Genesis 13:8
Good News Translation
Then Abram said to Lot, "We are relatives, and your men and my men shouldn't be quarreling.

Contemporary English Version
Abram said to Lot, "We are close relatives. We shouldn't argue, and our men shouldn't be fighting one another.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Abram therefore said to Lot: Let there be no quarrel, I beseech thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen: for we are brethren.

New American Bible
So Abram said to Lot: “Let there be no strife between you and me, or between your herders and my herders, for we are kindred.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Abram therefore said to Lot: Let there be no quarrel, I beseech thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen: for we are brethren.

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Proverbs 15:1 A mild answer breaketh wrath: but a harsh word stirreth up fury.

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

1 Corinthians 6:6,7 But brother goeth to law with brother: and that before unbelievers. . . .

Philippians 2:14 And do ye all things without murmurings and hesitations:

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men and holiness: without which no man shall see God.

James 3:17,18 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation. . . .

brethren.

Genesis 11:27-31 And these are the generations of Thare: Thare begot Abram, Nachor, and Aran. And Aran begot Lot. . . .

Genesis 45:24 So he sent away his brethren, and at their departing said to them: Be not angry in the way.

Exodus 2:13 And going out the next day, he saw two Hebrews quarrelling: and he said to him that did the wrong: Why strikest thou thy neighbour?

Psalm 133:1 A gradual canticle of David. Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity:

Acts 7:26 And the day following, he shewed himself to them when they were at strife and would have reconciled them in peace, saying: Men, ye are brethren. Why hurt you one another?

Romans 12:10 Loving one another with the charity of brotherhood: with honour preventing one another.

Ephesians 4:2,3 With all humility and mildness, with patience, supporting one another in charity. . . .

1 Thessalonians 4:9 But as touching the charity of brotherhood, we have no need to write to you: for yourselves have learned of God to love one another.

Hebrews 13:1 Let the charity of the brotherhood abide in you.

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

1 Peter 2:17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

1 Peter 3:8 And in fine, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, being lovers of the brotherhood, merciful, modest, humble:

1 Peter 4:8 But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins.

2 Peter 1:7 And in godliness, love of brotherhood: and in love of brotherhood, charity.

1 John 2:9-11 He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother is in darkness even until now. . . .

1 John 3:14-19 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death. . . .

1 John 4:7,20,21 Dearly beloved, let us love one another: for charity is of God. And every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. . . .

Context
Abram and Lot Part Ways
7Whereupon also there arose a strife between the herdsmen of Abram and of Lot. And at that time the Chanaanite and the Pherezite dwelled in that country. 8Abram therefore said to Lot: Let there be no quarrel, I beseech thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen: for we are brethren.9Behold the whole land is before thee: depart from me, I pray thee: if thou wilt go to the left hand, I will take the right: if thou choose the right hand, I will pass to the left.…
Cross References
Genesis 13:9
Behold the whole land is before thee: depart from me, I pray thee: if thou wilt go to the left hand, I will take the right: if thou choose the right hand, I will pass to the left.

Genesis 46:34
You shall answer: We, thy servants, are shepherds, from our infancy until now, both we and our fathers. And this you shall say, that you may dwell in the land of Gessen, because the Egyptians have all shepherds in abomination.

Psalm 133:1
A gradual canticle of David. Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity:

Proverbs 15:18
A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.

Proverbs 20:3
It is an honour for a man to separate himself from quarrels: but all fools are meddling with reproaches.

Additional Translations
So Abram said to Lot, “Please let there be no contention between you and me, or between your herdsmen and my herdsmen. After all, we are brothers.And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we be brothers.

And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen; for we are brethren.

And Abram said to Lot, Let there not be a strife between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen, for we are brethren.

And Abram said to Lot, I pray thee let there be no contention between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen, for we are brethren.

And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we are brethren.

And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we are brethren.

Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives.

And Abram saith unto Lot, 'Let there not, I pray thee, be strife between me and thee, and between my shepherds and thy shepherds, for we are men -- brethren.
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