Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,

King James Version

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself,

Holman Bible

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since He had no one greater to swear by, He swore by Himself:

International Standard Version

For when God made his promise to Abraham, he swore an oath by himself, since he had no one greater to swear by.

A Conservative Version

For God who promised to Abraham, since he had none greater to swear by, swore by himself,

American Standard Version

For when God made promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he sware by himself,

Amplified

For when God made [His] promise to Abraham, He swore by Himself, since He had no one greater by whom to swear,

An Understandable Version

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since He could not make a vow by anyone greater, He vowed by Himself,

Anderson New Testament

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,

Bible in Basic English

For when God made his oath to Abraham, because there was no greater oath, he made it by himself,

Common New Testament

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself,

Daniel Mace New Testament

For when God gave his promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he sware by himself, saying,

Darby Translation

For God, having promised to Abraham, since he had no greater to swear by, swore by himself,

Godbey New Testament

For God having promised Abraham, since he had no greater one by whom to swear, swore by himself,

Goodspeed New Testament

For when God made his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater for him to make oath by, he did so by himself,

John Wesley New Testament

For when God made the promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For when God promised unto Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,

Julia Smith Translation

For God promising to Abraham, since he had none greater to swear by, sware by himself,

King James 2000

For when God made a promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [when] God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater to swear by, he swore by himself,

Modern King James verseion

For when God made promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no greater, He swore by Himself,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he had no greater thing to swear by, he sware by himself,

Moffatt New Testament

For in making a promise to Abraham God swore by himself (since he could swear by none greater),

Montgomery New Testament

For when God make the promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he swore by himself, saying.

NET Bible

Now when God made his promise to Abraham, since he could swear by no one greater, he swore by himself,

New Heart English Bible

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he swore by himself,

Noyes New Testament

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,

Sawyer New Testament

For God haying promised Abraham, when he could not swear by a greater, swore by himself,

The Emphasized Bible

For, when to Abraham God made promise, seeing he had no one greater by whom to swear, He sware, by himself, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For God when he gave the promise to Abraham forasmuch as he had nothing greater to swear by, sware by himself,

Twentieth Century New Testament

When God gave his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater by whom he could swear, he swore by himself.

Webster

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,

Weymouth New Testament

For when God gave the promise to Abraham, since He had no one greater to swear by, He swore by Himself,

Williams New Testament

For when God made His promise to Abraham, He took an oath by Himself, since He had no one greater by whom He could take it,

World English Bible

For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he swore by himself,

Worrell New Testament

For God, when making a promise to Abraham, since He had no one greater by whom to swear, swore by Himself,

Worsley New Testament

For when God made the promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no greater, He sware by Himself, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

For to Abraham God, having made promise, seeing He was able to swear by no greater, did swear by Himself,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἐπαγγέλλω 
Epaggello 
Usage: 15

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἐπαγγέλλω 
Epaggello 
Usage: 15

Ἀβραάμ 
Abraam 
Usage: 54

ἐπεί 
Epei 
Usage: 26

he could
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ὀμνύω 
Omnuo 
Usage: 15

by
κατά 
Kata 
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428
Usage: 428

no
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

he sware
ὀμνύω 
Omnuo 
Usage: 15

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hebrews 6:13

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Images Hebrews 6:13

Context Readings

God Will Not Forget You

12 so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises. 13 For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, 14 saying, "I WILL SURELY BLESS YOU AND I WILL SURELY MULTIPLY YOU."



Cross References

Luke 1:73

The oath which He swore to Abraham our father,

Genesis 22:15-18

Then the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven,

Psalm 105:9-10

The covenant which He made with Abraham, And His oath to Isaac.

Isaiah 45:23

"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.

Jeremiah 22:5

"But if you will not obey these words, I swear by Myself," declares the LORD, "that this house will become a desolation."'"

Jeremiah 49:13

"For I have sworn by Myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become an object of horror, a reproach, a ruin and a curse; and all its cities will become perpetual ruins."

Ezekiel 32:13

"I will also destroy all its cattle from beside many waters; And the foot of man will not muddy them anymore And the hoofs of beasts will not muddy them.

Micah 7:20

You will give truth to Jacob And unchanging love to Abraham, Which You swore to our forefathers From the days of old.

Hebrews 6:16-18

For men swear by one greater than themselves, and with them an oath given as confirmation is an end of every dispute.

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