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Genesis 20 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - And Abraham journeyeth from thence toward the land of the south, and dwelleth between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourneth in Gerar;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:2 - and Abraham saith concerning Sarah his wife, 'She is my sister;' and Abimelech king of Gerar sendeth and taketh Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:3 - And God cometh in unto Abimelech in a dream of the night, and saith to him, 'Lo, thou art a dead man, because of the woman whom thou hast taken -- and she married to a husband.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:4 - And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:5 - hath not he himself said to me, She is my sister! and she, even she herself, said, He is my brother; in the integrity of my heart, and in the innocency of my hands, I have done this.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:6 - And God saith unto him in the dream, 'Yea, I -- I have known that in the integrity of thy heart thou hast done this, and I withhold thee, even I, from sinning against Me, therefore I have not suffered thee to come against her;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - and now send back the man's wife, for he is inspired, and he doth pray for thee, and live thou; and if thou do not send back, know that dying thou dost die, thou, and all that thou hast.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:8 - And Abimelech riseth early in the morning, and calleth for all his servants, and speaketh all these words in their ears; and the men fear exceedingly;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:9 - and Abimelech calleth for Abraham, and saith to him, 'What hast thou done to us? and what have I sinned against thee, that thou hast brought upon me, and upon my kingdom, a great sin? works which are not done thou hast done with me.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:10 - Abimelech also saith unto Abraham, 'What hast thou seen that thou hast done this thing?'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:11 - And Abraham saith, 'Because I said, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they have slain me for the sake of my wife;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:12 - and also, truly she is my sister, daughter of my father, only not daughter of my mother, and she becometh my wife;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:13 - and it cometh to pass, when God hath caused me to wander from my father's house, that I say to her, This is thy kindness which thou dost with me: at every place whither we come, say of me, He is my brother.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:14 - And Abimelech taketh sheep and oxen, and servants and handmaids, and giveth to Abraham, and sendeth back to him Sarah his wife;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:15 - and Abimelech saith, 'Lo, my land is before thee, where it is good in thine eyes, dwell;'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:16 - and to Sarah he hath said, 'Lo, I have given a thousand silverlings to thy brother; lo, it is to thee a covering of eyes, to all who are with thee;' and by all this she is reasoned with.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:17 - And Abraham prayeth unto God, and God healeth Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bear:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:18 - for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
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