Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I'm going to do this because Abraham did what I told him to do. He kept my instructions, commands, statutes, and laws."

New American Standard Bible

because Abraham obeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws."

King James Version

Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Holman Bible

because Abraham listened to My voice and kept My mandate, My commands, My statutes, and My instructions.”

A Conservative Version

because Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my order, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

American Standard Version

Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Amplified

For Abraham listened to and obeyed My voice and kept My charge, My commands, My statutes, and My laws.

Bible in Basic English

Because Abraham gave ear to my voice and kept my words, my rules, my orders, and my laws.

Darby Translation

because that Abraham hearkened to my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

because Abraham hearkened unto my voice and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Julia Smith Translation

Because that Abraham listened to my voice, and he will watch my watches, my commands, my statutes, and my precepts.

King James 2000

Because Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because Abraham listened to my voice and kept my charge: my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

Modern King James verseion

because Abraham obeyed My voice and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes, and My Laws.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

because that Abraham hearkened unto my voice and kept mine ordinances, commandments, statutes and laws."

NET Bible

All this will come to pass because Abraham obeyed me and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

New Heart English Bible

because Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my requirements, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

The Emphasized Bible

Because that Abraham hearkened unto my voice, - and so kept my charge, my commandments my statutes and my laws.

Webster

Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

World English Bible

because Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my requirements, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

Youngs Literal Translation

because that Abraham hath hearkened to My voice, and keepeth My charge, My commands, My statutes, and My laws.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עקב 
`eqeb 
because, reward, end, because , by, for, if
Usage: 15

H85
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

my voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

and kept
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

my charge
משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

חקּה 
Chuqqah 
Usage: 104

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Isaac And Abimelech

4 I'll cause you to have as many descendants as the stars of the heavens, and I'll certainly give all these lands to your descendants. Later on, through your descendants all the nations of the earth will bless one another. 5 I'm going to do this because Abraham did what I told him to do. He kept my instructions, commands, statutes, and laws." 6 So Isaac lived in Gerar.


Cross References

Genesis 22:16

and said, "I have taken an oath to swear by myself," declares the LORD, "that since you have carried this out and have not withheld your only unique son,

Genesis 22:18

Furthermore, through your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed my command."

Genesis 12:4

So Abram left there, as the LORD had directed him, and Lot accompanied him. Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran.

Genesis 17:23

Abraham took his son Ishmael and all the servants born in his house or purchased with his money every male among the men of his household and circumcised them that very day, just as God had spoken to him.

Genesis 18:19

Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."

Psalm 112:1-2

Hallelujah! How happy is the person who fears the LORD, who truly delights in his commandments.

Psalm 128:1-6

How blessed are all who fear the LORD as they follow in his ways.

Matthew 5:19

So whoever sets aside one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom from heaven. But whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom from heaven

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.

Galatians 5:6

for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. What matters is faith expressed through love.

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.

James 2:21

Our ancestor Abraham was justified by his actions when he offered his son Isaac on the altar, wasn't he?

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