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GENESIS, XVIII. Abraham's mterv.ew with Angels. Abram, and said unto him, a I am the B. C. 1898. with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unte Almighty God : c walk before me, and

thee at this set time b in the next year. be thou 1 perfect.

a c.1& 14. 22 And he left off talking with him 2 And I will make my d covenant be- Ex.6.3. and God went up from Abrahain. tween me and thee, and will multiply Da.4.35. 23 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, thee exceedingly.

Ep.3.20. and all that were born in his house, and 3 And Abram fell on his face: and God b c.21.2. all that were bought with his money, talked with him, saying,

c c.48.15. every male among the men of Abraham's 4 As for me, behold, my covenant is 16.2.4. horse, and circumcised the flesh of their with thee, and thou shalt be e a father 26.20.3. foreskin in the self-same day, as God had of many 2 nations.

1 or, upright, said unto him. 5 Neither shall thy name any more be or, sincere.

24 And Abraham was ninety years old called Abram ; but f thy name shall be c.6.9. De.18. and nine, when he was circumcised in Abraham; 3 for g a father of many na- 13. Job 1.1. the flesh of his foreskin. tions have I made thee.

d c.9.9.

25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen 6 And I will make thee exceeding Ps. 105.8,11. years old, when he was circumcised in the fruitful, and I will make n nations of Ga.3.17,18. flesh of his foreskin. thee, and kings shall come out of thee. e c.13.16. 26 In the self-same day was Abraham

7 And I will establish my covenant be- 22.17. circumc sed and Ishmael his son ; tween me and thee, and thy seed after 2 multitude 27 And all the men of his house, born in thee, in their generations, for an ever- of nations. the house, and bought with money of the lasting covenant, i to be a God unto thee, f Ne.9.7. stranger, wer circumcised with him. and to thy seed after thee.

3 i.e. father

CHAP. XVIII. 8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy of a great AND the LORD appeared unto him in seed after thee, the land 4 wherein thou multitude. FL the k plains of Mamre: and he sat in art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for g Ro.4.17. the tent-door in the heat of the day: an everlasting m possession; and n I wil h ver. 16,20. 2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, be their God.

c.35.11. and, lo, l three men stood by him: and 9 And God said unto Abraham, Thou i c.28.13. when he saw them, he ran to meet them shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, Le 26.12. from the tent-door,' and bowed himself and thy seed after thee, in their genera- He.11.16. toward the ground, tions.

k c.13.18. 3 And said, My lord, if now I kave 10 This is my covenant, which ye shall 14.13. found favour in thy sight, o pass not keep, between me and you, and thy seed 4 of thy so- away, pray thee, from thy servant: after thee; Every man-child among you journings.

4 Let a little p water, I pray you, be shall be circumcised.

17 c. 19.1. fetched, and wash your feet, and rest 11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of m c.48.4. yourselves under the tree : your foreskin; and it shall be a token De.32.8. 5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, qof the covenant betwixt me and you. n Ex.6.7. and 5 comfort ye your hearts; after that 12 And 6 he that is eight days old shall Je.24.7. ve shall pass on: for therefore 17 are you be circumcised among you, every man- Ez.37.23. come to your servant. And they said, So child in rour generations; he that is born Re.21.3. do, as thou hast said.

in the house, or bought with money of (o He.13.2. 6 And Abraham hastened into the tent any stranger, which is not of thy seed. 1 Pet. 4.9.

unto Sarah, and said, 8 Make ready quick 13 He that is born in thy house, and p c.43.24. ly three measures of fine meal, knead it he that is bought with thy 'money, must 9 Ac.7.8. and make cakes upon the liearth. needs be circumcised: and my covenant Ro.4.11. 7 And Abraham Tan unto the herd, shall be in your flesh for an everlasting 5 stay. and fetched a calf tender and good, and covenant.

6 a son of

gave it unto a young man; and he hasted 14 And the uncircumcised man-child, eight days. to dress it. whose flesh of his foreskin is not circum-7 you have & And he took butter, t and milk, and cised, that soul shall be cut offs from tis passed. the calf which he had dressed, and set it people; he hath broken my covenant. s hasten. before them; and he stood by them un

15 And God said unto Abraham, As r Ex.12.44. der the tree, and they did eat. for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her s Ex.4.24. 9 And they said unto him, Where is name Sarai, but 9 Sarah shall her name be. Jos.5.2,&c. Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in

16 And I will bless her, v and give thee 9 i.e. Princess the tent. a son also of her, yea, I will bless her, and st Ju.5.25. 10 And he said, I will certainly return 10 she shall be a mother of nations; 10she shall be unto thee u according to the time of life kings of people shall be of her.

come nations and, lo, Sarah . thy wife shall have a son. 17 Then Abraham fel upon his face, v c.18.10. And Sarah heard it in the tent-door, and y laughed, and said in his heart, u ver.14. which was behind him. Shall a child be born unto him that is an 2K.4.16. 11 Now Avraham and Sarah were old hundred years old ? and shall Sarah, that a c.17.19.21. and well stricken in are; and it ceased is ninety years old, bear?

