1510 verses

Gen 2:16

(NIV)
And the  Lord God commanded the man, ‘You are free to eat from any tree in the garden;
(ESV)
And the  Lord God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden,

Gen 3:11

(NIV)
And he said, ‘Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree from which I commanded you not to eat?’

(ESV)
He said, “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?”

Gen 3:17

(NIV)
To Adam he said, ‘Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, “You must not eat from it,”

‘Cursed is the ground because of you;
through painful toil you will eat food from it
all the days of your life.
(ESV)
And to Adam he said,

Because you have listened to the voice of your wife
and have eaten of the tree
of which I commanded you,
‘You shall not eat of it,’
cursed is the ground because of you;
in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

Gen 4:11

(NIV)
Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
(ESV)
And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.

Gen 6:22

(NIV)
Noah did everything just as God commanded him.

(ESV)
Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him.

Gen 7:5

(NIV)
And Noah did all that the  Lord commanded him.

(ESV)
And Noah did all that the  Lord had commanded him.

Gen 7:9

(NIV)
male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah.
(ESV)
two and two, male and female, went into the ark with Noah, as God had commanded Noah.

Gen 7:16

(NIV)
The animals going in were male and female of every living thing, as God had commanded Noah. Then the  Lord shut him in.

(ESV)
And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him. And the  Lord shut him in.

Gen 8:11

(NIV)
When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.
(ESV)
And the dove came back to him in the evening, and behold, in her mouth was a freshly plucked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the waters had subsided from the earth.

Gen 12:15

(NIV)
And when Pharaoh’s officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace.
(ESV)
And when the princes of Pharaoh saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken into Pharaoh’s house.

Gen 12:20

(NIV)
Then Pharaoh gave orders about Abram to his men, and they sent him on his way, with his wife and everything he had.

(ESV)
And Pharaoh gave men orders concerning him, and they sent him away with his wife and all that he had.

Gen 18:19

(NIV)
For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the  Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the  Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.’

(ESV)
For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the  Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the  Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”

Gen 21:4

(NIV)
When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him.
(ESV)
And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.

Gen 21:22

(NIV)
At that time Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, ‘God is with you in everything you do.
(ESV)
At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do.

Gen 21:32

(NIV)
After the treaty had been made at Beersheba, Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces returned to the land of the Philistines.
(ESV)
So they made a covenant at Beersheba. Then Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army rose up and returned to the land of the Philistines.

Gen 25:28

(NIV)
Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

(ESV)
Isaac loved Esau because he ate of his game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Gen 26:5

(NIV)
because Abraham obeyed me and did everything I required of him, keeping my commands, my decrees and my instructions.’
(ESV)
because Abraham obeyed my voice and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.”

Gen 26:11

(NIV)
So Abimelek gave orders to all the people: ‘Anyone who harms this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.’

(ESV)
So Abimelech warned all the people, saying, “Whoever touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.”

Gen 26:26

(NIV)
Meanwhile, Abimelek had come to him from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his personal advisor and Phicol the commander of his forces.
(ESV)
When Abimelech went to him from Gerar with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army,

Gen 27:8

(NIV)
Now, my son, listen carefully and do what I tell you:
(ESV)
Now therefore, my son obey my voice as I command you.

Gen 28:1

(NIV)
So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him. Then he commanded him: ‘Do not marry a Canaanite woman.
(ESV)
Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women.

Gen 28:6

(NIV)
Now Esau learned that Isaac had blessed Jacob and had sent him to Paddan Aram to take a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he commanded him, ‘Do not marry a Canaanite woman,’
(ESV)
Now Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him away to Paddan-aram to take a wife from there, and that as he blessed him he directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women,”

Gen 29:2

(NIV)
There he saw a well in the open country, with three flocks of sheep lying near it because the flocks were watered from that well. The stone over the mouth of the well was large.
(ESV)
As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone on the well’s mouth was large,

Gen 29:3

(NIV)
When all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone away from the well’s mouth and water the sheep. Then they would return the stone to its place over the mouth of the well.

(ESV)
and when all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone from the mouth of the well and water the sheep, and put the stone back in its place over the mouth of the well.

