Genesis 16:2
New International Version
so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family through her." Abram agreed to what Sarai said.

New Living Translation
So Sarai said to Abram, "The LORD has prevented me from having children. Go and sleep with my servant. Perhaps I can have children through her." And Abram agreed with Sarai's proposal.

English Standard Version
And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

New American Standard Bible
So Sarai said to Abram, "Now behold, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will obtain children through her." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

King James Bible
And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Sarai said to Abram, "Since the LORD has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps through her I can build a family." And Abram agreed to what Sarai said.

International Standard Version
So Sarai told Abram, "You are well aware that the LORD has prevented me from giving birth to a child. Go have sex with my servant, so that I may possibly bear a son through her." Abram listened to Sarai's suggestion,

NET Bible
So Sarai said to Abram, "Since the LORD has prevented me from having children, have sexual relations with my servant. Perhaps I can have a family by her." Abram did what Sarai told him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So Sarai said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Why don't you sleep with my slave? Maybe I can build a family through her." Abram agreed with Sarai.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing; I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

King James 2000 Bible
And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing: I pray you, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

American King James Version
And Sarai said to Abram, Behold now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing: I pray you, go in to my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

American Standard Version
And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing; go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; it may be that I shall obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

Douay-Rheims Bible
She said to her husband: Behold, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: go in unto my handmaid, it may be I may have children of her at least. And when he agreed to her request,

Darby Bible Translation
And Sarai said to Abram, Behold now, Jehovah has shut me up, that I do not bear. Go in, I pray thee, to my maidservant: it may be that I shall be built up by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

English Revised Version
And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing; go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; it may be that I shall obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Sarai said to Abram, Behold, now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee go in to my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

World English Bible
Sarai said to Abram, "See now, Yahweh has restrained me from bearing. Please go in to my handmaid. It may be that I will obtain children by her." Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Young's Literal Translation
and Sarai saith unto Abram, 'Lo, I pray thee, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing, go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; perhaps I am built up from her;' and Abram hearkeneth to the voice of Sarai.

Genesis 16:2 Afrikaans PWL
Sarai het vir Avram gesê: “Let op, יהוה het van my teruggehou om geboorte te gee. Gaan, wees intiem met my slavin; miskien kan ek kinders deur haar hê.” Avram het na Sarai geluister.

Zanafilla 16:2 Albanian
Kështu Saraj i tha Abramit: "Ja, Zoti më ka ndaluar të kem fëmijë; oh, futu te shërbysja ime, ndofta mund të kem fëmijë prej saj". Dhe Abrami dëgjoi zërin e Sarajt.

ﺗﻜﻮﻳﻦ 16:2 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
فقالت ساراي لابرام هوذا الرب قد امسكني عن الولادة. ادخل على جاريتي. لعلي أرزق منها بنين. فسمع ابرام لقول ساراي.

De Bschaffung 16:2 Bavarian
Daa gsait d Särei zo n Abram: "Schaug, dyr Trechtein haat mi halt aynmaal verschlossn, däß i nit gebern kan. Waisst was, gee zo meiner Dirn! Villeicht kimm i ja durch is auf aynn Sun." Und yn n Abram war s yso recht.

Битие 16:2 Bulgarian
Сарайя рече на Аврама: Виж сега, Господ не ми дава да раждам; моля ти се влез при слугинята ми; може би ще придобия чадо, чрез нея. И Аврам послуша това, което каза Сарайя.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
撒萊對亞伯蘭說:「耶和華使我不能生育,求你和我的使女同房,或者我可以因她得孩子。」亞伯蘭聽從了撒萊的話。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
撒莱对亚伯兰说:“耶和华使我不能生育,求你和我的使女同房,或者我可以因她得孩子。”亚伯兰听从了撒莱的话。

