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Genesis 20:11

    Genesis 20:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place. And they will slay me for my wife's sake.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Abraham said, Because it seemed to me that there was no fear of God in this place, and that they might put me to death because of my wife.

    Webster's Revision

    And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place. And they will slay me for my wife's sake.

    World English Bible

    Abraham said, "Because I thought, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place. They will kill me for my wife's sake.'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 20:11

    And Abraham said - The best excuse he could make for his conduct, which in this instance is far from defensible.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 20:11

    20:11 I thought surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will slay me - There are many places and persons that have more of the fear of God in them than we think they have; perhaps they are not called by our name, they do not wear our badges, they do not tie themselves to that which we have an opinion of; and therefore we conclude they have not the fear of God in their hearts!