Gen 29:8

(NIV)
‘We can’t,’ they replied, ‘until all the flocks are gathered and the stone has been rolled away from the mouth of the well. Then we will water the sheep.’

(ESV)
But they said, “We cannot until all the flocks are gathered together and the stone is rolled from the mouth of the well; then we water the sheep.”

Gen 29:10

(NIV)
When Jacob saw Rachel daughter of his uncle Laban, and Laban’s sheep, he went over and rolled the stone away from the mouth of the well and watered his uncle’s sheep.
(ESV)
Now as soon as Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother’s brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother’s brother, Jacob came near and rolled the stone from the well’s mouth and watered the flock of Laban his mother’s brother.

Gen 32:4

(NIV)
He instructed them: ‘This is what you are to say to my lord Esau: “Your servant Jacob says, I have been staying with Laban and have remained there till now.
(ESV)
instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now.

Gen 32:17

(NIV)
He instructed the one in the lead: ‘When my brother Esau meets you and asks, “Who do you belong to, and where are you going, and who owns all these animals in front of you?”
(ESV)
He instructed the first, “When Esau my brother meets you and asks you, ‘To whom do you belong? Where are you going? And whose are these ahead of you?’

Gen 32:19

(NIV)
He also instructed the second, the third and all the others who followed the herds: ‘You are to say the same thing to Esau when you meet him.
(ESV)
He likewise instructed the second and the third and all who followed the droves, “You shall say the same thing to Esau when you find him,

Gen 34:26

(NIV)
They put Hamor and his son Shechem to the sword and took Dinah from Shechem’s house and left.
(ESV)
They killed Hamor and his son Shechem with the sword and took Dinah out of Shechem’s house and went away.

Gen 37:36

(NIV)
Meanwhile, the Midianites sold Joseph in Egypt to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard.

(ESV)
Meanwhile the Midianites had sold him in Egypt to Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard.

Gen 39:1

(NIV)
Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there.

(ESV)
Now Joseph had been brought down to Egypt, and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, had bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him down there.

Gen 39:21

(NIV)
the  Lord was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favour in the eyes of the prison warder.
(ESV)
But the  Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Gen 39:22

(NIV)
So the warder put Joseph in charge of all those held in the prison, and he was made responsible for all that was done there.
(ESV)
And the keeper of the prison put Joseph in charge of all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever was done there, he was the one who did it.

Gen 39:23

(NIV)
The warder paid no attention to anything under Joseph’s care, because the  Lord was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.

(ESV)
The keeper of the prison paid no attention to anything that was in Joseph’s charge, because the  Lord was with him. And whatever he did, the  Lord made it succeed.

Gen 40:2

(NIV)
Pharaoh was angry with his two officials, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,
(ESV)
And Pharaoh was angry with his two officers, the chief cupbearer and the chief baker,

Gen 40:3

(NIV)
and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.
(ESV)
and he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison where Joseph was confined.

Gen 40:4

(NIV)
The captain of the guard assigned them to Joseph, and he attended them.

After they had been in custody for some time,
(ESV)
The captain of the guard appointed Joseph to be with them, and he attended them. They continued for some time in custody.

Gen 40:9

(NIV)
So the chief cupbearer told Joseph his dream. He said to him, ‘In my dream I saw a vine in front of me,
(ESV)
So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph and said to him, “In my dream there was a vine before me,

Gen 40:16

(NIV)
When the chief baker saw that Joseph had given a favourable interpretation, he said to Joseph, ‘I too had a dream: on my head were three baskets of bread.
(ESV)
When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was favorable, he said to Joseph, “I also had a dream: there were three cake baskets on my head,

Gen 40:20

(NIV)
Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
(ESV)
On the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, he made a feast for all his servants and lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker among his servants.

Gen 40:21

(NIV)
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand –
(ESV)
He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.

Gen 40:22

(NIV)
but he impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.

(ESV)
But he hanged the chief baker, as Joseph had interpreted to them.

Gen 40:23

(NIV)
The chief cupbearer, however, did not remember Joseph; he forgot him.

(ESV)
Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph, but forgot him.

Gen 41:9

(NIV)
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, ‘Today I am reminded of my shortcomings.
(ESV)
Then the chief cupbearer said to Pharaoh, “I remember my offenses today.