Ro.9.9. to be with Sarah a after the manner of 18 And Abraham said unto God, o Ga.4.23. that Ishmael night live before thee! y c.18.12.21.6. 12 Therefore Sarah b laughed within

19 And God said, Saral thy wife shall z Ro.4.19. herself, saying, After I am waxed cold pear tree a son indeed; and thou shalt He.11.11,12. shall I have pleasure, my d lord being call his naine Isaac: and I will establish a c.31.35. old also ? my covenant with him for an everlasting c.21.6. 13 And the Lord said unto Abralia, covenant, and with his seed after him. Ps. 126.2. Wherefore did Sarah laigh, saying,

20 And as for Ishmael,I have heard thee: c Lu.1.18. Shall I of a surety Lear a child, which Behold, I have blessed him, and will d 1Pet.3.6. am old ? make him fruitful, and will múltiply himse Nu.11.23. 14 Is any thing too hard for the LORD ? exceedingly :f twelve princes shall he Je.32.17. At the time appointed I will return unto beget; and I will make him a great Mat.19.26. thee, according to the time of life, & and pation.

f c.25.13,&c. Sarah shall have 2 son. 21 But my covenant will I establish lg 26.4.16. 15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed

women.

8 c. 18.8.

that which he hath spoken of him. i
of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and
because their sin is very grievous,

Abraham stood yet before the LORD.

with the wicked?

and not spare the place for the fifty righ-
teous that are therein ?

GENESIS, XVIII. Airaham's interview with Angels

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me B. C. 1898. with Iszac, which Sarah shall bear unts
d

thee at this set time b in the next year.
a c.18 14. 22 And he left off talking with him,

Ex.6,3. and God went up from Abraham.
y Da.4.35.

23 And Abraham took Ishmael his 500, Ep.3.20 and all that were born in his house, and

c.21.2. all that were bought with his mones,
CC.48.15. every male among the men of Abraham's
s 16.2.4. horse, and circumcised the flesh of their
r 26,20.3.

foreskin in the self-same day, as God had
1 or, upright, said unto him.
elor, sincere.

24 And Abraham was ninety years old
e c.6.9. De.18. and nine, when he was circumcised in

13. Job 1.1. the flesh of his foreskin.
d c.9.9. 25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen

Ps.105.8,11. years old, when he was circumcised in the

Ga.3.17,18. flesh of his foreskin.
c c.13.16 26 In the self-same day was Abraham

02.17. circumc sed and Ishmael his son;
- 2 multitude

27 And all the men of his house, born in
- of nations. the house, and bought with moner of the

Ne.9.7. stranger, were circumcised with him.
3i.e. father

CHAP. XVIII.
v of a great AND the LORD appeared unto him in
u multitude. I the k plains of Mamre: and he satin
T & Ro.4.17. the tent-door in the heat of the day:
li ver. 16,2). 2 And he lift up his eyes and looked,

c.35.11. ard, lo, I three men stood by him: and
i c.28.13. when he saw them, he ran to meet them
Le 26.12. from the tent-loor, and bowed himself
He.11.16. toward the ground,
Ik c.13.18. 3 And said, My lord, if now I 6277

14.13. found favour in' thy sight, o pass not
1 of thy 80- away, pray thee, from thy servant:

journings. 4 Let a little p water, I pray you, he
I c. 19.1. fetched, and wash your feet, and rest
m C.48.4.

yourselves under the tree:
De.32.8. 5 And I will fetch a morsel of breal,
n Ex.6.7. and 5 comfort Fe your hearts; after that
Je.241.7.

ve shall pass on: for therefore 1 are you
Ez.37.23. come to your servant. And they said, S
Re.21.3. do, as thou hast said.
o He.13.2. 6 And Abraham hastanel into the tere
1 Pet.4.9. unto Sarah, and said, 8 Make ready quick

Ir three measures of fine meal, knead it
59 Ac.7.&

and make cakes upon the hearth.
R0.4.11. 7 And Abrahaman unto the berd,

and fetched a calf tender and good, and
'G a son of gave it unto a young man; and be hasted
eight days. to dress it.

S And he took butter, 1 and milk, and
passed. the calf which he had dressed, and set it

hasten. before them; and he stood by them un
r Ex.12.44. der the tree, and they did eat.
Ts Ex.4.21. 9 And they said unto him, where

Jos.5.2,&c. Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in
je. Princess the tent.

Ju.5.23. 10 And he said, I will cerainlr return
; 10she sht!! le unto thee u according to the time of life
come nations and, lo, Sarah z thy wife shall have a sin

And Sarah heari it in the tent-coor,
which was behind him.

