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23 And Serug livad, after he begat Na- 10 And there was a famine in the Laos. hor, two hundred years, and begat fons and and Abra went down into Egypt to lojour daughters.

there ; for the famine was grievous in the 24 And Nahor lived ninc and twenty years, land. and begat Terah.

Li And it came to pass, when he was come 25 And Nahor lived, after he begat Tesah, near to enter into Egypt, that be faid unto an hundred and nineteen years, and begat Sarai his wife, Lehold now, I know that thom sons and danghters.

art a fair woman to look upon : 26 And Terah lived seventy years, and be. 12 Therefore it thall coine to pass, when gat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.

the Egyptians thall see thee, that they tban 278 Now these are the generations of Te say, This is liis wife: and they will kill me, rah : Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; but they will fave thee alive. and Haran begat Lot.

13 say, I pray thee, thou art my fier; 28 And Haran dicd before his fatherTerah that it may be well with me for thy fake : in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the and my faul thall live because of thee. Chaldees.

14 9 And it came to pass, that, when 29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: Abram was come into Egypt, the Egypthe name of Abrams wife was Sarai; and the tians beheld the woman, that the was very name of Nahors wife Milcah, the daughter fair. of Haran, the father of Milcah and the father 15 The princcs also of Pharaoh fav her, of Ifcah.

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commended her before Pharaoh : and the 30 But Sarai was barren ; she had no woman was taken into Pharaohs house. child.

16 And he entreated Abram well for her 31 And Terah took Abram his fon, and fake: and he had theep, and oxen, and heLot the son of Haran his son's fon, and Sarai ales, and men-servants, and maid-Iervants, his daughter-in-law, his son Abrams wife ; and the-alles, and camels. and they went forth with them from Ur of 17 And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his the Chaldces, to go into the land of CR- house with great plagues, because of Sarai, maan: and they came unto Haran, and dwelt Abrams wife. there.

18 And Fharaoh called Abram, and said, 32 And the days of Terah were two hun. What is this that thou hatt done unto me i dred and five years: and Terah died in why didit thou not tell me that the was thy Haran.

wife! C H Á P. XII.

19 Why said it thou, She is my fifter fe 3 God calleth Abram, and blefseth him with I might have taken her to me to wife : now, a promise of Chrijl: 4 his departure from therefore, behold thy wife, take her, and go Haran. 7 Canaan is promised."

thy way.

20 And Pharoah commanded his men cor Nonethet of pha doraid unto Abram, Get

thee out of thy country, and from thy cerning bin; and they sent him away, and kindred, and from thy father's house, unto á his wife, and all that he had. land that I will thew thec :

CHAP. XII. 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, I Abram and Lot return out of Egypt:7 by their and I will els thee, and make thy name

herdmen's disagreement they port afundes great; and thou shalt be a blefling :

14 God's promise renerved to Avram. And I will bless them that bless thee, ND Abram went up out of Egypt, he, thall all families of the carth be blessed. Lot with him, into the south.

4 4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had 2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in spoken unto him; and Lot went with him : filver, and in gold. and Abram was seventy and tive years old 3 And he went on his journeys from the when he departed out of Haran.

south, even to Beth-el, unto the place where s And Abram took Saral his wife, and Lot his tent had been at the beginning, between his brother's son, and all their subttance that Beth-el and Hai; they had gathered, and the souls that they 4 Unto the place of the altar, which he had had gotten

in Haran; and they went forth to made there at the firft : and there Abram go into the land of Canaan; and into the land called on the name of the LORD. of Canaan they came.

5 And Lot allo, which went with Abram og And Abram passed through the land had Aocks, and herds, and tents. unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of 6 And the land was not able to bear them, Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the that they might dwell together : for their land.

fubitance was great, so that they could get And the LORD appeared unto Abram, dwell together. and said, Unto thy feed will I give this land: 7 And there was a trife between the berdand there builded he an altar unto the LORD, men of Abrams cattle, and the herimen or who appeared unto him.

