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the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to
GEN 26:8 And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that
Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and,
behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.
GEN 26:9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she
is thy wife; and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto
him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.
GEN 26:10 And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one
of the people might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest
have brought guiltiness upon us.
King James Bible