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The battle of the kings.

m ch. 19. 17. Deut. 34. 3.

ch. 19. 24,




Melchizedek blesseth Abram.



10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld mishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all | all "the plain of Jordan, that it was well the country of the Amalekites, and also the watered every where, before the LORD Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezon-tamar. 2 Chr. 20. Ps. 10. 34. "destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as 8 And there went out the king of Sodom, the garden of the LORD, like the land of and the king of Gomorrah, and the king Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar. of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and 11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of the king of Bela, (the same is Zoar;) and Jordan; and Lot journeyed cast: and they they joined battle with them in the vale separated themselves the one from the of Siddim ; other.

"ch. 2. 10. Is. 51. 3.

P ch. 14. 2, 8. & 19. 22.

ch. 19. 29.

ch. 14. 12. & 19. 1.

2 Pet. 2. 7, 8.
ch. 18. 20.
Ez. 16. 49.
2 Pet. 2. 7,

'ch. 6. 11.

" ver. 11.

* ch. 28. 14.


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 8. and 'sinners before the LORD exceedingly. 14 ¶ 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 "northward, and *ch southward, and eastward, and westward: 15 For all the land which thou seest, to Deut. 34. thee will I give it, and to thy seed 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.

15. 18. & 17. 8. & 24. 7. & 26.4. Num. 34. 12.

Acts 7. 5.

y 2 Chr. 20.7. Ps. 37. 22,

29. & 112. 2. ch. 15. 5. & 22. 17. & 26. 4. & 28. 14.

& 32. 12.

Ex. 32. 13.
Num. 23. 10.
Deut. 1. 10.

1 Kings 4.


1 Chr. 27.


1s. 48. 19.

Jer. 33. 22. Rom. 4. 16, 17, 18.

Heb. 11. 12.

ch. 14. 13.

+ Heb.


b ch. 35. 27.

& 37. 14.

ch. 10. 10. & 11. 2.

Is. 11. 11.

e Deut. 29.


ch. 19. 22.

Deut. 3. 17.

Josh. 3. 16.

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3 All these were joined together in the Num. 34.12. vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea. 4 Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

Ps. 107. 34.

ch. 9. 26.

ch. 15, 20. Deut. 3. 11. b Josh. 12. 4. & 13. 12.

* 2.


Or, The plain of Kiriathaim.

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I ver. 24.

13¶ And there came one that had es-
caped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for
she dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amo-ch. 13. 18.
rite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner:
and these were confederate with Abram.
14 And when Abram heard that "his
brother was taken captive, he armed his
"trained servants, "born in his own house,
three hundred and eighteen, and pursued
them unto Dan.


15 And he divided himself against 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.

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ch. 13. 8.

led forth.


w ch. 15. 3. &
17. 12, 27.
Ecc. 2. 7.
* Deut. 34. 1.
Judg. 18.


Is. 41. 2. S.

* ver. 11, 12.



2 Sam. 18.


17 ¶ And the king of Sodom went out Judg. 11.
to meet him, "after his return from them. 18.6.
slaughter of Chedorlaomer and of the
kings that were with him, at the valley of
Shaveh, which is the king's dale.
18 And Melchizedek king of Salem Heb. 7. L
brought forth bread and wine: and he
was the priest of the most high God.
19 And he blessed him, and said, & Blessed
be Abram of the most high God,
sessor of heaven and earth:

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5 And in the fourteenth year came Ched-
Deut 10, orlaomer, and the kings that were with
him, and smote the Rephaim hin Ashte-
roth Karnaim, and the Zuzim in Ham,
Deut. 2. 12, and the Emim in Shaveh Kiriathaim,
6 'And the Horites in their mount Seir,
unto | El-paran, which is by the wilderness. 22 And Abram said to the king of Sod-
7 And they returned, and came to En-om, I have lifted up mine hand unto the

20 And blessed be the most high God,
which hath delivered thine enemies into
thy hand. And he gave him tithes * of all.
21 And the king of Sodom said unto
Abram, Give me the persons, and take+Het. souls.
the goods to thyself.

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Abram is justified by faith.

m ver. 19. ch. 21. 33. So Esth. 9. 15, 16.

over. 13.

■ Dan. 10. 1.

