20:17 Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, as well as his wife and female slaves so that they were able to have children. 20:18 For the Lord 1 had caused infertility to strike every woman 2 in the household of Abimelech because he took 3 Sarah, Abraham’s wife.
1 tn In the Hebrew text the clause begins with “because.”
2 tn Heb had completely closed up every womb.” In the Hebrew text infinitive absolute precedes the finite verb for emphasis.
3 tn Heb “because of.” The words “he took” are supplied in the translation for clarity.