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Genesis 21:27 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech. And they two made a covenant.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Abraham took sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two of them made a covenant.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech: and both of them made a covenant.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave to Abimelech,—and they two solemnised a covenant.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Abraham taketh sheep and oxen, and giveth to Abimelech, and they make, both of them, a covenant;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Then Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech: and both of them made a league.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Abraham tooke sheepe and oxen, and gaue them vnto Abimelech: and both of them made a couenant.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abraham{gr.Abraam} took sheep and calves, and gave them to Abimelech, and both made a covenant.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Avraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Avimelekh; and both of them made a covenant.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Avrhm אַברָהָם 85
{0085} Prime
אַבְרָהָם
'Abraham
{ab-raw-hawm'}
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
sheep 6629
{6629} Prime
צֹאן
tso'n
{tsone}
From an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
and oxen, 1241
{1241} Prime
בָּקָר
baqar
{baw-kawr'}
From H1239; a beeve or animal of the ox kind of either gender (as used for ploughing); collectively a herd.
and gave 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
them unto vmele אֲבִימֶלֶך; 40
{0040} Prime
אֲבִימֶלֶךְ
'Abiymelek
{ab-ee-mel'-ek}
From H0001 and H4428; father of (the) king; Abimelek, the name of two Philistine kings and of two Israelites.
and both x8147
(8147) Complement
שְׁתַּיִם
sh@nayim
{shen-ah'-yim}
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
of them y8147
[8147] Standard
שְׁתַּיִם
sh@nayim
{shen-ah'-yim}
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
made 3772
{3772} Prime
כָּרַת
karath
{kaw-rath'}
A primitive root; to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication to destroy or consume; specifically to covenant (that is, make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
a covenant. 1285
{1285} Prime
בְּרִית
b@riyth
{ber-eeth'}
From H1262 (in the sense of cutting (like H1254)); a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:25-31.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:22-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
took:

Genesis 14:22-23 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, ... That I will not [take] from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that [is] thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:
Proverbs 17:8 A gift [is as] a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
Proverbs 18:16 A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.
Proverbs 18:24 A man [that hath] friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend [that] sticketh closer than a brother.
Proverbs 21:14 A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.
Isaiah 32:8 But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

made:

Genesis 26:28-31 And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, [even] betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee; ... 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.
Genesis 31:44 Now therefore come thou, let us make a covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a witness between me and thee.
1 Samuel 18:3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul.
Ezekiel 17:13 And hath taken of the king's seed, and made a covenant with him, and hath taken an oath of him: he hath also taken the mighty of the land:
Romans 1:31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
Galatians 3:15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though [it be] but a man's covenant, yet [if it be] confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.
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Gn 14:22; 26:28; 31:44. 1S 18:3. Pv 17:8; 18:16, 24; 21:14. Is 32:8. Ezk 17:13. Ro 1:31. Ga 3:15.

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