New American Standard Bible
and when the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife'; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.
King James Bible
Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.
Darby Bible Translation
And it will come to pass when the Egyptians see thee, that they will say, She is his wife; and they will slay me, and save thee alive.
World English Bible
It will happen, when the Egyptians will see you, that they will say, 'This is his wife.' They will kill me, but they will save you alive.
Young's Literal Translation
and it hath come to pass that the Egyptians see thee, and they have said, 'This is his wife,' and they have slain me, and thee they keep alive:
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'And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land. And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the Lord, who appeared unto him.'--GENESIS xii. 6, 7. Great epoch and man. Steps of Abram's training. First he was simply called to go--no promise of inheritance--obeyed--came to Canaan-found a thickly peopled land with advanced social order, and received no …
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The Promise to the Patriarchs.
The Coming of a Deliverer
Appendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.
The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.
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