Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Abraham said of Sarah his wife, "She is my sister " So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

King James Version

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Holman Bible

Abraham said about his wife Sarah, "She is my sister." So Abimelech king of Gerar had Sarah brought to him.

International Standard Version

because Abraham kept saying about his wife Sarah, "She is my sister," King Abimelech of Gerar summoned them and took Sarah into his household.

A Conservative Version

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

American Standard Version

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Amplified

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah [into his harem].

Bible in Basic English

And Abraham said of Sarah, his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech, king of Gerar, sent and took Sarah.

Darby Translation

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech the king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abraham will say as to Sarah his wife, This my sister: and Abimelech, king of Gerar, will send and take Sarah.

King James 2000

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Abraham said about Sarah his wife, "She [is] my sister." And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Modern King James verseion

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech the king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Abraham said of Sara his wife, that she was his sister. Then Abimelech, king of Gerar, sent and fetched Sara away.

NET Bible

Abraham said about his wife Sarah, "She is my sister." So Abimelech, king of Gerar, sent for Sarah and took her.

New Heart English Bible

Abraham said about Sarah his wife, "She is my sister." Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

The Emphasized Bible

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife: My, sister, is she, - So Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Webster

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, she is my sister: And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

World English Bible

Abraham said about Sarah his wife, "She is my sister." Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Abraham saith concerning Sarah his wife, 'She is my sister;' and Abimelech king of Gerar sendeth and taketh Sarah.

Interlinear

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

of

unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
Usage: 0

שׂרה 
Sarah 
Usage: 38

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

She is my sister
אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114

אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Gerar
גּרר 
G@rar 
Usage: 10

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

and took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Context Readings

Abraham And Abimelech

1 Now Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev, and settled between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar. 2 Abraham said of Sarah his wife, "She is my sister " So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah. 3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Behold, you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken, for she is married."


Cross References

Genesis 12:15

Pharaoh's officials saw her and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.

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 12:11-13

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;

Genesis 20:12

"Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;

Genesis 26:1

Now there was a famine in the land, besides the previous famine that had occurred in the days of Abraham So Isaac went to Gerar, to Abimelech king of the Philistines.

Genesis 26:16

Then Abimelech said to Isaac, "Go away from us, for you are too powerful for us."

2 Chronicles 19:2

Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD and so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?

2 Chronicles 20:37

Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat saying, "Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works." So the ships were broken and could not go to Tarshish.

2 Chronicles 32:31

Even in the matter of the envoys of the rulers of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that had happened in the land, God left him alone only to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart.

Proverbs 24:16

For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again, But the wicked stumble in time of calamity.

Ecclesiastes 7:20

Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.

Galatians 2:11-12

But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.

Ephesians 4:25

Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.

Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,

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