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8 And he faid, Lord Gop, whereJude 6. by fhall I know that I thall inherit it? 9 And he faid unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a fhe-goat of three years old, and a

3 Sam. 14. 9, 10.

2 Kings

22. 3.

9.26.

Ifai. 27. 12.

OW Sarai Abrams wife bare dr. 1911. him no children: and the had an handmaid, a an Egyptian, whofe Chap. name was b Hagar.

21.9. b Gal. 4 c Chap.

d So Chap. 30. 3,9.

2 And Sarai faid unto Abram, Be- 2 hold, now the LORD hath reftrained 30. 3. me from bearing: I pray thee & go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her: and be builded Abramhearkenedto the voice of Sarai. by ber.

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4 And he went in unto Hagar, and the conceived: And when the faw that she had conceived, her mi ftrefs was defpifed in her eyes.

5 And Sarai faid unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee: I have given my maid into thy bosom; and when the faw that the had conceived, I was defpifed in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.

6 But Abram faid unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleafeth thee. And that which when Sarai † dealt hardly with her, is good in thine eyes the fled from her face.

+ Heb.

Heb. ofisted ker.

e Chap. 25: 18: 15.22.

Chap.

10. 18.

7 ¶ And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderneis, by the fountain in the way to f Shur.

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8 And he faid, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camelt thou? and whither wilt thou go? And the faid, I flee from the face of my miftrefs Sarai.

9 And the angel of the LORD faid unto her, Return to thy miftrefs, and 1ubmit thyself under her hands.

10 And the angel of the LORD faid unto her, I will multiply thy feed exceedingly, that it fhall not be numbered for multitude.

11 And the angel of the LORD faid unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and fhalt bear a fon, and shalt That is, call his name | Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.

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h And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every mans hand against him: 1 and he fhall dwell in the prefence of all his brethren.

13 And the called the name of the LORD that fpake unto her, Thou Gǝd feelt me: for the faid, Have I alfo here looked after him that feeth me? 14 Wherefore the well was called Beer-Jahai-roi; behold, it is m between Kadeth and Bered.

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15 ¶ And Hagar bare Abram a bitat fon and Abram called his fons name, f which Hagar bare, Ihmael.

Beth and

13. 25.

Numb. 16 ¶ And Abram was fourscore 2.4 and fix years old, when Hagar bare 4910. Ifmael to Abram.

CHAP. XVII.

The covenant is renewed. 5 Abrams name changed. 10 Circumcifion instituted. 16 Ifaac promifed.

Abrams name changed. ND when Abram was ninety Before

28. 3.

5.22.8

appeared to Abram, and faid unto 1898. him, a I am the Almighty God; bwalk Cha before me, and be thou | perfect. b Chap. 2 And I will make my covenant, 48. 15. between me and thee, and will mul- 1. tiply thee exceedingly.

2.4.3 8.258 Hor,

3 And Abram fell on his face: and upright, God talked with him, faying,

or, fincere. c Chap. 12.2.&

4 As for me, behold, my covenant 13.16. is with thee, and thou shalt be a fa-, ther of many nations..

+ Heb.

multitude

d Neh. 947.

5 Neither fall thy name any more of nations. be called Abram; but d thy name shall be Abraham; e for a father of many nations have I made thee,

Rom.

4. 17.

6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make f nations of f Chape thee; and kings fhall come out of thee.

7 And I will eftablish my covenant between me and thee, and thy feed after thee, in their generations, for an everlafting covenant; to be a God unto thee, and to thy feed after thee.

35.11.

12.7.&

+ Heb.

8 And I will give unto thee, and Chap to thy feed after thee, the land 13.15. thwherein thou art a stranger, all of thy fo the land of Canaan, for an everlaft- journing. ing poffeffion; and I will be their 23. 3. God.

9 And God faid unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy feed after thee, in their generations.

h Chap.

10 This is my covenant, which ye fhall keep between me, and you, and thy feed after thee; Every man-child i A&$7.3. among you shall be circumcifed.

11 And ye shall circumcife the fleth of your fore-skin, and it shall be

k a token of the covenant betwixt me k Abs and you.

7.8. kom. 4. 11.

eight days.

12 And the that is eight days old, Heb. fhall be circumcifed among you, afon of every man-child in your generations; 1 Lev he that is born in the houfe, or bought Luke zar. with money of any ftranger, which is not of thy feed.

13 He that is born in thy houfe, and he that is bought with thy money must needs be circumcifed: and my covenant fhall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.

14 And the uncircumcifed manchild, whofe flesh of his fore-fkin is not circumcifed, that foul fhall be cut off from his people: he hath broken my covenant.

15 ¶ And God faid unto Abra- · ham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt

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13. 12.

16 And I will blefs her, and give thee a fon alfo of her: yea, I will blefs her, and † fhe fhall be a mother m of nations; kings of people fhall be of her.

17 Then Abraham fell upon his Fet 3.6. face, and laughed, and faid in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

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18 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!

19 And God faid, Sarah thy wife 13. fhall bear thee a fon indeed; and thou fhalt call his name Ifaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his feed after hiin,

20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, p Chap. P and will multiply him exceedingChaply: a twelve princes fhall he beget,

15.10.

25.12.16. r Cirap. 21. 18.

s Chap. 24. 2.

1898.

1398.

and I will make him a great nation. 21 But my covenant will I eftablifh with Ifaac, whom Sarah shall bear unto thee at this fet time in the next year.

22 And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.

23 And Abraham took Ishmael his fon, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abrahams houfe; and circumcifed the flesh of their fore-fkin, in the felf-fame day, as God had faid unto him.

24 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcifed in the flesh of his fore-skin.

