Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay?

New American Standard Bible

Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, “Lord, will You slay a nation, even though blameless?

King James Version

But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?

Holman Bible

Now Abimelech had not approached her, so he said, “Lord, would You destroy a nation even though it is innocent?

International Standard Version

Now Abimelech had not yet come near her, so he asked, "LORD, will you destroy an innocent nation?

A Conservative Version

Now Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, LORD, will thou slay even a righteous nation?

American Standard Version

Now Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou slay even a righteous nation?

Amplified

Now Abimelech had not yet come near her; so he said, “Lord, will you kill a people who are righteous and innocent and blameless [regarding Sarah]?

Bible in Basic English

Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, Lord, will you put to death an upright nation?

Darby Translation

But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou also kill a righteous nation?

Julia Smith Translation

And Abimelech came not near to her: and he will say, Lord, wilt thou also slay a just nation?

King James 2000

But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, will you slay also a righteous nation?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Abimelech had not approached her, so he said, "my Lord, will you even kill a righteous people?"

Modern King James verseion

But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, will You also kill a righteous nation?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Abimelech had not yet come nigh her, and therefore said, "LORD, wilt thou slay righteous people?

NET Bible

Now Abimelech had not gone near her. He said, "Lord, would you really slaughter an innocent nation?

New Heart English Bible

Now Abimelech had not come near her. He said, "Lord, will you kill even a righteous nation?

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Abimelech, had not come near unto her, - so he said, O My Lord! a nation even a righteous one, wilt thou slay?

Webster

But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou also slay a righteous nation?

World English Bible

Now Abimelech had not come near her. He said, "Lord, will you kill even a righteous nation?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H40
אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67

had not come near
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

her and he said

Usage: 0

אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

wilt thou slay
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Abraham And Abimelech

3 And God cometh in unto Abimelech in a dream of the night, and saith to him, 'Lo, thou art a dead man, because of the woman whom thou hast taken -- and she married to a husband.' 4 And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay? 5 hath not he himself said to me, She is my sister! and she, even she herself, said, He is my brother; in the integrity of my heart, and in the innocency of my hands, I have done this.'


Cross References

Genesis 18:23-25

And Abraham draweth nigh and saith, 'Dost Thou also consume righteous with wicked?

1 Chronicles 21:17

And David saith unto God, 'Did not I -- I say to number the people? Yea, I it is who have sinned, and done great evil: and these, the flock, what did they? O Jehovah, my God, let, I pray Thee, Thy hand be on me, and on the house of my father, and not on Thy people -- to be plagued.'

Genesis 19:24

and Jehovah hath rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Jehovah, from the heavens;

Genesis 20:6

And God saith unto him in the dream, 'Yea, I -- I have known that in the integrity of thy heart thou hast done this, and I withhold thee, even I, from sinning against Me, therefore I have not suffered thee to come against her;

Genesis 20:17-18

And Abraham prayeth unto God, and God healeth Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bear:

2 Samuel 4:11

Also -- when wicked men have slain the righteous man in his own house, on his bed; and now, do not I require his blood of your hand, and have taken you away from the earth?'

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