Parallel Verses

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.

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, 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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.

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.

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

Context Readings

Abram In Egypt

11 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. 12 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. 13 Please say that you are my sister, that it may be well with me for your sake, and that my soul may live because of you."



Cross References

Genesis 20:11

Abraham said, "Because I thought, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place. They will kill me for my wife's sake.'

Genesis 26:7

The men of the place asked him about his wife. He said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "My wife," lest, he thought, "the men of the place might kill me for Rebekah, because she is beautiful to look at."

1 Samuel 27:1

David said in his heart, "I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me, to seek me any more in all the borders of Israel. So shall I escape out of his hand."

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in the LORD is kept safe.

Matthew 10:28

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.



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