Gen. 20:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And Abraham
'Abraham (Hebrew #85)
father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram
KJV usage: Abraham.
Pronounce: ab-raw-hawm'
Origin: contracted from 1 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous)
said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
of
'el (Hebrew #413)
a primitive particle; properly, denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, i.e. near, with or among; often in general, to
KJV usage: about, according to ,after, against, among, as for, at, because(-fore, -side), both...and, by, concerning, for, from, X hath, in(- to), near, (out) of, over, through, to(-ward), under, unto, upon, whether, with(-in).
Pronounce: ale
Origin: (but only used in the shortened constructive form sel {el})
Sarah
Sarah (Hebrew #8283)
Sarah, Abraham's wife
KJV usage: Sarah.
Pronounce: saw-raw'
Origin: the same as 8282
his wife
'ishshah (Hebrew #802)
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman (used in the same wide sense as 582)
KJV usage: (adulter)ess, each, every, female, X many, + none, one, + together, wife, woman. Often unexpressed in English.
Pronounce: ish-shaw'
Origin: feminine of 376 or 582
, Shee is my sister
'achowth (Hebrew #269)
a sister (used very widely (like 250), literally and figuratively)
KJV usage: (an-)other, sister, together.
Pronounce: aw-khoth'
Origin: irregular feminine of 251
: and Abimelech
'Abiymelek (Hebrew #40)
father of (the) king; Abimelek, the name of two Philistine kings and of two Israelites
KJV usage: Abimelech.
Pronounce: ab-ee-mel'-ek
Origin: from 1 and 4428
king
melek (Hebrew #4428)
a king
KJV usage: king, royal.
Pronounce: meh'-lek
Origin: from 4427
of Gerar
Grar (Hebrew #1642)
a rolling country; Gerar, a Philistine city
KJV usage: Gerar.
Pronounce: gher-awr'
Origin: probably from 1641
sent
shalach (Hebrew #7971)
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
KJV usage: X any wise, appoint, bring (on the way), cast (away, out), conduct, X earnestly, forsake, give (up), grow long, lay, leave, let depart (down, go, loose), push away, put (away, forth, in, out), reach forth, send (away, forth, out), set, shoot (forth, out), sow, spread, stretch forth (out).
Pronounce: shaw-lakh'
Origin: a primitive root
, and took
laqach (Hebrew #3947)
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
KJV usage: accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, X many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.
Pronounce: law-kakh'
Origin: a primitive root
Sarah
Sarah (Hebrew #8283)
Sarah, Abraham's wife
KJV usage: Sarah.
Pronounce: saw-raw'
Origin: the same as 8282
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Gen. 12:11‑13• 11And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:
12Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.
13Say, 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.
(Gen. 12:11‑13)
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Gen. 26:7• 7And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon. (Gen. 26:7)
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2 Chron. 19:2• 2And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the Lord. (2 Chron. 19:2)
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2 Chron. 20:37• 37Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the Lord hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish. (2 Chron. 20:37)
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2 Chron. 32:31• 31Howbeit in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart. (2 Chron. 32:31)
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Prov. 24:16• 16For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief. (Prov. 24:16)
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Eccl. 7:20• 20For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. (Eccl. 7:20)
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Gal. 2:11‑12• 11But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed.
12For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision.
(Gal. 2:11‑12)
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Eph. 4:25• 25Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another. (Eph. 4:25)
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Col. 3:9• 9Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; (Col. 3:9)
Abimelech.
 Judging that God was not there, he forgets that He is always with him. He seems to be more occupied with the men of Gerar than with the One who was stronger than they. (Genesis 20 by C.H. Mackintosh)
 He who taught his wife to prevaricate before they entered Egypt falls into the like snare himself in Philistia. (Abraham: Chapter 20 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech the king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.