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Abraham's intercession for Sodom. GENESIS, XIX.

Lot is sent out of Sodom. not; for she was afraid. And he said, | B.C. 1898. turna in, I pray you, into your servant's Nay, but thou didst laugh.

house, and tarry all night, and wash 16 And the men rose up from thence, a He. 13. 2. your feet; and ye shall rise up early, and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham b Ps. 44. 21. and go on your ways. And they said, went with them to bring them on the way: Pr. 12. 19. Nay;c but we will abide in the street ali

17 And the LORD said, Shall Id hide c Ac. 15. 3. night. from Abraham that thing which I do; Ro. 15. 2. 3 And he pressed upon them greatly; 18 Seeing that Abraham shall surely be

3 John 6.

and they turned in unto him, and encomea great and mighty nation, and all thena- d Ps. 25. 14. tered into his house :9 and he made tions of the earth shall be blessed in him ? Am. 3. 7. them a feast, and did bake unleavened

19 For I know him, that he will com- John 15. 15. bread, and they did eat. mand his children and his household Lu. 24. 28. 4 But before they lay down, the men of after him, and they shall keep the way of schap. 12. 3. the city, even the men of Sodom compassthe LORD, to do justice and judgment;

22. 18. ed the house round, both old and young, that the LORD may bring upon Abraham

Ps. 72. 17. all the people from every quarter : that which he hath spoken of him.

Ac. 3. 25.

5 And they called unto Lot, and said

Gal. 3. 8. 20 And the LORD said, Because thek

unto him, Where are the men which came cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and 9 chap. 18. 8. in to thee this night ?? bring them out because their sin is very grievous;

h De. 4.9, 10. unto us, that we may know them. 21 I will go down m now, and see whe

6. 7. 6 And Lot went out at the door unto ther they have done altogether according

Ps. 73.5..8. them, and shut the door after him; to the cry of it, which is come unto me;

Ep. 6. 4.

7 And said, I pray you, brethren, do and if not," I will know.

il Sa. 2. 30. not so wickedly.° 22 And the men turned their faces from k chap.13.13. 8 Behold now, I have two daughters thence, and went toward Sodom; but

19. 13. which have not known man; let me, I Abraham stood yet before the LORD. 1 Ju. 19. 22. pray you, bring them out unto you, and

23 And Abrahamo drew near and said, m chap. 11.5. do ye to them as is good in your eyes : Wilt i thou also destroy the righteous Ex. 3. 8. only unto these men do nothing; for with the wicked ?

n Jog. 22. 22. therefore came they under the shadow 24 Peradventure there be fifty righte- Ps. 139. 1. of my roof. ous within the city: wilt thou also de- Je, 17. 10. 9 And they said, Stand back. And they stroy and not spare the place for the fifty Lu. 16. 15. said again. This one fellow came in to righteous that are therein ?

o Le. 18. 22. sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: 25 That be far from thee to do after this 20. 13. now will we deal worse with thee than manner, to slay the righteous with the De. 23. 17. with them. And they pressed sore upon wicked: and that the righteous should be

Ro.1. 24. the man, even Lot, and came near to as the wicked, that be far from thee :r Shall 1Co.6.9..11. break the door.

Jude 7. not the Judge of all the earth do right?

10 But the men put forth their hand, 26 And the LORD said," If I find in So- P Je. 30. 21. and pulled Lot into the house to them, dom fifty righteous within the city, then I

He. 10. 22. and shut to the door.

Ja. 5. 17. will spare all the place for their sakes.

11 And they smote the men that were 27 And Abraham answered and said, ? Nu. 16. 22. at the door of the house, with* blindBehold now, I have taken upon me to

r Job 8. 3.

ness, both small and great; so that they speak unto the Lord, which amo but dust

34. 17. wearied themselves to find the door. and ashes :

Ps. 58. 11.

