Genesis 17:15
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Then Godאֱלֹהִים֙
(e·lo·him)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
saidוַיֹּ֤אמֶר
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to Abraham,אַבְרָהָ֔ם
(av·ra·ham,)
85: "exalted father," the father of the Jewish nationfrom ab and an unused word, see Abram
"As for Saraiשָׂרַ֣י
(sa·rai)
8297: a wife of Abramfrom the same as sar
your wife,אִשְׁתְּךָ֔
(ish·te·cha,)
802: woman, wife, femalefrom an unused word
you shall not callתִקְרָ֥א
(tik·ra)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
her nameשְׁמָ֖הּ
(she·mah)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
Sarai,שָׂרָ֑י
(sa·rai;)
8297: a wife of Abramfrom the same as sar
but Sarahשָׂרָ֖ה
(sa·rah)
8283: "princess," a wife of Abrahamfrom the same as sar
[shall be] her name.שְׁמָֽהּ׃
(she·mah.)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation









KJV Lexicon
And God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
unto Abraham
'Abraham  (ab-raw-hawm')
father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram -- Abraham.
As for Sarai
Saray  (saw-rah'-ee)
dominative; Sarai, the wife of Abraham -- Sarai.
thy wife
'ishshah  (ish-shaw')
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman
thou shalt not call
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
her name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
Sarai
Saray  (saw-rah'-ee)
dominative; Sarai, the wife of Abraham -- Sarai.
but
kiy  (kee)
very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed
Sarah
Sarah  (saw-raw')
Sarah, Abraham's wife -- Sarah.
shall her name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
be
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.

King James Bible
And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God said to Abraham, "As for your wife Sarai, do not call her Sarai, for Sarah will be her name.

International Standard Version
God told Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you are not to call her Sarai any longer, because her name is to be Sarah.

NET Bible
Then God said to Abraham, "As for your wife, you must no longer call her Sarai; Sarah will be her name.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God said to Abraham, "Don't call your wife by the name Sarai anymore. Instead, her name is Sarah [Princess].

King James 2000 Bible
And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
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