Day: June 20, 2023

Genesis 20: Abraham Deceives Again

June 20, 2023 ·

Summary: Abraham moves around and eventually settles in the kingdom of Abimelech in Gerar. Fearing that the people might kill him to take his wife, Abraham once again claims that Sarah is his sister (which is technically true but still deceptive). Abimelech, unaware of Sarah's marital status, takes her into his household. However, God intervenes and warns Abimelech that he has taken a married woman. Abimelech promptly returns Sarah to Abraham, expressing frustration that Abraham did not disclose the truth… Read more.