Parallel Verses

Amplified

Jacob said, Swear to me today [that you are selling it to me]; and he swore to [Jacob] and sold him his birthright.

New American Standard Bible

And Jacob said, "First swear to me"; so he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.

King James Version

And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob.

Holman Bible

Jacob said, “Swear to me first.” So he swore to Jacob and sold his birthright to him.

International Standard Version

But Jacob insisted, "Swear it by an oath right now." So he swore an oath to him and sold his birthright to Jacob.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob said, Swear to me first. And he swore to him, and he sold his birthright to Jacob.

American Standard Version

And Jacob said, Swear to me first. And he sware unto him. And he sold his birthright unto Jacob.

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob said, First of all give me your oath; and he gave him his oath, handing over his birthright to Jacob.

Darby Translation

And Jacob said, Swear unto me now. And he swore unto him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he swore unto him and he sold his birthright unto Jacob.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will say, Swear to me this day: and he will swear to him: and he will sell his birth-right to Jacob.

King James 2000

And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he swore unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob said, "Swear to me {first}." And he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob said, Swear to me this day. And he swore to him, and he sold his birthright to Jacob.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob said, "Swear to me then this day." And he swore to him and sold his birthright unto Jacob.

NET Bible

But Jacob said, "Swear an oath to me now." So Esau swore an oath to him and sold his birthright to Jacob.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob said, "Swear to me first." He swore to him. He sold his birthright to Jacob.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jacob said, Come swear to me just now! And he sware to him, - and sold his birthright to Jacob.

Webster

And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he swore to him: and he sold his birth-right to Jacob.

World English Bible

Jacob said, "Swear to me first." He swore to him. He sold his birthright to Jacob.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jacob saith, 'Swear to me to-day:' and he sweareth to him, and selleth his birthright to Jacob;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

to me this day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and he sware
שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

unto him and he sold
מכר 
Makar 
sell, seller, at all
Usage: 80

בּכרה בּכורה 
B@kowrah 
Usage: 15

References

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Esau Sells His Birthright

32 Esau said, See here, I am at the point of death; what good can this birthright do me? 33 Jacob said, Swear to me today [that you are selling it to me]; and he swore to [Jacob] and sold him his birthright. 34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils, and he ate and drank and rose up and went his way. Thus Esau scorned his birthright as beneath his notice.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:16

That no one may become guilty of sexual vice, or become a profane (godless and sacrilegious) person as Esau did, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

Genesis 27:36

[Esau] replied, Is he not rightly named Jacob [the supplanter]? For he has supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright, and now he has taken away my blessing! Have you not still a blessing reserved for me?

Genesis 14:22

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up my hand and sworn to the Lord, God Most High, the Possessor and Maker of heaven and earth,

Genesis 24:3

And you shall swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I have settled,

Genesis 36:6-7

Now Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, and all the members of his household, his cattle, all his beasts, and all his possessions which he had obtained in the land of Canaan, and he went into a land away from his brother Jacob.

Mark 6:23

And he put himself under oath to her, Whatever you ask me, I will give it to you, even to the half of my kingdom.

Hebrews 6:16

Men indeed swear by a greater [than themselves], and with them in all disputes the oath taken for confirmation is final [ending strife].

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