11 Now Abraham and Sarah were : 0
tec.17.19.01. Sand well stricken in age; and it ceased

R0.9.9. to be with Sarah c after the manner of
Ga..93.

women.
uc. 18.12.21.6. 12 Therefore Sarah b laughed withia
1R0.4.12. herself, saying, After I am waxed coli

He.!1.11,12. shall I have pleasure, my d lord being
ba c.31.35.
Tbc.21.6. 13 And the LORD said unto Abralama,

Wherefore did Suah laugh, saying

Abraham's Intercession for Sodom. GENESIS, XIX.

Lot urged to quit Sodom.
Bot; for she was afraid. And he said, b. C. 1898.
Nay; but thou didst laugh. b

2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, 16 And the pen rose up from thence, a He.13.2.

turn a in, I pray you, into your servant's and looked toward Sodom: And Abraham b Ps.44.21.

house, and tarry all night, and wash you Weat with them to bring them on the Pr.12.19.

feet; and ye shall rise up early, and go Var.

on your ways. And they saia, Nay;

c Ac. 15.3. 17 And the LORD said, Shall I d hide Ro.15.24.

but we will abide in the street all night from Abraham that thing which I do ;.

3 And he pressed upon tiem greatly

3 Jno.6.
18 Seeing that Abraham shall surely be- d Ps.25.14.

and they turned in unto him, and enter

ed into his house: g and he made then come a great and mighty nation, and all Am.3.7. the nations of the earth shall be f blessed Jno.15.15.

a feast, and did bake unleavened bread in him?

and they did eat.

e Lu.24.28. 19 For I know him, that he will com- f c.12.3.

4 But before they lay down, the mena mand his children hand his household

the city, even the men of Sodom, com 22.18.

passed the house round, both old an after him, and they shall keep the way P3.72.17. of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; A .3.25.

young, all the people from every quarter

5 And they called unto Lot, and sai that the Lord may bring upon Abraham Ga.3.8.

unto him, Where are the men which cam 20 And the Lord said, Because the kcry i De.4.9,10.

in to thee this night? I bring them o

unto us, that we may know them. 6.7.

6 And Lot went out at the door un

Ps.78.5-8. 211 will go down m now, and see Ep.6.4.

them, and shut the door after him ; whether they have done altogether ac- i 1ša.2.30.

7 And said, I pray you, brethren, cording to the cry of it, which is come k c.13.13,

not sa wickedly, o into me; and if not, n I will know,

8 Behold now, I have two daughte

19.13. 2. And the men turned their faces from 1 Ju.19.22.

which have not known man ; let me, thence, and went toward Sodom; but m c.11.5.

pray you, bring them out unto you, s az

do ye to them as is good in your eyes

Ex.3.8.
23 And Abraham p drew near, and said, In Jos.22.22.

only unto these men do nothing; f Wilt thou also destroy the righteous Ps.139.

therefore came they under the shado

of my roof.

Jer. 17.10. 24. Peradventure there be fifty righteous Lu.16.15,

9 And they said, Stand back. And th within the city : wilt thou also destroy o Le.18.22.

said again, This one fellow came in to

journ, t and he will needs be a judg 20.13.

now will we deal worse with thee th 3 That be far from thee to do after this Ro.1.24.

De.23.17.

with them. And they pressed sore ur manner, to slay the righteous with the iCo.6.9-11.

the man, even Lot, and came near wicked: and that the righteous should be Jude 7.

break the door. as the wicked, that be far from thee:7 p Je.30.21.

10 But the men put forth their ha Shall not theJudge of all the earth do right. He 10.02.

and pulled Lot into the house to the %. And the LORD said, v If I find in So. Ja.5.17.

and shut to the door.

11 And they smote the men that u

at the door of the house with blinda r Job 8.3.

both small and great; so that they w Bebold now, I have taken upon me to Ps.58.11.

34.17.

ried themselves to find the door.

12 And the men said unto Lot,

94.2. thou here any besides ? son in-law, 23 Pemdventure there shall lack five oft Ex.2.14.

s Ro.3.8.

thy sons, and thy daughters, and w the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the 2P.2.7,8.

soever thou hast in the city, bring t city for lack of five? And he said, If I find v Is. 10.22.

out of this place : there furty and five, I will not destro it. Je.5.1.

13 For we will destroy this place 29 And he spake unto him yet again, Ez.22.30.

cause the y cry of them is waxen and said, Peradventure there shall be u Job 4.19.

before the face of the LORD; and z forty found there. And he said, I will not > 2K.6.18.

LORD hath sent us to destroy it.

14 And Lot went out, and spake unt 30 And he said unto him., Oh let not the y c.18.20.

Ac. 13.11. sons-in-law, which married his daug LORD be angry, and I will speak : Perad. z 1Ch.21.15. for the LORD will destroy this city.

and said, a Up, get ye out of this pl venture there shall thirty be found there. Is.36.10. And he said, I will not do it, if I find a Nu.16.26.

he seemed as one that mocked b un

sons-in-law. 31 And he said, Behold now, I havel Rev.18.4.

