Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land; and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: read more.
say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.' And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.

And there is a famine in the land, besides the first famine which was in the days of Abraham, and Isaac goeth unto Abimelech king of the Philistines, to Gerar.


and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;


and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' read more.
And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.'

and Abraham saith concerning Sarah his wife, 'She is my sister;' and Abimelech king of Gerar sendeth and taketh Sarah. 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.' And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay? read more.
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.' 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; and now send back the man's wife, for he is inspired, and he doth pray for thee, and live thou; and if thou do not send back, know that dying thou dost die, thou, and all that thou hast.' And Abimelech riseth early in the morning, and calleth for all his servants, and speaketh all these words in their ears; and the men fear exceedingly; and Abimelech calleth for Abraham, and saith to him, 'What hast thou done to us? and what have I sinned against thee, that thou hast brought upon me, and upon my kingdom, a great sin? works which are not done thou hast done with me.' Abimelech also saith unto Abraham, 'What hast thou seen that thou hast done this thing?' 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; and also, truly she is my sister, daughter of my father, only not daughter of my mother, and she becometh my wife;


And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land; and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: read more.
say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.' And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.

And Abram goeth up from Egypt (he and his wife, and all that he hath, and Lot with him) towards the south;


And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land; and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: read more.
say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.' And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.


and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' read more.
And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.'

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


and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' read more.
And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife.


And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land; and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; 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: read more.
say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.' And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.

and also, truly she is my sister, daughter of my father, only not daughter of my mother, and she becometh my wife;


and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;


and the young person is of very good appearance, a virgin, and a man hath not known her; and she goeth down to the fountain, and filleth her pitcher, and cometh up.

and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;

In that day faint do the fair virgins, And the young men, with thirst.

If thou knowest not, O fair among women, Get thee forth by the traces of the flock, And feed thy kids by the shepherds' dwellings!