Parallel Bible results for Genesis 12:10-20

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Genesis 12:10-20

NIV 10 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. NIV 10 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. NIV 11 As he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, "I know what a beautiful woman you are. NIV 11 As he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, "I know what a beautiful woman you are. NIV 12 When the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife.' Then they will kill me but will let you live. NIV 12 When the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife.' Then they will kill me but will let you live. NIV 13 Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you." NIV 13 Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well for your sake and my life will be spared because of you." NIV 14 When Abram came to Egypt, the Egyptians saw that she was a very beautiful woman. NIV 14 When Abram came to Egypt, the Egyptians saw that she was a very beautiful woman. NIV 15 And when Pharaoh's officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace. NIV 15 And when Pharaoh's officials saw her, they praised her to Pharaoh, and she was taken into his palace. NIV 16 He treated Abram well for her sake, and Abram acquired sheep and cattle, male and female donkeys, menservants and maidservants, and camels. NIV 16 He treated Abram well for her sake, and Abram acquired sheep and cattle, male and female donkeys, menservants and maidservants, and camels. NIV 17 But the LORD inflicted serious diseases on Pharaoh and his household because of Abram's wife Sarai. NIV 17 But the LORD inflicted serious diseases on Pharaoh and his household because of Abram's wife Sarai. NIV 18 So Pharaoh summoned Abram. "What have you done to me?" he said. "Why didn't you tell me she was your wife? NIV 18 So Pharaoh summoned Abram. "What have you done to me?" he said. "Why didn't you tell me she was your wife? NIV 19 Why did you say, 'She is my sister,' so that I took her to be my wife? Now then, here is your wife. Take her and go!" NIV 19 Why did you say, 'She is my sister,' so that I took her to be my wife? Now then, here is your wife. Take her and go!" NIV 20 Then Pharaoh gave orders about Abram to his men, and they sent him on his way, with his wife and everything he had. NIV 20 Then Pharaoh gave orders about Abram to his men, and they sent him on his way, with his wife and everything he had.