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Genesis 26:9 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

Unchecked Copy BoxGenesis 26:9 - And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die because of her.
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And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.

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Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Quite obviously she is your wife; so how could you say, ‘She is my sister’?” Isaac said to him, “Because I said, ‘Lest I die on account of her.’ ”

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Immediately, Abimelech called for Isaac and exclaimed, “She is obviously your wife! Why did you say, ‘She is my sister’?”
“Because I was afraid someone would kill me to get her from me,” Isaac replied.

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So Abimelek 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.”

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So Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, she is your wife. How then could you say, ‘She is my sister’?” Isaac said to him, “Because I thought, ‘Lest I die because of her.’”

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Abimelech sent for Isaac and said, “So she is really your wife! How could you say, ‘She is my sister’? ”

Isaac answered him, “Because I thought I might die on account of her.”

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Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, she certainly is your wife! So how is it that you said, ‘She is my sister’?” And Isaac said to him, “Because I thought, ‘otherwise I might be killed on account of her.’”

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Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, certainly she is your wife! How then did you say, ‘She is my sister’?” And Isaac said to him, “Because I said, ‘I might die on account of her.’”

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Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “Behold, surely she is your wife! How then did you say, ‘She is my sister’?” And Isaac said to him, “Because I said, ‘Lest I die on account of her.’”

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Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, “See here, Rebekah is in fact your wife! How did you [dare to] say to me, ‘She is my sister’?” And Isaac said to him, “Because I thought I might be killed because of her [desirability].”

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So Abimelech summoned Isaac and said, "She is really your wife! Why did you say, 'She is my sister'?" Isaac replied, "Because I thought someone might kill me to get her."

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So Abim'elech called Isaac, and said, "Behold, she is your wife; how then could you say, 'She is my sister'?" Isaac said to him, "Because I thought, 'Lest I die because of her.'"

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And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die because of her.

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And Abimelech calleth for Isaac, and saith, 'Lo, she is surely thy wife; and how hast thou said, She is my sister?' and Isaac saith unto him, 'Because I said, Lest I die for her.'

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Then Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, she is certainly thy wife; and how saidst thou, She is my sister? and Isaac said to him, Because I said, Lest I die on account of her.

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And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, surely she is thy wife: and how saidst thou, She is my sister? and Isaac said to him, Because I said, Lest I should die on her account.

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Avimelekh called Yitzchak, and said, "Behold, surely she is your wife. Why did you say, 'She is my sister?'" Yitzchak said to him, "Because I said, 'Lest I die because of her.'"

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et accersito ait perspicuum est quod uxor tua sit cur mentitus es sororem tuam esse respondit timui ne morerer propter eam

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וַיִּקְרָא אֲבִימֶלֶךְ לְיִצְחָק וַיֹּאמֶר אַךְ הִנֵּה אִשְׁתְּךָ הִוא וְאֵיךְ אָמַרְתָּ אֲחֹתִי הִוא וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלָיו יִצְחָק כִּי אָמַרְתִּי פֶּן־אָמוּת עָלֶיהָ׃

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ἐκάλεσεν δὲ Αβιμελεχ τὸν Ισαακ καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ ἄρα γε γυνή σού ἐστιν τί ὅτι εἶπας ἀδελφή μού ἐστιν εἶπεν δὲ αὐτῷ Ισαακ εἶπα γάρ μήποτε ἀποθάνω δι᾽ αὐτήν

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فَدَعَا أَبِيمَالِكُ إِسْحَاقَ وَقَالَ: «إِنَّمَا هِيَ امْرَأَتُكَ! فَكَيْفَ قُلْتَ: هِيَ أُخْتِي؟» فَقَالَ لَهُ إِسْحَاقُ: «لأَنِّي قُلْتُ: لَعَلِّي أَمُوتُ بِسَبَبِهَا».

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فَاسْتَدْعَاهُ إِلَيْهِ وَقَالَ: «إِنَّهَا بِالْحَقِيقَةِ زَوْجَتُكَ، فَكَيْفَ قُلْتَ هِيَ أُخْتِي؟» فَأَجَابَ إِسْحاقُ: «لأَنِّي قُلْتُ: لَعَلِّي أُقْتَلُ بِسَبَبِهَا».

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Y llamó Abimelech á Isaac, y dijo: He aquí ella es de cierto tu mujer: ¿cómo, pues, dijiste: Es mi hermana? E Isaac le respondió: Porque dije: Quizá moriré por causa de ella.

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Y llamó Abimelec a Isaac, y dijo: He aquí ella es de cierto tu mujer. ¿Cómo, pues, dijiste: Es mi hermana? E Isaac le respondió: Porque dije: Quizá moriré por causa de ella.

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And he said to Isaac, It is clear that she is your wife: why then did you say, She is my sister? And Isaac said, For fear that I might be put to death because of her.

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亞比米勒召了以撒來、對他說、他實在是你的妻子.你怎麼說、他是你的妹子.以撒說、我心裡想、恐怕我因他而死。

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Entonces Abimelec llamó a Isaac y le dijo: --¡He aquí, de veras ella es tu mujer! ¿Por qué, pues, dijiste: "Es mi hermana"? Isaac le respondió: --Es que pensé que quizás moriría a causa de ella.

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이에 아비멜렉이 이삭을 불러 이르되 그가 정녕 네 아내여늘 어찌 네 누이라 하였느냐 이삭이 그에게 대답하되 내 생각에 그를 인하여 내가 죽게 될까 두려워하였음이로라

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Abimélec fit appeler Isaac, et dit: Certainement, c'est ta femme. Comment as-tu pu dire: C'est ma soeur? Isaac lui répondit: J'ai parlé ainsi, de peur de mourir à cause d'elle.

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Da rief Abimelech den Isaak und sprach: Siehe, es ist dein Weib. Wie hast du denn gesagt: Sie ist meine Schwester? Isaak antwortete ihm: Ich gedachte, ich möchte vielleicht sterben müssen um ihretwillen.

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И призвал Авимелех Исаака и сказал: вот, это жена твоя; как же ты сказал: она сестра моя? Исаак сказал ему: потому что я думал, не умереть бы мне ради ее.

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Y llamó Abimelec a Isaac, y dijo: He aquí ella es de cierto tu mujer; ¿cómo, pues, dijiste: Es mi hermana? E Isaac le respondió, porque dije: Por ventura moriré por causa de ella.

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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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