New International Version
And Abimelek asked Abraham, "What was your reason for doing this?"
King James Bible
And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou hast done this thing?
Darby Bible Translation
And Abimelech said to Abraham, What hast thou seen that thou hast done this?
World English Bible
Abimelech said to Abraham, "What did you see, that you have done this thing?"
Young's Literal Translation
Abimelech also saith unto Abraham, 'What hast thou seen that thou hast done this thing?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Abimelech rose early, etc. - God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and we find as the day broke he arose, assembled his servants, (what we would call his courtiers), and communicated to them what he had received from God. They were all struck with astonishment, and discerned the hand of God in this business. Abraham is then called, and in a most respectful and pious manner the king expostulates with him for bringing him and his people under the Divine displeasure, by withholding from him the information that Sarah was his wife; when, by taking her, he sought only an honorable alliance with his family.
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Genesis 20:9 Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, "What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done."
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So Pharaoh summoned Abram. "What have you done to me?" he said. "Why didn't you tell me she was your wife?
Then Abimelek called Abraham in and said, "What have you done to us? How have I wronged you that you have brought such great guilt upon me and my kingdom? You have done things to me that should never be done."
Abraham replied, "I said to myself, 'There is surely no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.'
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