Genesis 26:7

The men of the place asked him about his wife. He said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "My wife," lest, he thought, the men of the place might kill me for Rebekah, because she was beautiful to look on.

Alternate Versions of Genesis 26-7

A Conservative Version: Genesis 26:7
And the men of the place asked him of his wife. And he said, She is my sister. For he feared to say, My wife, Lest, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah, because she was fair to look upon.

American Standard Version: Genesis 26:7
And the men of the place asked him of his wife. And he said, She is my sister. For he feared to say, My wife. Lest, `said he', the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah. Because she was fair to look upon.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 26:7
And when he was questioned by the men of the place about his wife, he said, She is my sister; fearing to say, She is my wife; for, he said, the men of the place may put me to death on account of Rebekah; because she is very beautiful.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 26:7
And the men of the place asked about his wife. And he said, She is my sister; for he feared to say, my wife, [saying to himself,] Lest the men of the place slay me on account of Rebecca -- because she was fair in countenance.

King James Version: Genesis 26:7
And 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.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 26:7
And 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.

Webster's: Genesis 26:7
And 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.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 26:7
and men of the place ask him of his wife, and he saith, `She `is' my sister:' for he hath been afraid to say, `My wife -- lest the men of the place kill me for Rebekah, for she `is' of good appearance.'

Verses Related to Genesis 26-7

Genesis 12:13
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."

Genesis 20:2
Abraham said about Sarah his wife, "She is my sister." Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Genesis 20:5
Didn't he tell me, 'She is my sister?' She, even she herself said, 'He is my brother.' In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands have I done this."

Genesis 24:16
The young lady was very beautiful to look at, a virgin, neither had any man known her. She went down to the spring, filled her pitcher, and came up.

Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man proves to be a snare, But whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.

Matthew 10:28
Don't be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it;

Colossians 3:9
Don't lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his doings,