Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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

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Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Esau Sells His Birthright

32 "Look," said Esau, "I'm about to die! What use is the birthright to me?" 33 But Jacob said, "Swear an oath to me now." So Esau swore an oath to him and sold his birthright to Jacob. 34 Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and lentil stew; Esau ate and drank, then got up and went out. So Esau despised his birthright.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:16

And see to it that no one becomes an immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

Genesis 27:36

Esau exclaimed, "'Jacob' is the right name for him! He has tripped me up two times! He took away my birthright, and now, look, he has taken away my blessing!" Then he asked, "Have you not kept back a blessing for me?"

Genesis 14:22

But Abram replied to the king of Sodom, "I raise my hand to the Lord, the Most High God, Creator of heaven and earth, and vow

Genesis 24:3

so that I may make you solemnly promise by the Lord, the God of heaven and the God of the earth: You must not acquire a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living.

Genesis 36:6-7

Esau took his wives, his sons, his daughters, all the people in his household, his livestock, his animals, and all his possessions which he had acquired in the land of Canaan and went to a land some distance away from Jacob his brother

Mark 6:23

He swore to her, "Whatever you ask I will give you, up to half my kingdom."

Hebrews 6:16

For people swear by something greater than themselves, and the oath serves as a confirmation to end all dispute.

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