12 And the men said unto Lot, Hast 28 Peradventure there shall lack five of 94. 2. thou here any besides ? son in law, and the fifty righteous : wilt thou destroy all the • Ro. 3. 8. thy sons, and thy daughters, and 'whatcity for lack of five? And he said, If I find Ex. 2. 14. soever thou hast in the city, bring them there forty and five, I will not destroy it. 2 Pe. 2.7,8. out of this place:

29 And he spake unto him yet again, u Is. 10. 22. 13 For we will destroy this place, beand said, Peradventure there shall be Je, 5. 1. cause they cry of them is waxen great forty, found there. And he said, I will

Eze. 22.30. before the face of the LORD; and: the not do it for forty's sake.

v Job 4. 19. LORD hath sent us to destroy it. 30 And he said unto him, Oh let not the * 2 Ki. 6. 18. 14 And Lot went out, and spake unto Lord be angry, and I will speak: Perad- Ac. 13. 11. his sons in law, which married his daughventure there shall thirty be found there. y chap. 18.20. ters, and said, a Up, get you out of this And he said, I will not do it, if I find :1 Ch.21.15. place; for the LORD will destroy this thirty there.

Is. 36. 10. city. But he seemed as one that mocked 31 And he said, Behold now, I have a Nu. 16. 26. unto his sons in law. taken upon me to speak unto the Lord : Je. 51. 6. 15 And when the morning arose, then Peradventure there shall be twenty

Re. 18. 4. the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, found there. And he said, I will not 6 Ex. 9. 21. take thy wife, and thy two daughters, destroy it for twenty's sake.

2 Ch.36.16. which Bare here ; lest thou be consumed 32 And he said, Oh let not the Lord be Is. 28. 22. in the y iniquity of the city. angry, and I will speak yet but this once :

Lu. 17. 28. 16 And while he lingered, the men laid Peradventure ten shall be found there. 24. 11. hold upon his hand, and upon the hand And he said, I will not destroy it for Bare found. of his wife, and upon the hand of his ten's sake.9

yor, punish. two daughters; the LORD being merci33 And the LORD went his way, as soon ment. fuld unto him: and they brought him as he had left communing with Abraham: Ju. 6. 39. forth, and set him without the city. and Abraham returned unto his place.

a Ps. 34. 12.

17 And it came to pass, when they had Ro. 9. 16.

, that he said, CHAPTER XIX.

1 Ki. 19. 3. thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; dom at even į and Lot sat in the gate of

I verse 26.

escape to the mountain, lest thou be Sodom: and Lot seeing them, rose up to

consumed. meet them; and he bowed himself with Job 33.23. 18 And Lot said unto them, Oh, not his face toward the ground;

k chap.18.22. so, my Lord : 2 And he said, Behold' now, my lords,

19 Behold now, thy seryant, hath found

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Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed. GENESIS, XX. Abraham's denial of his wife. grace in thy sight, and thou hasta mag- B.C. 1898.

CHAPTER XX. nified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed

AND Abraham journeyed from thence unto me in saving my life ; and I cannot a 1 Ti. 1. 14. toward the south country, and dwelled escape to the mountain, lest some evil 6ch. 16.7, 14. between Kadesh and 6 Shur, and SOtake me, and I die:

c chap. 26. 6. journed in Gerar. 20 Behold now, this city is near to flee di Sa. 27. 1. 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, unto, and it is a little one:9 Oh, let me echap. 12.13. She is my sister and Abimelech king escape thither, (is it not a little one?) 26.7. of Gerar sent, and took Sarah. and my soul shall live.h

I Job 33. 15. 3 Buty God came to Abimelech in a 21 And he said unto him, See, I have Ps. 105.14. dream by night, and said to him, Behold, accepted Btheei concerning this thing Pr. 3. 5..7. thou art but a dead man, for the woman also, that I will not overthrow this city, k Ps.119. 175. which thou hast taken; for she is y a for the which thou hast spoken.

Is. 55. 3. man's wife. 22 Haste thee, escape thither; for IB thy face.

4 But Abimelech had not come near cannot do any thing till thou be come

i chap. 4. 7.

her: and he said, Lord,k wilt thou slay thither. Therefore the name of the city Job 42. 8, 9. also a righteous nation ? was called : Zoar.

Je. 14. 10. 5 Said he not unto me, She is my sis23 The sun was $ risen upon the earth ; chap. 32.26. ter? and she, even she herself, said. He when Lot entered into Zoar.

