Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Amplified

Jacob said, “Swear [an oath] to me today [that you are selling it to me for this food]”; so he swore [an oath] to him, and sold him his birthright.

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.

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 And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me? 33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob. 34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:16

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.

Genesis 27:36

And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?

Genesis 14:22

And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Genesis 24:3

And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

Genesis 36:6-7

And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob.

Mark 6:23

And he sware unto her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give it thee, unto the half of my kingdom.

Hebrews 6:16

For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.

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