Genesis 18:27
Modern Translations
New International Version
Then Abraham spoke up again: "Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes,

New Living Translation
Then Abraham spoke again. “Since I have begun, let me speak further to my Lord, even though I am but dust and ashes.

English Standard Version
Abraham answered and said, “Behold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord, I who am but dust and ashes.

Berean Study Bible
Then Abraham answered, “Now that I have ventured to speak to the Lord—though I am but dust and ashes—

New American Standard Bible
And Abraham replied, “Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am only dust and ashes.

NASB 1995
And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

NASB 1977
And Abraham answered and said, “Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.

Amplified Bible
Abraham answered, “Now behold, I who am but dust [in origin] and ashes have decided to speak to the Lord.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Abraham answered, “Since I have ventured to speak to my lord—even though I am dust and ashes—

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Abraham answered, "Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord--even though I am dust and ashes--

Contemporary English Version
Abraham answered, "I am nothing more than the dust of the earth. Please forgive me, LORD, for daring to speak to you like this.

Good News Translation
Abraham spoke again: "Please forgive my boldness in continuing to speak to you, Lord. I am only a man and have no right to say anything.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abraham asked, "Consider now, if I may be so bold as to ask you, although I'm [only] dust and ashes,

International Standard Version
Abraham answered, "Look, even though I am only dust and ashes, I've ventured to speak to my LORD.

NET Bible
Then Abraham asked, "Since I have undertaken to speak to the Lord (although I am but dust and ashes),
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:

New King James Version
Then Abraham answered and said, “Indeed now, I who am but dust and ashes have taken it upon myself to speak to the Lord:

King James 2000 Bible
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes:

New Heart English Bible
Abraham answered, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord, I who am but dust and ashes.

World English Bible
Abraham answered, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.

American King James Version
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken on me to speak to the LORD, which am but dust and ashes:

American Standard Version
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes:

A Faithful Version
And Abraham answered and said, "Behold now, I have taken upon myself to speak to the LORD --I who am but dust and ashes.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak unto the Lord; I, who am dust and ashes.

English Revised Version
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:

Webster's Bible Translation
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I, who am dust and ashes, have taken upon me to speak to the Lord.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then Abraham answered and said, Behold nowe, I haue begun to speake vnto my Lord, and I am but dust and ashes.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Abraham aunsweryng, sayde: beholde I haue taken vppon me to speake vnto the Lorde, whiche am but dust and asshes.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Abraham answered, and sayde: O se, I haue taken vpon me to speake vnto the LORDE, howbeit I am but dust and asshes.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And Abraham answered and sayde: beholde I haue taken vppon me to speake vnto ye LORde ad yet am but dust ad asshes.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Abraham answers and says, “Now behold, I have willed to speak to the Lord, and I [am] dust and ashes;

Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham answereth and saith, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have willed to speak unto the Lord, and I -- dust and ashes;

Smith's Literal Translation
And Abraham will answer and say, Behold now, I have undertaken to speak to my Lord, and I dust and ashes.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abraham answered, and said: Seeing I have once begun, I will speak to my Lord, whereas I am dust and ashes.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Abraham responded by saying: “Since now I have begun, I will speak to my Lord, though I am dust and ashes.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Abraham answered and said, “Behold, I have begun to speak before LORD JEHOVAH, and I am dust and ashes.

Lamsa Bible
And Abraham answered and said, Behold, I have ventured to speak before the LORD, and yet I am but dust and ashes;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abraham answered and said: 'Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abraam answered and said, Now I have begun to speak to my Lord, and I am earth and ashes.








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