and there Abraham said of his wife Sarah, “She is my sister.(A)” Then Abimelek(B) king of Gerar sent for Sarah and took her.(C)

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

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When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,(A)” because he was afraid to say, “She is my wife.” He thought, “The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful.”

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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.

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