And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld
the woman that she [was
] very fair. ... And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.
And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh
and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar
. ... Now therefore restore the man [his
] wife; for he [is
] a prophet
, and he shall pray
for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore [her
] not, know thou that thou shalt surely
die, thou, and all
For he had possession
of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants
: and the Philistines envied him. ... And he called it Shebah
: therefore the name of the city [is
] Beersheba unto this day.
And God came to Laban the Syrian
in a dream
by night, and said unto him, Take heed
that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad
. ... It is in the power
of my hand to do you hurt: but the God
of your father spake unto me yesternight
, saying, Take
thou heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that [were
] round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
And thou shalt say unto him, The LORD God of the Hebrews hath sent me unto thee, saying, Let my
people go, that they may serve
me in the wilderness: and, behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear. ... Thus saith the LORD, In this thou shalt
know that I [am
] the LORD: behold, I will smite with the rod that [is
] in mine hand upon the waters which [are
] in the river, and they
shall be turned to blood.