Ex. 32. 10. is my brother: in the integrity? of my 24 Then the LORD rained upon Sodom De. 9. 14. heart, and innocency of my hands, have and upon Gomorrah, brimstone m and Mar. 6. 5. I done this. fire from the LORD out of heaven ;

y married 6 And God said unto him in a dream, 25 And he overthrew those cities, and to an hus. Yea, I know that thou didst this in the all the plain, and all the inhabitants of

band.

integrity of thy heart; for I alson withthe cities, and that which grewp upon the ki Ch.21.17. held thee from sinning against me: thereground.

Si. e. little. fore suffered I thee not to touch her. 26 But his wife looked back from behind

Śgone forth. 7 Now, therefore, restore the man his him, and she became? a pillar of salt. 0 or, simplio wife; for he is a prophet, and her shall

27 And Abraham gat up early in the city, or pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if morning to the place where he stood sincerity. thou restore her not, know thou that thou before the LORD:

12 Ki. 20. 3. shalt surely die, thou, and all that are 28 And he looked toward Sodom and 2 Co. 1. 12. thine. Gomorrah, and toward all the land of 1 Ti. 1. 13. 8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke m De. 29. 23. the morning, and called all his servants, of the country went up as thet smoke of Job, 18. 15. and told all these things in their ears :

Ps. 11. 6. a furnace.

and the men were sore afraid.

Is. 13. 19. 29 And it came to pass, when God de

Je. 49. 18.

9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and stroyed the cities of the plain, that God

50. 40.

said unto him, What hast thou done unto remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out La. 4. 6. us ? and what have I offended thee, that of the midst of the overthrow, when he Eze. 16.49. thou hast brought on me and on my kingoverthrew the cities in the which Lot Am. 4. 11. dom" a great sin ? thou hast done deeds dwelt.

Zep. 2. 9. unto me that ought not* to be done. 30 And Lot went up out of Zoar, and

Mat. 11. 23. 10 And Abimelech said unto Abraham,

2 Pe. 2. 6. dwelt in they mountain, and his two

Jude 7.

What sawest thou, that thou hast done daughters with him ; for he feared to

this thing? dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave,

nchap. 31. 7.
35. 5.

11 And Abraham said, Because I he and his two daughters.

o Ps. 51.4. thought, Surely the fear of Godis not 31 And the firstborn said unto the P Ps. 107. 34. in this place; and they will slay me for younger, Our father is old, and there is 9 Lu. 17. 32. my wife's sake. not a man in the earth to come in unto - 1 Sa. 7.5. 12 And yet indeed she is my sister ; us after the manner of all the earth :

Job 42. 8. she is the daughter of my father, but not 32 Come, let us make our father drink

Ja. 5. 16. wine, and we will lie with him, that we

schap.18.22. became my wife.

the daughter of my mother; and she

t Re. 19.3. may preserve seed of our father.

« Ps. 145. 20.

13 And it came to pass, when God caused 33 And they made their father drink v Ex. 32. 21.

me to wander from my father's house, wine that night :and the firstborn went Jos. 7. 25. that I said unto her, This is thy kind. in, and lay ith her father ; and he per- « chap. 34. 7. ness which thou shalt' shew unto me; at ceived not when she lay down, nor when y ver. 17, 19. every place whither we shall come, say she arose.

: Ne. 5. 15. of me, He is my brother. 34 And it came to pass on the morrow, Ps. 36.1. 14 And Abimelech took sheep, and that the firstborn said unto the younger, Pr. 16. 6. oxen, and menservants, and womenser, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: a chap. 11.29. vants, and gave them unto Abraham, and let us make him drink wine this night b Pr.23.31..33 restored him Sarah his wife. also; and go thou in, and lie with him, cchap. 47. 6. 15 And Abimelech said, Behold, my that we may preserve seed of our father.

kas is good land is before thee: dwell x where it 35 And they made their father drink

in thine

pleaseth thee. wine that night also: and the younger eyes.

