Hebrews 6:13

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For when God made promise to Abraham, because hee could sweare by no greater, he sware by himselfe,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For when God made promise to Abraham, since he could swear by none greater, he sware by himself,
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,
- Webster's Bible

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

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

For God bihetinge to Abraham, for he hadde noon grettere, bi whom he schulde swere, swoor bi hym silf,
- Wycliffe Bible

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

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 6:13


6:13 For - Ye have abundant encouragement, seeing no stronger promise could be made than that great promise which God made to Abraham, and in him to us.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 6:13


Heb 6:13 For when God made promise to Abraham. The promises are absolutely sure. See how God confirmed his promise to Abraham! See Ge 22:15-18.

Discussion for Hebrews 6:13

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