Acts 10. 10, 11.

b ch. 26. 24.

Dan. 10. 12.

Luke 1. 13, 30.

© Ps. 3. 3. & 5. 12. & 84. 11. & 91. 4. & 119. 114.

d Ps. 16. 5. & 58. 11.

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LORD, the most high God, the possessor | serve, will I judge and afterward 'shall
of heaven and earth,
they come out with great substance.

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FTER these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram "in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding 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

Prov. 11. 18. of Damascus ?

•Acts 7. 5.

ch. 14. 14.

2 Sam. 7. 12. 2 Chr. 32. 21.

& 16. 11.

h Ps. 147. 4. 1 Jer. 33. 22.

* ch. 22. 17. Ex. 32. 13. Deut. 1. 10.

& 10. 22.

1 Chr. 27. 23.
Rom. 4. 18.

Heb. 11. 12.
See ch. 13.

I Rom. 4. 3,
9, 22.
Gal. 6.

James 2. 23.

m Ps. 106. 31. a ch. 12. 1.

ch. 11. 28, 31.

PPs. 105. 42, 44.

Rom. 4. 13. 9 See ch. 24. 13, 14. Judg. 6. 17, 37.

1 Sam. 14. 9,


2 Kings 20.


Luke 1. 18.

Jer. 34. 18, 19.

Lev. 1. 17.

t ch. 2. 21. Job 4. 13.

"Ex. 12. 40. Ps. 105. 23. Acts 7. 6.

Ex. 1. 11. Ps. 105. 25.

3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, fone born in my house is mine heir.

4 And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that 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 tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be. 6 And he 'believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

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7 And he said unto him, I am the LORD that "brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it. 8 And he said, Lord GOD, 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, 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. 12 And when the sun was going down, ta 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;

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15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in Ex. 6. 6. peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.

y Ex. 12. 36.

Ps. 105. 37.

* Job 5. 26.

aActs 13. 36.

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16 But in the fourth generation they ch. 25. 8. shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

d1 Kings 21.


Matt. 23. 32 1 Thess. 2. 16.

17 And it came to pass, that, when the Dan. 8. 23. sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and ta burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

18 In that 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:

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

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

21 And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.

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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 bad conceived, I was despised in her eyes: *the LORD judge between me and thee. 6 'But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her tas it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai tdealt hardly with her, "she fled from her face. 7¶ And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilder-+Heb. af ness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.

8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt

* ch. 31. 53. 1 Sam. 24.12 Prov. 15. 1. 1 Pet. 3. 7. m Job 2. 6. Ps. 106. 41, 42.

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

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Ishmael is born.

Tit. 2. 9.

1 Pet. 2. 18.

21. 18. & 25.



thou go? And she said, I flee from the
face of my mistress Sarai.

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

Circumcision is instituted.

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 ch. 12.7.& an everlasting possession; and 'I will be their God.

13. 15. Ps. 105, 9, 11. + Heb. of thy sojournings.

Ex. 6. 7. Lev. 26. 12. Deut. 4. 37. & 14. 2. & 26. 18. & 29.

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10 And the angel of the LORD said unto 9¶ And God said unto Abraham, Though. 23. 4. & ch. 17. 20. & her, 'I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, that it shall not be numbered for multitude. and thy seed after thee in their generations. 11 And the angel of the LORD said unto 10 This is my covenant, which ye shall her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt keep, between me and you and thy seed bear a son, and shalt call his name Ish-after thee; Every man child among you⚫ mael; because the LORD hath heard thy shall be circumcised. affliction.

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

That is, God shall hear.

ch. 21. 20.

" ch. 25. 18.

I ch. 31. 42.

7 ch. 24. 62.

& 25. 11. That is, The well of him that liveth and seeth me. Num. 13. 26. Gal. 4. 22.

b ver. 11.

a ch. 12. 1.

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

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

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


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12 And the that is eight days old "shall +Heb. be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger, which is not of thy seed. 13 He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. 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 broken my covenant. 15 ¶ And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but "Sarah shall her name be. That is, 1 God reneweth the covenant. 5 Abram his name is 16 And I will bless her, and give theech. 18. 10. changed in token of a greater blessing. 10 Circum- a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, cision is instituted. 15 Sarai her name is changed, and she blessed. 17 Isaac is promised. 23 Abraham and she shall be a mother of nations;+Heb. she kings of people shall be of her.

