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Sarai giveth Hagar to Abram.

Before CHRIST cir. 1913. • Lev. 1. 17. t ch. 2. 21.

Job 4. 13.
Ex. 12. 40
Ps. 105. 93.
Acts 7. 6.

Ex. 1. 11 Ps. 105. 25. 2 Ex. 6. 6. Deut. 6. 22. y Ex. 12. 36 Pa. 105. 37. # Job 5. 26.

a Acts 13 36.
b ch. 25. 8.
e Ex. 12. 40.

d 1 Kin. 21.
26.

e Dan. 8. 23. Matt.23.32.

1 Thes. 2.
16.

+ Hleb. a lamp of fire. f Jer. 34. 18, 19.

g ch. 24. 7. A ch. 12. 7. & 13. 15.

26. 4. Ex 23, 31. Num. 34. 3. Deut. 1. 7. & 11. 24. & 34. 4. Josh. 1. 4. 1 Kin. 4. 21. 2 Chr. 9,26. Neh. 9. 8. Ps. 105. 11. Is. 27. 12.

a ch. 15. 2, 3.

6 ch. 21. 9.

e Gal. 4. 24.

d ch. 30. 3.

e ch. 20. 18.

& 80, 2.

1 Sam. 1.5, 6.

f So ch. 30.

3, 9.

† Heb. be builded by her.

9 ch. 3. 17. 1911. A ch. 12. 5.

i 2 Sam. 6. 16. Prov.30. 21, 23.

k ch. 31. 53. 1 Sam. 24. 12.

2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may † obtain children by her. And Abrams hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

3 And Sarai Abram's wife took 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 And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was 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: the LORD judge between me and 6 But Abram said unto Sarni, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her tas it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai † dealt Pa. 106, 41, hardly with her, she fled from her face.

thee.

I Prov. 15. 1. 1 Pet. 3. 7. m Job 2. 6.

42. Jer. 38. 5. Heb. that which is good in thine eyes. + Heb afflicted her.

7 And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to P Shur.

n Ex. 2. 15.

9 ch. 25. 18. p Ex. 15. 22. 9 Tit. 2. 9.

1 Pet. 2. 18.

GENESIS, 16, 17.

ch. 17. 20. & 21. 18.

& 25. 12.

5 each piece one against another; but the birds divided he not.

11 And when the "fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away. 12 And when the sun was going down, ta deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an 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 their's, 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; thou shalt be buried in a good old age. 16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity d of the Amorites is not yet full.

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

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

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VAR. REND.-V. 10. the half of each against the +her.—6 V. 11. birds of prey. V. 17. torch.

11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a and shalt call his son, name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction. 12And he will be a wild man1; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; " and he shall dwell 2 in the presence of all his brethren.

OW Sarai Abram's wife bare him

NOW

no children and she had an hand-called 2 Abram, but maid, an Egyptian, whose name was ⚫ Hagar.

Abram's name is changed.

Before CHRIST

1911. ch. 17. 19. Matt. 1. 21. Luke 1. 13, 31.

13 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, 3 Thou God seest me 3: for she said, B Have I also here looked after him that seeth me ß?

14 Wherefore the well was called Beerlahai-roi 5; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

15 And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bare, Ishmael.

16 And Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram.

CHAPTER 17.

10

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

AND when Abram was ninety years old

and the to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. d

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

3 And Abram ƒ fell 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 of many nations.

5 Neither shall thy name any more be thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.

6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make *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 I 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 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.

That is, God shall hear.

1 ch. 21. 20.

ch. 25. 18. 2 ch. 31. 49. y ch. 24. 62. & 25. 11.

That is, The well of him that libeth and Beeth me. Num. 13. 26.

a Gal. 4. 22.

O ver. 11.

1910,

1898.

a ch. 12. 1. b ch. 28. 3. & 35. 11.

Ex. 6. 3. Deut. 10.17. e ch. 5. 22. & 48. 15.

1 Kia. 2. 4.

& 8.25.

2 Kin. 20. 3. Or, upright, or, sincere. d ch. 6. 9. Deut. 18.13. Job 1. 1. Matt. 5.48 e ch. 12. 2, & 13. 16. & 22. 17.

f ver. 17.

9 Rom. 4. 11,
12, 16.

Gal. 3. 29.

