Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife because she was childless. The Lord answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.

New American Standard Bible

Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the Lord answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived.

King James Version

And Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Holman Bible

Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife because she was childless. The Lord heard his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived.

International Standard Version

Later, Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, since she was unable to conceive children, and the LORD responded to him his wife Rebekah became pregnant.

A Conservative Version

And Isaac entreated LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And LORD was entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

American Standard Version

And Isaac entreated Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren. And Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Amplified

Isaac prayed to the Lord for his wife, because she was unable to conceive children; and the Lord granted his prayer and Rebekah his wife conceived [twins].

Bible in Basic English

Isaac made prayer to the Lord for his wife because she had no children; and the Lord gave ear to his prayer, and Rebekah became with child.

Darby Translation

And Isaac entreated Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren; and Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebecca his wife conceived.

Julia Smith Translation

And Isaak will supplicate to Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren: and Jehovah will be supplicated for him, and Rebekah his wife will conceive.

King James 2000

And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Isaac prayed to Yahweh on behalf of his wife, for she [was] barren. And Yahweh responded to his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Modern King James verseion

And Isaac prayed to Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren. And Jehovah heard him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Isaac made intercession unto the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

New Heart English Bible

Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. The LORD was entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

The Emphasized Bible

So then Isaac made entreaty unto Yahweh in behalf of his wife, for she was, barren, - and Yahweh suffered himself to be entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Webster

And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

World English Bible

Isaac entreated Yahweh for his wife, because she was barren. Yahweh was entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Isaac maketh entreaty to Jehovah before his wife, for she is barren: and Jehovah is entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceiveth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצחק 
Yitschaq 
Usage: 108

עתר 
`athar 
Usage: 20

the Lord

Usage: 0

for
נכח 
Nokach 
Usage: 24

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780
Usage: 780

עקר 
`aqar 
Usage: 12

and the Lord

Usage: 0

עתר 
`athar 
Usage: 20

of him, and Rebekah
רבקה 
Ribqah 
Usage: 30

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob And Esau

20 When Isaac was forty years old, he married Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean. 21 Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife because she was childless. The Lord answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant. 22 But the children struggled inside her, and she said, "If it is going to be like this, I'm not so sure I want to be pregnant!" So she asked the Lord,


Cross References

1 Chronicles 5:20

They received divine help in fighting them, and the Hagrites and all their allies were handed over to them. They cried out to God during the battle; he responded to their prayers because they trusted in him.

2 Chronicles 33:13

When he prayed to the Lord, the Lord responded to him and answered favorably his cry for mercy. The Lord brought him back to Jerusalem to his kingdom. Then Manasseh realized that the Lord is the true God.

Ezra 8:23

So we fasted and prayed to our God about this, and he answered us.

Genesis 11:30

But Sarai was barren; she had no children.

Genesis 15:2-3

But Abram said, "O sovereign Lord, what will you give me since I continue to be childless, and my heir is Eliezer of Damascus?"

Genesis 16:2

So Sarai said to Abram, "Since the Lord has prevented me from having children, have sexual relations with my servant. Perhaps I can have a family by her." Abram did what Sarai told him.

Genesis 17:16-19

I will bless her and will give you a son through her. I will bless her and she will become a mother of nations. Kings of countries will come from her!"

1 Samuel 1:2

He had two wives; the name of the first was Hannah and the name of the second was Peninnah. Now Peninnah had children, but Hannah was childless.

1 Samuel 1:11

She made a vow saying, "O Lord of hosts, if you will look with compassion on the suffering of your female servant, remembering me and not forgetting your servant, and give a male child to your servant, then I will dedicate him to the Lord all the days of his life. His hair will never be cut."

1 Samuel 1:27

I prayed for this boy, and the Lord has given me the request that I asked of him.

Psalm 50:15

Pray to me when you are in trouble! I will deliver you, and you will honor me!"

Psalm 65:2

You hear prayers; all people approach you.

Psalm 91:15

When he calls out to me, I will answer him. I will be with him when he is in trouble; I will rescue him and bring him honor.

Psalm 127:3

Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward.

Psalm 145:19

He satisfies the desire of his loyal followers; he hears their cry for help and delivers them.

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked fears will come on him; what the righteous desire will be granted.

Isaiah 45:11

This is what the Lord says, the Holy One of Israel, the one who formed him, concerning things to come: "How dare you question me about my children! How dare you tell me what to do with the work of my own hands!

Isaiah 58:9

Then you will call out, and the Lord will respond; you will cry out, and he will reply, 'Here I am.' You must remove the burdensome yoke from among you and stop pointing fingers and speaking sinfully.

Isaiah 65:24

Before they even call out, I will respond; while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Luke 1:7

But they did not have a child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both very old.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son; you will name him John.

Romans 9:10-12

Not only that, but when Rebekah had conceived children by one man, our ancestor Isaac --

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