16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I arose, and lay with him; and he perceived a Le, 18, 6,7. have given thy brother a thousand pieces not when she lay down, nor when she Hab. 2. 15. of silver; behold, he is to thee a cover:

e Pr. 12.1. arose.

|ing of the eyes, unto all that are with

25. 12. 36 Thus were both the daughters of

Re. 3. 19.

thee, and with all other : thus she wase re-
Lot with child by their father.d
37 And the firstborn bare a son,

proved.
sDe. 2.9, 19.
and
23. 3.

17 So Abraham prayed unto God: and called his name Moab: the same is the o chap.12.17. God healed Abimelech, and his wife, father of the Moabites: unto this day.

1 Sa. 1.6. and his maidservants; and they bare 38 And the younger, she also bare a 1 Ne. 13.1. children. son, and called his name Ben-ammi : the Is. 11. 14. 18 For the LORDI had fast closed up same is the father of theh children of Zep. 2. 9. all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, Ammon unto this day.

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Hagar and Ishmael cast forth. GENESIS, XXII. The command to sacrifice Isaac.

CHAPTER XXI.
AND the LORD& visited Sarah as he

B.C. 1897. | captain of his host, spake unto Abraham,

saying, God is with thee in all that had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah al Sa. 2. 21. thou doest : as he had spoken.

Lu. 1. 68.

23 Now, therefore, d, swear, unto me 2 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abra-bchap.26.28. here by God, B that thou wilt not deal ham a son in his old age, at the set time 28. 15. falsely with me, nor with my son, nor of which God hlad spoken to him.

39. 2. with my son's son: but according to the 3 And Abraham called the name of

Jos. 1. 5, 9. kindness that I have done unto thee, his son that was born unto him, whom -chap. 17.19. thou shalt do unto me, and to the land Sarah bare to him, Isaac.

18. 10, 14. wherein thou hast sojourned. 4 And Abraham circumcised his son achap. 24. 3. 24 And Abraham said, I will swear.

Jos. 2. 12. Isaac, being, eight days old, as God had

25 And All aham reproved Abimelech commanded him."

Bif thou

because of a well of water, which Abime5 And Abraham was an hundred years

shalt lie lech's servants, had violently taken old, when his son Isaac was born unto

unto me.

away. him.

e He. 11.11. 26 And Abimelech said, I wot not who 6 And Sarah said, God hath made me chap.17.19. hath done this thing: neither didst thou to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh O ch.26.15..22 tell me, neither yet heard I of it but to with me.

h Ex. 12. 48.

day. 7 And she said, Who would have said

Le. 12. 3.

27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, unto Abraham, that Sarah should have

Ac. 7. 8.

and gave them unto Abimelech; and given children suck ? for I have born Ps. 126. 2.

both of themk made a covenant. him a son in his old age.

Is. 54. 1.

28 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs 8 And the child grew, and was wean

k chap.31.44. of the flock by themselves. ed: and Abraham made a great feast

1 Sa. 18. 3.

29 And Abimelech said unto Abraham, the same day that Isaac was weaned. ? Nu. 23. 23. | Whatm mean these seven

ewe lambs, 9 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the

Ps. 86. 10.

which thou hast set by themselves ? Egyptian,which she had born unto

Ep. 3. 20.

30 And he said, For these seven ewe Abraham, mocking.

mchap. 33. 8. lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, nch.31.14..52. they may be ar witness unto me that I Cast out this bondwoman and her son :P

Jos. 22. 27. have digged this well. for the son of this bondwoman shall not

och. 16.1, 15.

31 Wherefore he called that place, be heir with my son, even with Isaac.

Gal. 4. 22.

Beer-sheba ;y because there they sware 11 And the thing was very, grievous in

p Gal. 4. 30.

both of them. Abraham's sight, 9 because of his son.

32 Thus they made a covenant at 12 And God said unto Abraham, Let it chap. 17.18.

Beer-sheba : then Abimelech rose up, not be grievous in thy sight, because of yi.e, the

and Phichol the chief captain of his the lad, and because of thy bondwoman :

the oath.

host, and they returned into the land of in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; foru in Isaac

chap.26.33. the Philistines. 8 or, tree.

