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Gen 2:8

(NIV)
Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.
(ESV)
And the Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed.

Gen 4:15

(NIV)
But the Lord said to him, ‘Not so; anyone who kills Cain will suffer vengeance seven times over.’ Then the Lord put a mark on Cain so that no one who found him would kill him.
(ESV)
Then the Lord said to him, “Not so! If anyone kills Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold.” And the Lord put a mark on Cain, lest any who found him should attack him.

Gen 6:16

(NIV)
Make a roof for it, leaving below the roof an opening one cubit high all around. Put a door in the side of the ark and make lower, middle and upper decks.
(ESV)
Make a roof for the ark, and finish it to a cubit above, and set the door of the ark in its side. Make it with lower, second, and third decks.

Gen 9:23

(NIV)
But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it across their shoulders; then they walked in backwards and covered their father’s naked body. Their faces were turned the other way so that they would not see their father naked.

(ESV)
Then Shem and Japheth took a garment, laid it on both their shoulders, and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father. Their faces were turned backward, and they did not see their father’s nakedness.

Gen 11:1

(NIV)
Now the whole world had one language and a common speech.
(ESV)
Now the whole earth had one language and the same words.

Gen 13:16

(NIV)
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted.
(ESV)
I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth, so that if one can count the dust of the earth, your offspring also can be counted.

Gen 14:8

(NIV)
Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboyim and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) marched out and drew up their battle lines in the Valley of Siddim
(ESV)
Then the king of Sodom, the king of Gomorrah, the king of Admah, the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) went out, and they joined battle in the Valley of Siddim

Gen 15:1

(NIV)
After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision:

‘Do not be afraid, Abram.
I am your shield,
your very great reward.’
(ESV)
After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”

Gen 15:4

(NIV)
Then the word of the Lord came to him: ‘This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.’
(ESV)
And behold, the word of the Lord came to him: “This man shall not be your heir; your very own son shall be your heir.”

Gen 16:5

(NIV)
Then Sarai said to Abram, ‘You are responsible for the wrong I am suffering. I put my slave in your arms, and now that she knows she is pregnant, she despises me. May the Lord judge between you and me.’

(ESV)
And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the Lord judge between you and me!”

Gen 18:14

(NIV)
Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son.’

(ESV)
Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”

Gen 18:25

(NIV)
Far be it from you to do such a thing – to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?’

(ESV)
Far be it from you to do such a thing, to put the righteous to death with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as the wicked! Far be that from you! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

Gen 18:27

(NIV)
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,
(ESV)
Abraham answered and said, Behold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord, I who am but dust and ashes.

Gen 19:8

(NIV)
Look, I have two daughters who have never slept with a man. Let me bring them out to you, and you can do what you like with them. But don’t do anything to these men, for they have come under the protection of my roof.’

(ESV)
Behold, I have two daughters who have not known any man. Let me bring them out to you, and do to them as you please. Only do nothing to these men, for they have come under the shelter of my roof.”

Gen 19:9

(NIV)
‘Get out of our way,’ they replied. ‘This fellow came here as a foreigner, and now he wants to play the judge! We’ll treat you worse than them.’ They kept bringing pressure on Lot and moved forward to break down the door.

(ESV)
But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.

Gen 19:21

(NIV)
He said to him, ‘Very well, I will grant this request too; I will not overthrow the town you speak of.
(ESV)
He said to him, “Behold, I grant you this favor also, that I will not overthrow the city of which you have spoken.

Gen 19:22

(NIV)
But flee there quickly, because I cannot do anything until you reach it.’ (That is why the town was called Zoar. )

(ESV)
Escape there quickly, for I can do nothing till you arrive there.” Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.

Gen 20:8

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abimelek summoned all his officials, and when he told them all that had happened, they were very much afraid.
(ESV)
So Abimelech rose early in the morning and called all his servants and told them all these things. And the men were very much afraid.

Gen 20:10

(NIV)
And Abimelek asked Abraham, ‘What was your reason for doing this?’

(ESV)
And Abimelech said to Abraham, “What did you see, that you did this thing?”

