Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But if the woman is not willing to follow you, then you will be free from this my oath; only do not take my son back there."

King James Version

And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.

Holman Bible

If the woman is unwilling to follow you, then you are free from this oath to me, but don't let my son go back there."

International Standard Version

If the woman isn't willing to follow you, then you'll be free from this oath to me. Just don't take my son back there!"

A Conservative Version

And if the woman be not willing to follow thee, then thou shall be clear from this my oath. Only thou shall not bring my son there again.

American Standard Version

And if the woman be not willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath. Only thou shalt not bring my son thither again.

Amplified

And if the woman should not be willing to go along after you, then you will be clear from this oath; only you must not take my son back there.

Bible in Basic English

And if the woman will not come with you, then you are free from this oath; only do not take my son back there.

Darby Translation

And if the woman be not willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be quit of this my oath: only, bring not my son thither again.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be free from this my oath; only do not bring my son there again.

Julia Smith Translation

And if the woman shall not be willing to come after thee, and thou shalt be clear from this thine oath; only thou shalt not turn back my son there.

King James 2000

And if the woman will not be willing to follow you, then you shall be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son there again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if the woman is not willing {to follow} you, then you shall be released from this oath of mine--only you must not return my son there."

Modern King James verseion

And if the woman will not be willing to follow you, then you shall be clear from this oath of mine. Only do not bring my son there again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, if the woman will not agree to come with thee then shalt thou be without danger of this oath. But above all things bring not my son thither again."

NET Bible

But if the woman is not willing to come back with you, you will be free from this oath of mine. But you must not take my son back there!"

New Heart English Bible

If the woman isn't willing to follow you, then you shall be clear from this my oath. Only you shall not bring my son there again."

The Emphasized Bible

But if unwilling be the woman to follow thee, then shalt thou be clear from this mine oath, - Only my son, shalt thou not take back thither

Webster

And if the woman shall not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath; only bring not my son thither again.

World English Bible

If the woman isn't willing to follow you, then you shall be clear from this my oath. Only you shall not bring my son there again."

Youngs Literal Translation

and if the woman be not willing to come after thee, then thou hast been acquitted from this mine oath: only my son thou dost not cause to turn back thither.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if the woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

will not be willing
אבה 
'abah 
Usage: 54

to follow
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

שׁבוּעה 
Sh@buw`ah 
Usage: 30

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

not my son

Usage: 0

References

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Context Readings

Isaac And Rebekah

7 "The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father's house and from the land of my birth, and who spoke to me and who swore to me, saying, 'To your descendants I will give this land,' He will send His angel before you, and you will take a wife for my son from there. 8 "But if the woman is not willing to follow you, then you will be free from this my oath; only do not take my son back there." 9 So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.


Cross References

Joshua 2:17-20

The men said to her, "We shall be free from this oath to you which you have made us swear,

Genesis 24:4-6

but you will go to my country and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."

Numbers 30:5

"But if her father should forbid her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand; and the LORD will forgive her because her father had forbidden her.

Numbers 30:8

"But if on the day her husband hears of it, he forbids her, then he shall annul her vow which she is under and the rash statement of her lips by which she has bound herself; and the LORD will forgive her.

Joshua 9:20

"This we will do to them, even let them live, so that wrath will not be upon us for the oath which we swore to them."

John 8:32

and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."

Acts 7:2

And he said, "Hear me, brethren and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

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