Genesis 26:7
7592 [e]   7
way·yiš·’ă·lū   7
וַֽיִּשְׁאֲל֞וּ   7
And asked   7
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3mp   7
376 [e]
’an·šê
אַנְשֵׁ֤י
the men
N‑mpc
4725 [e]
ham·mā·qō·wm
הַמָּקוֹם֙
of that place
Art | N‑ms
  
 

 
 
 802 [e]
lə·’iš·tōw,
לְאִשְׁתּ֔וֹ
about his wife
Prep‑l | N‑fsc | 3ms
  
 

 
 
 559 [e]
way·yō·mer
וַיֹּ֖אמֶר
and he said
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms
269 [e]
’ă·ḥō·ṯî
אֲחֹ֣תִי
my sister
N‑fsc | 1cs
  
 

 
 
 1931 [e]

הִ֑וא
she [is]
Pro‑3fs
3588 [e]

כִּ֤י
For
Conj
3372 [e]
yā·rê
יָרֵא֙
he was afraid
V‑Qal‑Perf‑3ms
  
 

 
 
 559 [e]
lê·mōr
לֵאמֹ֣ר
to say
Prep‑l | V‑Qal‑Inf
  
 

 
 
 802 [e]
’iš·tî,
אִשְׁתִּ֔י
[She is] my wife
N‑fsc | 1cs
6435 [e]
pen-
פֶּן־
Lest
Conj
2026 [e]
ya·har·ḡu·nî
יַֽהַרְגֻ֜נִי
kill me
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑3mp | 1cs
376 [e]
’an·šê
אַנְשֵׁ֤י
the men
N‑mpc
  
 

 
 
 4725 [e]
ham·mā·qō·wm
הַמָּקוֹם֙
of the place
Art | N‑ms
5921 [e]
‘al-
עַל־
on account of
Prep
7259 [e]
riḇ·qāh,
רִבְקָ֔ה
Rebekah
N‑proper‑fs
3588 [e]
kî-
כִּֽי־
because
Conj
2896 [e]
ṭō·w·ḇaṯ
טוֹבַ֥ת
beautiful
Adj‑fsc
4758 [e]
mar·’eh
מַרְאֶ֖ה
to behold
N‑ms
  
 
.
 
 
 1931 [e]
hî.
הִֽיא׃
she [is]
Pro‑3fs








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, “ She is my sister,” for he was afraid to saymy wife,” thinking, “ The men of the place will kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is a beautiful woman.”

New American Standard Bible
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."

King James Bible
And the men of the place asked [him] of his wife; and he said, She [is] my sister: for he feared to say, [She is] my wife; lest, [said he], the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she [was] fair to look upon.
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International Standard Version
Later on, the men of that place asked about his wife, so he replied, "She's my sister," because he was afraid to call her "my wife." He kept thinking, "…otherwise, the men around here will kill me on account of Rebekah, since she's very beautiful."

American Standard Version
And the men of the place asked him of his wife. And he said, She is my sister. For he feared to say, My wife. Lest,'said he , the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah. Because she was fair to look upon.

Young's Literal Translation
and men of the place ask him of his wife, and he saith, 'She is my sister:' for he hath been afraid to say, 'My wife -- lest the men of the place kill me for Rebekah, for she is of good appearance.'
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