Jer.51.6. 15 And when the morning arose, taken upoa me to speak unto the LORD : b Ex.9.21.

the angels hastened Lot, saying, Peradventure there shall be twenty found 2Ch.36.16.

take thy wife, and thy two daug

which i are here; lest thou be cons Is.28.22.

in the 2 iniquity of the city. Lu.17.18. 16 And while he lingered, the me

24.11. angry, and I will speak yet but this once:c 1 are found. of his wife, and upon the hand of h

hold upon his hand, and upon the Peradventure ten shall be found there. 2 or, punish- daughters; the LORD being me And be said, I will not destroy it for ten's ment. d unto him: and they brought him 33. And the Lord went his way, as soon d Ps.34.12.

c Ju.6.39. and set him withou* the city. he had left communing with Abraham: Ro.9.16.

17 And it came to pass, when the

brought them forth abroad, that he e 1Sa. 19.11.

Escape e for thy life; f look not

16.19.3. ND there h came two angels to Soulf ver.26.

thee, neither stay thou in all the dom at even; and Iot sat in the gate & Job 33.23.

escape to the mountain, lest thou L of Sodom; and Lot seeing them, rose up ic. 18.22.

sumed.

18 And Lot said unto them. Oh,

19 Behold now, thy servant hath 2

I will spare all the place for

their sakes. 27 And Abraham answered and said, speak unto the Lord, which am u but

dust and ashes.

P C.43.24.

5 stay.

you have

do it fer forty's sake.

thirty there.

c.18.10. Il Ver.14. K.4.16.

there. And he said, I will not destroy
it for twenty's sake.
32 And he said, Oh let not the LORD be

Jold also ?

and Abraham returned unto his place.

CHAP. XIX.

am old?

7. Ps.125.2.

: Lu. 1.15. Shall I of a surety tear a child, which
ild 1 Pet.3.6.
DC Nu.11.23. 14 Isary thing too hard for the LORD?
te Je.32.17.

At the time appointed I will return unde
at Mat.19.26 thee, according to the tire of life, and

sc.25.13.&c. Sarah shall have 2 son.
sh26.4.16. 15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed

to meet them; and he bowed himself
with his face toward the ground,

my Lord :

13

thine.

Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed. GENESIS, XX Abraham's denial of his Wifa grace in thy sight, and thou hast a mag. B. C. 1898.

CHAP. XX. nified thy mercy, which thou hast showed

A unto me in saving my life; and I cannot a 1Ti.1.14.

ND Abraham joumeyed from thence

Lloward the south country, and dwellescape to the mountain, a lest some evil b c.16.7,14. ed between Kadesh and b Shur, and sotake me, and I die.

cc.26.6. journed in Gerar. C 20 Behold now, this city is near to flee d 1Sa.27.1. 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, unto, and it is a little one: g Oh, let me c c.12.13.26.7. Sie e is my sister: and Abimelech king escape thither, (is it not a little one ?) and f Job 33.15. of Gerar sent and took Saralı. my soul shall live. h

Ps.105.14. 3 But f God caine to Abimelech in a 21 And he said unto him, See, I have g Pr.3.5-7. dream by night, and said to him, Behold, aceepted 1 thee i concerning this thing Ps.119,175. (thou art but a dead man, for the wornan also, that I will not overthrow this city Is.55.3. which thou hast taken ; for she is a for the which thou hast spoken.

1 thy face. 2 man's wife. 2 Haste thee, escape thither; for j Ilic.4.7. 4 But Abimelech had not come near cannot do anything till thou be come Job 42.8,9. her: and he said, LORD, k wilt thou slay thither: therefore the name of the city Jer.14.10. also a righteous nation? was called 3 Zoar.

c.32.26. 5 Said he not unto me, She is my sister ? 93 The sun was 4 risen upon the earth Ex.32.10. and she, even she herself, said, He is my when Lot entered into Zoar.

De.9.14. brothers in the 5 integrity 1 of my heart, 24 Then the LORD rained upon Sodom, Mar.6.5. and innocency of iny hands, have I done and upon Gomorrah brimstone m and a married to this. fire from the LORD out of heaven;

an husband. 6 And God said unto him in a dream, 25 And he overthrew those cities, and all k ICh.21.17. Yea, I know that thou didst this in the the plain, and all the inhabitants of the 3 i.e. little. integrity of thy heart; for I also n withcities, and that which grew p upon the 4 gone forth. held thee from sinning o against me: ground.