↑ Heb. mutitude of nations. A Neh. 9. 7. That is, Father of a great multitude.

i Rom. 4 17. Ach 35. 1. /ver. 16. ch. 35. 11. Matt. 1. 6, &c. Gal. 3. 17. ch. 26. 24. & 25. 13. Heb. 11. 16. e Rom. 9. 8. p ch. 12. 7.

& 13. 15. Pa. 105 9.11. ↑ Heb. of

thy sojourn
ings.

9 ch. 23. 4.

28. 4.

r Ex. 6. 7.

Lev. 26. 12. Deut. 4. 37. & 14. 2. & 26. 18. & 29. 13.

• Acts 7. 8.

Acta 7. 8.

11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you. 12 And the that is eight days old 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 Lev. 12. 3. he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised and my covenant

Rom. 4. 11.
↑ Heb. a sos
of eight
days.

Luke 2. 21.
John 7. 22.
Phil. 3. 5.

VAR. REND.-Chap. 16. 1 V. 12. Lit. a wild ass among men.- Lit. before the face of, i.e. to the east of, Tu. Kn. De.3 F. 13. Thou art El Roi (the God of Seeing).- -4 So De. Or, Do I even still (?) see (live) after seeing (God)? Ka. Tu. Kn.-5 V. 14. i. e. Well of the Living One who sces me (?) De. -Chap. 17. 1 V. 1. Heb. El Shaddai. v. 5. i. e. exalted father.3 V. 7. throughout.

VAR. READ. - Chap. 16. V. 13. 8 Text corrupt, Ol. La.

Isaac is promised.

Before CHRIST 1:08.

Ex. 4. 24.

That is, Princess a ch. 18. 10.

↑ Heb. she shall beCome Ha (19148. y ch. 35. 11. Gal. 4. 31.

1 Pet. 3. 6. 2 ch. 18. 12. & 21.6.

a eh. 18, 10. & 21.2. Gai. 4. 28.

beb. 16. 10. c ch. 23. 12, 16 dea. 1. 18.

e ch. 21. 2,

1808.

fch. 18. 19.

1808. ech. 13 18. & 14. 13. Ileb. 13. 2. ech 19 1. 1 Pet. 4.9.

d ch. 19. 2. 43. 24. e Judg. 6. 18. & 13. 15.

Heb. stay. Judg 19.5. P. 104. 15.

9 ch. 19. 8. & 33. 10. Heb. you have passed. † Heb. Hasten.

GENESIS, 18.

covenant.

shall be in your flesh for an everlasting three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make enkes upon the hearth. 14 And the uncircumcised man child 7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and whose flesh of his foreskin is not cir-fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave cumcised, that soul shall be cut off it unto a young man; and he hasted to from his people; he hath broken my dress it.

Covenant.

15 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 she shall be a mother of nations; kings of 7 people shall be of her.

17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and langhed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarahı, that is ninety years old, bear?

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

19 And God said, Sarah thy wife 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 will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great

nation.

21 But 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. CHAPTER 18.

1 Abraham entertaineth three angels 9 Sarah is reproved for laughing at the strange promise. 17 The destruction of Socom is revealed to Abriham. 23 Abraham maketh intercession for the men thereof.

AND

ND the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day; 2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

3 And said, 2 My Lord 2, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant: 4 Let a 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: 9 for therefore † are 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

VAR. REND.- V. 14. fellow-tribesmen.- 5 V. 15. An older form of Sarah (Ol. No.). Or, princely, De. Or, combatant, heroine, Kn. Ka.-i.e. Princess; rather, Queen.- 7 v. 16. peoples.- Chap. 18. V. 1. by the oaks.- V. 3. O Lord. Heb. Adonai.

or

The destruction of Sodom is revealed.

Before CHRIST 1898.

8 And he took 3 butter, and milk, and ch. 19. 3. the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.

9 And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.

10 And he said, I will certainly return unto thee 4 according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him ẞ.

11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of

women.

12 Therefore Sarah Plaughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

13 And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

14 Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

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 5:

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.

í ch. 24. 67.

& ver. 14.

12 Kin.4.16.

ch. 17. 19, 21.

& 21. 2.

Rom. 9, 9.

n ch. 17. 17. Rom. 4. 19. Heb. 11. 11, 12, 19.

ch. 31. 35. p ch. 17. 17. Luke 1.18.

r 1 Pet. 3. 6.

