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Textus Receptus Bibles

Jay P. Green's Literal Translation 1993

 

   

20:1And Abraham moved from there to the land of the Negeb, and lived between Kadesh and Shur, and stayed in Gerar.
20:2And Abraham said with regards to his wife Sarah, She is my sister. And Abimelech the king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.
20:3But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night and said to him, Behold, you are about to die because of the woman you have taken, she being married to a husband.
20:4And Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, O Lord, will You slay even a righteous nation?
20:5And did he not say to me, She is my sister? And she, even she herself said, He is my brother. In the honor of my heart and the purity of my hands I have done this.
20:6And God said to him in a dream, Yes, I know that you did this in the honor of your heart, and I also withheld you from sinning against Me. On account of this I did not allow you to touch her.
20:7And now return the wife of the man, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you, and you shall live. And if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all that are yours.
20:8And Abimelech started up early in the morning and called for all his servants. And he spoke all these words in their ears. And the men were greatly afraid.
20:9And Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, What have you done to us? And in what have I offended you that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done things to me that ought not to be done.
20:10And Abimelech said to Abraham, What did you see that you have done this thing?
20:11And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will kill me for my wife's sake.
20:12And yet she really is my sister, daughter of my father; only not daughter of my mother. And she became my wife.
20:13And it happened when God made me wander from my father's house I said to her, This is your kindness which you do to me: at every place where we come there, say of me, He is my brother.
20:14Abimelech took sheep and oxen, and male slaves, and slave-girls, and gave to Abraham. And he returned his wife Sarah to him.
20:15Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before you. Live where it pleases you.
20:16And he said to Sarah, I, behold, I have given a thousand of silver to your brother. Behold, it is for you a covering of the eyes to all who are with you. And with all this you are justified.
20:17And Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his concubines, and they gave birth.
20:18For Jehovah had completely closed up every womb of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah, the wife of Abraham.
Green's Literal Translation 1993

Green's Literal Translation 1993

Green's Literal Translation (Literal Translation of the Holy Bible - LITV), is a translation of the Bible by Jay P. Green, Sr., first published in 1985. The LITV takes a literal, formal equivalence approach to translation. The Masoretic Text is used as the Hebrew basis for the Old Testament, and the Textus Receptus is used as the Greek basis for the New Testament.


Green's Literal Translation (LITV). Copyright 1993
by Jay P. Green Sr.
All rights reserved. Jay P. Green Sr.,
Lafayette, IN. U.S.A. 47903.