Genesis 20:4
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New American Standard Bible
Now Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, "Lord, will You slay a nation, even though blameless?

King James Bible
But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?

Darby Bible Translation
But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou also kill a righteous nation?

World English Bible
Now Abimelech had not come near her. He said, "Lord, will you kill even a righteous nation?

Young's Literal Translation
And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay?

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Sovereignty and Human Responsibility
"So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God" (Rom. 14:12). In our last chapter we considered at some length the much debated and difficult question of the human will. We have shown that the will of the natural man is neither Sovereign nor free but, instead, a servant and slave. We have argued that a right conception of the sinner's will-its servitude-is essential to a just estimate of his depravity and ruin. The utter corruption and degradation of human nature is something which
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

Meditations against Despair, or Doubting of God's Mercy.
It is found by continual experience, that near the time of death, when the children of God are weakest, then Satan makes the greatest nourish of his strength, and assails them with his strongest temptations. For he knows that either he must now or never prevail; for if their souls once go to heaven, he shall never vex nor trouble them any more. And therefore he will now bestir himself as much as he can, and labour to set before their eyes all the gross sins which ever they committed, and the judgments
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Genesis 18:23
Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?

Genesis 20:5
"Did he not himself say to me, 'She is my sister '? And she herself said, 'He is my brother.' In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this."

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