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9 Tit. 2. 9.

1 Pet. 2. 18.

ch. 17. 20.

& 21. 18. & 25. 12.

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8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.

9 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

10 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, 'I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.


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

ch. 17. 19. Matt. 1. 21.

Luke 1. 13, 31.

shall hear.

t ch. 21. 20.

" ch. 25. 18.

* ch. 31. 42.


12 And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; "and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.

13 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God seest me for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me?


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2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.

3 And Abram 'fell on his face and God talked with him, saying,

Before CHRIST 1898.

ch. 12. 2. & 13. 16. & 22. 17.

' ver. 17.

4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of Rom. 4. 11, † many nations.

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12, 16. Gal. 3. 29.

titude of nations. Neh. 9. 7.

5 Neither shall thy name any more be+Hebmul called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; 'for a father of many nations That is, have I made thee.

Father of a great multitude.

1 Rom. 4. 17.

6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make *nations of thee, and ch. 35. 11. 'kings shall come out of thee.


7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, "to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.

I ver. 16.

ch. 35. 11. Matt. 1. 6, &c.

Gal, 3. 17.

ch. 26. 24.
& 28. 13.
Hebr. 11.16.
Rom. 9. 8.

P ch. 12. 7. &
13. 15.
Ps. 105.9,11.

8 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Ca-+ Heb. of thy naan, for an everlasting possession; and 'I will be their God.

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

10 This is my covenant, which ye shall keep, between me and you and thy seed after thee; 'Every man child among you shall be circumcised.

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11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you. 12 And the that is eight days old + Heb. a son "shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed.

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

of eight

" Lev. 12. S. Luke 2 21.

John 7. 22 Phil. 3. 5.

14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul" shall be cut off from his Exod. 4. 24. people; he hath broken my covenant.

15 And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but || Sarah shall her That is, name be.


16 And I will bless her, * and give theech. a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and † she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

17 Then Abraham fell upon his face,

18. 10.

+ Heb. she shall become nations.

7 ch. 35. 11. Gal, 4, 31. 1 Pet. & 6

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Before and laughed, and said 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?

ch. 18. 12. & 21. 6.

ch. 18. 10. & 21. 2. Gal. 4. 28.

b ch. 16. 10.

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

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20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multich. 25.12,16. ply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.

d ch. 21. 18.

⚫ ch. 21. 2.


ch. 18. 19.


ch. 13. 18. & 14. 13.

b Hebr. 13. 2.

ch. 19. 1. 1 Pet. 4. 9.



21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set 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 son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.

24 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

26 In the selfsame day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son.

27 And all the men of his house, born in the house, and bought with money of the stranger, were circumcised with him.


1 Abraham entertaineth three angels. 9 Sarah is

reproved for laughing at the strange promise. 17 The destruction of Sodom is revealed to Abraham. 23 Abraham maketh intercession for the men thereof.

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4 Let da little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:

and ye shall pass on:

5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, comfort ye your hearts; after that for therefore tare ye come to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.

6 And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, † Make 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 hasted to dress it.

Before CHRIST 1898.

d ch. 19. 2. & 43. 24. Judg. 6. 18. & 13. 15. + Heb. stay. Judg. 19. 5. Ps. 104. 15. 8 ch. 19. 8. & 33. 10.

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15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

16 And the men rose up from thence,

and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them "to bring them on the way.

17 And the LORD said, "Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;

18 Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be *blessed in him?

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19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his houshold after

• Jer. 32. 17. Zech. 8. 6. Matt. 3. 9. & 19. 26. Luke 1. 37. t ver. 10. ch. 17. 21. 2 Kings4.16.

u Rom. 15.24. 3 John 6.

▾ Ps. 25. 14. Amos 3. 7. John 15. 15.

ch. 12. 3. & 22. 13. Acts 3. 25. Gal. 3. 8. * Deut. 4. 9, 10. & 6. 7. Josh. 24, 15. Ephes. 6. 4.

Abraham intercedeth for Sodom.

Before CHRIST 1898.

* ch. 4. 10. & 19. 13. James 5. 4.

a ch. 11. 5. Exod. 3. 8.

b Deut. 8. 2. & 13. 3. Josh. 22. 22. Luke 16. 15. 2 Cor. 11.11.

ch. 19. 1. d ver. 1.

• Hebr. 10.22.

1 Numb. 16. 22.

2 Sam.24.17.

* Jer. 5. 1.

h Job 8. 20.

Isai. 3. 10, 11.

