Genesis 22:16

“And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 22:16

And said, By my selfe haue I sworne, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy sonne, thine onely sonne,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and said, By myself have I sworn, saith Jehovah, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Saying, I have taken an oath by my name, says the Lord, because you have done this and have not kept back from me your dearly loved only son,
- Basic English Bible

and said, By myself I swear, saith Jehovah, that, because thou hast done this, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only [son],
- Darby Bible

And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thy only son:
- Webster's Bible

and said, "I have sworn by myself, says Yahweh, because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son,
- World English Bible

and saith, `By Myself I have sworn -- the affirmation of Jehovah -- that because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one --
- Youngs Literal Bible

and said: 'By Myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 22:16

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 22:16


22:16 Because thou hast done this thing, and hast not with - held thy son, thine only son - He lays a mighty emphasis upon that, and #Ge 22:18|, praises it as an act of obedience, in it thou hast obeyed my voice. By myself have I sworn - For he could swear by no greater.


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