33 And Abraham planted a 8 grover in shall thy seed be called.

r De. 16. 21.

Beer-sheba, and. called there on the name 13 And also of the son of the bond

Ju. 3. 7.

of the LORD, the everlasting God. woman will I make a nation, because

2 Ki. 17.16.

34 And Abraham sojourned in the he is thy seed.

Philistines' land many days. 14 And Abraham rose up early in the

+ chap. 4.26.

t Ps. 90.2. morning, and took bread, and a bottle of

CHAPTER XXII. water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting

Is. 40. 28. AND it came to pass after these things, it on her shoulder, and the child, and

Ro. 9.7, 8. that God did tempt: Abraham, and said

He. 11. 18. sentw her away: and she departed, and

unto him, Abraham : and he said, Ś Bewandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.

v verse 18.

hold, here I am. 15 And the water was spent in the bot

chap.16.10.

2 And he said, Take now thy son, tle, and she cast the child under one of "John 8.35. thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, the shrubs.

* De. 8. 2.

and get thee into the land of a Moriah; 16 And she went, and sat her down over

2 Ch. 32.31. and offer him there for a burnt offering

Pr. 17. 3. against him a good way off, as it were a

He. 11. 17.

upon one of the mountains which I will lowshot: for she said, Let me not see the

Ja. 1. 12.

tell thee of. death of the child. And she sat over

1 Pe. 1.7.

3 And Abraham rose up early in the against him, and lift up her voice, and

morning, and saddled his ass, and took wept.

Sbehold me.

two of his young men with him, and 17 Andy God heard the voice of the lad: y Ex. 3. 7.

Isaac his son, and clave the wood for and the angel of God called to Hagar out - Ps.107.4..6. the burnt offering, and rose up, and went of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth

a 2 Ch.3.1.

unto the place of which God had told thee, Hagar? fear not;: for God hath Overse 13. him. heard the voice of the lad where he is.

c Nu. 22. 31.

4 Then on the third day Abraham lifted 18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him

2 Ki.6.17,20 up his eyes, and saw the place afar off. in thine hand; forb I will make him a

Lu.24.16..31

5 And Abraham said unto his young great nation.

d John 19. 17. men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I 19 And God opened here, eyes, and echap. 17.20. and the lad will go yonder and worship, she saw a well of water; and she went,

and come again to you. and filled the bottle with water, and chap.25.27. 6 And Abraham took the wood of the

27. 3. gave the lad drink.

burnt offering, anda laid it upon Isaac 20 And God was with the lad ;e and , Nu. 10. 12. his son, and he took the fire in his he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, | h chap. 24. 4. hand, and a knife: and they went both

46 and became an archer.

of them together.

28. 2. 21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of

7 And Isaac spake unto Abraham his Paran:9 and his motherh took him a

behold me.

father, and said, My father: and he said, wife out of the land of Egypt.

O or, kid

Heren am I, my son. And he said, Be22 And it came to pass at that time, ver. 2,8, 13. hold the fire and the wood; but where is that Abimelech, and Phichol the chief

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Trial of Abraham's faith. GENESIS, XXIII,

Burial of Sarah. 8 And Abraham said, My son, God will B. C. 1872. 6 Hear us, my lord: thou Bart a mighty provide himself a lamba for a burnt offer

princeb among us: in the choice of our ing: so they went both of them together. a John 1. 29. sepulchres bury thy dead: none of us 9 And they came to the place which

Re. 5. 6. shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, God had told him of; and Abraham built B a prince of but that thou mayest bury thy dead. an altar there, and laid the wood in or

God.

7 And Abraham stood up, and bowed and boundc Isaac his son, andd laid bchap. 13, 2. himself to the people of the land, even him on the altar upon the wood.

14. 14. to the children of Heth. 10 And Abraham stretched forth his

c Ps. 118. 27.

8 And he communed with them, saying, hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

Jno.10.17,18 If it be your mind that I should bury 11 And the angel of the LORD called a He. 11. 17. my dead out of my sight, hear me,

Ja. 2. 21. unto him out of heaven, and said, Abra

and entreat for me to Ephron the son of

e Ex. 3. 4. ham, Abraham :e and he said, Here am I.