Gen 20:16

(NIV)
To Sarah he said, ‘I am giving your brother a thousand shekels of silver. This is to cover the offence against you before all who are with you; you are completely vindicated.’

(ESV)
To Sarah he said, “Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver. It is a sign of your innocence in the eyes of all who are with you, and before everyone you are vindicated.”

Gen 21:1

(NIV)
Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised.
(ESV)
The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to Sarah as he had promised.

Gen 21:11

(NIV)
The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son.
(ESV)
And the thing was very displeasing to Abraham on account of his son.

Gen 21:13

(NIV)
I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring.’

(ESV)
And I will make a nation of the son of the slave woman also, because he is your offspring.”

Gen 21:14

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Gen 21:18

(NIV)
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.’

(ESV)
Up! Lift up the boy, and hold him fast with your hand, for I will make him into a great nation.”

Gen 21:25

(NIV)
Then Abraham complained to Abimelek about a well of water that Abimelek’s servants had seized.
(ESV)
When Abraham reproved Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech’s servants had seized,

Gen 21:26

(NIV)
But Abimelek said, ‘I don’t know who has done this. You did not tell me, and I heard about it only today.’

(ESV)
Abimelech said, “I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, and I have not heard of it until today.”

Gen 22:1

(NIV)
Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, ‘Abraham!’

‘Here I am,’ he replied.

(ESV)
After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Gen 22:6

(NIV)
Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and placed it on his son Isaac, and he himself carried the fire and the knife. As the two of them went on together,
(ESV)
And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son. And he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So they went both of them together.

Gen 22:9

(NIV)
When they reached the place God had told him about, Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it. He bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.
(ESV)
When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built the altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.

Gen 22:16

(NIV)
and said, ‘I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,
(ESV)
and said, “By myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,

Gen 22:20

(NIV)
Some time later Abraham was told, ‘Milkah is also a mother; she has borne sons to your brother Nahor:
(ESV)
Now after these things it was told to Abraham, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

Gen 23:5

(NIV)
The Hittites replied to Abraham,
(ESV)
The Hittites answered Abraham,

Gen 23:10

(NIV)
Ephron the Hittite was sitting among his people and he replied to Abraham in the hearing of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of his city.
(ESV)
Now Ephron was sitting among the Hittites, and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the Hittites, of all who went in at the gate of his city,

Gen 23:14

(NIV)
Ephron answered Abraham,
(ESV)
Ephron answered Abraham,

Gen 24:2

(NIV)
He said to the senior servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had, ‘Put your hand under my thigh.
(ESV)
And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh,

Gen 24:9

(NIV)
So the servant put his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.

(ESV)
So the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master and swore to him concerning this matter.

Gen 24:14

(NIV)
May it be that when I say to a young woman, “Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,” and she says, “Drink, and I’ll water your camels too” – let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master.’

(ESV)
Let the young woman to whom I shall say, ‘Please let down your jar that I may drink,’ and who shall say, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels’—let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I shall know that you have shown steadfast love to my master.”

Gen 24:28

(NIV)
The young woman ran and told her mother’s household about these things.
(ESV)
Then the young woman ran and told her mother’s household about these things.

Gen 24:30

(NIV)
As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring.
(ESV)
As soon as he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s arms, and heard the words of Rebekah his sister, “Thus the man spoke to me,” he went to the man. And behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.

Gen 24:44

(NIV)
and if she says to me, ‘Drink, and I’ll draw water for your camels too,’ let her be the one the Lord has chosen for my master’s son.”

(ESV)
and who will say to me, “Drink, and I will draw for your camels also,” let her be the woman whom the Lord has appointed for my master’s son.’

Gen 24:47

(NIV)
‘I asked her, “Whose daughter are you?”

‘She said, “The daughter of Bethuel son of Nahor, whom Milkah bore to him.”

‘Then I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her arms,
(ESV)
Then I asked her, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ She said, ‘The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bore to him.’ So I put the ring on her nose and the bracelets on her arms.

Gen 24:50

(NIV)
Laban and Bethuel answered, ‘This is from the Lord; we can say nothing to you one way or the other.
(ESV)
Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, “The thing has come from the Lord; we cannot speak to you bad or good.