25 And Ishmael his fon was thirteen years old when he was circumcifed in the flesh of his fore-skin.

26 In the felf-fame day was Abraham circumcifed, and Ishmael his fon. 27 And all the men of his house, barn in the house, and bought with money of the stranger, were circumcifed with him.

CHAP. XVIII.

1 Abraham entertaineth three angels. 9 Sarahs laughter. 17 Sodoms deftruction revealed to Abraham: 23 His interceffion.

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ND the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre and he fat in the tent-door in the heat of the day.

2

Abraham entertaineth three angels. And he lift up his eyes and look- Before ed, and lo, three men stood by him: Christ and when he faw them, he ran to 1898. meet them from the tent-door, and Hebr.3bowed himself toward the ground,

2.

3 And faid, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy fight, pafs not away, I pray thee, from thy fervant. Let ba little water, I pray you; 43. 24. be fetched, and wash your feet, and reft yourselves under the tree:

4

b Chap.

6. 18. &

+ Heb.

5 And I will fetch a morfel of Judges bread, and comfort ye your hearts; 13.15. after that you fhall país on: d for hay therefore are ye come to your fer- 1 vant. And they faid, So do as thou 33. 10. haft faid.

19.8. &

+ Heb. you have paffed.

Haften.

6 And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and faid, † Make Heb. ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.

7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hafted to drefs it.

8 And he took butter and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.

9 And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he faid, Behold, in the tent.

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18 Seeing that Abraham fhall John 15. furely become a great and mighty 15. nation, and all the nations of the PChap.12. earth fhall be p bleffed in him?

3.& 22.

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19 For I know him, that he will 43.25. command his children and his houf

Gal.3.8. hold after him, and they thall keep

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4. 10. & 29.13. Jam. 5.4.

Chap. 31. S.

Jer. 5.1.

the way of the LORD, to do juftice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

20 And the LORD faid, Because 9 the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their fin is very grievous;

21 I will go down now, and fee whether they have done altogether cry of it, which is according tone, and if not, I will

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fpeak: Peradventure there fhall thir- Before ty be found there. And he faid, I Christ will not do it, if I find thirty there. 1898.

31 And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenties fake.

39.

32 And he faid, x Oh let not the Judg.6. Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he faid, I will not destroy it for tens fake.

33 And the LORD went his way, as foon as he had left communing with Abraham; and Abraham returned unto his place.

CHAP. XIX.

1 Lot entertaineth two angels. 24 Sodom and Gomorrah defiroyed. 26 Lots wife punished: 31 His inceft.

ND there came two angels to 1898.

A Sodom at even, and Lot fat in

the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them, rofe up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;

a Hebr.13.

2 And he faid, Behold now, my lords, a turn in, I pray you, into your a fervants house, and tarry all night, and b wash your feet, and ye shall bChap. 18. rife up early, and go on your ways. And they faid, Nay, but we will a-csee Luke bide in the street all night.

3 And he preffed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house: and he made them a feaft, and did bake unleavened bread, and they did eat.

4 ¶ But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compaffed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter.

5 And they called unto Lot, and faid unto him, Where are the men which came into thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them.

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6 And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door after him,

7 And faid, I pray you, brethren, do not fo wickedly.

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8 Behold now, I have two daugh- esee Judg ters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto thefe men do nothing; f for therefore came fsee Chap. they under the shadow of my roof. 15.5.

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12 And the men faid unto Lot, Haft thou here any befides? fon in law, and thy fons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou haft in the city, bring them out of this place.

13 For we will destroy this place: because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the Lord, and the LORD hath fent us to destroy it.

14 And Lot went out, and spake unto his fons in law, which married his daughters, and faid, Up, get ye out of this place; for the LORD will deftroy this city but he feemed as one that mocked, unto his fons in law.

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15 And when the morning arofe, then the angels haftened Lot, faying, Arife, take thy wife, and thy fbare two daughters which are here; leit thou be confumed in the || iniquity of the city.

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ment. k Wild. 10.6.

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16 And while helingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and fet him without the city.

17 And it came to pafs, when they had brought them forth abroad, that ver. 25. he faid, Efcape for thy life; look 15,17,18. not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain: efcape to the mountain, left thou be consumed.

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21 And he faid unto him, See, I 1898. have accepted + thee concerning this + Heb. thing alfo, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou haft poken.

22 Hafte thee, efcape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou bem see Chap. 32. come thither: therefore the name 25, 25. Exod. 32. of the city was called Zoar. 10. Deut. 9. 14.

Mark 6.5. n Chap.

23 The fun was † rifen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar. 24 Then the LORD rained upon 13.10.& Sodom and upon Gomorrah brim-Heb. stone and fire from the LORD out of forth. heaven.

2.

o Deut. 29.23. Ifai. 13.

Jar. So.

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25 And he overthrew thofe cities, 19. and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which Ezek. 16. grew upon the ground.

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Amos 4-
Zeph. 2.9.

26 But his wife looked back from 11. behind him, and the became P a pil- Luke 17. lar of falt.

29.

2 Pet. 2.6.

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27¶And Abraham gat up early June 7 in the morning, to the place where 10. 7 a he stood before the LORD.

Luke

17.32.

18.22.

28 And he looked toward Sodom Chap. and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and lo, the fmoke of the country went up as the fmoke of a furnace.

29 And it came to pafs, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and fent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities, in the which Lot dwelt.

30 And Lot went up out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.

31 ¶ And the firft-born faid unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth.

32 Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve feed of our father.

33 And they made their father drink wine that night: and the firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived not when the lay down, nor when the arose.

34 And it came to pafs on the morrow, that the first-born faid unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father; let us make

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