Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said to her, Two nations are in your womb. Two peoples will be separated from your body. The one people will be stronger than the other people. The elder will serve the younger.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord said to her,
Two nations are in your womb;
And two peoples will be separated from your body;
And one people shall be stronger than the other;
And the older shall serve the younger.”

King James Version

And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

Holman Bible

And the Lord said to her:

Two nations are in your womb;
two people will come from you and be separated.
One people will be stronger than the other,
and the older will serve the younger.

International Standard Version

"Two nations are in your womb," the LORD responded, "and two separate people will emerge. One people will be the stronger, and the older one will serve the younger."

A Conservative Version

And LORD said to her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples shall be separated from thy bowels. And the one people shall be stronger than the other people. And the elder shall serve the younger.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, And two peoples shall be separated from thy bowels. And the one people shall be stronger than the other people. And the elder shall serve the younger.

Amplified

The Lord said to her,

“[The founders of] two nations are in your womb;
And the separation of two nations has begun in your body;
The one people shall be stronger than the other;
And the older shall serve the younger.”

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to her, Two nations are in your body, and two peoples will come to birth from you: the one will be stronger than the other, and the older will be the servant of the younger.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said to her, Two nations are in thy womb, And two peoples shall be separated from thy bowels; And one people shall be stronger than the other people, And the elder shall serve the younger.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples shall be separated from thy belly: and a people shall be strong above a people, and the great shall serve the small.

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in your womb, and two manner of people shall be born of you; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh said to her, "Two nations [are] in your womb, and two peoples {from birth} shall be divided. And {one people shall be stronger than the other}. And [the] elder shall serve [the] younger."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said to her, Two nations are in your womb, and two kinds of people shall be separated from your bowels. And the one people shall be stronger than the other people, the older shall serve the younger.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said unto her, "There are two manner of people in thy womb, and two nations shall spring out of thy bowels, and the one nation shall be mightier than the other and the eldest shall be servant unto the younger."

NET Bible

and the Lord said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples will be separated from within you. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger."

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh said to her. Two nations, are in thy womb, And two races, from thy body, shall be parted, - And, one race, shall be stronger, than the other race, And the elder, shall serve the younger.

Webster

And the LORD said to her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels: and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

World English Bible

Yahweh said to her, "Two nations are in your womb. Two peoples will be separated from your body. The one people will be stronger than the other people. The elder will serve the younger."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith to her, 'Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples from thy bowels are parted; and the one people than the other people is stronger; and the elder doth serve the younger.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

are in thy womb
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

and two manner
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

of people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

and the one people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

and the elder
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

References

Images Genesis 25:23

Prayers for Genesis 25:23

Context Readings

Jacob And Esau

22 The children struggled together within her. She said, "If it be so, why do I live?" She went to inquire of the LORD. 23 The LORD said to her, Two nations are in your womb. Two peoples will be separated from your body. The one people will be stronger than the other people. The elder will serve the younger. 24 When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.


Cross References

Genesis 27:29

Let peoples serve you, and nations bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers. Let your mother's sons bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you. Blessed be everyone who blesses you."

Genesis 27:40

By your sword will you live, and you will serve your brother. It will happen, when you will break loose, that you shall shake his yoke from off your neck."

Genesis 17:16

And I will bless her, and moreover I will give you a son by her. And I will bless her, and she will be a mother of nations. Kings of peoples will come from her."

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah, and said to her, "Our sister, may you be the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let your seed possess the gate of those who hate them."

Numbers 20:14

Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, saying: "Thus says your brother Israel: You know all the travail that has happened to us:

2 Samuel 8:14

He put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom put he garrisons, and all the Edomites became servants to David. The LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.

Genesis 17:4

"As for me, behold, my covenant is with you. You will be the father of a multitude of nations.

Genesis 25:27

The boys grew. Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field. Jacob was a quiet man, living in tents.

Genesis 32:6

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau. Not only that, but he comes to meet you, and four hundred men with him."

Genesis 33:3

He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Genesis 36:31

These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom, before any king reigned over the children of Israel.

1 Kings 22:47

There was no king in Edom: a deputy was king.

1 Chronicles 18:13

He put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became servants to David. The LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.

2 Chronicles 25:11-12

Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and struck ten thousand of the children of Seir.

Psalm 60:8-9

Moab is my wash basin. I will throw my shoe on Edom. I shout in triumph over Philistia."

Psalm 83:5-15

For they have conspired together with one mind. They form an alliance against you.

Isaiah 34:1-17

Come near, you nations, to hear. Listen, you peoples. Let the earth and all it contains hear; the world, and everything that comes from it.

Isaiah 63:1-6

Who is this who comes from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this who is glorious in his clothing, marching in the greatness of his strength? "It is I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save."

Jeremiah 49:7-22

Of Edom. "Thus says the LORD of hosts: 'Is wisdom no more in Teman? Is counsel perished from the prudent? Is their wisdom vanished?

Ezekiel 25:12-14

"Thus says the Lord GOD: 'Because Edom has dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and has greatly offended, and revenged himself on them';

Ezekiel 35:1-15

Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Amos 1:11-12

Thus says the LORD: "For three transgressions of Edom, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because he pursued his brother with the sword, and cast off all pity, and his anger raged continually, and he kept his wrath forever;

Obadiah 1:1-16

The vision of Obadiah. This is what the Lord GOD says about Edom. We have heard news from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent among the nations, saying, "Arise, and let's rise up against her in battle.

Malachi 1:2-5

"I have loved you," says the LORD. Yet you say, "How have you loved us?" "Wasn't Esau Jacob's brother?" says the LORD, "Yet I loved Jacob;

Romans 9:10-13

Not only so, but Rebekah also conceived by one, by our father Isaac.

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