Genesis 20:18
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New Living Translation
For the LORD had caused all the women to be infertile because of what happened with Abraham's wife, Sarah.

King James Bible
For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

World English Bible
For Yahweh had closed up tight all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Young's Literal Translation
for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

Genesis 20:18 Parallel
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Genesis 20:18 Parallel Commentaries
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Annunciation to Joseph of the Birth of Jesus.
(at Nazareth, b.c. 5.) ^A Matt. I. 18-25. ^a 18 Now the birth [The birth of Jesus is to handled with reverential awe. We are not to probe into its mysteries with presumptuous curiosity. The birth of common persons is mysterious enough (Eccl. ix. 5; Ps. cxxxix. 13-16), and we do not well, therefore, if we seek to be wise above what is written as to the birth of the Son of God] of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When his mother Mary had been betrothed [The Jews were usually betrothed ten or twelve months
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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