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The confusion of tongues.



sons and daughters.

God calleth Abram.

2 And it came to pass, as they jour- | Nahor two hundred years, and begat CHRIST neyed from the east, that they about 2247. found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.

as ch. 13. 11.
2 Sam. 6, 2
with 1 Chr.
13. 6.

+ Heb. a man
said to his
+ Heb. burn
them to a


a Deut. 1. 28.

bch, 18. 21.

e ch. 9. 19. Acts 17, 28, d ver. 1.

. P. 2. 1.

fch. 1, 25.
Ps. 2. 4.
Acta 2. 4,5,6,
gch, 42. 23.
Deut, 28. 49.
Jer. 5. 15.
1 Cor. 11. 2,

A Luke 1. 61.

ich. 10. 25,32.

That is, Confusion. 1 Cor. 14.23.

1ch. 10. 22,

1 Chr. 1. 17.



m See Luke 3.36.



3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and † burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for mortar.

4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

5 b And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all'd one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

7 Go to, flet us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence iupon the face build the city. of all the earth: and they left off to

9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; k because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

10 T These are the generations of Shem: Shem was a hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:

11 And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:

24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat 4 Terah:

Before CHRIST 2156.

2126. q Luke 3. 34, Thara.

25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah a hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters. 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Ha- rJosh. 21. 2. ran.

27 T Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.

28 And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.

29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was "Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of IIaran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.

30 But "Sarai was barren; she had no child.

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And Arphaxad lived after he be-NA

gat Salah four hundred and three
years, and begat sons and daughters.
14 And Salah lived thirty years, and
begat Eber:

15 And Salah lived after he begat
Eber four hundred and three years,
and begat sons and daughters.

16 "And Eber lived four and thirty nl Chr. 1. 19. years, and begat Peleg:

o Called, Luke 3. 35, Phaleo.



p Lake 3. 85, Saruch.


17 And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters. 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:

OW the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:

Acts 7. 4.

oh. 10. 19.

about 1923.


a ch. 15. 7.

Neh, 9.7.
Is. 41. 2.
Acta 7. 3.
Heb. 11. 8.

18. 18.

2 b And I will make of thee a great beh. 17. 6. & nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; dand thou shalt be a blessing:

8 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: fand in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.

Deut, 26, 5. 1 Kings 3. 8. a chỉ 24. 35. d ch. 28. 4.

Gal. 3. 14.

ech. 27. 29.

Ex. 23. 22. Num. 24. 9. fch. 18. 18. & 22.18. & 26.4. Ps. 72. 17. Acts 3. 25. Gal. 3. 8. 1921.

19 And Peleg lived after he begat
Reu two hundred and nine years,
and begat sons and daughters.
5 And Abram took Sarai his wife,
20 And Reu lived two and thirty and Lot his brother's son, and all
years, and begat P Serug:
their substance that they had gather-
21 And Reu lived after he begat Se-ed, and the souls that they had got-
rug two hundred and seven years, ten hin Haran; and they went forth
and begat sons and daughters. to go into the land of Canaan; and
22 And Serug lived thirty years, and into the land of Canaan they came.
begat Nahor:
6 T And Abram ipassed through the k Deut. 11.30.
land unto the place of Sichem, kunto

23 And Serug lived after he begat

geh. 14. 11. heh. 11. 21.

i Heb. 11. 9. Judg. 7. 1.

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Before the plain of Moreh. And the CaCHRIST naanite was then in the land. 1021.

1 ch. 10. 18,19. & 13. 7.

7 And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, "Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who apnch. 13. 15. & peared unto him.

m ch. 17. 1.

17. 8.

Ps. 105. 9, 11. o Ch. 12. 4.

peh. 13. 4.

+ Heb. in going and journeying. q ch. 13. 3. r ch. 20. 1. Ps. 105. 13.

tch. 43. 1.

u ver. 11. ch, 26. 7.

8 And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the cast of Beth-el, and pitched his tent, having Beth-el on the west, and Hai on the cast: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and P called upon the name of the LORD.

9 And Abram journeyed, †going on still toward the south.

10 T And there was "a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.

11 And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art "a fair woman to look upon:

12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: wch 20.11. & and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.


x ch. 20. 5, 13. See ch. 26. 7.

about 1920. y ch. 39. 7. Matt. 5. 29.

sch. 20. 2.

ach. 20. 11.

bch. 20. 18.

