Genesis 20:1
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New International Version
Now Abraham moved on from there into the region of the Negev and lived between Kadesh and Shur. For a while he stayed in Gerar,

New Living Translation
Abraham moved south to the Negev and lived for a while between Kadesh and Shur, and then he moved on to Gerar. While living there as a foreigner,

English Standard Version
From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.

New American Standard Bible
Now Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev, and settled between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar.

King James Bible
And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From there Abraham traveled to the region of the Negev and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he lived in Gerar,

International Standard Version
Abraham traveled from there to the Negev and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he was living in Gerar as an outsider,

NET Bible
Abraham journeyed from there to the Negev region and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he lived as a temporary resident in Gerar,

New Heart English Bible
Abraham traveled from there toward the land of the Negev, and lived between Kadesh and Shur. He lived as a foreigner in Gerar.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abraham moved to the Negev and settled between Kadesh and Shur. While he was living in Gerar,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the land of the South, and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.

New American Standard 1977
Now Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev, and settled between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur and sojourned in Gerar.

King James 2000 Bible
And Abraham journeyed from there toward the Negeb, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.

American King James Version
And Abraham journeyed from there toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.

American Standard Version
And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the land of the South, and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur. And he sojourned in Gerar.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Abraham removed from thence to the south country, and dwelt between Cedes and Sur, and sojourned in Gerara.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham departed thence towards the south country, and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned at Gerar.

English Revised Version
And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the land of the South, and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Abraham journeyed from thence towards the south country, and dwelt between Kadash and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.

World English Bible
Abraham traveled from there toward the land of the South, and lived between Kadesh and Shur. He lived as a foreigner in Gerar.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham journeyeth from thence toward the land of the south, and dwelleth between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourneth in Gerar;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
20:1-8 Crooked policy will not prosper: it brings ourselves and others into danger. God gives Abimelech notice of his danger of sin, and his danger of death for his sin. Every wilful sinner is a dead man, but Abimelech pleads ignorance. If our consciences witness, that, however we may have been cheated into a snare, we have not knowingly sinned against God, it will be our rejoicing in the day of evil. It is matter of comfort to those who are honest, that God knows their honesty, and will acknowledge it. It is a great mercy to be hindered from committing sin; of this God must have the glory. But if we have ignorantly done wrong, that will not excuse us, if we knowingly persist in it. He that does wrong, whoever he is, prince or peasant, shall certainly receive for the wrong which he has done, unless he repent, and, if possible, make restitution.
Study Bible
Abraham, Sarah and Abimelech
1Now Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev, and settled between Kadesh and Shur; then he sojourned in Gerar. 2Abraham said of Sarah his wife, "She is my sister." So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:9
Abram journeyed on, continuing toward the Negev.

Genesis 16:7
Now the angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.

Genesis 18:1
Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

Genesis 24:62
Now Isaac had come from going to Beer-lahai-roi; for he was living in the Negev.

Genesis 25:18
They settled from Havilah to Shur which is east of Egypt as one goes toward Assyria; he settled in defiance of all his relatives.

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 26:6
So Isaac lived in Gerar.

Exodus 15:22
Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
Treasury of Scripture

And Abraham journeyed from there toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.

A.M. cir.

Genesis 13:1 And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he …

Genesis 18:1 And the LORD appeared to him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in …

Genesis 24:62 And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelled …

Kadesh.

Genesis 14:7 And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote …

Genesis 16:1,7,14 Now Sarai Abram's wife bore him no children: and she had an handmaid, …

Numbers 13:26 And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation …

Numbers 20:16 And when we cried to the LORD, he heard our voice, and sent an angel, …

Deuteronomy 1:19 And when we departed from Horeb, we went through all that great and …

Deuteronomy 32:51 Because you trespassed against me among the children of Israel at …

1 Samuel 15:7 And Saul smote the Amalekites from Havilah until you come to Shur, …

Psalm 29:8 The voice of the LORD shakes the wilderness; the LORD shakes the …

Gerar. Gerar was a city of Arabia Petraea, under a king of the Philistines,

Genesis 10:19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as you come to Gerar, …

Genesis 26:26 Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, …

Genesis 10:19 And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as you come to Gerar, …

Genesis 26:1,6,20,26 And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that …

2 Chronicles 14:13,14 And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them to Gerar: …

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