$ Jer. 32. 17. Zech, 8. 6. Mat. 3. 9. & 19. 26. Luke 1. 37. (ver. 10 ch. 17. 21. 2 Kin. 4. 16.

u Ro. 15. 24.

3 John 6.

to Ps. 25. 14. Amos 3. 7. Johu 15.15.

19 For I6 know him 6, y that he 7 will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

20 And the LORD said, 9 Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous 9; 21 I will go down now, and see whether a ch. 11. 5. they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.

Ex. 3. 8.

22 And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but B Abraham stood yet before the LORDS. 23 And Abraham drew near, and said, Wilt thou also 10 destroy the righteous d ver. 1. with the wicked?

b Deut. 8. 2. & 13. 3. Josh.22.22. Luke 16.15. 2 Cor 11.11. ech. 19. 1.

e Heb.10.22.

2 Sam. 24. 17.

9 Jer. 5. 1.

24 Peradventure there be fifty right-Nu. 16. 22. eous within the city: wilt thou also 10 destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein ? 25 That be far thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

x ch. 12. 3.

& 29. 18. Acta 3. 25. Gul. 3. 8. y Deut. 4. 9,

10. & 6. 7. Josh 24.15.

Ephes.6. 4.

z ch. 4. 10.

& 19. 13. Jam. 5. 4.

A Job 8, 20.

Is. 3. 10, 11.

i Job 8. 3.

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

VAR. REND. V. 8. curdled milk.- - Vs. 10, 14. a year hence.- 5 V. 18. See ch. 12. 3. 6 v. 19. have taken notice of him.7 may.8 so that they keep. 9 V. 20. The cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is indeed become great, and their sin is indeed become very grievous. 10 s. 23, 24. sweep away.

VAR. READ. Chap. 18. V. 10. B she being behind it, Sept. Ew. Ol. (pt.)-V. 22. 8 the LORD stood yet before Abraham, Bl. Gei. (Jewish tradition.)

Lot entertaineth two angels.

Before

27 And Abraham answered and said, CHRIST Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am Di but

1893.

1 Luke 18. 1. mcb. 3, 19. Job 4. 19. Eccl. 13. 7. 1 Cor 15.

47, 48.
2 Cor. 5. 1.

Judg. 6.39.

Jam. 5. 16.

a ch. 18. 22.

b ch. 18. 1, &c.

e Heb. 13. 2. d ch. 18. 4.

CHAPTER 19.

1 Lot entertaineth two angels. 4 The vicious So-
domites are stricken with blindness. 12 Lot is
sent for safety into the mountains. 18 He ob
taineth leave to go into Zour. 24 Sodom and
Gomorrah are destroyed. 26 Lot's wife is a
pillar of salt. 30 Lot dwelleth in a cive, 31
The incestuous original of Moab and Ammon,
ND there came two angels to Sodom

A
sat in gate of
Sodom and Lot seeing them rose
to meet them; and he bowed himself
with his face toward the ground;

:

up

2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night. 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, all the people from every quarter: 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.

8 Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out to 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.

8. o Ex. 2. 14.

9 And they said, Stand back. And they 2 Pet. 2.7, said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge 2: 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.

. See Luke 24. 28.

/ ch. 18. 8.

C Is. 3. 0. à Judg. 19.

22.

i ch 4 1. Rom. 1. 24, 27.

Jude 7.

A Judg. 19.

23.

1 See Judg

19. 24.

See ch. 15. 5.

GENESIS, 19.

p See 2 Kin. 6. 18. Acts 13. 11.

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. 33 And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing with Abraham: and Abraham returned unto his place.

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 P that were at the door of the house with blindness,

VAR. REND.-Chap. 19. 1V. 1. the two. 2 V′. 9. is playing the judge.

Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed.

Before CHRIST 1898.

both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.

12 And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them eh. 7. 1. out of this place:

2 Pet.2.7,9.

13 For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.

14 And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which 3 married his daughters, and said, "Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.

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15 And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are 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 daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city. 17 And it came to pass, 6 when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thon in all the 7 plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

18 And Lot said unto them, Oh, not so, my Lord:

e

cannot

8 lest

19 Behold now, thy servant hath found Acta 10.14. grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I escape to the mountain, 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.

9.

21 And he said unto him, See, I have Job 42. 8, accepted thee concerning this thing also, Pa. 145, 19. that 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 trisen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar."

21 Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

forth.