Job 8. 3. & 34. 17. Ps. 58. 11. & 94. 2. Rom. 3. 6. k Jer. 5. 1. Ezek. 22.30.

Luke 18. 1.

m ch. 3. 19. Job 4. 19, Eccles. 12. 7.

1 Cor. 15.47, 48.

2 Cor. 5. 1.

n Judg. 6. 39.

"Jam. 5. 16.


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26 And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. 27 And Abraham answered and said,



1 Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:

28 Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

29 And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.

30 And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.

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 twenty's sake.

32 And he said, "Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

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33 And the LORD went his way, as

Lot entertaineth two angels.

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3 And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, 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, compassed the house round, both old and young, and young, all the people from every quarter:

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



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

7 And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly."


Before CHRIST 1898.

ch. 18. 22.

ch. 18. 1, &c.

Hebr. 13. 2.

4 ch. 18. 4.

• See Luke 24. 28.

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8 Behold now, I have two daughters See Judges 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 these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.

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9 And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow "came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.

10 But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house to them, and shut to the door.

11 And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness,

See ch.18.3.

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Before CHRIST 1898.

9 ch. 7. 1.

2 Pet. 2. 7,9.

ch. 18. 20.

1 Chron. 21. 15.

t Matt. 1. 18. u Numb. 16. 21, 45.


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* Exod. 9. 21. city.

Luke 17.28. & 24. 11.

y Numb. 16. 24, 26. Rev. 18. 4. + Heb. are found.

|| Or, punishment.

15 And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, "Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which tare here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city. 16 And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two Luke 18. 13. daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

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b Ps. 34. 22.

1 Kings 19. 3. Matt. 24. 16,

d ver. 26.

17, 18.

Luke 9. 62.
Phil. 3. 13,


Acts 10. 14.

Job 42. 8, 9. Ps. 145. 19.

+ Heb. thy


• See ch. 32. 25, 26.



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, lest some evil take me, and I die :

20 Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.

21 And he said unto him, See, 'I have Exod. 32.10. accepted † thee concerning this thing also, that I will not overthrow this city, for the which thou hast spoken.

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27 ¶ And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood ch. 18. 22. before the LORD:

28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, "the smoke of Rev. 18. 9. the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.

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

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32 Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed 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 she lay down, nor when she arose.

34 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the firstborn said unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father.

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 their father.

37 And the firstborn bare a son, and called his name Moab: "the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day.

38 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.

4 ch. 16, 2, 4. & 38, 8, 9. Deut. 25. 5.

Mark 12. 19.


Deut. 2. 9.

t Deut. 2. 19.

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ND Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, ch. 16. 7, 14. and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.

e ch. 26. 6.

d ch. 12. 13. & 26. 7.

* ch. 12. 15. f Ps. 105. 14. 8 Job 33. 15. A ver. 7.

+ Heb. married to an husband.

1 ver. 18. ch. 18. 23.

2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.


3 But God 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 ta 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 2 Cor. 1. 12. heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.

k 2 Kings 20.


|| Or, simplicity, or, sincerity.

6 And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the 1 ch. 31. 7. & integrity of thy heart; for 'I also withheld thee from sinning against me:

35. 5.

Exod. 34.

1 Sam. 25.
26, 34.

m ch. 39. 9.

Lev. 6. 2.
PB. 51. 4.

n 1 Sam. 7. 5. 2 Kings 5.


Job 42. 8.
Jam. 5. 14,

1 John 5.16.
ch. 2. 17.

P Numb. 16. 32, 33.

4 ch. 26. 10. Exod.32.21. Josh. 7. 25. rch. 34. 7.

⚫ch. 42. 18.

Ps. 36. 1. Prov. 16. 6.


therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.

7 Now therefore restore the man his wife; "for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live and if thou restore her not, °know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, "and all that are thine.

8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid.

9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.

10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou, that thou hast done this thing?

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26. 7.

" See ch. 11.


* ch. 12. 1, 9, 11, &c. Hebr. 11. 8.

12 And yet indeed "she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.

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15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before thee: dwell † where it + Heb, as is pleaseth thee.

16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given have given "thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee da covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other: thus she was reproved. 17 So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.

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7 And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? 'for I have born ch. 18.11,12 him a son in his old age.

8 And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned.

9 ¶ And Sarah saw the son of Hagar "the Egyptian, "which she had born unto Abraham, mocking.

ch. 16 1. nch. 16. 15. Gal, 4. 29.

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