Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS 20\\

This chapter relates the removal of Abraham to Gerar, \\#Ge 20:1\\; the
king of Gerar's taking to him Sarah, whom Abraham had called his
sister, \\#Ge 20:2\\; who is rebuked of God for it in a dream,
\\#Ge 20:3\\; for which he makes an apology that is admitted, only he
is ordered to restore to Abraham his wife, \\#Ge 20:4-7\\; and
accordingly early in the morning he called his servants, and
acquainted them with what had happened, \\#Ge 20:8\\; and then sent
for Abraham, and expressed his resentment at his usage of him,
\\#Ge 20:9\\; which Abraham defended as well as he could,
\\#Ge 20:10-13\\; the issue of all which was, great kindness was shown
to Abraham, and his wife restored to him, though with a reproof to her
from the king, \\#Ge 20:14-16\\; upon which Abraham prayed for the
healing of Abimelech and his family, in which he was heard and
answered, \\#Ge 20:17,18\\.