Zohar, 12 And he said, Lay not thine hand

1 Sa. 3. 10.

9 That he may give me the cave of upon the lad, neither do thou any thing Mi, 6. 7, 8. Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the unto him if for now I know that thou Yfull end of his field : fory as much money as fearest God, y seeing thou hast not with- money. it is worth he shall give it me, for a posheld thy son, thine only son, from me. g chap. 26.5. session of a buryingplace amongst you. 13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes,

1 Sa. 15. 22.

10 And Ephron dwelt among the chil

Ps. 25. 12. and looked, and, behold, behind him a

dren of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite

147. 11. ram caught in a thicket by his horns ;

answered Abraham in the Saudience of

Mal. 4. 2. and Abraham went and took the ram,

the children of Heth, even of all that

& ears. and offered him up for a burnt offering

went in at the gate of his city, saying, in the stead of his son.

hi Co.10.13.

11 Nay, my lord, hear me: the field 14 And Abraham called the name of 2.C: 1,0; 29. give I thee, and the cave that is therein, that place 3 Jehovah-jireh : as it is said ich.34,20,24. I give it thee;

in the presence of the sons this day, In the mount of the LORD Si. e. the

LORD

of my people give I it thee: bury thy it shall be seen.k

dead.

will see, or 15 And the angel of the LORD called

provide.

12 And Abraham bowed down himself unto Abraham out of heaven' the second 4Ps. 22. 4, 6. before the people of the land. time,

Da.3.17, &c.

13 And he spake unto Ephron, in the 16 And said, By myself have Im sworn, 2 Co.1.9,10. audience of the people of the land, saysaith the LORD; for because thou hast Iverse 11. ing, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, done this thing, and hast not withheld

hear me: I will give thee money" for

m Ps. 105. 9. thy son, thine only son ;

Is. 45. 23.

the field; take it of me, and I will bury 17 That in blessing I will bless thee, and

Lu. 1. 73.

my dead there. in multiplying I will multiply thy

seed as He.6.13, 14. 14 And Ephron answered Abraham, the stars of the heaven, and as the sand * 2 Sa. 24. 24. saying unto him, which is upon the sea shore; and thy

o De. 1. 10.

15 My lord, hearken unto me: the seed shall possess the gate of his enemies :

Je. 33. 22.

land is worth four hundred shekels of 18 And in thy seed shall all the nations

silver ; what is that betwixt me and thee? of the earth be blessed ;p because thou

bury therefore thy dead. hast obeyed my voice.

p chap. 12.3.

16 And Abraham hearkened unto Eph19 So Abraham returned unto his 91 Sa. 2. 30.

ron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron

Je. 7. 23. young men; and they rose up, and went

the silver, which he had named in the together to Beer-sheba: and Abraham chap. 25. 9. audience of the sons of Heth, four hun

49. 30. dwelt at Beer-sheba.

dred shekels of silver, current money

50. 13. 20 And it came to pass after these

Ac. 7. 16.

with the merchant. things, that it was told Abraham, saying,

8 Job 1.1.

17 And the field of Ephron," which Behold, Milcah, she hath also born

was in Machpelah, which was before

t Job 32. 2. children unto thy brother Nahor;

Mamre, the field, and the cave which 21 Huz. his firstborn, and Buze his "chap. 24.15. was therein, and all the trees that were brother, and Kemuel the father of Aram, Rebecca.

in the field, that were in all the borders 22 And Chesed, and Hazo, and Pil

Ro. 9. 10.

round about, were made sure dash, and Jidlaph, and Bethuel.

o Je. 32. 10. 18 Unto Abraham for a possession, in 23 And Bethuel begatu Rebekah : * Jos. 14. 15. the presence of the children of Heth,' bethese eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Ju. 1.10. fore all that went in at the gate of his city. Abraham's brother.

y verse 19. 19 And after this, Abraham buried 24 And his concubine, whose name was chap. 13. 18. Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Reumah, she, bare also Tebah, and Ga- 2 Sa. 5. 3.

