Parallel Verses

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:

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;

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

now
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

References

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Context Readings

Abram In Egypt

10 And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land. 11 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: 12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.



Cross References

Genesis 26:7

And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.

Genesis 29:17

Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.

Genesis 12:14

And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair.

Genesis 39:6-7

And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not ought he had, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Song of Songs 1:14

My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of Engedi.

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