13 * Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.

14 T And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair.

15 The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.

16 And he "entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.

17 And the LORD hplagued Pharaoh 1 Chr. 16.21. and his house with great plagues, because of Sarai, Abram's wife.

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Abram and Lot part.


2 bAnd Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold. 3 And he went on his journeys about 1918. from the south even to Beth-el, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Beth-el and Hai;

4 Unto the d place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD. 5 T And Lot also, which went with Abram, had flocks, and herds, and tents.

6 And fthe land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together.

b ch. 24. 35. Pa. 112. 3. Prov. 10. 22. ech. 12, 8, 9. dch. 12. 7, 8.

e Ps. 116. 17.

fch. 36. 7.

7 And there was a strife between gch. 26. 20. the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: hand the ch. 12, 6. Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt then in the land.

8 And Abram said unto Lot, iLet there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen; for we be t brethren.

9k Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.

10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD "destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto P Zoar.

11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed cast: and they separated themselves the one from the other.

12 Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, and pitched his tent toward Sodom.

13 But the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners before the LORD exceedingly.

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och 3. 10. peh. 11. 2, 8.

Ia. 51. 3.

& 19. 22. about 1917. q ch. 19. 29. rch. 14. 12, & 1. 1.

2 Pet. 2. 7, 8. sch. 18. 20. Ea. 16. 49. 2 Pet. 2., 7, 8. t ch. 6. 11. u ver. 11. wch. 28. 14. x ch. 12. 7. & 15. 18. & 17. 8. & 24.7. & 21. 4. Num. 34. 12. Deut. 31. 4. Acta 7. 5.

147 And the LORD said unto Abram,. after that Lot "was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art 2 Chr. 20. 7. w northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:

15 For all the land which thou secst, to thee will I give it, and to thy sced for ever.

16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.

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about 1017.1 The battle of four kings against five. 12 Lot is taken prisoner. 14 Abram rescueth him. 18 Melchizedek blesseth Abram. 20 Abram giveth him tithe. 22 The rest of the spoil, his partners having had their portions, he restoreth to the king of

ach. 10. 10, & 11. 2.

І. 11. 14

o Deut, 29, 23,

d ch. 19. 22.


AND it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of b Elam, and Tidal king of nations;

2 That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is d Zoar.

3 All these were joined together in Num. 31.12. the vale of Siddim, which is the salt

Dout. 3. 17. Josh. 3. 16. PA. 107. 34. fch. 9. 26.

about 1913.

gch. 15. 20.7 Deut. 3. 11. h Josh. 12. 4. & 13, 12.

i Deut. 2, 20.

k Deut. 2. 10, 11. 1Or, The plain of Kir iathaim.

1 Deut, 2, 12, 22. 1Or, The plain of Pa

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ch. 21. 21. Num. 12. 18, & 13. 3.


4 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

5 And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote & the Rephaim bin Ashteroth Karnaim, and ithe Zuzim in Ham, k and the Emim in Shaveh Kiriathaim,

61 And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto || El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

7 And they returned, and came to En-mishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt min Hazezon-tamar.

8 And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king m2 Chr. 20.2. of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim;

n ch. 11. 3.

9 With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.

10 And the vale of Siddim was full

of slimepits; and the kings of So.

om and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; och, 19.17,30. and they that remained fled to the mountain. pver. 16, 21.

q ch. 12. 5. rch, 13, 12.

11 And they took Pall the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way. 12 And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed. 13 T And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: tand these Or,led forth. were confederate with Abrany. 1Or, instructed. wch, 15, 3. & 17, 12, 27. Eoo, 2. 7.

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Melchizedek blesseth Abram. 15 And he divided himself against CHRIST them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.

16 And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

17 And the king of Sodom went out to meet him, after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shavel, which is the king's dale.

18 And d Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of f the most high God.

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22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lifted up mine hand 1Ex. 6.8. unto the LORD, the most high God, in the possessor of heaven and earth, 23 That "I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and a So Esth. 9. that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:

24 Save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion.


1 God encourageth Abram. 2 Abram complaineth for want of an heir. 4 God promiseth him a son, and a multiplying of his seed. 6 Abram is justified by faith. 7 Canaan is promised again, and confirmed by a sign, 12 and a vision.

AFTER these things the word of

the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding d great reward.