Lots cattle. And the Canaanite and the 8 And he removed from thence unto a Perizzite dwelt then in the land. mountain on the eaft of Beth-el, and pitched 8 And Abram said unto Lot, Let there ot his tent, having Beth-el on the weit, and no trife, I pray

thee, between me and then tai on the catt; and there he builded an alcar and between my herdinen and thy herimen: unto the Lord, and called upon the name of for we be brethren. the Lord.

o is not the wliore land before thee! Se And Abrain journeyed, going on fill too parate thysell, I pray thee, from ine: if the wards the fourk.

will taks the left hand, then I will go to the

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so if tkow depart to the right hand, Aed, and fell there: and they that remained dari wilgo to the left.

fied to the mountain. 10 And Lot liftal up bis eyes, and beheld 11 And they took all the goods of Sodom as the plain of Jordan, that it was well wa. and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and terleserywhere, before the LORD dettroy. went their way. ed sedom and Gomorrah, even as the garden 12 And they took Lot, Abram's brothers ribe lose, like the land of Egypt as thou fon, (who dwelt in Sodom,) and his goods,

and departed. T! Tier Lot choré him all the plain of Jor. 13 And there came one that had escaped, wted thegfelves the one from the other. dari and Lot journeyed eatt:

and they lepa- and

told Abram the Hebrew ; for he dwelt

in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother 13 Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, of Ethcol, and brother of Aner: and these and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain, were confederate with Abram. and pitched his tent toward Sodom.

14 | And when Abram heard that his bro. 13 But the son of Sodom were wicked, ther was taken captive, he armed his trainand boners before the LORD exceedingly. ed servants, born in his own house, three

14 And the LoaD faid unto Abram, after hundred and cighteen, and pursued them that Lot was feparated from him, Lift up unto Dan. How thine eyes, and look from the place 15 And he divided himself against them, where thou art, northward, and fouthward, he and his Tervants by night, and finote and cattward, and wettward:

them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which 15 Tor all the land which thou feeft, to is on the left hand of Damascus. thee will I give it, and to thy feed for ever. 16 And he brought back all the goods, and

16 And I will make thy seed as the duft also brought again his brother lot, and his o the earth: fo that if a man can number goods, and the women allo, and the people. the dutt of the earth, then shall thy

feed also 17 9 And the king of Sodom went out to be numbered.

mect him, (after his return from the Naugh17 Arik, walk through the land, in the ter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that kngth of it, and in the breadth of it: for I were with him,) at the vallcy of Skavch, will give it unto thce.

which is the kings dale. 18" Then Abram removed his tent, and 18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, forth bread and wine : and he was the priett which is in Hetron, and built there an altar of the mott high God. anto the LORD.

19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed CHAP. XIV.

be Abram of the moit high God, pollellor of i The battle of the kings. 12 Lol takm, 14 is heaven and earth :

recued by ALTRE. 18 Melchizedek olejeth 20 And blessed be the mott high God, which ram. 20 Abrem giveth him liches. hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand, phel king of shinar, Arioch king of Ella,

: And be have been interes pot solo

21 And the king of Sodom said unto {ar, Chodorlaonier king of Elam, and Tidal Abram, Give me the persons, and take the king of nations;

goods to thyself. *Thut kefe made war with Bera king of 22 And Ab am said to the king of Sodom, Sedom, and with Birtha king of Gomorrah, I have lift yp mine land unto the LORD Sbioab kiag of Admah, and Shemeber king of the mott high God, the posickor of heaven 2cboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar. and earth,

3 All these were joined together in the vale 23 That I will not take from a thread even of Siddim, wbich is the falt lea.

to a thoe-latchet, and that I will not take any 4 Twelve years they ferved Chedorlaomer, thing that is thine, left thou shouldett say, I and in the thirteenth year they rebelled. have made Abram rich:

5 And in the fourteenth year came Che. 24 Save only that which the young men dorlamber, and the kings that were with have eaten, and the portion of the men him, and smote the Rephaims in Alhteroth which went with me, Aner, Elhcol, and Kamnaim and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Mamre; let thern take their portion. Laims in Shaveh Kiriathaim,..

CHA P. XV. 6 And the Horites in their mount Seir, 1 Abram is encouraged. 4 A fan is promised: into Elopuran, which is by the wilderness. 6 he is justified by faith. 7 Canaan is ögain

7 Ans they returned and came to En promised muhpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the Fler these things the word of the LORD

, morites that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. Fear not, Abram: I am thy thield, and thy

& And there went out the king of Sodom, exceeding great reward. and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of 2 9 And Abrain faid, LORD God, what wilt Attanah, and the king of Żebolim, and the thou give me, feeing i go childlels, and the klag of Bela, (the fame is Zoar;) and they fteward of my houic is this Eliezer of DaJolaad battle with them in the vale of Sid. mafcus?

