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Genesis 22:12 NIV

12 “Do not lay a hand on the boy,” he said. “Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.”

References for Genesis 22:12

Study tools for Genesis 22:12

  • a 22:13 - Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint and Syriac; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "a ram behind him"
  • b 22:18 - Or "seed"
  • c 22:18 - Or "and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings" (see 48:20)