Genesis 12:10-13:4New American Standard Bible (NASB)
10 Now there was a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.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.”14 It came about when Abram came into Egypt, the Egyptians [d]saw that the woman was very beautiful.15 Pharaoh’s officials saw her and praised her to Pharaoh; and the woman was taken into Pharaoh’s house.16 Therefore he treated Abram well for her sake; and [e]gave him sheep and oxen and donkeys and male and female servants and female donkeys and camels.
17 But the Lordstruck Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife.18 Then Pharaoh called Abram and said, “What is this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she was your wife?19 Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for my wife? Now then, [f]here is your wife, take her and go.”20 Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him; and they [g]escorted him away, with his wife and all that belonged to him.
Abram and Lot
13 So Abram went up from Egypt to the [h]Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him.
2 Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.3 He went [i]on his journeys from the [j]Negev as far as Bethel, to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai,4 to the place of the altar which he had made there formerly; and there Abram called on the name of the Lord.
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