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Genesis 20:6Wrench

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So Elohim answers AbiMelech {Father-King} in the dream, โ€œYes, I know that you [tried to marry Sarah] with sincerity in your heart.
So I held you back from sinning against me.
That's why I didn't let you touch Sarah.

Adultery

Note: You're not innocent. But you didn't intend to do wrong.
You were misguided, thinking according to wrong principles.



Other English Bible translations of Genesis 20:6:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNElohim said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know that in doing this, your heart has been pure; and I too have kept you from sinning against me. This is why I didnโ€™t let you touch her.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRThen Elohim said to him in the dream, 'Yes, I know you did this with a clear conscience, and so I have kept you from sinning against me. That is why I did not let you touch her.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThen Elohim spoke to him in the dream. He said, 'Yes, I know you had no idea you were doing anything wrong. So I have kept you from sinning against me. That is why I did not let you touch her.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SN'Yes, I know you are innocent,' Elohim replied. 'That is why I kept you from sinning against me; I did not let you touch her.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNThen Elohim said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know that you did this in the integrity of your heart; furthermore it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not let you touch her.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNElohim said to him in the dream, 'Yes, I know your intentions were pure, that's why I kept you from sinning against me; I was the one who kept you from going to bed with her.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNElohim replied in the dream, "Yes, I know that you did it with a clear conscience; so I kept you from sinning against me and did not let you touch her.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNThen Elohim said to him in the dream, 'Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you have done this, and I also kept you from sinning against Me; therefore I did not let you touch her.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.
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