||Abram then continued on his way, moving steadily toward the south.
Vayisa Avram haloch venasoa hanegbah.
||There was a famine in the land. Abram headed south to Egypt to stay there for a while, since the famine had grown very severe in the land.
Vayehi ra'av ba'arets vayered Avram Mitsraymah lagur sham ki-chaved hara'av ba'arets.
||As they approached Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, 'I realize that you are a good-looking woman.
Vayehi ka'asher hikriv lavo Mitsraymah vayomer el-Saray ishto hineh-na yadati ki ishah yefat-mar'eh at.
||When the Egyptians see you, they will assume that you are my wife and kill me, allowing you to live.
Vehayah ki-yir'u otach haMitsrim ve'amru ishto zot vehargu oti ve'otach yechayu.