Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleAbimelech sent for Isaac and said, “ So she is really your wife! How could you say, ‘ She is my sister’? ” Isaac answered him, “ Because I thought I might die on account of her.”
New American Standard BibleThen Abimelech called Isaac and said, "Behold, certainly she is your wife! How then did you say, 'She is my sister?" And Isaac said to him, "Because I said, 'I might die on account of her.'"
King James BibleAnd Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she [is] thy wife: and how saidst thou, She [is] my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
So Abimelech called Isaac and confronted him. "She is definitely your wife!" he accused him, "So why did you claim, 'She's my sister?'" Isaac responded, "Because I had thought '…otherwise, I'll die on account of her.'"
American Standard Version
And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife. And how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die because of her.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abimelech calleth for Isaac, and saith, 'Lo, she is surely thy wife; and how hast thou said, She is my sister?' and Isaac saith unto him, 'Because I said, Lest I die for her.'
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