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said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands. 10 And the angel, of the LoRD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not

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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. CHAP. XVII. The Covenant renewed. . ND when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Ålmighty God; walk before me, and be thou per

ec 2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exc g Y; Abram 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 called Abram; but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have Imade

... 6 And I will make thee exceed; fruitful, and I will make nations §

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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 overlasting possession; and I will be their

9 is And God said unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee, in their generations, .

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be numbered for multitude. nd the angel of the Lostd said unto her, . Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LoRD hath heard thy affliction. - 12 And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against everyman, and everyman's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren. 13 And she called the name of the LQRIn that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me ! 14 Wherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh an 15 on

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Ishmael circumcised. child, whose flesh of his foreskin is not cirocis... that soul shall be § from his ople: he hath roken my Covenant. 15 T.And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but 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 mo of nations; kings of people shall be of her. 17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years old? .# to: Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear of iš Ānd Abraham said unto God, 3. that Ishmael might live before ee : 19. And God said, Sarah o wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac': and I will establish my govenant 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, an I will make him a great nation. 21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom 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 Abra

ham. 23 T And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male amon the men of Abraham's house; an circumcised the flesh of their foreskin, in the self-same day, as God had said unto him. 24 And Abraham was , ninety years old and nine, when he was flood in the flesh of his oreskin. 25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin. § self-same day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his

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2. And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo, three men stood by him; and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tentdoor, and bowed hi toward the ground,

3 And said, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from

th; servant: ther Let a little water, I pray you,

be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the

treet 5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and o your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your serthey said, So do, as thou hast said. 6 And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready o three mea: sures 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. . §"And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he

d|stood by them under the tree, and ousehold after him, and they shall sak

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augh. # And the men rose §: from thence, and looked toward Sodom: and Ábraham went with them to bring them on the way. . 17 | And the LoRD said, Shall I

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*::: o Abraham that thing wnicn i clo: iššeeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him,3 . 19 For, I know him, that he will command his children and his

h keep the way of the LoRp, to do justice and judgment; that the LoRD may of upon Ábraham that which he hath spoken of him. 20 And the Lord said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous, 21 I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the §§ it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will

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######".;; city for ve f - d, If I find there forty and fiye, 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, Qh, let not the Lord be angry, and I will ak: Peradventure there shall ; be, found there, And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty ere. h 31 § he said, Behold #: have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord : Peradventure there

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shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for “go. sake. . 32 And he said, Qh, 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

e. 33 And the LQRp went his way, as soon as he had left, communing with Abraham : and Abraham returned unto his *: CHAP. XIX. Lot entertains two Angels. A*. there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lotsatin the gate of Sodom; and Lot, seeing them, rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with hisfacétoward 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 i. so. and ye ji rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, K. ; , but we will abide in the street all might. 3 And he pressed upon them reatly; , and they turned in unto im, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did bake unleavened bread, and they did eat. 4 's But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sgdom, compassed the house round, both old and young aith: people from eve arter: 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

> 7 And said do not so wic ehold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, do ye to them as is g 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 fel; came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judget, Now will we deal worse with thee than wi them. And o Sore upon

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ALot leaves Sodom.

11 And they smote the men that toere at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door. 12 T. And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides 3 son: in-law, and thy sons, an y daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place : . 13 For we will destroy thisplace, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the Lorp; 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, §: you out of this place; for the LoRD will destroy this city: but he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons-in-law. 15 TT And when the mornin arose, then the angels hasteng Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters which aré here,. o be consumed in the iniquity of the city. .. # And, while he lingered, the men said hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hanj of is two daughters; the LoRn being merciful unto him; and they brought him forth, and set him without the city. 17 And it came to ğ. when they had brought em forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life: look not behind thee, neither thou in all the plain: escape to the mountain, lest thou be

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JHis inces: Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Load out of heaven; 25 And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inha: bitants of the cities, and that which grow upon the ground. 26 || But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt. 27 is And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the LoRD : 28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, toward all the land of the o and beheld, and io, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace. 29 || And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of , the Fo that §. remembered Abraam, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he, overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt. 30 1s And Lot went up out of Zoar, and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him ; for he feared to dwell in Zoar : an he dwelt in a cave, he, and his two daughters. 31 TT And the first-born said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the e 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 perceived not when she lo down, nor when she arose. 34 And it came to pass on the morrow, that the first-born said unto the younger, Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: letus make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may préserve seed of our father. - 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"This were both the daugh# of Lot with child by their

atner. 37 And the first-born bare a son, and called his name Moab :, the same is the father of the Moabites unto this day. 38 And the younger, she also bare a son, and called his namo Benammi: the same is the father of the

children of Ammon unto this day.

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CHAP.XX, ...
.Abraham denieth his Wife:

ND Abrahamâjî from thence toward the south 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, old, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken: for she is a man's

wife. 4 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation? .5 Said he not unto me, She is m sister 3 and she, even she herself said, Hè is my brother; in the in: tegrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this. 6"Yoj'..."; in a dream, Yea, Iknow that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sin: sing againstme: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her. Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall' pray, for thee, and thou shalt live; and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou and all that are

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