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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Genesis 12:10 - 20
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 12
12:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine was severe.
 
12:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, "I know what a beautiful woman you are.
 
12:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife.' Then they will kill me but will let you live.
 
12:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you."
 
12:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When Abram came to Egypt, the Egyptians saw that she was a very beautiful woman.
 
12:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And when Pharaoh's officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace.
 
12:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He treated Abram well for her sake, and Abram acquired sheep and cattle, male and female donkeys, menservants and maidservants, and camels.
 
12:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the LORD inflicted serious diseases on Pharaoh and his household because of Abram's wife Sarai.
 
12:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Pharaoh summoned Abram. "What have you done to me?" he said. "Why didn't you tell me she was your wife?
 
12:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Why did you say, 'She is my sister,' so that I took her to be my wife? Now then, here is your wife. Take her and go!"
 
12:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Pharaoh gave orders about Abram to his men, and they sent him on his way, with his wife and everything he had.
 
 

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