14 When Abram came to Egypt, the Egyptians saw that Sarai was a very beautiful woman.(A)

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16 The woman was very beautiful,(A) a virgin;(B) no man had ever slept with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar and came up again.

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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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17 Leah had weak[a] eyes, but Rachel(A) had a lovely figure and was beautiful.(B)

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  1. Genesis 29:17 Or delicate
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So Potiphar left everything he had in Joseph’s care;(A) with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate.

Now Joseph was well-built and handsome,(B)

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