Genesis 22:10
New International Version
Then he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.

New Living Translation
And Abraham picked up the knife to kill his son as a sacrifice.

English Standard Version
Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.

Berean Study Bible
Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.

King James Bible
And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

New King James Version
And Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.

New American Standard Bible
And Abraham reached out with his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.

NASB 1995
Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.

NASB 1977
And Abraham stretched out his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

Amplified Bible
Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to kill his son.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Abraham reached out and took the knife to slaughter his son.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Abraham reached out and took the knife to slaughter his son.

American Standard Version
And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Abraham reached his hand and he took the knife to slaughter his son.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abraam stretched forth his hand to take the knife to slay his son.

Contemporary English Version
He then took the knife and got ready to kill his son.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he put forth his hand and took the sword, to sacrifice his son.

English Revised Version
And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

Good News Translation
Then he picked up the knife to kill him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Next, Abraham picked up the knife and took it in his hand to sacrifice his son.

International Standard Version
Then he stretched out his hand and grabbed the knife to slaughter his son.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

Literal Standard Version
and Abraham puts forth his hand, and takes the knife—to slaughter his son.

NET Bible
Then Abraham reached out his hand, took the knife, and prepared to slaughter his son.

New Heart English Bible
Abraham reached out his hand, and took the knife to kill his son.

World English Bible
Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to kill his son.

Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham putteth forth his hand, and taketh the knife -- to slaughter his son.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Offering of Isaac
9When they arrived at the place God had designated, Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood. He bound his son Isaac and placed him on the altar, atop the wood. 10Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.

Cross References
James 2:21
Was not our father Abraham justified by what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?

Genesis 22:9
When they arrived at the place God had designated, Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood. He bound his son Isaac and placed him on the altar, atop the wood.

Genesis 22:11
Just then the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, "Abraham, Abraham!" "Here I am," he replied.

Genesis 22:18
And through your offspring all nations of the earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice."


Treasury of Scripture

And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

Isaiah 53:6-12
All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all…

Hebrews 11:17-19
By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, …

James 2:21-23
Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? …









Verse 10. - And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son - who even in the last moment offers no resistance, but behaves like a type of him who was led like a lamb to the slaughter (Isaiah 53:7).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then Abraham
אַבְרָהָם֙ (’aḇ·rā·hām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 85: Abraham -- 'exalted father', the father of the Jewish nation

reached out
וַיִּשְׁלַ֤ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

his hand
יָד֔וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

and took
וַיִּקַּ֖ח (way·yiq·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

the knife
הַֽמַּאֲכֶ֑לֶת (ham·ma·’ă·ḵe·leṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3979: Something to eat with, a knife

to slaughter
לִשְׁחֹ֖ט (liš·ḥōṭ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7819: To slaughter, beat

his son.
בְּנֽוֹ׃ (bə·nōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son


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