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 Genesis 20:1 - 18
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   Book of Genesis
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20:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Abraham journeyed from there R512 toward the land of the R513 Negev, F344 and settled F345 between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar. R514
 
20:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abraham said of Sarah his wife, "She R515 is my sister." So Abimelech R516 king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.
 
20:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But R517 God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Behold, you R518 are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married." F346
 
20:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, "Lord, will R519 You slay a nation, even though blameless? F347
 
20:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Did he not himself say to me, `She is my sister'? And she herself R520 said, `He is my brother.' In the R521 integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands F348 I have done this."
 
20:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also kept R522 F349 you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not let you touch her.
 
20:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Now therefore, restore the man's wife, for he R523 is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours."
 
20:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Abimelech arose early in the morning and called all his servants and told all these things in their hearing; and the men were greatly frightened.
 
20:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then R524 Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, "What have you done to us? And how F350 have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a R525 great sin? You have done to me things F351 that ought not to be done."
 
20:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And Abimelech said to Abraham, "What have you encountered, F352 that you have done this thing?"
 
20:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear R526 of God in this place, and they R527 will kill me because of my wife.
 
20:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;
 
20:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and it came about, when God R528 caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her, `This is the F353 kindness which you will show to me: everywhere F354 we go, say R529 of me, "He is my brother.""'
 
20:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abimelech R530 then took sheep and oxen and male and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and restored his wife Sarah to him.
 
20:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abimelech said, "Behold, R531 my land is before you; settle F355 wherever you F356 please."
 
20:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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To Sarah he said, "Behold, I have given your brother R532 a thousand pieces of silver; behold, it is your F357 vindication before all who are with you, and before all men you are cleared."
 
20:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abraham R533 prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, so that they bore children.
 
20:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For R534 the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F344 I.e. South country
F345 Lit dwelt
F346 Lit married to a husband
F347 Lit righteous
F348 Lit palms
F349 Lit restrained
F350 Lit what
F351 Lit deeds
F352 Lit seen
F353 Lit your
F354 Lit at every place where
F355 Lit dwell
F356 Lit it is good in your sight
F357 Lit for you a covering of the eyes

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R512 Genesis 18:1
R513 Genesis 12:9
R514 Genesis 26:1,6
R515 Genesis 12:11-13; 20:12;
R516 Genesis 12:15
R517 Genesis 12:17,18
R518 Genesis 20:7
R519 Genesis 18:23-25
R520 Genesis 20:13
R521 1 Kings 9:4; Psalms 7:8; 26:6
R522 1 Samuel 25:26,34
R523 1 Samuel 7:5; 2 Kings 5:11; Job 42:8
R524 Genesis 12:18
R525 Genesis 39:9
R526 Nehemiah 5:15; Proverbs 16:6
R527 Genesis 12:12; 26:7
R528 Genesis 12:1-9
R529 Genesis 12:13; 20:5
R530 Genesis 12:16
R531 Genesis 13:9; 34:10; 47:6
R532 Genesis 20:5
R533 Numbers 12:13; 21:7; James 5:16
R534 Genesis 12:17

 
 

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