New Living Translation
Pharaoh ordered some of his men to escort them, and he sent Abram out of the country, along with his wife and all his possessions.
King James Bible
And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that he had.
Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him, and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that he had.
World English Bible
Pharaoh commanded men concerning him, and they brought him on the way with his wife and all that he had.
Young's Literal Translation
And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:20 And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him - That is, he charged them not to injure him in any thing. And he appointed them, when Abram was disposed to return home, after the famine, to conduct him safe out of the country, as his convoy.
LibraryI Will Bless Thee, --And Thou Shalt be a Blessing. " --Gen. xii. 2
I will bless thee,--and thou shalt be a blessing."--Gen. xii. 2. Where'er the Patriarch pitch'd his tent, He built an altar to his God, And sanctified, where'er he went, With faith and prayer, the ground he trod. Through all the East, for riches famed, Heaven's gifts, he set his heart on none; Nor, when the dearest was reclaim'd, Withheld his son, his only son. Wherefore, in blessing, he was blest; Friendless, the friend of God became; Long-wandering, every where found rest; Long child-less, nations …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
Letter xxi (Circa A. D. 1128) to the Abbot of S. John at Chartres
The vineyard of the Lord
Four Shaping Centuries
Why did you say, 'She is my sister,' and allow me to take her as my wife? Now then, here is your wife. Take her and get out of here!"
So Abram left Egypt and traveled north into the Negev, along with his wife and Lot and all that they owned.
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