Parallel Bible results for Genesis 20:10-18

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Genesis 20:10-18

NIV 10 And Abimelech asked Abraham, "What was your reason for doing this?" NIV 10 And Abimelech asked Abraham, "What was your reason for doing this?" NIV 11 Abraham replied, "I said to myself, 'There is surely no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.' NIV 11 Abraham replied, "I said to myself, 'There is surely no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.' NIV 12 Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not of my mother; and she became my wife. NIV 12 Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not of my mother; and she became my wife. NIV 13 And when God had me wander from my father's household, I said to her, 'This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, "He is my brother." ' " NIV 13 And when God had me wander from my father's household, I said to her, 'This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, "He is my brother." ' " NIV 14 Then Abimelech brought sheep and cattle and male and female slaves and gave them to Abraham, and he returned Sarah his wife to him. NIV 14 Then Abimelech brought sheep and cattle and male and female slaves and gave them to Abraham, and he returned Sarah his wife to him. NIV 15 And Abimelech said, "My land is before you; live wherever you like." NIV 15 And Abimelech said, "My land is before you; live wherever you like." NIV 16 To Sarah he said, "I am giving your brother a thousand shekels of silver. This is to cover the offense against you before all who are with you; you are completely vindicated." NIV 16 To Sarah he said, "I am giving your brother a thousand shekels of silver. This is to cover the offense against you before all who are with you; you are completely vindicated." NIV 17 Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife and his slave girls so they could have children again, NIV 17 Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife and his slave girls so they could have children again, NIV 18 for the LORD had closed up every womb in Abimelech's household because of Abraham's wife Sarah. NIV 18 for the LORD had closed up every womb in Abimelech's household because of Abraham's wife Sarah.