Machpelah, before Mamre: the same is ham, and Thahash, and Maachah.

K gone into

Hebron in the land of Canaan. days.

20 And the field, and the cave that is CHAPTER XXIII.

2 Verse 35. AND Sarah was an hundred and seven

therein, were made sure unto Abraham, chap. 13. 2.

Ps.112.1..3. for a possession of a buryingplace, by and twenty years old: these were the a chap. 15.2.' the sons of Heth. years of the life of Sarah.

b verse 10. 2 And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba ; *

CHAPTER XXIV.

chap. 39. 5. the same is Hebrony in the land of ca- . chap.41.29

: AND Abraham was old, and « well naan: and Abraham came to mourn for 1 Ch.29.24. stricken in age: and the LORD had Sarah, and to weep for her.

d De. 6. 13. blessed- Abraham in all things. 3 And Abraham stood up from before e 1 Ch. 29. 15. 2 And Abraham said unto his eldest his dead, and spake unto the sons of

Ps. 39. 12.

servanta of his house, that ruled over Heth, saying,

105. 12. all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy 4 I am a strangere and a sojourner 1 Pe. 2. 11. hand under my thigh; with you: give me a possession of a bu- rAc. 7.6. 3 And I will make thee sweard by the ryingplace with you, that I mayt bury sch: 6.2, &c. LORD, the God of heaven, and the God my dead out of my sight.

Ne. 7.3. of the earth, that thou shalt not take a 5 And the children of Heth answered 2 Co. 6.14. wife unto my son of the daughters of the Abraham, saying unto him,

Canaanites, among whom. I dwell :

nlip. .

Journey of Abraham's servant, GENESIS, XXIV.

to seek a wife for Isaac, 4 But thou shalt go unto mya country, \ B.C. 1857. golden » earring of half a shekel weight, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto

and two bracelets for her hands of ten my son Isaac.

ach.11.25,&c. shekels weight of gold; 5 And the servant said unto him, Per

22. 20.

23 And said, Whose daughter art thou ? adventure the woman will not be willing nor, jewel

28. 2.

tell me, I pray thee; is there room in thy to follow me unto this land: must

father's house for us to lodge in ?

for the needs bring thy son again unto the land

forehead.

24 And she said unto him, I am the from whence thou camest? 6 And Abraham said unto him, Be- Ez0.16.11,12

. daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah,

Nahor.

1 Pe. 3. 3. Ware thou, that thou bring not my son

25 She said moreover unto him, Wo thither again.

cchap. 22.23.

have both straw and provender enough, 7. The LORD God of heaven,d which ? Ezra 1.2.

and room to lodge in.

Da. 2. 44. took mes from my father's house, and

Jon. 1.9.

26 And the mane bowed down his from the land of my kindred, and which Re. 11. 13. head, and worshipped the LORD. spake unto me, and that sware unto me, e verse 52. 27 And he said, Blessed be the LORD saying, Unto thy seed will I give this Ex. 4. 31. Gode of my master Abraham, who hath land, he shall send his angeli before thee; 34. 8. not left destitute my master ofh his and thou shalt take a wife unto my son

Ne. 8. 6. mercy and his truth: I being in the way, from thence.

Ps. 95. 6. the LORD led me to the house of my 8 And if the woman will not be will. fch. 12.1,7. master's brethren. ing to follow thee, then thou shalt be 13. 15.

28 And the damsel ran, and told them cleark from this my oath : only bring not

De. 1. 8.

of her mother's house these things.

34. 4. my son thither again.

29 And Rebekah had a brother, and

Ac. 7.5. 9 And the servant put his hand under

his name was! Laban: and Laban ran the thigh of Abraham his master, and Ex. 18. 10. out unto the man, unto the well.

Ru14 sware to him concerning that matter.

30 And it came to pass, when he saw 10 And the ervant took ten camels, of chap. 32.10. the earring, and bracelets upon his sisthe camels of his master, and departed;

ter's hands, and when he heard the words

Lu. 1. 68. for ß all the goods of his master were in

of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake

i Ex. 23. 23, his hand; and he arose, and went to

the man unto me; that he came unto the

33. 2. Mesopotamia, m unto the city ofr Nahor.

