Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

so will it come to pass when the Egyptians behold thee, that they will say, His wife, this! and will slay me while thee, they preserve alive.

New American Standard Bible

and when the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife’; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ They will kill me but let you live.

International Standard Version

When the Egyptians see you, they will say, "She is his wife.' Then they'll kill me, but allow you to live.

A Conservative Version

And 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.

American Standard Version

and it will come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they will say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.

Amplified

so when the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife’; and they will kill me [to acquire you], but they will let you live.

Bible in Basic English

And I am certain that when the men of Egypt see you, they will say, This is his wife: and they will put me to death and keep you.

Darby Translation

And it will come to pass when the Egyptians see thee, that they will say, She is his wife; and they will slay me, and save thee alive.

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be when the Egyptians shall see thee, they shall say, This is his wife; and they will kill me, and thee they will permit to live.

King James 2000

Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see you, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save you alive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and it shall happen [that], if the Egyptians see you, then they will say, 'This [is] his wife,' then they will kill me but let you live.

Modern King James verseion

And it will be when the Egyptians see you, they shall say, This is his wife. And they will kill me, but they will save you alive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It will come to pass, therefore, when the Egyptians see thee, that they will say, 'she is his wife.' And so shall they slay me and save thee.

NET Bible

When the Egyptians see you they will say, 'This is his wife.' Then they will kill me but will keep you alive.

New Heart English Bible

It will happen, when the Egyptians will see you, that they will say, 'This is his wife.' They will kill me, but they will save you alive.

Webster

Therefore it will come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they will say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.

World English Bible

It will happen, when the Egyptians will see you, that they will say, 'This is his wife.' They will kill me, but they will save you alive.

Youngs Literal Translation

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:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצרי 
Mitsriy 
Usage: 30

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and they will kill
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

References

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Abram In Egypt

11 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: 12 so will it come to pass when the Egyptians behold thee, that they will say, His wife, this! and will slay me while thee, they preserve alive. 13 Say, I beseech thee that my sister, art thou, - to the end it may be well with me for thy sake, so shall my soul be preserved alive because of thee.



Cross References

Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely there is no fear of God, in this place, - therefore will they slay me for the sake of my wife.

Genesis 26:7

Then asked the men of the place as to his wife, and he said, My sister, is she, - For he feared to say My wife, lest said he the men of the place should slay me on account of Rebekah, for fair to Nook on, she is.

1 Samuel 27:1

And David said, unto his own heart, Now, shall I be swept off, in a single day, by the hand of Saul, - there is nothing for me better than that I, escape, into the land of the Philistines, so shall Saul give up seeking for me any more, in any of the bounds of Israel, so shall I escape out of his hand.

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man, setteth a snare, but, he that trusteth in Yahweh, shall be placed on high.

Matthew 10:28

And be not in fear, by reason of them that are killing the body, - and, the soul, are not able to kill. But fear, rather, him who is able, both soul and body, to destroy in gehenna!

1 John 1:8-10

If we say - Sin, have we none! we are deceiving, ourselves, and, the truth, is not in us.

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