Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And Abraham said unto his servant, the elder of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh.

New American Standard Bible

Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, “Please place your hand under my thigh,

King James Version

And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:

Holman Bible

Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his household who managed all he owned, “Place your hand under my thigh,

International Standard Version

So Abraham instructed his servant, who was the oldest member of his household and in charge of everything he owned, "Make this solemn oath to me

A Conservative Version

And Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh.

Amplified

Abraham said to his servant [Eliezer of Damascus], the oldest of his household, who had charge over all that Abraham owned, “Please, put your hand under my thigh [as is customary for affirming a solemn oath],

Bible in Basic English

And Abraham said to his chief servant, the manager of all his property, Come now, put your hand under my leg:

Darby Translation

And Abraham said to his servant, the eldest of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh,

Julia Smith Translation

And Abraham will say to the old man of his house ruling over all which is to him, Put now thy hand under my thigh.

King James 2000

And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray you, your hand under my thigh:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his house, who had charge of all he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh

Modern King James verseion

And Abraham said to the oldest servant of his house, who ruled over all that he had, I pray you, put your hand under my thigh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto his eldest servant of his house which had the rule over all that he had, "Put thy hand under my thigh

NET Bible

Abraham said to his servant, the senior one in his household who was in charge of everything he had, "Put your hand under my thigh

New Heart English Bible

Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all that he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh.

The Emphasized Bible

So Abraham said unto his servant, elder of his house, ruler of all that he had, - Place, I pray thee thy hand under my thigh;

Webster

And Abraham said to his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:

World English Bible

Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all that he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Abraham saith unto his servant, the eldest of his house, who is ruling over all that he hath, 'Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

of his house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

all that he had, Put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Context Readings

Isaac And Rebekah

1 And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age. And Jehovah had blessed Abraham in all things. 2 And Abraham said unto his servant, the elder of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh. 3 And I will make thee swear by Jehovah, the God of heaven and the God of the earth, that thou wilt not take a wife for my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell.


Cross References

Genesis 47:29

And the time drew near that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found favor in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me: bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt;

Genesis 39:4-6

And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

Genesis 15:2

And Abram said, O Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and he that shall be possessor of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?

Genesis 24:9-10

And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning this matter.

Genesis 39:8-9

But he refused, and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master knoweth not what is with me in the house, and he hath put all that he hath into my hand:

Genesis 44:1

And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men's sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man's money in his sack's mouth.

1 Chronicles 29:24

And all the princes, and the mighty men, and all the sons likewise of king David, submitted themselves unto Solomon the king.

1 Timothy 5:17

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

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