1 Kings 21:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
But Naboth replied, "The LORD forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my ancestors."

New Living Translation
But Naboth replied, “The LORD forbid that I should give you the inheritance that was passed down by my ancestors.”

English Standard Version
But Naboth said to Ahab, “The LORD forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers.”

Berean Study Bible
But Naboth replied, “The LORD forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers.”

New American Standard Bible
But Naboth said to Ahab, “The LORD forbid me that I would give you the inheritance of my fathers!”

NASB 1995
But Naboth said to Ahab, "The LORD forbid me that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers."

NASB 1977
But Naboth said to Ahab, “The LORD forbid me that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers.”

Amplified Bible
But Naboth said to Ahab, “The LORD forbid me that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you.”

Christian Standard Bible
But Naboth said to Ahab, “As the LORD is my witness, I will never give my ancestors’ inheritance to you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Naboth said to Ahab, "I will never give my fathers' inheritance to you."

Contemporary English Version
Naboth answered, "This vineyard has always been in my family. I won't let you have it."

Good News Translation
"I inherited this vineyard from my ancestors," Naboth replied. "The LORD forbid that I should let you have it!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Naboth told Ahab, "The LORD has forbidden me to give you what I inherited from my ancestors."

International Standard Version
But Naboth replied to Ahab, "No way! The LORD prohibits the sale to you of the inheritance of my ancestors!"

NET Bible
But Naboth replied to Ahab, "The LORD forbid that I should sell you my ancestral inheritance."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.

New King James Version
But Naboth said to Ahab, “The LORD forbid that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you!”

King James 2000 Bible
And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto you.

New Heart English Bible
Naboth said to Ahab, "May the LORD forbid me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you."

World English Bible
Naboth said to Ahab, "May Yahweh forbid me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you!"

American King James Version
And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you.

American Standard Version
And Naboth said to Ahab, Jehovah forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.

A Faithful Version
And Naboth said to Ahab, "Far be it from me, by the LORD, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to you."

Darby Bible Translation
And Naboth said to Ahab, Jehovah forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to thee!

English Revised Version
And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers to thee.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Naboth said to Ahab, The Lord keepe me from giuing the inheritance of my father vnto thee.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Naboth sayd to Ahab: The Lord forbid that from me, that I should geue the inheritauce of my fathers vnto thee.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But Naboth sayde vnto Achab: The LORDE let that be farre fro me, that I shulde geue ye my fathers heretage.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Naboth says to Ahab, “Far be it from me, by YHWH, my giving the inheritance of my fathers to you”;

Young's Literal Translation
And Naboth saith unto Ahab, 'Far be it from me, by Jehovah, my giving the inheritance of my fathers to thee;'

Smith's Literal Translation
And Naboth will say to Ahab, Far be it to me from Jehovah, my giving the inheritance of my fathers to thee.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Naboth answered him: The Lord be merciful to me, and not let me give thee the inheritance of my fathers.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Naboth responded to him, “May the Lord be gracious to me, lest I give to you the inheritance of my fathers.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Nabuth said to Akhab: “God forbid me from LORD JEHOVAH that I shall give to you the inheritance of my fathers!”

Lamsa Bible
And Naboth said to Ahab, The LORD forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my fathers.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Naboth said to Ahab: 'The LORD forbid it me, that I should give the inheritance of my fathers unto thee.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Nabuthai said to Achaab, My God forbid me that I should give thee the inheritance of my fathers.








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