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Genesis 20:7

Overview - Genesis 20
Abraham sojourns at Gerar.
Denies his wife, who is taken by Abimelech.
Abimelech is reproved for her in a dream.
He rebukes Abraham.
14 Restores Sarah;
16 and reproves her.
17 Abimelech and his family are healed at Abraham's prayer.
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Genesis 20:7  (King James Version)
Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.
 


a prophet
The word {navi,} rendered a prophet, not only signifies one who foretell future events, but also an intercessor, instructor
See 1 Sa ch. 10.
1 Kings 18:1-46 ; 1 Corinthians 14:4
The title was also given to men eminent for eloquence and literary abilities: hence Aaron, because he was the spokesman of Moses to the Egyptian king, is called a prophet.
Exodus 4:16 ; 7:1 12:1-3 18:17 7:1 1 Chronicles 16:22 ; Psalms 25:14 ; 105:9-15
Hebrews 1:1

pray
Leviticus 6:4 Leviticus 6:7 ; 1 Samuel 7:5 1 Samuel 7:8 ; 1 Samuel 12:19 1 Samuel 12:23 2 Samuel 24:17 ; 1 Kings 13:6 ; 2 Kings 5:11 ; 19:2-4
Job 42:8 ; Jeremiah 14:11 ; 15:1 27:18 James 5:14-16 ; 1 John 5:16 ; Revelation 11:5 Revelation 11:6

surely
18 ; 2:17 12:17 Job 34:19 ; Psalms 105:14 ; Ezekiel 3:18 ; Ezekiel 33:8 Ezekiel 33:14-16 Hebrews 13:4

all
12:15 Numbers 16:32 Numbers 16:33 ; 2 Samuel 24:17
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