Then Abimelech called Abraham in and said, "What have you done to us? How have I wronged you that you have brought such great guilt upon me and my kingdom? You have done things to me that should not be done.1"
And Abimelech asked Abraham, "What was your reason for doing this?"
Abraham replied, "I said to myself, 'There is surely no fear of God2 in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.'312
Besides, she really is my sister,4 the daughter of my father though not of my mother; and she became my wife.
And when God had me wander5 from my father's household,6 I said to her, 'This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, "He is my brother." ' "