25 And he overthrew those cities, and all Heb. gone the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.

¡ Deu. 29.23.

Is. 13. 19. Jer. 20. 16. & 50. 40. Ezek. 16. 49, 50. Hos, 11. 8. Amos 4.11. Zeph. 2. 9. Luke 17. 29. 2 Pet. 2. 6. Jude 7.

Ex. 9. 21. Luke 17.28. & 24. 11.

y Num. 16. 24, 26.

Rev. 18. 4. ↑ Heb. are found.

| Or. pinishment.

e Lu. 18. 13.

Ro. 9.15,16,

& Ps. 34 22.

el Kin 19 3.
d ver. 26.

Mat.24. 16, 1
17, 18.
Luke 9. 62. |
Phil. 3. 13.

14.

f Heb. thy face.

See ch. 32.

25, 26.

Ex. 32. 10. Deut. 9. 14. Mark 6. 5.

ch 13 10.

28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, "the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of Lu. 17. 32. a furnace.

& ch. 14. 3. Ps. 107. 34.

ch. 18, 22. * Rev. 18. 9.

& 14. 2.

That is, Little,

ver. 20.

o Ch. 8. 1. & 18, 23,

p ver. 17, 19.

VAR. REND. 31. 14. had married, Kn. De. Ka. Or, were about to marry, Tu. Ew. -- 4 1's. 15. 17. swept away.-5 V. 15. by; or, for.- 6 V. 17. as they were bringing them forth. 7 circle; and so in rs. 25, 28, 29. - V. 19. (for I fear) lest the calamity, &c.

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Before

daughters with him; for he feared to CHRIST dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.

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GENESIS, 20, 21,

31 And the firstborn 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.
33 And they made their father drink
wine that night and the firstborn went
in, and lay with her father; and he per-
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 fa-
ther: 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 10 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 11 Ben-ammi: the same is the father of the children of Ammon unto this day.

CHAPTER 20.

1 Abraham sojourneth at Gerar, 2 denieth his
wife, and loseth her. 3 Abimelech is reproved
for her in a dream. 9 He rebuketh Abraham,
14 restoreth Sarah, 16 and reproveth her. 17
He is healed by Abraham's prayer.

AND Abraham journeyed from thence

the

country, and

dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and

sojourned in Gerar.

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, Be-
hold, thou art but a dead man, for the
woman which thou hast taken; for she
is ta man's wife.

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VAR. REND. V. 31. Or, land, Tu. Luz.10 V. 37. As if from (begotten by) a father.- 11 V. 38. i.c. son of my tribe.Chap. 20. 1 V. 7. let him but pray.

Isaac is born.

Before CHRIST cir. 1898.

ch. 34. 7.

my kingdom a great sin? thou hast done
deeds unto me that ought not to be
done.

10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham,
What 2sawest thou2, that thou hast done
this thing?

11 And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

ch. 42. 18. Ps. 36. 1. Prov. 16. 6.

( ch. 12. 12.

& 26. 7.

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.

13 And it came
pass, when God
caused me to wander from my father's
house, that I said unto her, This is thy
kindness which thou shalt shew unto me;
at every place whither we shall come,
say of me, He is my brother.
14 And Abimelech took sheep, and
oxen, and menservants, and womenser-
vants, and gave them unto Abraham, and
restored him Sarah his wife.

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

b ver. 5.

16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, 3 he is to thee e ch. 26. 11. a covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other3: thus she was reproved +.

d ch. 24. 65.

17 So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.

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2 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abra-
ham 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 Sarahd
bare to him, Isaac.

e ch. 17. 19.

4 And Abraham fcircumcised his son Acts 7. 8.
Isaac being eight days old, as God had
commanded him.
5 And Abraham was an hundred years

9 ch. 17. 10,

4 But Abimelech had not come near
her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay
also a righteous nation?

12.

cir. 1897.

5 Said he not unto me, She is my sis-old, when his son Isaac was born untoch. 17. 1,
ter? and she, even she herself said, He him.
is my brother: in the integrity of my
heart and innocency of my hands have I

done this.

a eh. 13. 9.

+ Heb. as is good in thine eyes.

e Job 42. 9,

10.

18 For the LORD had fast closed up all ch. 12. 17.
the wombs of the house of Abimelech,
because of Sarah Abraham's wife.

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6And Sarah said, 1 God hath made i Ps. 126. 2.
me to laugh, so that all that hear will
laugh with me.

