Genesis 20:11
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
way-yō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
85 [e]אַבְרָהָ֔ם
’aḇ-rā-hām,
AbrahamN-proper-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
becauseConj
559 [e]אָמַ֗רְתִּי
’ā-mar-tî,
I thoughtV-Qal-Perf-1cs
7535 [e]רַ֚ק
raq
surelyAdv
369 [e]אֵין־
’ên-
[is] notAdv
3374 [e]יִרְאַ֣ת
yir-’aṯ
the fearN-fsc
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֔ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm,
of GodN-mp
4725 [e]בַּמָּק֖וֹם
bam-mā-qō-wm
in placePrep-b, Art | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֑ה
haz-zeh;
thisArt | Pro-ms
2026 [e]וַהֲרָג֖וּנִי
wa-hă-rā-ḡū-nî
and they will kill meConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3cp | 1cs2
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
1697 [e]דְּבַ֥ר
də-ḇar
accountN-msc
802 [e]אִשְׁתִּֽי׃
’iš-tî.
of my wifeN-fsc | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 20:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ אַבְרָהָ֔ם כִּ֣י אָמַ֗רְתִּי רַ֚ק אֵין־יִרְאַ֣ת אֱלֹהִ֔ים בַּמָּקֹ֖ום הַזֶּ֑ה וַהֲרָג֖וּנִי עַל־דְּבַ֥ר אִשְׁתִּֽי׃

בראשית 20:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר אברהם כי אמרתי רק אין־יראת אלהים במקום הזה והרגוני על־דבר אשתי׃

בראשית 20:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר אברהם כי אמרתי רק אין־יראת אלהים במקום הזה והרגוני על־דבר אשתי׃

בראשית 20:11 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אברהם כי אמרתי רק אין יראת אלהים במקום הזה והרגוני על דבר אשתי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.

King James Bible
And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Abraham replied, "I thought, 'There is absolutely no fear of God in this place. They will kill me because of my wife.'
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slay.

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