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II And they smote the men that were at 29 And it came to pass, when God de the door of the house with blindness, both stroyed the cities of the plain, that God remaa!! und great; so that they wearied them-membered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the elves to find the door. midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew
And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou the cities in the which Lot dwelt. bere any besides? son-in-law, and thy sons, 30 ¶ And Lot went up out of Zoar, and lthy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughin the city, bring them out of this place: ters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoer: For we will destroy this place, because and he dwch in a cave, he and his two the cry of them is waxen great before the daughters. Sace of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.
1 And Let went out, and spake unto his -in-law, which married his daughters, id, Up, get ye cut of this place; for the vill destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons-in-law.
SI And the first-born said 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 seed of our father.
15 ¶ And when the morning arose, then 33 And they made their father drink the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take wine that night and the first-born went thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are in, and lay with her father; and he perhere; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity ceived not when she lay down, nor when of the city.
16 And, while he lingered, the men laid 34 And it came to pass on the morrow, that hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of the first-born said unto the younger, Behold, his wife, and upon the hand of his two I lay yesternight with my father: let us make daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him drink wine this night also, and 50 thou him and they brought him forth, and set in, and lie with him, that we may preserve him without the city. seed of our father.
17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain: escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
18 And Lot said unto them, Oh! not so, my Lord.
19 Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain. Jest some evil take me, and I die 20 Behold now, this city is near to
o, and it is a little one: Oh! let me excape hither, (is it not a little one?) and my
35 And they made their father drink wine that night also: and the younger arose, and lay with him; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose.
36 Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by leir father.
37 And the first-born bare a son, and cailed his name Moab: the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day.
33 And the younger, she also bare a son, and called his name Ben-ammi the same is the father of the children of Ammon unto this day.
Award the south country, and dwelled
21 And he said unto him, See, I have ac-between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned cepted thee concerning this thing also, that in Gerar. I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken.
22 Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither: therefore the name of the city was called Zoar. 23 The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.
Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven.
25 And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground. 26 ¶ But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
27 And Abrahani gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before Je LORD.
2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister; and Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.
3 But Ged came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife.
4 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said. LORD, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?
5 Said he not unto me, She is my sister ! and she, even she herself said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my beart, and innocency of my hands, have I done this.
6 And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integ rity of thy heart; for 1 also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.
28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, 7 Now therefore restore the man his wife; and behield, and, lo, the smoke of the country for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for went up as the sinoke of a furnace. thee, and thou shalt live: and if dou restore
her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, 9 ¶ And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the thou, and all that are thine. Egyptian, which she had born unto Abra
8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in the ham, mocking. morning, and called all his servants, and told all these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid.
10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bond-woman and her son: for the son of this bond-woman shall not be heir
Then Abimelech called Abraham, and with my son, even with Isaac.
11 And the thing was very grievous In
said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast Abraliam's sight because of his son. brought on me and on my kingdom a great 12 And God said unto Abraham, Let it sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not be grievous in thy sight because of the not to be done. lad. and because of thy bond-woman; in all
10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto What sawest thou, that thou hast done this her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed thing? called.
1 And Abraham said, Because I thought, 13 And also of the son of the bond-woman Surely the fear of God is not in this place; will I make a nation, because he is thy seed. and they will slay me for my wife's sake. 14 And Abraham rose up early in the 12 And yet indeed she is my sister: she is morning, and took bread and a bottle of the daughter of my father, but not the daugh- water, and gave it unto Hagar, (putting it ter of my mother; and she became my wife. on her shoulder,) and the child, and sent her 13 And it came to pass, when God caused away; and she departed, and wandered in me to wander from my father's house, that the wilderness of Beer-shoba.
I said unto her, This is thy kindness which 15¶ And the water was spent in the botthou shalt shew unto me; at every place tle, and she cast the child under one of the whither we shall come, say of me, He is my shrubs.
brother. 16 And she went, and sat her down over 14 And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, against him a good way off, as it were a bowand men-servants, and women-servants, and shot; for she said, Let me not see the death gave them unto Abraham, and restored him of the child. And she sat over against him, Sarah his wife. and lifted up her voice, and wept.
15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land 17 And God heard the voice of the lad: is before thee: dwell where it pleaseth thee. and the angel of God called to Hagar out of 16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, voice of the lad where he is. unto all that are with thee, and with all other. Thus she was reproved.
18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great na
17 So Abraham prayed unto God: and tion. God hetled Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants; and they bare children.
18 For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
AND the LORD visited Sarah as he had
19 And God opened her eyes, and she saw well of water: and she went and filled the Bole with water, and gave the lad drink
And God was with the lad; and pe w, and dwelt in the wilderness, and be
came an ar
21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Pasaid, and the LORD did unto Saralı as ran: and his mother took him a wife out of he had spoken. the land of Egypt.
2 For Saralı conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
3 And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.
4 And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
5 And Abraham was an hundred years old when his son Isaac was born unto him. 61 And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me. 7 And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age.
221 And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest.
23 Now therefore swear unto me here by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, por with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done nnto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.