Ps. 34. 7.

man; and, behold, he stood by the ca11 And he made his camels to kneel

Is. 63. 9.

mels at the well. down without the city, by a well of water, He. 1. 14. 31 And he said, Come in,o thou blessed at the time of the evening, even the time k Jos.2.17..20 of the LORD; wherefore standest thou that y women go out to draw water.P 12 And he said, O LORD God of my Bor, and.

without? for I have prepared the house, I chap. 29.5.

and room for the camels. master Abraham, I pray thee, send me in De. 23. 4. 32 And the man came into the house : good speed' this day, and shew kindness Ju. 3.8, 10. and he ungirded his camels, and gave unto my master Abraham.

Ac. 2.9. straw and provender for the camels, and 13 Behold, I stand here by the well n chap. 11. 31. water to wash his feet, and the men's of water; and the daughters of the men

o chap. 26.29. feet that were with him.

Ju. 17. 2. of the city come out to draw water :

33 And there was set meat before him

Ru. 3. 10. 14 And let it come to pass, that the dam

to eat: but he said, I will not eat until

Ps. 115. 15. sel to whom I shall say, Let down thy

I have told mine errand. And he said, y

that wopitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink;

Speak on.

men which and she shall say, Drink, and I will

draw water

34 And he said, I am Abraham's ser. give thy camels drink also: let the same be

vant. she that thou hast appointed for thy ser

go forth.

35 And the LORD hath blessed my mas.

p Ex. 2. 16. vant Isaac; and thereby# shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my a verse 27.

1 Sa. 9. 11. ter greatly,” and he is become great ;" and

he hath given him flocks, and herds, master.

chap.26.24. and silver, and gold, and 15 And it came to pass, before he had Ex. 3. 6. vants, and maidservants, and camels, and doney speaking, that behold, Rebekah Mat. 22. 32. asses. came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of | - Ne. 1. 11. 36 And Sarah, my master's wife, bare a Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's bro- Pr. 3. 6. son to my master when she was old : and ther, with her pitcher upon her shoulder. 8 verse 43. unto him hath he given all that he hath.

16' And the damsel was very fair tot Ps. 132.3..5. 37 And my master made me swear, look upon, a virgin, neither had any man John 4. 34. saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my known her; and she went down to the Ep. 6.5.7. son of the daughters of the Canaanites, well, and filled her pitcher, and came up:

uv.l.ch.12.2. in whose land I dwell: 17 And the servant ran to meet her,

13.2. 38 But thou shalt go unto my father's and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a Pr. 10. 22. house, and to my kindred, and take a little water of thy pitcher.

22. 4. v Ps. 18. 35.

wife unto my son. 18 And she said, Drink, my lord: and

x Ju. 6.17,37.

39 And I said unto my master, Peradshe hasted, and let down her pitcher upon 2 Ki. 20. 9. venture the woman will not follow me. her hand, and gave him drink.

y Is. 65. 24. 40 And he said unto me, The LORD, 19 And when she had done giving him Da. 9. 21. before whom I walk, will send his angel drink, she said, I will draw water for good of with thee, and prosper thy way; and thy camels also, a until they have done counte- thou shalt take a wife for my son of my drinking

kindred, and of my father's house : 20 And she hasted, and emptied her

z verse 3.

41 Then shalt thou be clear from this

al Pe. 4. 9. pitcher into the trough, and ran again 0 La.2.19,61. my oath, when thou comest to my kinunto the well to draw water, and drew

c verse 12.

dred; and if they give not thee one, thou for all his camels.

d chap. 39. 3. shalt be clear from my oath. 21 And the man, wondering at her,

Ezra 8. 21.

42 And I came this day unto the well, held his peace, to wit whether the LORD Ne. 1. 11. and said, O LORD God of my master had made his journey prosperous or not. Ps. 90. 17. Abraham, if now thou do prosperd my

22 And it came to pass, as the camels Ro. 1. 10. way which I go ; had done drinking, that the man took a

43 Behold, I stand by the well of water

menser

nance.

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