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Genesis 20:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For the LORD had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD had made barren all the females of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For Yahweh, had restrained from bearing, every female of the house of Abimelech,—because of Sarah, wife of Abraham.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the Lord had closed up every womb of the house of Abimelech, on account of Sara, Abraham's wife.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORD had fast closed vp all the wombes of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abrahams wife.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Because the Lord had fast closed from without every womb in the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah{gr.Sarrha} Abraham's{gr.Abraam} wife.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Avimelekh, because of Sarah Avraham's wife.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
had fast y6113
[6113] Standard
עָצַר
`atsar
{aw-tsar'}
A primitive root; to inclose; by analogy to hold back; also to maintain, rule, assemble.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
closed up 6113
{6113} Prime
עָצַר
`atsar
{aw-tsar'}
A primitive root; to inclose; by analogy to hold back; also to maintain, rule, assemble.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x1157
(1157) Complement
בַּעַד
b@`ad
{beh-ad'}
From H5704 with prepositional prefix; in up to or over against; generally at, beside, among, behind, for, etc.
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the wombs 7358
{7358} Prime
רֶחֶם
rechem
{rekh'-em}
From H7355; the womb (compare H7356).
of the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of 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.
because 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
of r שָׂרָה 8283
{8283} Prime
שָׂרָה
Sarah
{saw-raw'}
The same as H8282; Sarah, Abraham's wife.
Avrhm's 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.
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).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 20:14-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 20:18

For the LORD (p) had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

(p) Had taken away from them the gift of conceiving.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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 12:17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.
Genesis 16:2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
Genesis 30:2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, [Am] I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?
1 Samuel 1:6 And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb.
1 Samuel 5:10 Therefore they sent the ark of God to Ekron. And it came to pass, as the ark of God came to Ekron, that the Ekronites cried out, saying, They have brought about the ark of the God of Israel to us, to slay us and our people.
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