3 And Abram faid, Behold, to me thou With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, hait given no feed: and,ale, one born in my and with Tidal king of nations, and Amra: house is mine heir. phal king of Shinary and Arioch king of El 49and, behold, the word of the LORD came Jalar: four kings with tive.

unto him, saying, This shall not be thing 10 And the vile of Siddim was full of flime- heir ; but he that thall come forth out of Die and the king of Sodom and Gomorrah-thine own Dowels thall be thinchir,

5 And he brought him forth abroad, and 3 And Sarai faid unto Abram, My wet fa d, Look now toward heaven, and tell the be upon thee: I have given my maid Iti rs, if thou be able to number them. And thy borom; and when the faw that the 1 he said unto him, so thall thy feed be. conceived,' I was detpiled in her eyes :

6 And he believed in the Lord; and he Lord judge between me and the counted it to him for rightcousness.

8 But Åbrain said unro Sarai, Bebold, 7 And lie said unto him, I am the LORD maid is in thy hand; do to her as it plcate that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly wi: to give thee this land to inherit it.

her, she fled from her face. And he said, LORD God, whereby thall 79 And the angel of the LORD fognd h I know that I thall inherit it?'

by a fountain of water in the wilderness, 9 And he said unto him, Take me an hei. the fountain in the way to Shur. fer of three years old, and a she-goat of three 8 And

he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whena years old, and a ram of three years old, and a camelt thou? and whither wilt thou go? Ant turtic-dove, and a young pigeon..

the said, 1 fee from the face of my mittra 10 And he took unto him all these, and di- Sara vided thein in the midit, and laid each piece 9 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, one againtt another : but the birds divided he Return to thy mistress, and fubint thyfel not.

under her hands. 11 And when the fowls came down upon 10 And the angel of the LORD faid on. the carcafscs, Abram drove them away. to her, I will multiply thy seed exceed

12 And when the sun was going down, a ingly, that it shall not be numbered for dcep sleep fell upon Abram ; and, fo, an hor multitude. ror of great darkness fell upon him.

11 And the angel of the LORD said unto 13 And he said unto Abram, Know of a her, Behold, thou art with child, and thalt furety, that thy feed thall be a stranger in a bear a fon, and thalt call his name Ishmael ; land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction. and they thall afflict thein four hundred 12 And he will be a wild man; his hand years :

will be againft every man, and every mans 14 And also that nation, whom they shall hand againtt him : and he shall dwell in the Serve, will I judge: and afterward Thall they presence of all his brethren. come out with great fubitance.

13 And the called the name of the LORD 15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in that fpake unto her, Thou God feeft me: peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old for the said, Have I alto here looked after agc.

hint that seeth me! °16 But in the fourth generation they than 14 Wherefore the well was called Beer come hither again: for the iniquity of the lahal-roi : behold, it is between Kadesh and Ainorites is not yet full.

Bered. 17 And it caine to pass, that when the 15 $ And Hagar bare Abram a fon : and fun went down, and it was dark, behold a Abram called his sons naine, which Hagar Smoking furnace, and a burning lamp, that bare, Ithmacl. passed betwcen those picces.

16 And Abram was fourscore and fix years 18 In that same day the LORD made a old when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram. covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy

c H A P. XVII. secd have I given this land, from the ri- i The covenant is renewed. Abrams name ver of Egypt unto the great tiver, the river changed. 10 Circumcision is inftitated. 10

Ifaac is promised. 10 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and A and Wine, the LORD appeared to Abram; the Kadmonites,

20 And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and laid unto him, I am the Almighty God; and the Rephaims,

walk before me, and be thou perfect. 21 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, 2 And I will make my covenant betwcen and the Girgashites, and the Jebufites. me and thee; and will multiply thce exCHAP. XVI.

ceedingly. Sarai giveth Hagar to Abram, 6 who, flee- 3 And Abram fell on his face : and God

ing from her mifirefs, 9 is jent back by an talked with him, faying, angel.. 15 Uhmael is born.

4 As for me, behold, my covenant is with dren: and the had an handmaid, an nations Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.

$ Neither shall thy name any more be 2 And Sarai Laid unto Abram, Behold now, called Abram; but thy name shall be Abrache LORD hath reftrained me from bearing : ham: for a father of many nations have 1 spray thee go in unto my maid; it may be made thee. hat I may obtain children by her. And

6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitAbram hearkened to the voice of Sarai. ful, and I will make nations of thce; and

3 And Sarai, Abrams wife, took Hagar her kings shall come out of thee Daid, the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt 7°And I wi:) establith my covenant be

en years in the land of Canaan, and gave tween me and thee, and thy feed after thee, er to her husband Abram to be his wife. in their generations, for an everlasting co

4 9 And he went in unto Hagar, and the venant; to be a God unto thee, and to thy onceived ; and when the law that the had seed after thee. caceived, her mittress was defpixd in ber 8 And I will give unto thee, and to chy

seed after ther, the land wherein thou art a.

