Genesis 26:31
New International Version
Early the next morning the men swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they went away peacefully.

New Living Translation
Early the next morning, they each took a solemn oath not to interfere with each other. Then Isaac sent them home again, and they left him in peace.

English Standard Version
In the morning they rose early and exchanged oaths. And Isaac sent them on their way, and they departed from him in peace.

Berean Study Bible
And they got up early the next morning and swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they left him in peace.

King James Bible
And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

New King James Version
Then they arose early in the morning and swore an oath with one another; and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

New American Standard Bible
In the morning they got up early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away, and they left him in peace.

NASB 1995
In the morning they arose early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away and they departed from him in peace.

NASB 1977
And in the morning they arose early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away and they departed from him in peace.

Amplified Bible
They got up early in the morning and swore oaths [pledging to do nothing but good to each other]; and Isaac sent them on their way and they left him in peace.

Christian Standard Bible
They got up early in the morning and swore an oath to each other. Isaac sent them on their way, and they left him in peace.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They got up early in the morning and swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they left him in peace.

American Standard Version
And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another. And Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they arose at dawn and each man made an oath to his brother, and Isaaq sent them and they went from his presence in peace.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they arose in the morning, and swore each to his neighbour; and Isaac sent them forth, and they departed from him in safety.

Contemporary English Version
Early the next morning Isaac and the others made a solemn agreement, then he let them go in peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Arising in the morning, they swore one to another: and Isaac sent them away peaceably to their own home.

English Revised Version
And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

Good News Translation
Early next morning each man made his promise and sealed it with a vow. Isaac said good-bye to them, and they parted as friends.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Early the next morning they exchanged oaths. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they left peacefully.

International Standard Version
They woke up early the next morning and made the treaty. After this, Isaac sent them off and they left on peaceful terms.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they rose up betimes in the morning, and swore one to another; and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

Literal Standard Version
and rise early in the morning, and swear to one another, and Isaac sends them away, and they go from him in peace.

NET Bible
Early in the morning the men made a treaty with each other. Isaac sent them off; they separated on good terms.

New Heart English Bible
They rose up some time in the morning, and swore an oath to each other. Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

World English Bible
They rose up some time in the morning, and swore one to another. Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

Young's Literal Translation
and rise early in the morning, and swear one to another, and Isaac sendeth them away, and they go from him in peace.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Isaac's Covenant with Abimelech
30So Isaac prepared a feast for them, and they ate and drank. 31And they got up early the next morning and swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they left him in peace. 32On that same day, Isaac’s servants came and told him about the well they had dug. “We have found water!” they told him.…

Cross References
Genesis 21:27
So Abraham brought sheep and cattle and gave them to Abimelech, and the two men made a covenant.

Genesis 21:31
So that place was called Beersheba, because it was there that the two of them swore an oath.

Genesis 26:32
On that same day, Isaac's servants came and told him about the well they had dug. "We have found water!" they told him.


Treasury of Scripture

And they rose up betimes in the morning, and swore one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

betimes.

Genesis 19:2
And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.

Genesis 21:14
And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 22:3
And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.

sware.

Genesis 14:22
And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

Genesis 21:23,31,32
Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned…

Genesis 25:33
And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he sware unto him: and he sold his birthright unto Jacob.









Verse 31. - And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another - literally, a man to his brother. On the derivation of the verb to swear from the word for seven, see Genesis 21:23 - and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And they got up early
וַיַּשְׁכִּ֣ימוּ (way·yaš·kî·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7925: To load up, to start early in the morning

the next morning
בַבֹּ֔קֶר (ḇab·bō·qer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1242: Dawn, morning

and swore an oath
וַיִּשָּׁבְע֖וּ (way·yiš·šā·ḇə·‘ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7650: To seven oneself, swear

to each
אִ֣ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

other.
לְאָחִ֑יו (lə·’ā·ḥîw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

Then Isaac
יִצְחָ֔ק (yiṣ·ḥāq)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3327: Isaac -- 'he laughs', son of Abraham and Sarah

sent them on their way,
וַיְשַׁלְּחֵ֣ם (way·šal·lə·ḥêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

and they left
וַיֵּלְכ֥וּ (way·yê·lə·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

him in peace.
בְּשָׁלֽוֹם׃ (bə·šā·lō·wm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace


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