Genesis 20


20:1 And Abraham journeyed from thence towards the south
 country, and dwelt between Kadash and Shur, and sojourned in
 Gerar.
20:2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, she is my sister: And
 Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.
20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to
 him, Behold, thou [art but] a dead man, on account of the woman
 whom thou hast taken: for she [is] a man's wife.
20:4 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, LORD,
 wilt thou also slay a righteous nation?
20:5 Said he not to me, She [is] my sister? and she, even she
 herself said, He [is] my brother: in the integrity of my heart,
 and innocence of my hands have I done this.
20:6 And God said to him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst
 this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee
 from sinning against me: therefore I suffered thee not to touch
 her.
20:7 Now therefore restore to the man [his] wife, for he [is] a
 prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and
 if thou shalt not restore [her], know thou that thou shalt
 surely die, thou and all that [are] thine.
20:8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called
 all his servants, and told all these things in their ears: and
 the men were greatly afraid.
20:9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said to him, What has
 thou done to us? and in what have I offended thee, that thou
 hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast
 done deeds to me that ought not to be done.
20:10 And Abimelech said to Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou
 hast done this thing?
20:11 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.
20:12 And yet indeed [she is] my sister: she [is] the daughter
 of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became
 my wife.
20:13 And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my
 father's house, that I said to her, This [is] thy kindness
 which thou shalt show to me; At every place whither we shall
 come, say of me, He [is] my brother.
20:14 And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and men-servants, and
 women-servants, and gave [them] to Abraham, and restored to him
 Sarah his wife.
20:15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land [is] before thee:
 dwell where it pleaseth thee.
20:16 And to Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a
 thousand [pieces] of silver: behold, he [is] to thee a covering
 of the eyes, to all that [are] with thee, and with all [other]:
 thus she was reproved.
20:17 So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and
 his wife, and his maid-servants, and they bore [children].
20:18 For the LORD had made barren all the females of the house
 of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
 
 

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