5 or, simpli- therefore suffered I thee not to touch 26 But his wife looked back from behind city. her. him, and she became a pillar of salt. or, sincerity. 7 Now, therefore, restore the man his

27 And Abraham gât up early in the 2 2K.20.3. wife; for he is a prophet, and he r shall morning to the place where she stood 2Cor.1.12.

pray for thes, and thou shalt live: and if before the LORD:

iTi.1.13. thou restore her not, know thou that thou 28 And he looked toward Sodom and m De.29.23.

shalt surely die, thou, and all that are Gomorrah, and toward all the land of Job 18.15. the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke Pe.11.6. 8 Thercfore Abimelech rose early in of the country went up as the t smoke Is.13.19. the morning, and called all his servants, of a furnace.

Je.49.18. and told all these things in their ears 29 And it came to pass, when God de. 50.40. and the men were sore afraid. stroyed the cities of the plain, that God La.4.6. 9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out Eze.16.49. said unto him, What bast thou done un'o of the midst of the overthrow, u when Am.4,11. us? and what' have I offended thee, that he overthrew the cities in the which! Ze.2.9. thou hast brought on me and on my king. Lot dwelt.

Mat.11.23. dom v a great sin ? thou hast done deeds 30 And Lot went up out of Zoar, and 2Pe.2.6. unto me that ought not x to be done. dwelt in the y mountain, and his two Jude 7. 10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, daughters with him; for he feared to n c.31.7. What sawest thou, that thou hast done dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, 35.5. this thing? he and his two daughters.

lo Ps.51.4. 11 And Abraham said, Because I 31 And the first-born said unto the p Ps.107.34. thought, Surely the fear of God z is not younger, Our father is old, and there is q Lu.17.32. in this place; and they will slay me for not a man in the earth to come in unto 1Sa.7.5. my wife's sake. us after the manner of all the earth : Job 42.8. 12 And yet indeed she is my a sister;

32 Come, let us make our father drink Ja.5.16. she is the daughter of my father, but not wine, and we will lie with him, that we s c.18.22. the daughter of my mother; and she bemay preserve seed of our father. It Be.19.3.

came my wife. 33 And they made their father drink v Ex.32.21. 13 And it came to pass, when God caused wine that might: b and the first-born Jos.7.25. me to wander from my father's house, went in, and lay with her father, and u Ps.145.20. that I said unto her, This is thy kindness he perceived not when she lay down, * c.34.7. which thou shalt show unto me; at every nor when she arose.

ly ver. 17.19.

place whither we shall come, say of ung, 34 And it came to pass on the morrow, z Ne.5.15. He is my brother. that the first-born said unto the younger, Ps.36.1. 14 And Abimelech took sheep and Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: Pr.16.6. oxen, and men-servants, and women-ser. let us make him drink wine this night al. a c.11.29. vants, and gave them unto Abraham, and SO; and go thou in, and lie with him, that b Pr.23.31-33. restored him Sarah his wife. we may preserve seed of our father. c c.47.6. 15 And Abimelech said, Behold, c my 36 And they made their father drink Cas is good in land is before thee: dwell 6 where it wine that night also: and the younger thinc eyes. pleaseth thee. arose, and lay with him; and he per- d Le.18.6,7. 16 And unto Sa:ih he said, Behold, I ceived not when she lay down, nor when Ha.2.15. have given thy brother a thousand pieces she arose.

e Pr.12.1. 36 Thus were both the daughters of

of silver; behold, he is to thee a covering

25.12. of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and Lot with child by their father. d

Re.3.19. with all other : thus she was e reproved. 37 And the first-born bare a son, and f De.2.9,19. 17 So Abraham prayed unto God: and called his name Moab: the same is the 23.3. God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and father of the Moabites f unto this day. & c.12.17. his maid-servants; and they bare 'chil.

38 And the younger, she also bare a son, 1Sa. 1.6. dren. and called his name Pen-ammi: the I. Ne.13.1. 18 For the LORD g had fast closed up all same is the father of the children of Is.11.14. the wombs of the house of Abimelech, Aumon unto his day.

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ESIS, IF

Alraham's denial of his Wifa
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CHAP. XX
ND) Abraham jouwzeyed from thence

A toward the south country, and dwell-
-7,14. ed between Kadesh and Shus, and som

jourged in Gerar. c
27.1. 2. And Abraham said of Sarah his trife,
13.26.7. Shee is my sister: and Abiinelech king
33.15. of Gerar sent and took Sarali.
3.14. 3 But f God cane to Abimelech in a

dream by night, and said to him, Behold,
19.175. thou art fut a dead mar, for the woman
3.

which thou hast taken; for sbe is a ace. man's wife.

4 But Abimelech had not come nest 2.8.9. her: ani he said, LORD, k wilt thou say 1.10.

also a righteous nation ? 26.

