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g 2 And it came to pass, as they 15 And Salah lived after he be. journeyed from the east, that they gat Eber four hundred and three found a plain in the land of Shi. years, and begat sons and daughnar, and they dwelt there.
3 And they said one to ano- f 16 And Eber lived four and ther, Go to, let us make brick, and thirty years, and begat Peleg: burn them thoroughly. And they 17 And Eber lived after he behad brick for stone, and slime had gat Peleg four hundred and thirty they for mortar.
years, and begat sons and daughc 4 And they said, Go to, let us iers. build us a city, and a tower, whose f 18 And Peleg lived thirty years, top may reach unto heaven; and and begat Reu: lei us make us a name, lest we be 19 And Peleg lived after he bescattered abroad upon the face of gat Reu two hundred and nine the whole earth.
years, and begat sons and daugh5 And the LORD came down to ters. see the city and the tower, which s 20 And Reu lived two and thirthe children of men builded. ty years, and begat Serug.
6 And the LORD said, Behold, 21 And Rea lived after he bethe people is one, and they have gat Serug two hundred and seven all one language, and this they years, and begat sons and daugh. begin to do: and now nothing will ters. be restrained from them, which f 22 And Serug lived thirty years, they have imagined to do. and begat Nahor : ** 7 Go to, let us go down, and 23 And Serug lived after he bethere confound their language, gat Nahor two hundred years, and that they may not understand one begat sons and daughters. another's speech.
f 24 And Nahor lived nine and m 8 So the Lord scattered them iwenty years, and begat Terah. abroad from thence upon the face 25 And Nahor lived after he of all the earth: and they left off begat Terah a hundred and nineto build the city.
teen years, and begat sons and & 9 Therefore is the name of it daughters. called Babel, because the LORD f 26 And Terah lived seventy did there consound the language years, and begat Abram, Nabor, of all the earth : and from thence and Haran. did the Lord scatter them abroad f 27 1 Now these are the geneapon the face of all the earth. rations of Terah: Terah begat
10 | These are the genera- Abram, Nahor, and Haran: and tions of Shem: Shem was a hun-Haran begat Lot. dred years old, and begat Arphax- 28 And Haran died before his ad two years after the flood : father Terah in the land of his f11 And Shem lived after he be nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees. gat Arphaxad five hundred years, f 29 And Abram and Nabor took and begat sons and daughters. them wives: the name of Abram's f 12 And Arphaxad lived five and wife was Sarai; and the name of thirty years, and begat Salah. Nahor's wife Milcah, the daugh
13 And Arphaxad lived after he ter of Haran, the father of Milbegat Salah four hundred and cah, and the father of Iscah. three years, and begat sons and 30 But Sarai was barren; she daughters.
had no child. f 14 And Salah lived thirty years, g 31 And Terah took Abram his and begat Eber:
son, and Lot the son of Haran bis
son's son, and Sarai his daughter: f 9 And Abram journeyed, going in-law, his son Abram's wife; and on still toward the south. they went forth with them from g 10 (And there was a famine Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the in the land : and Abram went land of Canaan; and they came down into Egypt to sojourn there ; unto Haran, and dwelt there. for the famine was grievous in the
32 And the days of Terah were land. two hundred and five years : and f 11 And it came to pass, when Terah died in Haran.
he was come near to enter into CHAP. XII.
Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his TOW the LORD had said wife, Behold now, I know that
unto Abram, Get thee out thou art a fair woman to look upof thy country, and from thy kin- on : dred, and from thy father's house, 12 Therefore it shall come to unto a land that I will shew thee : pass, when the Egyptians shall
2 And I will make of thee a see thee, that they shall say, This great nation, and I will bless thee, is his wife : and they will kill me, and make thy name great; and but they will save thee alive. thou shalt be a blessing:
u 13 Say, I pray thee, thou art 3 And I will bless them that my sister: that it may be well bless thee, and curse him that curs- with me for thy sake; and my eth thee: and in thee shall all soul shall live because of thee. families of the earth be blessed. & 14 [ And it came to pass, that c4 So Abram departed, as the when Abram was come into Egypt, LORD had spoken unto him, and the Egyptians beheld the woman Lot went with him: and Abram that she was very fair. was seventy and five years old 15 The princes also of Phawhen he de parted out of Haran. raoh saw her, and commended her 8 5 And Abram took Sarai his before Pharaoh : and the woman
· wife, and Lot his brother's son, and was taken into Pharaoh's house. all their substance that they had f 16 And he entreated Abram gathered, and the souls that they well for her sake : and he had had gotten in Haran; and they sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, and went forth to go into the land of men-servants, and maid-servants, Canaan; aud into the land of Ca- and she-asses, and camels. naan they came.
