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Genesis 18:13

    Genesis 18:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the LORD said to Abraham, Why did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jehovah said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, who am old?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Lord said, Why was Sarah laughing and saying, Is it possible for me, being old, to give birth to a child?

    Webster's Revision

    And Jehovah said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, who am old?

    World English Bible

    Yahweh said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying, 'Will I really bear a child, yet I am old?'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

    Definitions for Genesis 18:13

    Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 18:13

    And the Lord (Jehovah) said, etc. - So it appears that one of those three persons was Jehovah, and as this name is never given to any created being, consequently the ever-blessed God is intended; and as he was never seen in any bodily shape, consequently the great Angel of the covenant, Jesus Christ, must be meant. See note on Genesis 16:7.