6 Said he not unto me. She is my sister? 2.10. and she, even she herself, said, He is my

brother: in the s integrity l of my heart,
5.5.

and innocency of my bands, hare I done
ried to ibis.
uslard. 6 And God said unto him in a dream,
21.17. Yes, I know that thou didst this in the
Little integrity of thy heart; for I also n with
forth. held thee from sioning o against me:
impli- therefore suffered I thee not to touch

her.
cerity. 7 Now, therefore, restore the man di
1.3. wife; for he is a prophet, and he 7 slal
1.12. pray for thoe, and thou shalt live: and if
-13. ihou restore her not know thou that thou
29.23. shalt surely die, thou, and all that are
3.15. thine.
6.

8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in
19. the morning, and called all his servan's
18. and told all these things in their ears
-40. and the men were sore afraid.

9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and 6.49. said unto him, What hast thou done una .11.

us? and what have I oflended thee, that

thou hast brought on me and on my kin:
1.23. dom v a great sin ? thou hast dope deeds
6.

unto me that ought not 2 to be done.
7. 10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham,
-7. What sawest thou, that thou hast done

this thing?

11 And Abraham said, Because I 7.34. thought, Surely the fear of God 2 s mot 132.

in this place; and they will slay me for
-5.

my wife's sake.
2.8. 12 And yet indeed she is my a sister;
6.
she is the daughter of my father, but

not
2.

the daughter of my mother, and she be
.3.
2.21.

13 And it caine to pass, when God caused

me to wander from my father's house,
15.20. that I said unto her, This is thy kindees

which thou shalt show unto me; at every
7.19. place whither we shall come, say of 203,
15. He is my brother.
1.

14 And Abimelech took sheep 25
6.
29.
5.31-5. restored him Sarah his wife,

22

covena

Hagar and Ishmael cast forth.

GENESIS, XXII.

The Command to sacrifice I CHAP. XXI.

B. C. 1897. captain of his host, spake unto Abra AND the LORD a visited Sarah as he

saying, God is with thee bin all that had said, and the LORD did unto a 18a.2.21. doest : Sarah asc he had spoken:

Lu.1.68. 23 Now, therefore, d swear unto mo 2 For Sarah e conceived, and bare b c.26.29. ! by God, i that thou wilt not deal fa Abraham a son in his old age, at the set

28.15.

with me, nor with my son, nor wit time of which God had spoken to him,

39.2. son's son: but according to the kin 3 And Abraham called the name of his Jos.1.5,9. that I have done unto thee, thou sha you that was born unto him, whom Sarah c c.17.19. unto me, and to the land 'wherein bare to him, f Isaac.

18.10,14. hast sojourned.
4 And Abraham circumcised his son d c.24.3. 24 And Abrahain said, I will swea
Isaac, being eight days old, as God had, Jos.2.12. 25 And Abraham reproved Abim
commended him.h

1 if thou because of a well of water, which AL 5 And Abraham was an hundred years

shalt lie lech's servants g had violently old when his son lsaac was born unto him.

unto me away 6 And Sarah sud, God hath made me e He.11,11. 26 And Abimelech said, I wot not o laugh, i so that all that hear will laugh f c.17.19. hath done this thing; neither didst

g c.26.15-22. 7 Ani she said, Who would have I said h Ex.12.48.

tell me, neither yet heard I of it b

day. anto Abrahan, that Sarah should have

Le.12.3. 27 And Abraham took sheep and given children suck? for I have borne

Ac.7.8.

and give them unto Abimelech;

i Ps. 126.2. both of them k made a covenant. And the child grew, and was weined:

Is.54.1. 28 And Abraham set seven ewe-learl Abrałam made a great feast the k c.31.44. of the flock by themselves. same day that Isaac was weaned.

1Sa.18.3. 29 And Abimelech said unto Abra 9 And Sasah saw the son of Hagar the 2 Nu.23.23. What m mean these seven ewe-laEgyptian, 0 which she had borne unto Ps.86.10. which thou hast set by themselves?

Eph.3.20. 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, m c.33.8.

30 And he said, For these seven

lambs shalt thou take of my hand,
Cast cul this bond-woman and her sou : p n c.31.49.
for the sma of this bond-woman shall not o c.16.1,15.

they may be an witness unto me
be heir with my son, even with Isaac.

have digged this well.

31 Wherefore he called that I . And the thing was very grievous in p Ga.4.30. Abraham's sight, because of his son.

Beer-sheba ; 2 because there they s 12 And God said unto Abraham, Let it i.e. the

4 c.17.18.

both of them. notte grierous in thy sight, because of

32 Thus they made

well of the ladi, and because of thy bond-woman :

Beer-sheba : then Abimelech rose

the oath, in all that Sarah hath said unto thee,

and Phichol the chicf captain of his hearken unto her voice; for v in Isaac

and they returned into the land o shall thy seed be called

Philistines.

3 or, tree. 83 And Abraham planted a 3 grove 13 Ani als) of the son of the bond-r De.16.21. Beer-sheba, and s called there on the Woman will I make a u nation, because Ju.3.7.

of the LORD, the everlasting God.t

2K.17.16. 14 And Abraham rose up early in the s c.4.26,

34 And Abraham sojourned in the moming, and took breat and a bottle of t Ps.90.2.

listines' land many days.