17 And the LORD plagued Pha8 6 And Abram passed through raoh and his house with great the land unto the place of Sichem, plagues because of Sarai, Abram's unto the plain of Moreh. And wife. the Canaanite was then in the 18 And Pharaoh called Abram, land.
and said, What is this that thou 7 And the Lord appeared un- hast done unto me? why didst to Abram, and said, Into thy seed (thou not tell me that she was thy will I give this land : and there wife? builded he an altar unto the LORD, u 19 Why saidst thou, She is my who appeared unto him.
sister? so I might have taken her d 8 And he removed from thence to me to wife : now therefore beunto a mountain on the east of hold thy wife, take her, and go thy Beth-el, and pitched his tent, ha- way. ving Beth-el on the west, and Hai 20 And Pharaoh commanded on the east : and there he builded his men concerning him: and they an altar unto the Lord), and cail- sent him away, and his wife, and ed upon the name of the LORD. Tall that he had.
& 12 Abram dwelled in the land
Egypt, be, and his wife, cities of the plain, and pitched his and all that he had, and Lot with tent toward Sodom. him, into the south.
c 13 But the men of Sodom were f2 And Abram was very rich in wicked and sinners before the cattle, in silver, and in gold. LORD, exceedingly. § 3 And he went on his joumeys 6 14 1 And the Lord said unto from the south even to Beth-el, Abram, after that Lot was se paunto the place where his tent had rated from him, Lift up now thine been at the beginning, between eyes, and look from the place Beth-el and Hai;
where thou art, northward, and d 4 Unto the place of the altar, southward, and eastward, and which he had made there at the westward: first : and there Abram called on 15 For all the land which thou the name of the LORD.
scest, to thee will I give it, and to f5 And Lot also, which went with thy seed for ever. Abram, had flocks, and herds, and 6 16 And I will make thy seed as tents.
the dust of the earth : so that if a 6 And the land was not able to man can number the dust of the bear them, that they might dwell earth, then shall thy seed also be together: for their substance was numbered. great, so that they could not divell 6 17 Arise, walk throngh the land together.
in the length of it and in the P7 And there was a strife between breadth of it; for I will give it un. the herdmen of Abram's cattle and to thee. the herdmen of Lot's cattle : and g 18 Then Abram removed his the Canaanite and the Perizzite tent, and came and dwelt in the dwelled then in the land.
plain af Mamre, which is in He¢ 8 And Abram said unto Lot, bron, and built there an altar unto Let there be no strife, I pray thee, the LORD. between me and thee, and between
for we be brethren.
days of Amraphel king of 9 Is not the whole land before Shinar. Arioch king of Ellasar, thee? Separate thyself, I pray Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and thee, from me: if thou wilt take Tidal king of nations; the left hand, then I will go to the $ 2 That these made war with right; or if thou depart to the Bera king of Sodom, and with Birright hand, then I will go to the sha king of Gomorrah, Shinab left.
king of Adinah, and Shemeber 10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, king of Zeboiim, and the king of and beheld all the plain of Jordan, Bela, which is Zoar. that it was well watered every g3 All these were joined together where, before the Lord destroy- in the vale of Siddim, which is the ed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as salt sea. the garden of the Lord, like the | 4 Twelve years they served land of Egypt, as thou comest un- Chedorlaomerand in the ihirteenth to Zoar.
year they rebelled. u II Then Lot chose him all the g 5 And in the fourteenth year plain of Jordan; and Lot journcy- came Chedorlaomer, and the kings ed cast: and they separated them that were with him, and smole the selves the one from the other. Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnain,
and the Zuzims in Ham, and the brother Lot, and his goods, and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, women also, and the people.
6 And the Horites in their g 17 And the king of Sodom mount Seir, unto El-paran, which went out to meet him (after his reis by the wilderness.
turn from the slaughter of Che§ 7 And they returned, and came dorlaomer, and of the kings that to Enmisbpat, which is Kadesh, were with him,) at the valley of and smote all the country of the Shaveh, which is the king's dále. Amalekites, and also the Amorites, g 18 And Melchizedek king of that dwelt in Hazezontamar. Salem brought forth bread and f 8 And there went out the king wine: and he was the priest of of Sodom, and the king of Gomor- the most high God. rah, and the king of Admah, and 6 19 And he blessed him, and said, the king of Zeboiim, and the king Blessed be Abram of the most high of Bela, (the same is Zoar ;) and God, possessor of heaven and they joined battle with them in the earth: vale of Siddim;
20 And blessed be the most high 9 With Chedorlaomer the king God, which hath delivered thine of Elam, and with Tidal king of enemies into thy hand. And he nations, and Amraphel king of gave him tithes of all. Shinar, and Aroch king of Ellasar; 7 21 And the king of Sødom said four kings with five.
