Context4Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, Lord, will You slay a nation, even though blameless? 5Did he not himself say to me, She is my sister? And she herself said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this. 6Then God said to him in the dream, Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also kept you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not let you touch her. 7Now therefore, restore the mans wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not restore her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.
8So Abimelech arose early in the morning and called all his servants and told all these things in their hearing; and the men were greatly frightened. 9Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done. 10And Abimelech said to Abraham, What have you encountered, that you have done this thing? 11Abraham said, Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife. 12Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife; 13and it came about, when God caused me to wander from my fathers house, that I said to her, This is the kindness which you will show to me: everywhere we go, say of me, He is my brother. 14Abimelech then took sheep and oxen and male and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and restored his wife Sarah to him. 15Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before you; settle wherever you please. 16To Sarah he said, Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver; behold, it is your vindication before all who are with you, and before all men you are cleared. 17Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, so that they bore children. 18For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abrahams wife.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Now Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou slay even a righteous nation?
Now Abimelech had not touched her, and he said : Lord, wilt thou slay a nation, that is ignorant and justl
Darby Bible Translation
But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou also kill a righteous nation?
English Revised Version
Now Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay even a righteous nation?
Webster's Bible Translation
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?
Young's Literal Translation
And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay?
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