創 世 記 16:2 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
撒 萊 對 亞 伯 蘭 說 : 耶 和 華 使 我 不 能 生 育 。 求 你 和 我 的 使 女 同 房 , 或 者 我 可 以 因 他 得 孩 子 ( 原 文 作 被 建 立 ) 。 亞 伯 蘭 聽 從 了 撒 萊 的 話 。

創 世 記 16:2 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
撒 莱 对 亚 伯 兰 说 : 耶 和 华 使 我 不 能 生 育 。 求 你 和 我 的 使 女 同 房 , 或 者 我 可 以 因 他 得 孩 子 ( 原 文 作 被 建 立 ) 。 亚 伯 兰 听 从 了 撒 莱 的 话 。

Genesis 16:2 Croatian Bible
I reče Saraja Abramu: "Vidiš, Jahve me učinio nerotkinjom. Hajde k mojoj sluškinji, možda ću imati djece." Abram posluša riječ Sarajinu.

Genesis 16:2 Czech BKR
I řekla Sarai Abramovi: Aj, nyní Hospodin zavřel život můj, abych nerodila; vejdi, prosím, k děvce mé, zda bych aspoň z ní mohla míti syny. I povolil Abram řeči Sarai.

1 Mosebog 16:2 Danish
og Saraj sagde til Abram: »HERREN har jo nægtet mig Børn; gaa derfor ind til min Trælkvinde, maaske kan jeg faa en Søn ved hende!« Og Abram adlød Saraj.

Genesis 16:2 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Zo zeide Sarai tot Abram: Zie toch, de HEERE heeft mij toegesloten, dat ik niet bare; ga toch in tot mijn dienstmaagd, misschien zal ik uit haar gebouwd worden. En Abram hoorde naar de stem van Sarai.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתֹּ֨אמֶר שָׂרַ֜י אֶל־אַבְרָ֗ם הִנֵּה־נָ֞א עֲצָרַ֤נִי יְהוָה֙ מִלֶּ֔דֶת בֹּא־נָא֙ אֶל־שִׁפְחָתִ֔י אוּלַ֥י אִבָּנֶ֖ה מִמֵּ֑נָּה וַיִּשְׁמַ֥ע אַבְרָ֖ם לְקֹ֥ול שָׂרָֽי׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
ותאמר שרי אל־אברם הנה־נא עצרני יהוה מלדת בא־נא אל־שפחתי אולי אבנה ממנה וישמע אברם לקול שרי׃

Aleppo Codex
ב ותאמר שרי אל אברם הנה נא עצרני יהוה מלדת--בא נא אל שפחתי אולי אבנה ממנה וישמע אברם לקול שרי

1 Mózes 16:2 Hungarian: Karoli
Monda azért Szárai Ábrámnak: Ímé az Úr bezárolta az én méhemet, hogy ne szûljek: kérlek, menj be az én szolgálómhoz, talán az által megépülök; és engede Ábrám a Szárai szavának.

Moseo 1: Genezo 16:2 Esperanto
Kaj Saraj diris al Abram: Jen la Eternulo sxlosis min, ke mi ne nasku; eniru do al mia sklavino, eble mi havos infanojn per sxi. Kaj Abram obeis la vocxon de Saraj.

ENSIMMÄINEN MOOSEKSEN 16:2 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Ja Sarai sanoi Abramille: katso nyt; Herra on minun sulkenut synnyttämästä, menes siis minun piikani sivuun, jos minä sittenkin saisin lapsia hänestä. Ja Abram otti Sarain sanan.

Genèse 16:2 French: Darby
Et Sarai dit à Abram: Tu vois que l'Eternel m'a empechee d'avoir des enfants; va, je te prie vers ma servante; peut-etre me batirai-je une maison par elle. Et Abram ecouta la voix de Sarai.

Genèse 16:2 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Et Saraï dit à Abram: Voici, l'Eternel m'a rendue stérile; viens, je te prie, vers ma servante; peut-être aurai-je par elle des enfants. Abram écouta la voix de Saraï.