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Yes, a land of Canaan, for an

CHA P. XVIII. ting prethon, and I will be their Araham entertainrth three angels, g Saraia

laughter. 17 Sodoms deftruäion revealed to God said unto Abraham, Thou Abral.am : 23 his interceffion. alike my covenant therefore, thou, and Nd the LORD appeared unto him in the Bratar thes, in their generations.

plains of Mamre : and le fat in the This is my covenant which ye fall tent-door in the lieat of the day.

een me and you, and thy feed af... 2 And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, tax; Every man-child ameng you shall lo, three men ttood by him: and, when he

saw them, he ran to meet them from the DIA ye hall arcumcise the flesh of your tent-door, and bowed himself toward the laki; and it shall be a token of the cove- ground, a d'aixt me and yog.

3 And said, My Lord, if now I have found 'n And be that is eight days old shall be favour in thy right, pais not away, I pray serid among you, every man-chid in thee, from thy servant, goerations; he that is born in the 4 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, er bought with money of any ftran- and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under adh is not of thy fece.

the tree ; 13 He that is born in thy house, and he 5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and sa is beaght with thy money, muft needs comfort ye your hearts ; after that ye shall écumded : and my covenant thall be pass on: for therefore are ye come to your

ich for an everlasting covenant. Servant. And they said, so do as thou 'halt 14 and the uncircumcifed man-child, whose faid. trasis

foretkin is not circuncised, that 6 And Abraham hattened into the tent NEI be cut off from his people; he unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly boken my covenant.

three mealures of fine meal, knead #, and And God said unto Abraham, As for make cakes upon the hearth. Isathy wife, thou shalt not call her name 7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and Lexi, but Sarah fhall her name be:

fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it 16 and I will bless her, and give thce a unto a young man; and be haited to dress it. fac alfo of her: yea, I will blets her, and 8 And he took butter and milk, and the * hall be a mother of nations; kings of calf which he had drefied, and set it before poezi faal be of her.

them; and te ftood by them ander the tree, Thea Abraham fell upon his face, and and they did cat.

, and said in his heart, Shall a child 99 And they faid unto him, Where is bern unto him that is an hundred years Sarah thy wife ? And he said, Behold, in the dy and thall Sarah, that is ninety years tent, 4. Bear!

10 And he said, I will certainly return unto is And Abraham faid unto God, Othat thee according to the time of life ; and, lo, Arti might live before thee!

Sarah thy wife thall have a son. And Saran 19 And God said, Sarah thy wife thall bear heard it in the tent-door, which was behind dee a fon mdeed; and thoa thalt call his him. tarne Ilaac: and I will ettablish my covenant u Now Abraham and Sarah were old, and with tím for an everlafting covenant, and well ftricken in age; and it ceased to be with O his feed after him.

Sarah after the manner of women. 10 And as for Ishmael, i have heard thee; 12 Therefore sah laughed within lierBehold, I have blessed him, and will make felf, laying, After I am waxed old thall Em fruitful, and will multiply lim cxceed- have pleasure, my lord being old allo? imely : twelve prices fhall he beget; and I 13. And the LORD said unto Abrahats, wui vuake him a great nation.

Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall i 11 But my covenant will I eftablish with of a furety bear a child, which am old! Ifaac, which' Sarabs fball bear unto thce, at 14 Is any thing too hard for the LORD? this let time in the next year.

At the time appointed I will return unto -2 And he left off talking with him, and thec, according to the time of life, and God weat up from Abrahain.

Sarah ft.all have a son. 131 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, 15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed ud all that were born in his house, and así not; for the was afraid. And he said, Nay; dat weré benght with his money, every but thou didit laugh. ale among the men of Abrahams house, 16 , And the men rose up from thence, 6 circoncise the fleth of their foretkin and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham ekz felf-fame day, as God had said unto went with them, to bring them on the way.

17 And the LORD said, Shall I hide from 14 And Abraham was, ninety years old Abraham that thing which I do;

a ride when he was circumcised in the '18 Seeing that Abraham than surely beBei ol bk forcfkin.

come a great and mighty nation, and all 15 And Ihmad his son was thirteen years the nations of the earth shall be bleffed in old whes be was circumcised in the Aeth of him? forckin.

19 For I know him, that he will command 26 In the felf-fame day was Abraham cir. his children and his household after him, and canced, and lihmaci his fon.

they fhall keep the way of the Lord, to da 37 And all the men of his house, born in juftice and judgment that the Lond inay it house, and bought with money of the bring upon Abraham that which he halka iltanget, were circumcised with himn

fpoken of hisn.