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.


and Ishmael are circumcised.


ND when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to ch 25.3. & Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be

35. 11.

Ex. 6. 3.
Deut. 10. 17.

ch. 5. 22. & thou a perfect. d

48. 15.

1 Kings 2. 4. & 8.25.

2 Kings 20.


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

upright, or, ceedingly.


d ch. 6. 9.

Deut. 18. 13.

Job 1. 1.

Matt. 5. 48.

* ch. 12. 2. &

13. 16. & 22.


1 ver. 17.

Rom. 4. 11, 12, 16.

Gal. 3. 29.

+ Heb. multitude of nations. Neh. 9. 7.

I That is,
Father of a


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 of many nations.

5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be "Abraham; for a father of many nations

great mul have I made thee.


1 Rom. 4. 17.

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19 And God said, "Sarah thy wife shall ch. 15. 10. 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 my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year. 22 And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.

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23 ¶ And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money,

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Abraham entertaineth three angels.

fch. 18. 19.

a ch. 13. 18. & 14. 13.

Heb. 13. 2.

ch. 19. 1.

1 Pet. 4. 9.

1 ch. 19. 2. & 43. 24.

⚫ Judg. 6. 18. & 13. 15.


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


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



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

He intercedeth for Sodom.

ch. 17. 17. Luke 1. 18

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?Jer. 32. 17. At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.


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

16¶ And the men rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them "to bring them on the way. 17 And the LORD said, "Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do; 18 Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?

Zech. 8. G. Matt. 3. 9. & 19. 26.

Luke 1.37.

ch. 17. 21. ver. 10. 2 Kings 4. 16.

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2 And he lifted up his eyes and looked, 19 For I know him, that he will com- Deut. 4. 9. and, lo, three men stood by him: and mand his children and his household after when he saw them, he ran to meet them him, and they shall keep the way of the from the tent door, and bowed himself LORD, to do justice and judgment; that toward the ground, the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

3 And said, My Lord, 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, +Heb. stay. and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore fare ye And they said, come to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.

'Judg. 19. 5. Ps. 104. 15. ch. 19. 8. & 33. 10.

+ Heb. you


+ Heb. Hasten.

h ch. 19. 3.

1 ch. 24. 67.

ver. 14.

12 Kings 1.


m ch. 17. 19, 21. & 21. 2. Rom. 9. 9.

n ch. 17. 17. Rom. 4. 19.

12, 19.

6 And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly † three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.

7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it. 8 And he took butter, and milk, and 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 '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.

11 Now "Abraham and Sarah were old Heb. 11. 11, and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah "after the manner of women. 16

• ch. 31. 35.

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25 That be far from 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? 26 And the LORD said, * If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. 27 And Abraham answered and said, 'Be-Luke 18. 1. hold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ch. 3. 19. ashes:

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Lot entertaineth two angels.

Judg. 6. 39.


I find there forty and five, I will not de-
stroy 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.

Lot is sent out of Sodom.

m See ch. 18.


pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; "for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof. 9 And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow "came in to so- 2 Pet. 2. 7,8. 30 And he said unto him, Oh let not the journ, and he will needs be a judge: now Lord be angry, and I will speak: Perad- will we deal worse with thee than with venture there shall thirty be found there. them. And they pressed sore upon the And he said, I will not do it, if I find man, even Lot, and came near to break thirty there. the door.

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. James 5. 18. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

a ch. 18. 22.

ch. 18. 1, &c.

• Heb. 13. 2.

4 ch. 18. 4.

• See Luke 24. 28.

Ioh. 18. 8.


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


1 Lot entertaineth two angels. 4 The vicious Sodomites
are stricken with blindness. 12 Lot is sent for safety

into the mountains. 18 He obtaineth leave to go into
Zoar. 24 Sodom and Gomorrah are destroyed. 26
Lot's wife is a pillar of salt. 30 Lot dwelleth in a cave.
31 The incestuous original of Moab and Ammon.


ND there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;

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 Judg. 19.22 in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them.

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11 And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both Acts 13. 11. 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 ch.7.1. out of this place:

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

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.

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