New International Version
Now Abimelek had not gone near her, so he said, "Lord, will you destroy an innocent nation?
King James Bible
But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?
Darby Bible Translation
But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou also kill 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?
Genesis 20:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But God came to Abimelech - Thus we find that persons who were not of the family of Abraham had the knowledge of the true God. Indeed, all the Gerarites are termed גוי צדיק goi tsaddik, a righteous nation, Genesis 20:4.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Sick Person Ought Now to Send for Some Godly and Religious Pastor.
In any wise remember, if conveniently it may be, to send for some godly and religious pastor, not only to pray for thee at thy death--for God in such a case hath promised to hear the prayers of the righteous prophets, and elders of the church (Gen. xx. 7; Jer. xviii. 20; xv. 1; 1 Sam. xii. 19, 23; James v. 14, 15, 16)--but also upon thy unfeigned repentance to declare to thee the absolution of thy sins. For as Christ hath given him a calling to baptize thee unto repentance for the remission of thy …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
And to Holy David Indeed it Might More Justly be Said...
Then Abraham approached him and said: "Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
Did he not say to me, 'She is my sister,' and didn't she also say, 'He is my brother'? I have done this with a clear conscience and clean hands."
Jump to PreviousAbimelech Abim'elech Approached Blameless Death Destroy Drawn Innocent Kill Nation Righteous Slay Upright Wilt
Jump to NextAbimelech Abim'elech Approached Blameless Death Destroy Drawn Innocent Kill Nation Righteous Slay Upright Wilt
LinksGenesis 20:4 NIV
Genesis 20:4 NLT
Genesis 20:4 ESV
Genesis 20:4 NASB
Genesis 20:4 KJV
Genesis 20:4 Bible Apps
Genesis 20:4 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 20:4 Chinese Bible
Genesis 20:4 French Bible
Genesis 20:4 German Bible
Genesis 20:4 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.