20 And the LORD said, Because the cry of 47 But, before they tay down, the ones of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because the city, even the men of Sodom, coinpaked their fin is very grievous;

the house round, both old and young, all the 21 I will go down now, and see whether people from every quarter, they have done altogether according to the S And they called unto Lot, and said unto cry of it, which is come unto me; and if him, Where are the inen which came in to not, I will know.

thee this night! bring them out unto us, 2 And the inen turned their faces from that we may

know thein, thence, and went toward Sodom : but Abra. 6 And Lot went out at the door unto them, ham ttood yet before the LORD.

and shut the door after trinn, 231 And Abraham drew near, and said, 7 And said, I pray you, brethren, do not fa Wilt thou also dettroy the righteous with the wickedly: wicked ?

8 Behold now, I have two daughters which 24 Peradventure there be fifty righteous have not known man; let me, I pray you, within the city : wilt thou also deitroy and bring them out unto you, and do ye to the not spare the place for the fisty rig eous as is good in your eyes : only unto thefe that are therein?

inen do nothing; for therefore came they 25 That be far from thee to do after this under the thadow of my roof. manner, to flay the righteous with the wick. 9 And they said, Stand back. And they ed, and that the righteous thould be as the said again, this one fellow came in to fowicked, that be far from thee. Shall not journ, and he will needs be a judge: now the Judge of all the earth do right?

will we deal worse with thee than with them. 28 And the LORD said, if I find in Sodom And they presled fore upon the man, ON fifty righteous within the city, then I will Lot, and came near to break the door. fpare all the place for their sakes.

10 But the men put forth their hand, and 27 And Abraliam answered and said, Be. pulled Lot into the house to them,

and ibut hold now, I have taken upon me to speak to the door. unto the LORD, which am but dutt and aihes : 11 And they fmote the men that were at

28 Peradventure there fhall lack five of the door of the house with blindness, both the tifty righteous : wilt thou deftroy all small and great: fo that they wearied them. the city for lack of five? And he said, If selves to find the door. I find there forty and five, I will not de 129 And the men said unto Lot, Haft thou ttroy it.

here any belides : son-in-law, and thy fons, 29 And te spake unto him yet again, and and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hatt faid, Peradventure there shall be forty found in the city, bring them out of this place : there. And he said, I will not do it for 13 For we will dettroy this place, because fortys sake.

the cry of them is waxen great before the 30 And he faid unto him, Oh let nor the face of the LORD, and the LORD hath fent LORD be angry, and I will speak : Perad- us to dettroy it. venture there ihall thirty be found there. 14. And Lot went out, and spake unto his And he said, I will not do it if I find thirty Sons-in-law, which married his daughters, there.

and said, Úp, get ye out of this places 31 And he said, Behold now, I have taken for the LORD will dettroy this city. But he upon me to speak unto the LORD : Perad- seemed as one that mocked unto his font venture there thall be twenty found there. in-law, And he said, I will not deltroy it for twentys 15 ? And when the motning arole, then fake.

the angels hattened Lot, saying, Arise, tako 32 And he faid, Oh let not the LORD be thy wife, and thy two daughters which art angry, and I will speak yet but this once: here; left thou be confined in the iniquity Peradventure ten thall be found there. And of the city. he said, I will not deftroy it for tens lake. 16 And while he lingered, the men laid

33 And the LORD went his way, as soon as hold upon his hand, and upon the hand a heliad left communing with Abraham : and his wife, and upon the hand of his two Abraham returned unto his place.

daughters; the LORD being merciful unto CHA P. xix.

him: and they brought him forth, and fer 1 Lot entertaineth trvo argels. 24 Sodom and him without the city.

Gomorrah destroyed. 26 Lot's wife punished. 17 And it came to pafs, when they had 31 His incet.

brought them forth abroad, that he faid, A

ND there came two angels to Sodom at Escape for thy life, look not behind thee

even; and Lot fat in the gate of so- neither ftay thou in all the piain : clicape to dom: and Lot seeing them, rose up to meet the mountain, left thou be confumed. them; and ne bowed himself with his face 18 And Lot said unto them, Oh! not so toward the ground;

2 And he irid, Behold now, my lords, turn 19 Behold now, thy servant hath found in, I pray you, into your servants house, grace in thy tight, and thou haft magrified and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and thy mercy, which thou haft thewed unto me ye thall rise up early, and go on your ways. in saving my life and I cannot escape to And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the mountain, lett some evil take me, and the itreet all night.

I die. 3 And he preffed upon them greatly; and 20 Behold now, this city is near to dee they turned in unto him, and entered in to his unto, and it is a little one: 06 ! let me escapo houle: and he made tbem a fcait, and did thither, (is it not a little ener) and my low bske unicavence bread, and they did cat, (ball lives

my lord.

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