Genèse 16:2 French: Martin (1744)
Et elle dit à Abram : Voici maintenant, l'Eternel m'a rendue stérile; viens, je te prie, vers ma servante, peut-être aurai-je des enfants par elle. Et Abram acquiesça à la parole de Saraï.

1 Mose 16:2 German: Modernized
Und sie sprach zu Abram: Siehe, der HERR hat mich verschlossen, daß ich nicht gebären kann. Lieber, lege dich zu meiner Magd, ob ich doch vielleicht aus ihr mich bauen möge. Abram, der gehorchte der Stimme Sarais.

1 Mose 16:2 German: Luther (1912)
Und sie sprach zu Abram: Siehe, der HERR hat mich verschlossen, daß ich nicht gebären kann. Gehe doch zu meiner Magd, ob ich vielleicht aus ihr mich aufbauen möge. Und Abram gehorchte der Stimme Sarais.

1 Mose 16:2 German: Textbibel (1899)
Da sprach Sarai zu Abram: Da mir Jahwe nun einmal Kinder versagt hat, so gehe doch ein zu meiner Leibmagd: vielleicht werde ich durch sie zu Kindern kommen! Und Abram gehorchte den Worten Sarais.

Genesi 16:2 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
E Sarai disse ad Abramo: "Ecco, l’Eterno m’ha fatta sterile; deh, va’ dalla mia serva; forse avrò progenie da lei". E Abramo dette ascolto alla voce di Sarai.

Genesi 16:2 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
ed avendo una serva egizia, nominata Agar, disse ad Abramo: Ecco, ora il Signore mi ha fatta sterile, tal che non posso far figliuoli; deh! entra dalla mia serva; forse avrò progenie da lei. Ed Abramo acconsentì alla voce di Sarai.

KEJADIAN 16:2 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka kata Sarai kepada Abram: sesungguhnya Tuhan telah menahani adinda dari pada beranak; sebab itu hendaklah kiranya kakanda bersetubuh dengan sahaya adinda, kalau-kalau adinda beroleh anak dari padanya. Maka diluluskan Abram permintaan Sarai itu.

창세기 16:2 Korean
사래가 아브람에게 이르되 `여호와께서 나의 생산을 허락지 아니하셨으니 원컨대 나의 여종과 동침하라 내가 혹 그로 말미암아 자녀를 얻을까 하노라' 하매 아브람이 사래의 말을 들으니라

Genesis 16:2 Latin: Biblia Sacra Vulgata
dixit marito suo ecce conclusit me Dominus ne parerem ingredere ad ancillam meam si forte saltem ex illa suscipiam filios cumque ille adquiesceret deprecanti

Pradþios knyga 16:2 Lithuanian
Saraja tarė Abromui: “Viešpats nedavė man vaikų gimdyti. Prašau, įeik pas mano tarnaitę, galbūt per ją aš turėsiu vaikų”. Abromas paklausė Sarajos.

Genesis 16:2 Maori
Na ka mea a Harai ki a Aperama, Nana, kua tutakina nei ahau e Ihowa kei whanau tamariki: mau e haere ki roto, ki taku pononga; mana pea ahau e tu ai. A ka whakarongo a Aperama ki te reo o Harai.

1 Mosebok 16:2 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Og Sarai sa til Abram: Se, Herren har nektet mig barn; gå derfor inn til min trælkvinne! Kanskje jeg kunde få et barn ved henne. Og Abram lød Sarais råd.

Génesis 16:2 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Entonces Sarai dijo a Abram: He aquí que el SEÑOR me ha impedido tener hijos. Llégate, te ruego, a mi sierva; quizá por medio de ella yo tenga hijos. Y Abram escuchó la voz de Sarai.

Génesis 16:2 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Entonces Sarai dijo a Abram: "Mira, el SEÑOR me ha impedido tener hijos. Llégate, te ruego, a mi sierva; quizá por medio de ella yo tenga hijos." Y Abram escuchó la voz de Sarai.

