20:1 And Abraham journeyed from thence towards the south country, and dwelt between Kadash and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.
20:1 And Abraham journeyed from there toward the south country, and dwelt between Kadesh 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.
20:2 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.
20:3 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?
20:4 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.
20:5 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 innocency 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.
20:6 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 allowed 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.
20:7 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.
20:8 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.
20:9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said to him, What hast thou done to us? and how 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?
20:10 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.
20:11 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.
20:12 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.
20:13 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 where 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.
20:14 And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and male and female 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.
20:15 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.
20:16 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}.
20:17 So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; 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.
20:18 For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.