1 and water to wash his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.
2 And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine
errand. And he said, Speak on.
3 ^ And he said, I am Abraham's servant.
4 And the LORD hat
1 save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with
me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre ; let them take their portion.
A Son Promised to Abram
1 After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying
2 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.
3 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 vo
1 And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the
land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I
will tell thee of.
2 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and sa
2 And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and
menservants, and womenservants, and gave them unto
Abraham, and restored him Sarah his wife.
3 And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before thee:
dwell where it pleaseth thee.
4 And unto
1 old, bear?
2 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!
3 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 w
1 And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother.
2 And his concubine, whose name was Reumah, she bare also Tebah, and Gaham, and Thahash,
Abraham Buys a Burial Ground for Sarah
1 And Sarah was a hundred
1 on the way.
2 And the LORD said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do;
3 seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of
the earth shall be blessed in him?
4 For I know him, that he will command his c
The Death and Burial of Abraham
1 ^ And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, a hundred threescore
and fifteen years.
2 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and
1 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had
spoken to him.
2 And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him,
3 And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eig
1 street all night.
2 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.
3 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of So
1 without the city.
2 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy
life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest
thou be consumed.
3 And Lot said unto them, Oh, n
Abraham and Abimelech
1 And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelt 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
1 thou shalt take a wife for my son of my kindred, and of my father's house:
2 then shalt thou be clear from this my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give
not thee one, thou shalt be clear from my oath.
3 ^ And I came this day unto the we
1 ^ And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking
furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.
2 In that same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I
given this land, fr
1 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.
2 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased t
1 feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:
2 and I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your
hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye
come to your sevant. And they said, So do, as thou
3 And Abraham hasten
1 it shall be seen.
2 ^ And the angel of the LORD called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time,
3 and said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing, and
hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,
4 that in blessi
1 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not
be numbered for multitude.
2 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shaft bear a son,
and shalt call his name Ishmael [Go
1 was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
2 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his
3 In the selfsame day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son.
4 And all the men of his house, born in
1 lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together.
2 ^ And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there,
and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the
1 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant
betwixt me and you.
2 And he 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
Circumcision the Sign of the Covenant
1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto
him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will mu
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.
And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Pera
1 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.
2 And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one
2 And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel,
Nahors son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the
bracelets upon her hands.
3 And I bowed down my head, and worshipped t
1 that he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the end of his field;
for as much money as it is worth he shall give it me for a possession of a buryingplace
2 And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron th
1 and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.
2 ^ Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these
things in their ears: and the men were sore afraid.
1 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.
2 And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived,
2 and Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa,
3 Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah:
4 these are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles;
twelve princes according to their nations.
5 And these are the
1 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.
2 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.
3 And God opened her eyes
1 old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:
2 come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed
of our father.
3 And they made their father drink wine that nig
1 And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and
great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
2 ^ And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides ? son-inlaw, and thy sons, and thy
1 She said moreover unto him, We have both straw and provender enough, and room to lodge
2 And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the LORD.
3 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my
1 Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;
2 and he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that
which grew upon the ground.
3 But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar