Genesis 26:9
7121 [e]   9
way·yiq·rā   9
וַיִּקְרָ֨א   9
And called   9
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms   9
40 [e]
’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ
אֲבִימֶ֜לֶךְ
Abimelech
N‑proper‑ms
  
 

 
 
 3327 [e]
lə·yiṣ·ḥāq,
לְיִצְחָ֗ק
unto Isaac
Prep‑l | N‑proper‑ms
  
 

 
 
 559 [e]
way·yō·mer
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
and said
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms
389 [e]
’aḵ
אַ֣ךְ
surely
Adv
  
 

 
 
 2009 [e]
hin·nêh
הִנֵּ֤ה
behold
Interjection
802 [e]
’iš·tə·ḵā
אִשְׁתְּךָ֙
your wife
N‑fsc | 2ms
  
 
!
 
 
 1931 [e]

הִ֔וא
she [is]
Pro‑3fs
349 [e]
wə·’êḵ
וְאֵ֥יךְ
so how
Conj‑w | Interjection
559 [e]
’ā·mar·tā
אָמַ֖רְתָּ
could you say
V‑Qal‑Perf‑2ms
269 [e]
’ă·ḥō·ṯî
אֲחֹ֣תִי
my sister
N‑fsc | 1cs
  
 
؟
 
 
 1931 [e]

הִ֑וא
she [is]
Pro‑3fs
559 [e]
way·yō·mer
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
and said
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms
413 [e]
’ê·lāw
אֵלָיו֙
to him
Prep | 3ms
  
 

 
 
 3327 [e]
yiṣ·ḥāq,
יִצְחָ֔ק
Isaac
N‑proper‑ms
3588 [e]

כִּ֣י
because
Conj
  
 

 
 
 559 [e]
’ā·mar·tî,
אָמַ֔רְתִּי
I said
V‑Qal‑Perf‑1cs
6435 [e]
pen-
פֶּן־
lest
Conj
4191 [e]
’ā·mūṯ
אָמ֖וּת
I die
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑1cs
  
 
.
 
 
 5921 [e]
‘ā·le·hā.
עָלֶֽיהָ׃
on account of her
Prep | 3fs








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Abimelech 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 Bible
Then 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 Bible
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 for her.
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International 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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