Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Genesis
Chapter 17

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Genesis 16 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 18
GENESIS 17:1
JPS 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him: 'I am God Almighty; walk before Me, and be thou wholehearted.
ONK 17:1 And Abram was son of ninety and nine years: and the Lord was revealed to Abram, and said to him, I am El-shadai;(77) serve before Me, and be perfect;(78)
PAL 17:1 And Abram was the son of ninety and nine years, and the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am El Shadai; serve before Me and be perfect (shelim) in thy flesh.
 
GENESIS 17:2
JPS 17:2 And I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.'
ONK 17:2 and I will set a covenant between My Word and thee, and I will multiply thee exceedingly much.
PAL 17:2 And I will set My covenant between My Word and thee, and will multiply thee very greatly.
 
GENESIS 17:3
JPS 17:3 And Abram fell on his face; and God talked with him, saying:
ONK 17:3 And Abram fell on his face: and the Lord spake with him, saying,
PAL 17:3 And because Abram was not circumcised, he was not able to stand, but he bowed himself upon his face; and the Lord spake with him, saying,
 
GENESIS 17:4
JPS 17:4 'As for Me, behold, My covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude of nations.
ONK 17:4 Behold, I have dedicated My covenant with thee, and thou shalt be the father of many peoples,
PAL 17:4 Behold, I have confirmed (or divided) my covenant with thee; and thou shalt be the father of many peoples.
 
GENESIS 17:5
JPS 17:5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for the father of a multitude of nations have I made thee.
ONK 17:5 and thy name shall no more be called Abram; but thy name shall be Abraham, because the father of many peoples have I appointed (given) thee.
PAL 17:5 And thy name shall be no more called Abram, but Abraham shall be thy name, because to be the father of a great multitude of peoples have I appointed thee.
 
GENESIS 17:6
JPS 17:6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
ONK 17:6 And I will spread thee abroad very greatly, and I will appoint to thee that assemblies and kings, who shall rule the peoples, from thee shall come forth.
PAL 17:6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and will set thee for congregations; and kings ruling over peoples shall come forth from thee.
 
GENESIS 17:7
JPS 17:7 And I will establish My covenant between Me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee.
ONK 17:7 And I will establish My covenant between My Word and thee, and thy sons after thee unto perpetual generations, to be unto thee a God, and to thy sons after thee.
PAL 17:7 And I have established My covenant between My Word and thee, and thy sons after thee in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee and to thy sons after thee.
 
GENESIS 17:8
JPS 17:8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land of thy sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.'
ONK 17:8 And I will give to thee and to thy sons after thee the land of thy habitation, all the land of Kenaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be unto them Eloha.
PAL 17:8 And I will give to thee and to thy sons after thee the land of thy habitation, all the land of Kenaan, for an everlasting possession: and I will be to them Eloha.
 
GENESIS 17:9
JPS 17:9 And God said unto Abraham: 'And as for thee, thou shalt keep My covenant, thou, and thy seed after thee throughout their generations.
ONK 17:9 And the Lord said to Abraham, And thou My covenant shalt keep, thou and thy sons after thee in their generations.
PAL 17:9 And the Lord said to Abraham, And thou shalt observe my covenant, thou and thy sons after thee in their generations.
 
GENESIS 17:10
JPS 17:10 This is My covenant, which ye shall keep, between Me and you and thy seed after thee: every male among you shall be circumcised.
ONK 17:10 This is My covenant which you shall keep between My Word and you and thy sons after thee, to circumcise every male that is among you.
PAL 17:10 This is My covenant, that you shall observe between My Word and you, and your sons after you:—Every male of you being circumcised, though he have not a father to circumcise him.
 
GENESIS 17:11
JPS 17:11 And ye shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of a covenant betwixt Me and you.
ONK 17:11 And you shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between My Word and you.
PAL 17:11 And you shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin, as a sign of the covenant between My Word and you.
 
GENESIS 17:12
JPS 17:12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every male throughout your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any foreigner, that is not of thy seed.
ONK 17:12 And the son of eight days shall be circumcised among you; every male in your generations, born in the house, or bought with money, of every son of the peoples, who is not of thy sons,
PAL 17:12 And the son of eight days shall be circumcised among you, every male in your generations; from him who is brought up in your house, or bought with your silver, unto every son of the peoples who is not of you.
 
GENESIS 17:13
JPS 17:13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised; and My covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.
ONK 17:13 circumcising you shall circumcise the one born in the house, and him bought with money; and it shall be My covenant in your flesh for a covenant for ever.
PAL 17:13 He who is circumcised shall circumcise him who is brought up among you, or bought with your silver; and it shall be My covenant in your flesh for a covenant for ever.
 