unto Abram, Give me the persons, 10 And the vale of Siddim was and take the goods to thyself. full of slime-pits ; and the kings c 22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and of Sodom, 1 bave listed up my fell there: and they that remain-hand unto the LORD, the most ed fled to the mountain.
high God, the possessor of heaven g 11 And they took all the goods and earth, of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all 23 That I will not take from a their victuals, and went their way. thread even to a shoe-latchet, and
12 And they took Lot, Abram's that I will not take any thing that brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, is thine, lest though shouldst say, I and his goods and departed. have made Abram rich : f 13 T And there came one that 24 Save only that which the had escaped, and told Abram the young men have eaten, and the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain portion of the men which went of Mamre the Amorite, brother of with me, Aner, Eschol, and Mam Eschol, and brother of Aner: and re; let them take their portion. these were confederate with A.
CHAP. XV. bram. & 14 And when Abram heard that word of the Lord came his brother was taken captive, be unto Abram in a vision, saying, armed his trained servants, born Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield. in his own house, three hundred and thy exceeding great reward. and eighteen, and pursued them f 2 And Abram said, Lord God, unto Dan.
what wilt thou give me, seeing I 815 And he divided himself go childless, and the steward of against them, he and his servants my house is this Eliezer of Da. by night, and smote them, and por- mascus? sued them unto Hobah, which is 3 And Abram said, Behold, to on the left hand of Damascus. me thou hast given no sced: and f 16 And he brought back all the lo, one born in my house is mine goods, and also brought again his heir.
** 4 And behold, the word of the they shall come hither again : for LORD came unto him, saying, the iniquity of the Amorites is not This shall not be thine heir; but yet full. he that shall come forth out of in 17 And it came to pass, that thine own bowels shall be thine when the sun went down, and it heir.
was dark, behold a smoking fur5 And he brought him forth nace, and a burning lamp that passabroad, and said, Look now toward ed between those pieces. heaven, and tell the stars, if thou g 18 In that same day the LORD be able to number them: and he made a covenant with Abraham, said unto him, So shall thy seed saying, Unto thy seed have ) given be.
this land, from the river of Egypt c6 And be believed in the LORD; unto the great river, the river and he counted it to him for right- Euphrates : eousness.
19 The Kenites, and the Ke. 8 7 And he said unto him, I am nizzites, and the Kadmonites, the LORD that brought thee out of 20 And the Hittites, and the Pe. Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee rizzites, and the Rephaims, this land to inherit it.
21 And the Amorites, and the & And he said, Lord God, Canaanites, and the Girgashites, whereby shall I know that I shall and the Jebusites. inherit it?
CHAP. XVI. 9 And he said unto him, Take f TOW Sarai, Abraham's me a heifer of three years old, and
wife, bare him no chila she-goat of three years old, and dren: and she had a handmad, an a ram of three years old, and a Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. turtle-dove, and a young pigeon. 2 And Sarai said unto Abram, f 10 And he took unto him all Behold, now, the Lord hath rethese, and divided them in the strained me from bearing : ! pray midst, and laid each piece one thee go in unto my maid ; it may against another; but the birds di- be that I may obtain children by vided he not.
her. And Abram hearkened to 11 And when the fowls came the voice of Saraj. down upon the carcasses, Abram u 3 And Sarai, Abram's wise, took drove them away.
Hagar her maid the Egyptian, afv 12 And when the sun was go- ter Abram had dwelt ien years in ing down, a deep sleep fell upon the land of Canaan, and gave her Abram; and lo, a horror of great to her husband Abram to be his darkness fell upon him.
wife. r 13 And he said unto Abram, f 4 1 And he went in unto HaKnow of a surety that thy seed gar, and she conceived: and when shall be a stranger in a land that is she saw that she had conceived, not theirs, and shall serve them; her mistress was despised in her and they shall affict them four eyes. hundred years;
5 And Sarai said unto Abram, 14 And also that nation whom My wrong be upon thee : I have they shall serve, will I judge: and given my maid into thy bosom ; afterward shall they come out with and when she saw that she bad great substance.
conceived, I was despised in ber 15 And thou shalt go to thy eyes: the LORD judge between fathers in peace; thou shalt be me and thee. buried in a good old age.
f 6 But Abram said unto Sarai, 16 But in the fourth generation Behold, thy maid is in thy hand;