2 And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus? 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, fone born in my house is mine heir.

15, 16.

over, 13.

a Dan. 10. 1. Acta 10. 10, 11.

bch, 25, 24. Dan. 10. 12. Luke 1. 13,

30. c Ps. 3. 3. & 6. 12. & 84. 11. & 91. 4. & 119. 114. dra. 10. 5. & 58. 11. Prov. 11. 18.

Acts 7. 5. fch. 14. 14.

g2 Sam. 7. 12. 4 And, behold, the word of the&16.11. 2 Chr. 32, 21. LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that hrs. 117. 4. shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.

5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and h tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, k So shall thy seed be.

iJer. 33, 22.

k ch. 22. 17. Ex. 82. 13. Dent. 1. 10. & 10, 22. 1 Chr. 27. 23. Rom. 4. 18. Heb. 11. 12. See ch.13.16.

Canaan is promised.


about 1913.


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6 And he believed in the LORD; | hold now, the LORD hath restrained CHRIST and he counted it to him for right- me from bearing: I pray thee, fgo in unto my maid; it inay be that I may tobtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

1 Rom. 4. 3, 9, 22.

Gal. 3. 0. James 2, 23. m Ps. 106. 31. n ch. 12. 1. o chỉ 11, 28, 31.

PP. 105, 42, 41.

Rom. 4. 13. q See ch. 21. 13. 11.

Judg. 6, 17,


2 Kings 20.8. Luke 1. 18.

7 And he said unto him, I am the LORD that " brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, P to give thee this land to inherit it.

8 And he said, Lord GOD, 4 whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?

9 And he said unto him, Take me a heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.

10 And he took unto him all these, 1 Sam. 14.9, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds divided he not. 11 And when the fowls came down upon the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

r Jer. 31, 18, 19.

■ Lev. 1. 17.

+ ch. 2. 21. Job 4. 13.

u Ex. 12. 40. Ps. 105, 23. Acts 7. 6.

w Ex. 1. 11. Pa, 105, 25.

x Ex. 6. 6. Dout, 6. 22. y Ex. 12, 36, Ps. 105, 27. Job 5. 26. a Acts 13, 36.

b ch. 25. 8.

. Ex. 12. 40.

12 And when the sun was going down, 'a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, a horror of great darkness fell upon him.

13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety "that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

14 And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.

15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; bthou shalt be buried in a good old age.

16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the a1 Kin.21.26. iniquity dof the Amorites is not yet full.

⚫ Dan. 8. 23, Matt. 23, 32. 1Thess. 2.16. + Heb. a

17 And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and fa lamp of fire burning lamp that fpassed between those pieces.

fJer. 31. 18, 19.

gch. 24. 7.

18 In that same day the LORD 8 made a covenant with Abram, hach. 127. & saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

13.15. & 26.4. Ex, 23, 31. Num. 31. 3. Deut. 1.7. & 11. 21, & 31.4. Josh, 1. 4.

1 King 4.21. 2 Chr. 9. 26. Neb. 9, 8.

Ps. 105, 11.
Is, 27. 12.

ach. 15, 2, 3.

b ch. 21. 9. Gal. 4. 21. i eh, 30. 3.

19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,

20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaim,

Befor CHRIS about 1913.

ech. 20, 18. & 30. 2.c 18am. 1. 5,6.


+ Heb. be builded by ker. g ch. 3. 17. 1911.

3 And Sarai, Abram's wife, took fSo ch. 30. 3, Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife. 4 T And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she ch. 12. 5. saw that she had conceived, her mistress was i despised in her eyes.

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

6 But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her t as it pleaseth thee. And when + Sarai dealt hardly with her,

"she fled from her face.

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8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither | n Ex. 2. 15. wilt thou go? And she said, I flecoch. 25. 18. from the face of my mistress Sarai. pEx. 16. 22. 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.

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21 And the Amorites, and the Ca-Y
naanites, and the Girgashites, and
tho Jebusites.

1 Sarai, being barren, giveth Iagar to
Abram. 4 Hagar, being afflicted for de-
spising her mistress, runneth away. 7
An angel senileth her back to submit her-
self, 11 and telleth her of her child. 15
Ishmael is born.

NOW Sara, Abram's wife, hard
TOW Sarai, Abram's wife, a bare
a handmaid, ban Egyptian, whose
namo was Hagar.