CHAP. XXII.
Hagar, (putting .

came to pass, after
sant u her away: and she departed, and He.11.18.
Wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba. u ver.18.

ham, and said unto him, Abraham

he said, 4 Behold, here I am. tle, and she cast the child under one of thew Jno.8.35.

c.16.10. 2 And he said, Take now thy son,

only son Isaac, whom thou forest,

De.8.2.
16 And she went, and sat her down over 2Ch.32.31.

get thee into the land of z Moriah

Offer him there for a burnt-offering
Pr.17.3.

one of the mountains which I wil He.11.17.

thee of.
Ja.1.12. 3 And Abraham rose up early in

1 Pet. 1.7. morning, and saddled his ass, and

bencld me. And y God heard the voice of the y Ex.3.7;

two of his young men with him, lad: and the angel of God called to Ha-z 2Ch.3.1.

Isaac his son, and clave the wood

the burnt-offering, and rose up, and What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; a for a Ps. 107.4-6 unto the place of which God had

him.

4 Then on the third day Alraham

up his eyes, and saw the place afa in thine hand; for b I will make him a b ver. 13.

5 And Abraham said unto his y

men, Abide ye here with the ass; a 19 And God opened her c eyes, and shel 26.6.17,20. and come again to you.

c Mu. 22.31.

and the lad will go yonder and wor wa well of water, and she went, and Lu.24.16-31. filled the bottle with water, and gave the d Jno.19.17. burnt-offering, and d laid it upon

6 And Abraham took the wood o 2 And God was with the lad; e and f c.25.27.

e c.17.20.

his son; and he took the fire in his

and a knife: and they went both of t 27.3.

together. 2 And he dwelt in the wilderness of h c.24.4.

g Nu.10.12.

7 And Isaac spake unto Abraham

father, and said, My father: and 27.46.

said, 5 Here an. I, my son. And he 22 And it came to pass at that time, 5 behold me. where is the 6 lamb for a burnt

28.2. Behold the fire and the wood; That Abimelech, and Phichol the chief 6 or, hid.

ling?

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came my wife.

against hirn a good way off, as it were a
bow-shot: for she said, Let me not see
the death of the child. 'And she sat over
against him, and lift up her voice, and

wept.

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zar out of heaven, and said unto her, God hath beard the voice of the lad 18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him

where he is.

oxen, and men-servants, and women-s-
vants, and gare them unto Abrabam, and

great nation.

lad drink.

15.

.

15 And Abimelech said, Behold, cmy good in land is before thee: dwell 6 bereit eyes.

pleaseth thee. 5.6.7.

16 And upto Sazh he said, Behold, I

have given thy brother a thousand pieces .1. of silver; behold, he is to thee a worering 5.12.

of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and 19. with all other: thes she was e reproral. 9,19. 17 So Abraham prayed vnto Gol: and 3.3. God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and 17.

his maid-servants; and they bare chez 6.

dren. 3.1.

18 For the LORD E had fast closed up all

the wombs of the house of Abimelech, 2.9.

because of Sarah, Abraham's wie.

he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness,
and became an archer.f
Patan : gand his mother h took him a
vite out of the land of Egypt.

will see,

Trial of Abraham's faith.
GENESIS, XXIV.

Burial of Sarah. 8 And Abraham said, My son, God will B. C. 1872. 6 Hear us, my lord: Thou 1 art a provide himself a lamba for a burnt

mighty prince b among us ; in the choice offering : so they went both of them a Jno. 1.29. of our sepulchres bury thy dead: none together.

Rev. 5.6. of us shall withhold from thee his se. 9 And they came to the place which " a prince pulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy God had told him of: and Abrahan built of God. dead. an altar there, and laid the wood in or-bc.13.2. 7 And Abraham stood up, and bowed der; and bound c Isaac his son, and d lid 14.14. himself to the people of the land, even him on the altar upon the wood. c Ps.118.27. to the children of Heth.

10 And Abraham stretched forth his Jno.10.17,18. 8 And he communed with them, say. hand, and took the knife to slay his son. d He.11.17. ing, If it be your mind that I should bury

11 And the angel of the Lord called Ja.2.21. my dead out of my sight, hear me, and unto him out of heaven, and said, Abra- e Ex.3.4. entreat for me to Ephron the son of ham, Abraham; e And he said, Here am I. 1Sa.3.10. Zohar,

12 And he said, Lay not thine hand f Mi.6.7,8. 9 That he may give me the cave of apon the lad, neither do thou any thing 2 full Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the unto him: f for now I know that thou money. end of his field : for 2 as much money as fearest God, g seeing thou hast not with-3 c.26.5. it is worth he shall give it me, for a posheld thy son, thine only son, from me. 1Sa. 15.22.

session of a burying-place amongst you.. 13 And Abraham lífted up his eyes, Ps.25.12. 10 And Ephron dwelt among the chil. and looked, and, behold, behind him a 147.11.

dren of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite ram caught in a thicket by his horns; h Mal.4.2. answered Abraham in the 3 audience and Abraham went and took the ram, 3 ears. of the children of Heth, even of all that and offered him up for a burnt-offering h 1Co.10.13. went in at the gates i of his city, saying, in the stead of his son.

