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 Genesis 26:6 - 11
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 26
26:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Isaac stayed in Gerar.
 
26:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," because he was afraid to say, "She is my wife." He thought, "The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful."
 
26:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Isaac had been there a long time, Abimelech king of the Philistines looked down from a window and saw Isaac caressing his wife Rebekah.
 
26:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Abimelech summoned Isaac and said, "She is really your wife! Why did you say, 'She is my sister'?" Isaac answered him, "Because I thought I might lose my life on account of her."
 
26:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Abimelech said, "What is this you have done to us? One of the men might well have slept with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us."
 
26:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Abimelech gave orders to all the people: "Anyone who molests this man or his wife shall surely be put to death."
 
 

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