24 And Abraham said, I will swear.
26 And Abimelech said, wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tel, me, neither yet heard I of it. but to-day. 8 And the child grew, and was weaned: 27 And Abraham took sheep and "oxen and Abraham made a great feast the same and gave them unto Abimelech and both day that Isaac was weaned. lof them made a covenant.
alt surely die,91 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Fgyptian, which she had born unto Abre
carly in the ham, mocking. 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham ants, and told and the men Cast out this bond-woman and her son: for the son of this bond-woman shall not be he Abraham, and with my son, even with Isɛac. 11 And the thing was very grievoush done unto us? that thou hast Abraham's sight because of his son. 12 And God said unto Abraham, Leti gdom a great ne that ought not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bond-woman; in al Abraham, that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken un st done this her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed called.
13 And also of the son of the bond-wom I thought, his place will I make a nation, because he is thy seed 14 And Abraham rose up early in the s sake. ter: she is morning, and took bread and a bottle of he daugh- water, and gave it unto Hagar, (putting & my wife on her shoulder,) and the child, and sent ber od caused away; and she departed, and wandered in use, that the wilderness of Beer-sheba ss which
151 And the water was spent in the bet ry place tle, and she cast the child under one of the He is my shrubs.
16 And she went, and sat her down over nd oxen, against him a good way off, as it were a bow ts, and shot; for she said, Let me not see the death ed him of the child. And she sat over against hist and lifted up her voice, and wept. 17 And God heard the voice of the lad: y land thee. and the angel of God called to Hagar out of I have heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, silver: Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the eyes, voice of the lad where he is.
Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the end of his field: for as much money as it is worth he shall give it me, for a possession of a burying-place among you.
6 And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again. 7 The Lord God of heaven, which took me from my father's house, and from the 10 And Ephron dwelt among the children land of my kindred, and which spake unto of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite answered me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto Abraham in the audience of the children of thy seed will I give this laud; he shall send Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his angel before thee, and thou shalt take a his city, saying, wife unto my son from thence.
11 Nay, my lord, Hear me: the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee in the presence of the sons of my people give it thee: bury thy dead.
12 And Abraham bowed down himself before dhe people of the land.
13 And he spake unto Ephron, in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou will give it, I pray thee, hear me I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.
14 And Ephron auswered Abraham, saying unto him,
15 My lord, hearken unto me: the and is worth four hundred shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.
16 And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abrabain weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the Bons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
8 And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.
9 And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter.
10 And the servant took ten camels, of the camels of his master, and departed ; (for all the goods of his master were in his hand;) and he arose, and went to Mesopoamia, unto the city of Nahor.
11 And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of water, at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.
12 And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my master Abraham.
13 Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:
17 And the field of Ephron, which was 14 And let it come to pass, that the damsel in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, field, and the cave which was therein, and I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shalĺ all the trees that were in the field, that were say, Drink; and I will give thy camels in all the borders round about, were made
18 Unto Abraham for a possession, in the Dresence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.
15 And it came to pass, before he had 19 ¶ And after this, Abraham buried Sarah done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came his wife in the cave of the field of Machpe-out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, lah, before Mamre: the same is Hebron in the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with the land of Canaan. her pitcher upon her shoulder.
20 Aad the field, and the cave that is there- 16 And the damsel was very fair to look in, were made sure unto Abraham, for a pos- upon, a virgin; neither had any man known session of a burying-place, by the sons of her: and she went down to the well, and Heth. filled her pitcher, and came up. 17 And the servant ran to meet her, and
ter of thy pitcher.
AND Abraham was old, and well stricken said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little wa in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
18 And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upor her hand, and gave him drink.
2 And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh; 19 And when she had done giving him 3 And I will make thee swear by the drink, she said, I will draw water for thy LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of camels also, until they have done drinking. the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife un- 20 And she hasted, and emptied her pitcher to my son of the daughters of the Canaan-into the trough, and ran again unto the well ites, among whom I dwel: to draw water, and drew for all his camels.
4 But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
5 And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?
21 And the man, wondering at her, held his peace, to wit whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not.
22 And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a gol den ear-ring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekela weight of gold,
in the 6 And Abraham said unto him, Beware as it is thou that thou bring not my son thither again 7 The Lord God of heaven, which took ssion of me from my father's house, and from the children land of my kindred, and which spake un nswered me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unt dren of thy seed will I give this laud; he shall send egate of his angel before thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.
8 And if the woman will not be willing t field give I give it follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this s of my my oath: only bring not my son thither agais 9 And the servant put his hand under the himself thigh of Abraham his master, and sware 1 him concerning that matter.
11 And he made his camels to kneel down
12 And he said, O LORD God of my
13 Behold, I stand here by the well of wa
14 And let it come to pass, that the damsel
15 And it came to pass, before he had
16 And the damsel was very fair to look
17 And the servant ran to meet her, and
18 And she said, Drink, my lord: and
unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And 58 And they called Rebekah, and said 41 Then shalt thou be clear from this my she said, I will go. oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give not thee one, thou shalt be clear from my oath.
59 And they sent away Rebekah their sis and his men. ter, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant
60 And they blessed Rebekah, and said unt her. Thou art our sister; be thou the mothe