Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.

King James Version

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

Holman Bible

Abraham replied, "I thought, 'There is absolutely no fear of God in this place. They will kill me because of my wife.'

International Standard Version

"I thought that there's no fear of God in this place," Abraham replied, "and that they would kill me because of my wife.

A Conservative Version

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely there is no reverence or fear of God at all in this place, and they will slay me because of my wife.

Bible in Basic English

And Abraham said, Because it seemed to me that there was no fear of God in this place, and that they might put me to death because of my wife.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abraham will say, For I said, Surely there is not the fear of God in this place; and they will kill me because of my wife.

King James 2000

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place; they will kill me on account of the matter of my wife.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abraham answered, "I thought that peradventure the fear of God was not in this place, and that they should slay me for my wife's sake:

NET Bible

Abraham replied, "Because I thought, 'Surely no one fears God in this place. They will kill me because of my wife.'

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

And Abraham said, Because I thought, surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אברהם 
'Abraham 
Usage: 175

רק 
Raq 
only, surely, nothing but, except, but, in any wise
Usage: 107

the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

is not in this place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

and they will slay me
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Abraham And Abimelech

10 And Abimelech said to Abraham, "What have you encountered, that you have done this thing?" 11 Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife. 12 "Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;


Cross References

Genesis 12:12

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

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."

Proverbs 16:6

By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

Genesis 42:18

Now Joseph said to them on the third day, "Do this and live, for I fear God:

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Genesis 22:12

He said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me."

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 14:4

Do all the workers of wickedness not know, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And do not call upon the Lord?

Psalm 36:1-4

Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 2:5

Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 8:13

"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Romans 3:18

"THERE IS NO FEAR OF GOD BEFORE THEIR EYES."

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