GENESIS 17:14
JPS 17:14 And the uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken My covenant.'
ONK 17:14 And the male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that man shall perish from the people (because) he hath made void My covenant.
PAL 17:14 And the uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, unless he have some one to circumcise him, that man shall be cut off from his people; he hath made My covenant to pass away.
 
GENESIS 17:15
JPS 17:15 And God said unto Abraham: 'As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
ONK 17:15 And the Lord said to Abraham, The name of Sara thy wife shall not be called Sara, for Sarah shall be her name:
PAL 17:15 And the Lord said to Abraham, The name of Sara thy wife shall be no more called Sara; for Sarah shall be her name.
 
GENESIS 17:16
JPS 17:16 And I will bless her, and moreover I will give thee a son of her; yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall be of her.'
ONK 17:16 and I will bless her, and I will also give thee a son from her; and I will bless her, and assemblies and kings which have dominion over peoples from her shall be.
PAL 17:16 And I will bless her in her body, and will also give from her a son to thee, and I will bless him, and he shall be for assemblies, and kings ruling over nations shall be from her.
 
GENESIS 17:17
JPS 17:17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart: 'Shall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?'
ONK 17:17 And Abraham fell upon his face and rejoiced, and said in his heart, Will the son of a hundred years have a child, and Sarah the daughter of ninety years bring forth?
PAL 17:17 And Abraham fell on his face, and wondered, and said in his heart, Shall the son of a hundred years have progeny, and Sarah, the daughter of ninety years, bear a child?
JER 17:17 And Abraham bowed upon his face, and wondered.
 
GENESIS 17:18
JPS 17:18 And Abraham said unto God: 'Oh that Ishmael might live before Thee!'
ONK 17:18 And Abraham said before the Lord, O that Yishmael may be established before thee!
PAL 17:18 And Abraham said before the Lord, May not Ishmael be established, and serve before Thee?
 
GENESIS 17:19
JPS 17:19 And God said: ''Nay, but Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son; and thou shalt call his name Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.
ONK 17:19 And the Lord said, In verity Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name Izhak; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant to his sons after him.
PAL 17:19 And the Lord said, In truth Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name Izhak; and with him I will confirm My covenant for an everlasting covenant to his sons after him.
 
GENESIS 17:20
JPS 17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee; behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
ONK 17:20 And concerning Yishmael I have accepted thy prayer. Behold, I have blessed him, and I will spread him abroad very greatly. Twelve princes will he beget, and I will set him (as) a great people.
PAL 17:20 And concerning Ishmael I have heard thy prayer. Behold, I have blessed him; and I will spread him abroad, and multiply him very greatly. Twelve princes shall he beget, and I will give him to be a great people.
 
GENESIS 17:21
JPS 17:21 But My covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.'
ONK 17:21 But My covenant I will establish with Izhak, whom Sarah shall bear to thee, at this time, in the year following.
PAL 17:21 But My covenant will I establish with Izhak, whom Sarah shall bear to thee at this time in the year after.
 
GENESIS 17:22
JPS 17:22 And He left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.
ONK 17:22 And when He had ended to speak with him, the Glory of the Lord(79) ascended up from Abraham.
PAL 17:22 And He ceased speaking with him; and the Glory of the Lord ascended from Abraham.
 
GENESIS 17:23
JPS 17:23 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.
ONK 17:23 And Abraham took Yishmael his son, and every one born in his house, and every one bought with his money, every male, the men of the house of Abraham, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in that very same day when the Lord had spoken with him.
PAL 17:23 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all brought up in his house, and all bought with money, every male among the household people of Abraham, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the same day in which the Lord spake with him.
 
GENESIS 17:24
JPS 17:24 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
ONK 17:24 And Abraham was son of ninety and nine years, when he circumcised the flesh of his foreskin.
PAL 17:24 And Abraham was the son of ninety and nine years when he circumcised the flesh of his foreskin.
 
GENESIS 17:25
JPS 17:25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
ONK 17:25 And Yishmael his son was son of thirteen years, when the flesh of his foreskin was circumcised.
PAL 17:25
 
GENESIS 17:26
JPS 17:26 In the selfsame day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son.
ONK 17:26 In that same day Abraham was circumcised, and Yishmael his son,
PAL 17:26 In the same day, in the fourteenth year, was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son.
 
GENESIS 17:27
JPS 17:27 And all the men of his house, those born in the house, and those bought with money of a foreigner, were circumcised with him.
ONK 17:27 and all the men of his house, (whether) born in his house, or bought with money from the sons of the Gentiles, were circumcised with him.
PAL 17:27 And every man of his house, the house-trained, and the purchased with money of the sons of the people, was circumcised with him.
 
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