Gen 41:10

(NIV)
Pharaoh was once angry with his servants, and he imprisoned me and the chief baker in the house of the captain of the guard.
(ESV)
When Pharaoh was angry with his servants and put me and the chief baker in custody in the house of the captain of the guard,

Gen 41:12

(NIV)
Now a young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. We told him our dreams, and he interpreted them for us, giving each man the interpretation of his dream.
(ESV)
A young Hebrew was there with us, a servant of the captain of the guard. When we told him, he interpreted our dreams to us, giving an interpretation to each man according to his dream.

Gen 41:40

(NIV)
You shall be in charge of my palace, and all my people are to submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you.’

(ESV)
You shall be over my house, and all my people shall order themselves as you command. Only as regards the throne will I be greater than you.”

Gen 42:25

(NIV)
Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, to put each man’s silver back in his sack, and to give them provisions for their journey. After this was done for them,
(ESV)
And Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, and to replace every man’s money in his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. This was done for them.

Gen 42:27

(NIV)
At the place where they stopped for the night one of them opened his sack to get feed for his donkey, and he saw his silver in the mouth of his sack.
(ESV)
And as one of them opened his sack to give his donkey fodder at the lodging place, he saw his money in the mouth of his sack.

Gen 43:7

(NIV)
They replied, ‘The man questioned us closely about ourselves and our family. “Is your father still living?” he asked us. “Do you have another brother?” We simply answered his questions. How were we to know he would say, “Bring your brother down here”?’

(ESV)
They replied, “The man questioned us carefully about ourselves and our kindred, saying, ‘Is your father still alive? Do you have another brother?’ What we told him was in answer to these questions. Could we in any way know that he would say, ‘Bring your brother down’?”

Gen 43:12

(NIV)
Take double the amount of silver with you, for you must return the silver that was put back into the mouths of your sacks. Perhaps it was a mistake.
(ESV)
Take double the money with you. Carry back with you the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks. Perhaps it was an oversight.

Gen 43:21

(NIV)
But at the place where we stopped for the night we opened our sacks and each of us found his silver – the exact weight – in the mouth of his sack. So we have brought it back with us.
(ESV)
And when we came to the lodging place we opened our sacks, and there was each man’s money in the mouth of his sack, our money in full weight. So we have brought it again with us,

Gen 44:1

(NIV)
Now Joseph gave these instructions to the steward of his house: ‘Fill the men’s sacks with as much food as they can carry, and put each man’s silver in the mouth of his sack.
(ESV)
Then he commanded the steward of his house, “Fill the men’s sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put each man’s money in the mouth of his sack,

Gen 44:2

(NIV)
Then put my cup, the silver one, in the mouth of the youngest one’s sack, along with the silver for his grain.’ And he did as Joseph said.

(ESV)
and put my cup, the silver cup, in the mouth of the sack of the youngest, with his money for the grain.” And he did as Joseph told him.

Gen 44:8

(NIV)
We even brought back to you from the land of Canaan the silver we found inside the mouths of our sacks. So why would we steal silver or gold from your master’s house?
(ESV)
Behold the money that we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord’s house?

Gen 45:12

(NIV)
‘You can see for yourselves, and so can my brother Benjamin, that it is really I who am speaking to you.
(ESV)
And now your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin see, that it is my mouth that speaks to you.

Gen 45:19

(NIV)
‘You are also instructed to tell them, “Do this: take some carts from Egypt for your children and your wives, and get your father and come.
(ESV)
And you, Joseph, are commanded to say, ‘Do this: take wagons from the land of Egypt for your little ones and for your wives, and bring your father, and come.

Gen 45:21

(NIV)
So the sons of Israel did this. Joseph gave them carts, as Pharaoh had commanded, and he also gave them provisions for their journey.
(ESV)
The sons of Israel did so: and Joseph gave them wagons, according to the command of Pharaoh, and gave them provisions for the journey.

Gen 47:6

(NIV)
and the land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best part of the land. Let them live in Goshen. And if you know of any among them with special ability, put them in charge of my own livestock.’

(ESV)
The land of Egypt is before you. Settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land. Let them settle in the land of Goshen, and if you know any able men among them, put them in charge of my livestock.”

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