Genesis 22:16
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New International Version
and said, "I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,


New American Standard Bible
and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,


King James Bible
And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son:


Holman Christian Standard Bible
and said, "By Myself I have sworn," this is the LORD's declaration: "Because you have done this thing and have not withheld your only son,


International Standard Version
and said, "I have taken an oath to swear by myself," declares the LORD, "that since you have carried this out and have not withheld your only unique son,


American Standard Version
and said, By myself have I sworn, saith Jehovah, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,


Douay-Rheims Bible
By my own self have I sworn, saith the Lord: because thou hast done this thing, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake:


Darby Bible Translation
and said, By myself I swear, saith Jehovah, that, because thou hast done this, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,


Young's Literal Translation
and saith, 'By Myself I have sworn -- the affirmation of Jehovah -- that because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one --
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Context
The Sacrifice Averted

11And the angel of the LORD called to him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I. 12And he said, Lay not your hand on the lad, neither do you any thing to him: for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son from me. 13And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son. 14And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen. 15And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham out of heaven the second time, 16And said, By myself have I sworn, said the LORD, for because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son: 17That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is on the sea shore; and your seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; 18And in your seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because you have obeyed my voice. 19So Abraham returned to his young men, and they rose up and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham dwelled at Beersheba.
Cross References
Luke 1:73
The oath which he swore to our father Abraham,


Hebrews 6:13
For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself,


Hebrews 6:14
Saying, Surely blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply you.


Genesis 22:2
And he said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and get you into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will tell you of.


Genesis 22:12
And he said, Lay not your hand on the lad, neither do you any thing to him: for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son from me.


Genesis 22:15
And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham out of heaven the second time,


Genesis 26:3
Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you, and will bless you; for to you, and to your seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I swore to Abraham your father;


Genesis 26:5
Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.


Exodus 2:24
And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.


Exodus 17:16
For he said, Because the LORD has sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek from generation to generation.


Treasury of Scripture

And said, By myself have I sworn, said the LORD, for because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son:

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing:

Psalm 105:9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath to Isaac;

Isaiah 45:23 I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That to me every knee shall bow...

Jeremiah 49:13 For I have sworn by myself, said the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse...

Jeremiah 51:14 The LORD of hosts has sworn by himself, saying, Surely I will fill you with men, as with caterpillars...

Amos 6:8 The Lord GOD has sworn by himself, said the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces...

Luke 1:73 The oath which he swore to our father Abraham,

Romans 4:13,14 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law...

Hebrews 6:13,14 For when God made promise to Abraham, because he could swear by no greater, he swore by himself...

Strong's Concordance
And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only [son]:
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Affirmation Dearly Declares Hast Kept Loved Myself Oath Saying Says Swear Sworn Withheld
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Genesis Chapter 22 Verse 16

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