Gen 24:52

(NIV)
When Abraham’s servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the Lord.
(ESV)
When Abraham’s servant heard their words, he bowed himself to the earth before the Lord.

Gen 24:66

(NIV)
Then the servant told Isaac all he had done.
(ESV)
And the servant told Isaac all the things that he had done.

Gen 26:20

(NIV)
But the herdsmen of Gerar quarrelled with those of Isaac and said, ‘The water is ours!’ So he named the well Esek, because they disputed with him.
(ESV)
the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen, saying, “The water is ours.” So he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.

Gen 26:21

(NIV)
Then they dug another well, but they quarrelled over that one also; so he named it Sitnah.
(ESV)
Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over that also, so he called its name Sitnah.

Gen 26:22

(NIV)
He moved on from there and dug another well, and no one quarrelled over it. He named it Rehoboth, saying, ‘Now the Lord has given us room and we will flourish in the land.’

(ESV)
And he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. So he called its name Rehoboth, saying, “For now the Lord has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.”

Gen 27:34

(NIV)
When Esau heard his father’s words, he burst out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, ‘Bless me – me too, my father!’

(ESV)
As soon as Esau heard the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry and said to his father, “Bless me, even me also, O my father!”

Gen 27:37

(NIV)
Isaac answered Esau, ‘I have made him lord over you and have made all his relatives his servants, and I have sustained him with grain and new wine. So what can I possibly do for you, my son?’

(ESV)
Isaac answered and said to Esau, “Behold, I have made him lord over you, and all his brothers I have given to him for servants, and with grain and wine I have sustained him. What then can I do for you, my son?”

Gen 27:39

(NIV)
His father Isaac answered him,

‘Your dwelling will be
away from the earth’s richness,
away from the dew of heaven above.
(ESV)
Then Isaac his father answered and said to him:

Behold, away from the fatness of the earth shall your dwelling be,
and away from the dew of heaven on high.

Gen 27:42

(NIV)
When Rebekah was told what her elder son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, ‘Your brother Esau is planning to avenge himself by killing you.
(ESV)
But the words of Esau her older son were told to Rebekah. So she sent and called Jacob her younger son and said to him, “Behold, your brother Esau comforts himself about you by planning to kill you.

Gen 28:11

(NIV)
When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep.
(ESV)
And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep.

Gen 28:18

(NIV)
Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it.
(ESV)
So early in the morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for a pillar and poured oil on the top of it.

Gen 28:22

(NIV)
and this stone that I have set up as a pillar will be God’s house, and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth.’

(ESV)
and this stone, which I have set up for a pillar, shall be God’s house. And of all that you give me I will give a full tenth to you.”

Gen 29:13

(NIV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he hurried to meet him. He embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his home, and there Jacob told him all these things.
(ESV)
As soon as Laban heard the news about Jacob, his sister’s son, he ran to meet him and embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Jacob told Laban all these things,

Gen 30:31

(NIV)
‘What shall I give you?’ he asked.

‘Don’t give me anything,’ Jacob replied. ‘But if you will do this one thing for me, I will go on tending your flocks and watching over them:
(ESV)
He said, “What shall I give you?” Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this for me, I will again pasture your flock and keep it:

Gen 30:33

(NIV)
And my honesty will testify for me in the future, whenever you check on the wages you have paid me. Any goat in my possession that is not speckled or spotted, or any lamb that is not dark-coloured, will be considered stolen.’

(ESV)
So my honesty will answer for me later, when you come to look into my wages with you. Every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats and black among the lambs, if found with me, shall be counted stolen.”

Gen 30:36

(NIV)
Then he put a three-day journey between himself and Jacob, while Jacob continued to tend the rest of Laban’s flocks.

(ESV)
And he set a distance of three daysjourney between himself and Jacob, and Jacob pastured the rest of Laban’s flock.

Gen 30:41

(NIV)
Whenever the stronger females were in heat, Jacob would place the branches in the troughs in front of the animals so that they would mate near the branches,
(ESV)
Whenever the stronger of the flock were breeding, Jacob would lay the sticks in the troughs before the eyes of the flock, that they might breed among the sticks,
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