Génesis 16:2 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Dijo, pues, Sarai a Abram: Ya ves que Jehová me ha hecho estéril; te ruego que entres a mi sierva; quizá tendré hijos de ella. Y atendió Abram al dicho de Sarai.

Génesis 16:2 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Dijo, pues, Sarai á Abram: Ya ves que Jehová me ha hecho estéril: ruégote que entres á mi sierva; quizá tendré hijos de ella. Y atendió Abram al dicho de Sarai.

Génesis 16:2 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Dijo, pues, Sarai a Abram: He aquí ahora el SEÑOR me ha vedado de dar a luz; te ruego que entres a mi sierva; por ventura tendré hijos de ella. Y oyó Abram al dicho de Sarai.

Gênesis 16:2 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Então Sarai propôs a Abrão: “Ouve, eu te peço: o SENHOR não permitiu que eu desse à luz. Portanto, toma a minha serva. Talvez, por intermédio dela, eu venha a ter filhos”.

Gênesis 16:2 Portugese Bible
Disse Sarai a Abrão: Eis que o Senhor me tem impedido de ter filhos; toma, pois, a minha serva; porventura terei filhos por meio dela. E ouviu Abrão a voz de Sarai.   

Geneza 16:2 Romanian: Cornilescu
Şi Sarai a zis lui Avram: ,,Iată, Domnul m'a făcut stearpă; intră, te rog, la roaba mea; poate că voi avea copii dela ea.`` Avram a ascultat cele spuse de Sarai.

Бытие 16:2 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
И сказала Сара Авраму: вот, Господь заключил чрево мое, чтобы мне не рождать; войди же к служанке моей: может быть, я буду иметь детей от нее. Аврам послушался слов Сары.

Бытие 16:2 Russian koi8r
И сказала Сара Авраму: вот, Господь заключил чрево мое, чтобы мне не рождать; войди же к служанке моей: может быть, я буду иметь детей от нее. Аврам послушался слов Сары.

1 Mosebok 16:2 Swedish (1917)
och Sarai sade till Abram: »Se, HERREN har gjort mig ofruktsam, så att jag icke föder barn; gå in till min tjänstekvinna, kanhända skall jag få avkomma genom henne.» Abram lyssnade till Sarais ord;

Genesis 16:2 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
At sinabi ni Sarai kay Abram, Narito, ngayon, ako'y hinadlangan ng Panginoon na ako'y magkaanak; ipinamamanhik ko sa iyong sumiping ka sa aking alilang babae; marahil ay magkakaanak ako sa pamamagitan niya. At dininig ni Abram ang sabi ni Sarai.

ปฐมกาล 16:2 Thai: from KJV
นางซารายจึงพูดกับอับรามว่า "ดูเถิด บัดนี้พระเยโฮวาห์ไม่ให้ข้าพเจ้ามีบุตร ขอท่านกรุณาเข้าไปหาสาวใช้ของข้าพเจ้า บางทีข้าพเจ้าอาจจะได้บุตรโดยนาง" และอับรามก็ฟังเสียงนางซาราย

Yaratılış 16:2 Turkish
Saray Avrama, ‹‹RAB çocuk sahibi olmamı engelledi›› dedi, ‹‹Lütfen, cariyemle yat. Belki bu yoldan bir çocuk sahibi olabilirim.›› Avram Sarayın sözünü dinledi.

Saùng-theá Kyù 16:2 Vietnamese (1934)
Sa-rai nói cùng Áp-ram rằng: Nầy, Ðức Giê-hô-va đã làm cho tôi son sẻ, vậy xin ông hãy lại ăn ở cùng con đòi tôi, có lẽ tôi sẽ nhờ nó mà có con chăng. Áp-ram bèn nghe theo lời của Sa-rai.

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