2Co.1.9, 10. 11 Nay, my lord, hear me: The field 14 And Abraham called the name of i c.34.20,24. give I thee, and the cave that is therethat place 4 Jehovah-jireh: as it is said 4 i.e.the

in, I give it thee; in the presence of the to this day, In the mount of the LORD LORD sons of my people give I it thee · bury it shall be seen. K

thy dead. 15 And the angel of the LORD called or, provide. 12 And Abraham bowed down himself unto Abraham out of heaven 1 the se- k Ps.22.4,5. before the people of the land. cond time,

Da. 3.17,&c. 13 And he spake unto Ephron, in the 16 And said, By myself have I m sworn, 2Co.1.9,10. audience of the people of the land, sayszith the LORD; for because thou hast 2 ver.11.

ing, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee done this thing, and hast not withheld m Ps.105.9. hear me: I will give thee money n for the thy son, thine only son;

Is.45.23.

field ; take it of me, and I will bury my 17 That in blessing I will bless thee, and Lu.1.73. dead there. in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as He.6.13,14. 14 And Ephron answered Abraham, the stars o of the heaven, and as the sand n 282.24.24. saying unto him, which is upon the 5 sea-shore; and thy o De. 1.10. 15 My lord, hearken unto me: The seed shall possess the gate of his enemies : Je.33.22. land is worth four hundred shekels Ok 18 And in thy seed shall all the na-) 5 lip. silver : what is that betwixt me and tions of the earth be blessed; because p c. 12.3. thec? bury therefore thy dead. thou hast obeyed a my voice.

q 1Sa.2.30.

16 And Abraham hearkened unto Eph19 So Abraham returned unto his young Je.7.23. ron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron men; 2d they rose up, and went to-r c.25.9. the silver, which he had named in the gether to Beer-sheba : and Abraham 49.30. audience of the sons of Heth, four hun. dwelt at Beer-sheba.

50.13. dred shekels of silver, current money 20 And it came to pass after these Ac.7.16. with the merchant. things, that it was told Abraham, saying, s Job 1.1. 17 And the field of Ephron, q which Behold, Milcah, she hath also born chilt Job 32.2.

was in Machpelal, which was before dren unto thy brother Nahor;

u c.24.15.

Mamre, the field, and the cave which 21 Huz s his first-born, and Buz t his 6 Rom.9.10.

was therein, and all the trees that were brother, and Kemuel the father of Aram, Rebecca. in the field, that were in all the borders

22 And Chesed, and Hazo, and Fildash, v Je.32.10. round about, were made sure and Jidlaph, and' Bethuel.

Jos. 14.15. 18 Unto Abraham for a possession, in the 23 And Bethuel begat u Rebekah: 6 Ju.1.10.

presence or the children of Heth, before these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, y c.13.18. all that went in at the gates of his city. Abraham's brother.

ver. 19.

19 And after this Abraham buried 24 And his concubine, whose name was 2Sa.5.3. Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Reumah, she bare also Tebah, and Ga-7 gone into

Machpelah, before Mamre: the same is ham, and Thahash, and Maacháh.

days. Hebron in the land of Canaan. CHAP. XXIII.

z c. 13.2. 20 And the field, and the cave that is ver.35.

therein, were made sure v unto Abraham, and twenty years old : these were Ps. 112.1-3.

for a possession of a burying-place, by the years of the life of Sarah.

a c.15.2.

the sons of Heth. 2 And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba ; ab ver.10.

CHAP. XXIV. the same is Hebron y in the land of Ca- c.39.5.

ND Abraham was old, ond 7 well naan: and Abraham came to mourn for c c.47.29. Sarah, and to weep for her.

iCh.29.24. blessed z Abraham in all things. 3 And Abraham stood up from beforeld De.6.13. 2 And Abraham said unto his eldest his dead, and spake unto the sons of e 1Ch.29.15. servant a of his house, that ruled b over Heth, saying,

Ps, 39.12.105. all that he had, Put, . I pray thee, thy 4 I am a stranger e and a sojourner 12.He.11.9. hand under my thigh ; with you: give me a possession of a Pet.2.11. 3 And I will make thee swear d by the burying place with you, tha: I may f Ac.7.5. LORD, the God of heaven, and the God f bury my dead out of my sight. g c.6.2,&c. of the earth, that thou shalt not take a 5 And the children of Huth answered De.7.3.

wife unto my son of the daughters of the Abrahan, saying unto him,

2C0.6.14. Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

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