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Genesis 12:12

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When the Egyptians see you they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ Then they will kill me but will keep you alive. 1 

XREF

Ge 20:11; Ge 26:7; 1Sa 27:1; Pr 29:25; Mt 10:28; 1Jo 1:8-10

NET © Notes

tn The Piel of the verb חָיָה (khayah, “to live”) means “to keep alive, to preserve alive,” and in some places “to make alive.” See D. Marcus, “The Verb ‘to Live’ in Ugaritic,” JSS 17 (1972): 76-82.



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