Genesis 12:13

“Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 12:13

Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, that it may be wel with me, for thy sake; and my soule shall liue, because of thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Please say that you are my sister so that it may go well with me because of you, and that I may live on account of you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister; that it may be well with me for thy sake, and that my soul may live because of thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Say, then, that you are my sister, and so it will be well with me because of you, and my life will be kept safe on your account.
- Basic English Bible

Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, that it may be well with me on thy account, and my soul may live because of thee.
- Darby Bible

Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
- Webster's Bible

Please say that you are my sister, that it may be well with me for your sake, and that my soul may live because of you."
- World English Bible

say, I pray thee, thou [art] my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister; that it may be well with me for thy sake, and that my soul may live because of thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 12:13

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 12:13


12:13 Say thou art my sister - The grace Abram was most eminent for was faith, and yet he thus fell through unbelief and distrust of the divine Providence, even after God had appeared to him twice. Alas, What will become of the willows, when the cedars are thus shaken


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