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Genesis 12 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:1 - And Jehovah saith unto Abram, 'Go for thyself, from thy land, and from thy kindred, and from the house of thy father, unto the land which I shew thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 - And I make thee become a great nation, and bless thee, and make thy name great; and be thou a blessing.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:3 - And I bless those blessing thee, and him who is disesteeming thee I curse, and blessed in thee have been all families of the ground.'

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:4 - And Abram goeth on, as Jehovah hath spoken unto him, and Lot goeth with him, and Abram is a son of five and seventy years in his going out from Charan.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - And Abram taketh Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they have gained, and the persons that they have obtained in Charan; and they go out to go towards the land of Canaan; and they come in to the land of Canaan.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:6 - And Abram passeth over into the land, unto the place Shechem, unto the oak of Moreh; and the Canaanite is then in the land.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:7 - And Jehovah appeareth unto Abram, and saith, 'To thy seed I give this land;' and he buildeth there an altar to Jehovah, who hath appeared unto him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:8 - And he removeth from thence towards a mountain at the east of Beth-El, and stretcheth out the tent (Beth-El at the west, and Hai at the east), and he buildeth there an altar to Jehovah, and preacheth in the name of Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:9 - And Abram journeyeth, going on and journeying towards the south.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:10 - And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:11 - and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:12 - and it hath come to pass that the Egyptians see thee, and they have said, 'This is his wife,' and they have slain me, and thee they keep alive:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:13 - say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.'

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:14 - And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:15 - and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:16 - and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 - And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife?

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:19 - Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.'

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:20 - And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.

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