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Genesis 12:11-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

11 It came about when he [a]came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, “See now, I know that you are a [b]beautiful woman; 12 and when the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife’; and they will kill me, but they will let you live. 13 Please say that you are my sister so that it may go well with me because of you, and that [c]I may live on account of you.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 12:11 Lit drew near to enter
  2. Genesis 12:11 Lit woman of beautiful appearance
  3. Genesis 12:13 Lit my soul
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Genesis 12:11-13 New International Version (NIV)

11 As he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, “I know what a beautiful woman you are. 12 When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ Then they will kill me but will let you live. 13 Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you.”

New International Version (NIV)

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Genesis 20:12 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

12 Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;

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Genesis 20:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not of my mother; and she became my wife.

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Genesis 26:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he was afraid to say, “my wife,” thinking, “[a]the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 26:7 Lit lest...place
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Genesis 26:7 New International Version (NIV)

When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” because he was afraid to say, “She is my wife.” He thought, “The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful.”

New International Version (NIV)

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