Genesis 22:11
New International Version
But the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, “Abraham! Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied.

New Living Translation
At that moment the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, “Abraham! Abraham!” “Yes,” Abraham replied. “Here I am!”

English Standard Version
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Berean Study Bible
Just then the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, “Abraham, Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied.

King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

New King James Version
But the Angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” So he said, “Here I am.”

New American Standard Bible
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

NASB 1995
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

NASB 1977
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Amplified Bible
But the Angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” He answered, “Here I am.”

Christian Standard Bible
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham! ” He replied, “Here I am.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the Angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” He replied, “Here I am.”

American Standard Version
And the angel of Jehovah called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Angel of God called to him from Heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham” and he said, “Here I am.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And an angel of the Lord called him out of heaven, and said, Abraam, Abraam. And he said, Behold, I am here.

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD's angel shouted from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am!" he answered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold an angel of the Lord from heaven called to him, saying: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am.

English Revised Version
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

Good News Translation
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, "Abraham, Abraham!" He answered, "Yes, here I am."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the Messenger of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Yes?" he answered.

International Standard Version
Just then, an angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven and said, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am," he answered.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said: 'Abraham, Abraham.' And he said: 'Here am I.'

Literal Standard Version
And the Messenger of YHWH calls to him from the heavens and says, “Abraham, Abraham”; and he says, “Here I [am]”;

NET Bible
But the LORD's angel called to him from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am!" he answered.

New Heart English Bible
The angel of the LORD called to him out of the sky, and said, "Abraham, Abraham." He said, "Here I am."

World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh called to him out of the sky, and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" He said, "Here I am."

Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger of Jehovah calleth unto him from the heavens, and saith, 'Abraham, Abraham;' and he saith, 'Here am I;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sacrifice Averted
11Just then the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, “Abraham, Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 12“Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him,” said the angel, “for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from me.”…

Cross References
Genesis 16:7
Now the angel of the LORD found Hagar by a spring of water in the desert--the spring along the road to Shur.

Genesis 21:17
Then God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven, "What is wrong, Hagar? Do not be afraid, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he lies.

Genesis 21:18
Get up, lift up the boy, and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."

Genesis 22:1
Some time later God tested Abraham and said to him, "Abraham!" "Here I am," he answered.

Genesis 22:10
Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.

Genesis 24:7
The LORD, the God of heaven, who brought me from my father's house and my native land, who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, 'To your offspring I will give this land'--He will send His angel before you so that you can take a wife for my son from there.

Genesis 31:11
In that dream the angel of God said to me, 'Jacob!' And I replied, 'Here I am.'


Treasury of Scripture

And the angel of the LORD called to him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

angel.

Genesis 22:12,16
And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me…

Genesis 16:7,9,10
And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur…

Genesis 21:17
And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.

Abraham.

Genesis 22:1
And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.

Exodus 3:4
And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.

1 Samuel 3:10
And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy servant heareth.









(11) The angel of the Lord.--Up to this point, the narrative had been Elohistic, but it is the angel of Jehovah who interferes to stop the sacrifice (see on Genesis 16:7).

Verse 11. - And the angel of the Lord - Maleach Jehovah (vide Genesis 16:7); introduced into the narrative at this point not as a Jehovistic alteration (Bleek, Kalisch, et alii), but because the God of redemption now interposes for the deliverance of both Isaac and Abraham (Hengetenberg) - called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham (the repetition denotes urgency, as contrasted with Ver. 1): and he said, Here am I.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Just then, the Angel
מַלְאַ֤ךְ (mal·’aḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4397: A messenger, of God, an angel

of the LORD
יְהוָה֙ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

called out
וַיִּקְרָ֨א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

to
אֵלָ֜יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

him from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

heaven,
הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם (haš·šā·ma·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

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

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

“Here I am,”
הִנֵּֽנִי׃ (hin·nê·nî)
Interjection | first person common singular
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

he replied.
וַיֹּ֖אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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