Is. 54. 1.
Gal. 4.27.

Luke 1. 58.

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.

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

m ch. 16. 1.

9 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar ch. 16. 15.
the Egyptian, "which she had born un-
to Abraham, 3 mocking.

o Gal. 4. 29.

10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, P Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman

Ich. 18. 11,

12.

cir. 1892. p Gal. 4. 30. See ch.25.6. & 36, 6, 7.

VAR. REND.-2 V. 10. didst thou purpose.- 3 V. 16. So Ew. Ka.; 'covering of the eyes protection. Or, let this, i.e. the present, be to thee a compensation,' (and) to all that are with thee, i.e. to thy followers, De. Or,..... for all (that has happened) to thee and to all (thine attendants), Tu. Kn.[And so with (in the sight of all] thou art cleared, De. And thou wilt be recognised, Ka. And so thou art cleared, Tu. Kn.- -Chap. 21. 1 V. 6. Lit. A laugh hath God prepared for me. 2 Or, at me, Tu. Kn. De.- 3 V. 9. Or, playing, Ge. Tu. Kn.

An angel comforteth Hagar.

Before CHRIST cir. 1892.

7 ch. 17. 18.

r Rom. 9. 7, Heb. 11. 18.

8

. ver. 19.

ch. 16. 10.

& 17. 20.

John 8. 35.

Ex. 3. 7.

ver. 13.

Nu. 29. 31. See 2 Kin.6. 17, 18, 20. Luke 24. 16, 31.

y ch. 28. 15. & 39. 2,3,21. ch. 16. 12.

a ch. 24. 4.

6 ch. 20. 2. & 26. 26, e ch. 26. 28.

fch. 6. 31.

ch. 33, 8.

A ch. 31. 48, 52.

GENESIS, 22.

shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.

11 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.

i ch. 26, 33.

¡That is, The well of the oath.

12 And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

13 And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

14 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting

it on her shoulder, and the child, and

sent her away and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

15 And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.

16 And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

17 And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.

18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him 5 in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.

d

d Josh. 2 12. ↑ Heb. if they shall lie unto me.

23 Now therefore swear unto me here Sa. 24.21. by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son 6: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.

19 And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink.

24 And Abraham said, I will swear. 25 And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of 7 a well of water, which See ch. 26. Abimelech's servants had violently taken

15, 18, 20,

21, 22.

20 And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.

21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

22 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:

away.

26 And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day.

27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them f made a covenant. 28 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.

29 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, 9 What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?

30 And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.

31 Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba; because there they sware both of them.

32 Thus they made a covenant at BeerVAR. REND.-V. 16. about as far off as.5 V. 18. by. V. 23. nor with mine offshoot nor mine offing. v. 25. the.

Trial of Abraham's faith.

Before

sheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, CHRIST and they returned into the land of the Philistines.

cir. 1891.

33 And Abraham planted a grove in Beer-sheba, and called there on name of the LORD, 'the everlasting God. 34 And Abraham sojourned in the Philistines' land many days.

Or, tree. thech. 4. 26. Deut. 33.

27.

Is. 40. 28. Rom. 16.26. 1 Tim. 1.17.

CHAPTER 22.

1 Abraham is tempted to offer Isaac. 3 Ile giveth proof of his faith and obedience. 11 The angel stayeth him. 13 Isaac is exchanged with a ram. 14 The place is called Jehovah-jireh. 15 Abraham is blessed again. 20 The generation of Nahor unto Rebekah.

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11 And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

22

Mic 6.7, 8.

Jam.

12 And he said, Lay not thine hand 1 Sam. 15. upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not with- 26.5. held thy son, thine only son from me. 13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold 8 behind him ẞ a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.

14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah-jireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen 3.

That is, The LORD will see, or, provide.

VAR. REND.-8 V. 33. tamarisk. -Chap. 22. 1V. 1. try.- 2 V. 8. the. V. 14. he appeareth, Tu. De. (On the mountain where Jehovah) appeareth [let us praise him], Ew. There is provided, Ge. Kn. One shall be seen (as a worshipper), Ka.

VAR. READ. - Chap. 22. V. 13. 8 Omit, MSS. (including some of the oldest), Sam. Pesh. Targum Jerus. Ew. Ol.; (reading, for behind a ram one rama rain).

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