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Genesis 20:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Abraham prayed unto God. And God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants. And they bare children.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare [children].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, so that they bore [children].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants, and they bore [children].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and his wife and his handmaids, and they bore [children].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Abraham prayed unto God,—and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants, so that they bare children.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Abraham prayeth unto God, and God healeth Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bear:
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when Abraham prayed, God healed Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bore children:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— So Abraham prayed vnto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-seruants, and they bare children.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Abraham{gr.Abraam} prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his women servants, and they bore children.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— So Avraham prayed unto Elohim: and Elohim healed Avimelekh, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare [children].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
So Avrhm אַברָהָם 85
{0085} Prime
אַבְרָהָם
'Abraham
{ab-raw-hawm'}
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
prayed 6419
{6419} Prime
פָּלַל
palal
{paw-lal'}
A primitive root; to judge (officially or mentally); by extension to intercede, pray.
z8691
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
lhm אֱלֹהִים: 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
and lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
healed 7495
{7495} Prime
רָפָא
rapha'
{raw-faw'}
A primitive root; properly to mend (by stitching), that is, (figuratively) to cure.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
vmele אֲבִימֶלֶך, 40
{0040} Prime
אֲבִימֶלֶךְ
'Abiymelek
{ab-ee-mel'-ek}
From H0001 and H4428; father of (the) king; Abimelek, the name of two Philistine kings and of two Israelites.
and his wife, 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
and his maidservants; 519
{0519} Prime
אָמָה
'amah
{aw-maw'}
Apparently a primitive word; a maidservant or female slave.
and they bare 3205
{3205} Prime
יָלַד
yalad
{yaw-lad'}
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[children].
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Genesis 20:7 Now therefore restore the man [his] wife; for he [is] a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore [her] not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that [are] thine.
Genesis 29:31 And when the LORD saw that Leah [was] hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel [was] barren.
1 Samuel 5:11-12 So they sent and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines, and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it go again to his own place, that it slay us not, and our people: for there was a deadly destruction throughout all the city; the hand of God was very heavy there. ... And the men that died not were smitten with the emerods: and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Ezra 6:10 That they may offer sacrifices of sweet savours unto the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons.
Job 42:9-10 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite [and] Zophar the Naamathite went, and did according as the LORD commanded them: the LORD also accepted Job. ... And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
Proverbs 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.
Proverbs 15:29 The LORD [is] far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
Isaiah 45:11 Thus saith the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands command ye me.
Matthew 7:7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
Matthew 21:22 And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Acts 3:24 Yea, and all the prophets from Samuel and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.
Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
1 Thessalonians 5:25 Brethren, pray for us.
James 5:16 Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
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Gn 20:7; 29:31. 1S 5:11. Ezr 6:10. Jb 42:9. Pv 15:8, 29. Is 45:11. Mt 7:7; 21:22. Ac 3:24. Php 4:6. 1Th 5:25. Jm 5:16.

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