Genesis 12:19, Might Have Taken vs Took

Question: In Gen. 12:19 some translations say took her as my wife? Answer: I have looked at all my resources and I cannot find anything to explain why translators vary on this verse. I am no Hebrew scholar so I do not have much authority, but the word "take" is in the imperfect tense which means it is a possible or future activity. "Might have taken" makes sense to me. Or the idea that he planned to take her as a wife also makes sense to me. -PJ

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