Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine was severe.
References for Genesis 12:10
As he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, “I know what a beautiful woman you are.
References for Genesis 12:11
When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ Then they will kill me but will let you live.
Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you.”
References for Genesis 12:13