Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It came about when he came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman;

King James Version

And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:

Holman Bible

When he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, "Look, I know what a beautiful woman you are.

International Standard Version

When he was about to enter Egypt, he told his wife Sarai, "Look, I'm aware that you're a beautiful woman.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when he came near to enter into Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou are a fair woman to look upon.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:

Amplified

And when he was about to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, I know that you are beautiful to behold.

Bible in Basic English

Now when he came near to Egypt, he said to Sarai, his wife, Truly, you are a fair woman and beautiful to the eye;

Darby Translation

And it came to pass when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a woman fair to look upon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass when he was come near to enter into Egypt that he said unto Sarai, his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon;

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be when he came near to go to Egypt, he will say to Sarai his wife, Behold, now I knew that thou wert a fair woman to see.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when he came near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that you are a fair woman to look upon:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance,

Modern King James verseion

And it happened, when he had come near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that you are a beautiful woman to look upon.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when he was come nigh for to enter into Egypt, he said unto Sarai his wife, "Behold, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon.

NET Bible

As he approached Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, "Look, I know that you are a beautiful woman.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when he had come near to enter Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman to look at.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass when he had come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife: Behold! I beseech thee I know that a woman fair to look on, thou art:

Webster

And it came to pass, when he had come near to enter into Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:

World English Bible

It happened, when he had come near to enter Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman to look at.

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

to enter

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

שׂרי 
Saray 
Usage: 17

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

הנּה 
Hinneh 
Behold, see, lo, here...I, and lo
Usage: 1060

נא 
Na' 
now, I beseech ..., I pray ..., Oh, go to
Usage: 403

that thou art a fair
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

Context Readings

Abram In Egypt

10 Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land. 11 It came about when he came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman; 12 and when the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife'; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.



Cross References

Genesis 26:7

When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "my wife," thinking, "the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful."

Genesis 29:17

And Leah's eyes were weak, but Rachel was beautiful of form and face.

Genesis 12:14

It came about when Abram came into Egypt, the Egyptians saw that the woman was very beautiful.

Genesis 39:6-7

So he left everything he owned in Joseph's charge; and with him there he did not concern himself with anything except the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.

2 Samuel 11:2

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Song of Songs 1:14

"My beloved is to me a cluster of henna blossoms In the vineyards of Engedi."

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