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Genesis 21:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abraham said, I will swear.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Abraham said, I will swear.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Abraham said, “I swear it.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Abraham said, I will swear.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abraham said, I will swear.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Abraham said, I, will swear.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Abraham saith, 'I—I do swear.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Abraham said: I will swear.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Abraham saide, I will sweare.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abraham{gr.Abraam} said, I will swear.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Avraham said, I will swear.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And ŽAvrähäm אַברָהָם 85
{0085} Prime
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
I x595
(0595) Complement
A primitive pronoun; I.
will swear. 7650
{7650} Prime
A primitive root; properly to be complete, but used only as a denominative from H7651; to seven oneself, that is, swear (as if by repeating a declaration seven times).
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 21:24

And Abraham said, I will (k) swear.

(k) So that it is a lawful thing to take an oath in matters of importance, to justify the truth, and to assure others of our sincerity.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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.
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