2d And Sarai said unto Abram, Be

x oil. 31. 42.

& 25, 11. That is, The well of him that liveth and seeth me. ■ Num. 13. 26,

14 Wherefore the well was called ych. 24. 62. Beer-lahai-roi: behold, it is "between Kadesh and Bered. 15¶ And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bare, b Ishmael. 16 And Abram was fourscore and a Gal. 4, 20 six years old, when Hagar bare Ish-bver, 11. mael to Abram.



God renoweth the covenant. 5 Abram his name is changed in token of a greater blessing. 10 Circumcision is instituted. 15 Sarai her name is changed, and she blessed. 17 Isaac is promised. 23 Abraham and Ishmael are circumcised.


Abram's name is changed.

Before 1898.


Isaac is promised. ND when Abram was ninety face, and laughed, and said in his Before RISTA years old and mine, the LORD heart, Shall a child be born unto appeared to Abram, and said un-him that is a hundred years old? and to him, I am the Almighty God; shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, walk before me, and be thould per- bear? fect.

ach. 12. 1. beh 28 3.

& 35, 11. Ex. 6. 3.

Deut. 10. 17. cob. 5, 22. & 48. 15. 1 Kings 2.4. & 8. 25 2 Kings 20. 3. Jor, up right, or, sincere. d ch. 6. 9. Deut. 18. 13. Job 1. 1. Matt. 5. 48. ech. 12. 2.

& 13. 16, & 22. 17.

fver. 17.

Rom. 4. 11, 12, 16. Gal. 3. 29.

↑ Heb. multitude of nations,

h Neh. 9. 7.
That is,
Father of a
great multi-

iRom. 4. 17.
keh. 35. 11.
10. 16.
ch. 35. 11.
Matt. 1. 0,

m Gal. 3. 17.
a ch. 20. 21
& 28. 13.
Heb. 11. 16.
o Roms 9. 8.

ch. 12. 7. & 13. 15. Ps. 105. 9, 11. + Heb. of thy sojourninga. ch. 23. 4.


r Ex. 6. 7.
Lev. 25. 12.
Devt. 4.37.
& 14. 2.
& 26. 18.

& 29. 13.

a Acts 7. 8.
+ Acta 7. 8.
Roin. 4. 11.
† Heb. a son
of eight days.
u Lv. 12.3.
Lake 2, 21.
John 7.22.
Phil, 3. 5.

Ex. 4. 24.

That is, Princess

x ch. 18. 10. + He, she *shall become nations. Jel. 35. 11. Gal. 4. 31.

1 Pet. 3. 6.

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

3 And Abram ffell on his face: and God talked with him, saying, 4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father off many nations.

5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but hthy name shall be Abrahams for a father of many nations have I made thee. 6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make k nations of thee, and 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.

8 And PI will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.

9 T 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.

11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be ta token of the covenant betwixt me and you.

CHRIST 1898. Beh. 18. 12. &81.6.

&21. 2. Gal 4,28.

18 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee! 19 And God said, "Sarah thy wifeach, 18, 10. shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting, covenant, and with his seed after him.

20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and bwill multiply him exceeding ly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.

beh. 16. 10. ch. 25, 12,

16. deh, 21, 18.

21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear ah. 21. 2. 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 T 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


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27 And fall the men of his house, fah. 18. 19. born in the house, and bought with money of the stranger, were circumcised with him.

12 And the that is eight days old
"shall be circumcised among you,1
every man child in your genera-
tions, he that is born in the house,
or bought with money of any stran-
ger, 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.

14 And the uncircumcised man
child whose flesh of his foreskin is
not circumcised, that soul shall be
cut off from his people; he hath bro-
ken my covenant.

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

her name be..

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

17 Then Abraham fell upon his

CHAPTER XVIII. 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.

A him in the "plains of Mamre: ND the LORD appeared unto and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;

ch. 13, 18.


& 14. 13.

2 b And he lifted up his eyes and b Heb. 13. 2 looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, heech. 18. 1. ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

1 Pet. 4.9.

43. 24. Judg. 6. 18. & 13. 15.

3 And said, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not doh. 19. 2. & away, I pray thee, from thy servant: 4 Let da little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:

5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on : 5 for

+ Heh, stay.

f Judg. 19. 6. Ps. 104. 15. gch. 19.8.&

33. 10.

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