Genesis 18:15

“Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not: for she was afraid. And he said, Nay, but thou diddest laugh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Sarah denied {it} however, saying, "I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And He said, "No, but you did laugh.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Sarah said, I was not laughing; for she was full of fear. And he said, No, but you were laughing.
- Basic English Bible

And Sarah denied, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And he said, No; but thou didst laugh.
- Darby Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.
- Webster's Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying, "I didn't laugh," for she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."
- World English Bible

And Sarah denieth, saying, `I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, `Nay, but thou didst laugh.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then Sarah denied, saying: 'I laughed not'; for she was afraid. And He said: 'Nay; but thou didst laugh.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 18:15

  • Discussing this in Bible Study and looking at the period of time and culture it seems as though the Lord was speaking directly to Abraham and he questioned and corrected his wife,but others said that the Lord spoke to Sara and coreected her Himself. Which is true?

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