Genesis 20:18

“For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 20:18

For the LORD had fast closed vp all the wombes of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abrahams wife.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Lord had kept all the women of the house of Abimelech from having children, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
- Basic English Bible

For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
- Darby Bible

For the LORD had made barren all the females of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
- Webster's Bible

For Yahweh had closed up tight all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
- World English Bible

for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 20:18

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 20:18


20:16 Thy brother is to thee a covering of the eyes - Thou must look at no other, nor desire to be looked at by any other. Yoke - fellows must be to each other for a covering of the eyes. The marriage - covenant is a covenant with the eyes, like Job's, #Job 31:1|.


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