Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said, "I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.

King James Version

And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation:

Holman Bible

God said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.

International Standard Version

"I'm God, your father's God. Don't be afraid to move down to Egypt, because I'm going to turn you into a mighty nation there.

A Conservative Version

And he said, I am God, the God of thy father. Fear not to go down into Egypt, for I will there make of thee a great nation.

American Standard Version

And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation:

Amplified

And He said, I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will there make of you a great nation.

Bible in Basic English

And he said, I am God, the God of your father: go down to Egypt without fear, for I will make a great nation of you there:

Darby Translation

And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down to Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, I am the God, the God of thy father; fear not to go down into Egypt; for there I will make of thee a great people.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, I am God, the God of thy father: thou shalt not fear going down to Egypt; for I will there make thee into a great nation.

King James 2000

And he said, I am God, the God of your father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of you a great nation:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said, "I [am] the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there.

Modern King James verseion

And He said, I am God, the God of your fathers. Do not fear to go down into Egypt, for I will make of you a great nation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "I am that mighty God of thy father, fear not to go down into Egypt. For I will make of thee there a great people.

NET Bible

He said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great nation there.

New Heart English Bible

He said, "I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down into Egypt, for there I will make of you a great nation.

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Behold me! And he said: I, am GOD himself, the God of thy father, - Be not afraid of going down to Egypt, seeing that for a great nation, will I plant thee there.

Webster

And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation:

World English Bible

He said, "I am God, the God of your father. Don't be afraid to go down into Egypt, for there I will make of you a great nation.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith, 'I am God, God of thy father, be not afraid of going down to Egypt, for for a great nation I set thee there;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I am God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

not to go down
ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

for I will there make
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

of thee a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Jacob And His Offspring Go To Egypt

2 God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, "Jacob, Jacob." And he said, "Here I am." 3 He said, "I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there. 4 "I will go down with you to Egypt, and I will also surely bring you up again; and Joseph will close your eyes."


Cross References

Genesis 12:2

And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing;

Deuteronomy 26:5

"You shall answer and say before the LORD your God, 'My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down to Egypt and sojourned there, few in number; but there he became a great, mighty and populous nation.

Genesis 35:11

God also said to him, "I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.

Genesis 13:15-16

for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great."

Genesis 15:13

God said to Abram, "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, where they will be enslaved and oppressed four hundred years.

Genesis 18:18

since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?

Genesis 22:17

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.

Genesis 26:2-3

The LORD appeared to him and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; stay in the land of which I shall tell you.

Genesis 28:13-14

And behold, the LORD stood above it and said, "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your descendants.

Genesis 47:27

Now Israel lived in the land of Egypt, in Goshen, and they acquired property in it and were fruitful and became very numerous.

Exodus 1:7-10

But the sons of Israel were fruitful and increased greatly, and multiplied, and became exceedingly mighty, so that the land was filled with them.

Deuteronomy 1:10

'The LORD your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are this day like the stars of heaven in number.

Deuteronomy 10:22

"Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons in all, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.

Isaiah 41:10

'Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.'

Isaiah 43:1-2

But now, thus says the LORD, your Creator, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel, "Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine!

Jeremiah 40:9

Then Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, swore to them and to their men, saying, "Do not be afraid of serving the Chaldeans; stay in the land and serve the king of Babylon, that it may go well with you.

Acts 7:17

"But as the time of the promise was approaching which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,

Acts 27:24

saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.'

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