoken to him.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 3:1

So Solomon began construction of the LORD's Temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the LORD had appeared to his father David, that is, where David had prepared Ornan the Jebusite's threshing floor.

John 3:16

"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.

Hebrews 11:17

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered Isaac he who had received the promises was about to offer his unique son in sacrifice,

Genesis 17:19

But God replied, "No, but your wife Sarah will give birth to your son, and you are to name him Isaac. I'll confirm my covenant with him as an eternal covenant for his descendants.

Genesis 21:12

but God told Abraham, "Don't be troubled about the youth and your slave girl. Pay attention to Sarah in everything she tells you, because your offspring are to be named through Isaac.

Genesis 22:12

"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."

Genesis 22:16

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,

Judges 11:31

then if I return from the Ammonites without incident, whatever comes out the doors of my house to meet me will become the LORD's, and I will offer it up as a burnt offering."

Judges 11:39

Later, after the two months were concluded, she returned to her father, and he fulfilled what he had solemnly vowed and she never married. That's how the custom arose in Israel

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, whom he intended to reign after him, and offered him up as a burnt offering on the wall. There subsequently came great anger against Israel, so they abandoned the attack and returned to their homeland.

Micah 6:7

Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with endless rivers of oil? Am I to give my firstborn to pay for my rebellion, the fruit of my body in exchange for my soul?

Romans 5:8

But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.

Romans 8:32

The one who did not spare his own Son, but offered him as a sacrifice for all of us, surely will give us all things, along with his Son, won't he?

1 John 4:9-10

This is how God's love was revealed among us: God sent his unique Son into the world so that we might live through him.

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