New Living Translation
Whatever possessed you to do such a thing?"
King James Bible
And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou hast done this thing?
Darby Bible Translation
And Abimelech said to Abraham, What hast thou seen that thou hast done this?
World English Bible
Abimelech said to Abraham, "What did you see, that you have done this thing?"
Young's Literal Translation
Abimelech also saith unto Abraham, 'What hast thou seen that thou hast done this thing?'
Genesis 20:10 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:10 What sawest thou that thou hast done this thing - What reason hadst thou to think, that if we had known her to be thy wife, thou wouldst have been exposed to any danger by it?
LibraryAnnunciation to Joseph of the Birth of Jesus.
(at Nazareth, b.c. 5.) ^A Matt. I. 18-25. ^a 18 Now the birth [The birth of Jesus is to handled with reverential awe. We are not to probe into its mysteries with presumptuous curiosity. The birth of common persons is mysterious enough (Eccl. ix. 5; Ps. cxxxix. 13-16), and we do not well, therefore, if we seek to be wise above what is written as to the birth of the Son of God] of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When his mother Mary had been betrothed [The Jews were usually betrothed ten or twelve months …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
So Pharaoh summoned Abram and accused him sharply. "What have you done to me?" he demanded. "Why didn't you tell me she was your wife?
Then Abimelech called for Abraham. "What have you done to us?" he demanded. "What crime have I committed that deserves treatment like this, making me and my kingdom guilty of this great sin? No one should ever do what you have done!
Abraham replied, "I thought, 'This is a godless place. They will want my wife and will kill me to get her.'
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