Genesis 21:24
New International Version
Abraham said, “I swear it.”

New Living Translation
Abraham replied, “Yes, I swear to it!”

English Standard Version
And Abraham said, “I will swear.”

Berean Study Bible
And Abraham replied, “I swear it.”

King James Bible
And Abraham said, I will swear.

New King James Version
And Abraham said, “I will swear.”

New American Standard Bible
Abraham said, “I swear it.”

NASB 1995
Abraham said, “I swear it.”

NASB 1977
And Abraham said, “I swear it.”

Amplified Bible
And Abraham said, “I will swear.”

Christian Standard Bible
And Abraham said, “I swear it.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And Abraham said, “I swear it.”

American Standard Version
And Abraham said, I will swear.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Abraham said, “I shall swear.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abraam said, I will swear.

Contemporary English Version
And so, Abraham promised he would.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abraham said: I will swear.

English Revised Version
And Abraham said, I will swear.

Good News Translation
Abraham said, "I promise."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abraham said, "I so swear."

International Standard Version
And Abraham replied, "I agree!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abraham said: 'I will swear.'

Literal Standard Version
And Abraham says, “I swear.”

NET Bible
Abraham said, "I swear to do this."

New Heart English Bible
And Abraham said, "I swear."

World English Bible
Abraham said, "I will swear."

Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham saith, 'I -- I do swear.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Covenant at Beersheba
23Now, therefore, swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or descendants. Show to me and to the country in which you reside the same kindness that I have shown to you.” 24And Abraham replied, “I swear it.” 25But when Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well that Abimelech’s servants had seized,…

Cross References
Genesis 21:23
Now, therefore, swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or descendants. Show to me and to the country in which you reside the same kindness that I have shown to you."

Genesis 21:25
But when Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well that Abimelech's servants had seized,

Genesis 47:31
"Swear to me," Jacob said. So Joseph swore to him, and Israel bowed in worship at the head of his bed.


Treasury of Scripture

And Abraham said, I will swear.

Genesis 14:13
And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.

Romans 12:18
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Hebrews 6:16
For men verily swear by the greater: and an oath for confirmation is to them an end of all strife.









Verse 24. - And Abraham said, I will swear. Only before concluding the agreement there was a matter of a more personal character that required settlement.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Abraham
אַבְרָהָ֔ם (’aḇ·rā·hām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 85: Abraham -- 'exalted father', the father of the Jewish nation

replied,
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“I
אָנֹכִ֖י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

swear it.”
אִשָּׁבֵֽעַ׃ (’iš·šā·ḇê·a‘)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7650: To seven oneself, swear


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