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Sarai giveth Hagar to Abram.


Ishmael is born. an horror of great darkness fell upon him. her by a fountain of water in the wilder

13 And he said unto Abram, Know of ness, by the fountain in the way to 'Shur. cir. 1911. u Exod. 12. a surety " that thy seed shall be a stranger 8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, och. 25. 18. en hoe om die in a land that is not their's, and shall whence camest thou ? and whither wilt p Exod. 15.

serve them; and they "shall afflict them thou go? And she said, I flee from the
four hundred years;

face of my mistress Sarai. 14 And also that nation, whom they shall 9 And the angel of the LORD said unDe berod. 9.6 serve, 'will I judge: and afterward shall to her, Return to thy mistress, and sub- Fot. 2. y Exod. 12. they come out with eat substance. mit thyself under her hands.

15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers 10 And the angel of the LORD said **Jobs. 96. in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good unto her, 'I will multiply thy seed ex. & 3.17.2 a Acts 13 36 old age.

ceedingly, that it shall not be numbered 25 12. b ch.35.8 • Exod. 12.

16 But in the fourth generation they for multitude.

shall come hither again: for the iniquity 11 And the angel of the LORD said d Kings 21. d of the Amorites is not yet full. unto her, Behold, thou art with child,

17 And it came to pass, that, when and shalt bear a son, 'and shalt call his sch: 17:19 Matt. 23. 32 the sun went down, and it was dark, be- name || Ishmael; because the Lord hath Luke 1. 13,

hold a smoking furnace, and ta burning heard thy affliction. i Jer. 34. 18, lamp that 'passed between those pieces. 12 And he will be a wild man; his God shall

18 In the same day the Lord made hand will be against every man, and every ch. 21. 20.

a covenant with Abram, saying, -Unto man's hand against m; "and he shall uch. 25. 18. be. thy seed have I given this land, from the dwell in the presence of all his brethren.

river of Egypt unto the great river, the 13 And she called the name of the Deut. 1. 7.& river Euphrates :

LORD that spake unto her, Thou God 19 The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, seest me: for she said, Have I also here i Kings 4. 21. and the Kadınonites,

looked after him * that seeth me? 20 And the Hittites, and the Periz- 14 Wherefore the well was called Isai. 97. 12. zites, and the Rephaims,

|| Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between ch: 27. 62. 21 And the Amorites, and the Canaan- Kadesh and Bered. ites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites. 15 And Hagar bare Abram a son: CHAP. XVI.

and Abram called his son's name, which eth and seeth

Hagar bare, Ishmael.
1 Sarai, being barren, giveth Hagar to A-
bram. 6 Hagar, being afflicted for despis-

16 And Abram was fourscore and six 26.
ing her mistress, runneth away. 7 An an- years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to b ver. 11.
gel sendeth her back to submit herself, 11 and Abram.
telleth her of her child. 15 Ishmael is born.

children: and she had an handmaid, 1 God reneweth the covenant. 5 Abram his

name is changed in token of a greater bless1 ch. 21. 9. ban Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.

ing. 10 Circumcision is instituted. 15 2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Be- Sarai her name is changed, and she blessed. d. ch. 30. hold now, the LORD hath restrained me 16 Isaac is promised. 23 Abraham and from bearing: I pray, 'thee, go in unto

Ishmael are circumcised. ho chiesa en mand themay be chatbramay, tabtain A ,

children by her. Abram Shearken- old and nine, the LORD appeared Deut. 10. 17. builded by ed to the voice of Sarai.

to Abram, and said unto him, I am the 3 And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar Almighty God; walk before me, and be kingo 2. 4.

her maid the Egyptian, after Abram "had thou 1 perfect. b ch. 12. S. dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and 2 And I will make my covenant be ?

gave her to her husband Abram to be his tween me and thee, and will multiply righi, or, wife.

thee exceedingly. 4 And he went in unto Hagar, and 3 And Abram ' fell on his face: and Deut. 18. 13. .

she conceived: and when she saw that God talked with him, saying, i Sam. 6. she had conceived, her mistress was 'des- 4 As for me, behold, my covenant is cha!22.& pised in her eyes.

with thee, and thou shalt be a father of 7.
5 And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong + many nations.

upon thee: I have given my maid into 5 Neither shall thy name any more 36. Gal." 1 Sam. 24. 12. thy bosom; and when she saw that she be called Abram, but thy name shall be Heb. milPerry had conceived, I was despised in her || Abraham; 'for a father of many na- tions.

Job 26 eyes : "the LORD judge between me and tions have I made thee. 12. Jer. 38.'s. thee.

6 And I will make thee exceeding Father of a 6 'But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, fruitful, and I will make * nations of great multiguod in thine thy maid is in thy hand; do to her tas it thee, and 'kings shall come out of thee. i Rom.4

. 17. Heb, as. pleaseth thee. And when Sarai #dealt 7 And I will * establish my covenant kich flicted her hardly with her," she fled from her face. between me and thee and thy seed after 35.1. Mat. 7 And the angel of the Lord found thee in their generations for an everlast- m Gal. 3. 17.

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Abraham entertaineth three angels. ing covenant, "to be a God unto thee, | foreskin in the selfsame day, as God and to othy seed after thee.

had said unto him,
8 And I will give unto thee, and to 24 And Abraham was ninety years
Hebes thy seed after thee, the land to wherein old and nine, when he was circumcised
• Rens & thou art a stranger, all the land of Ca- | in the flesh of his foreskin.
biz ish naan, for an everlasting possession; and 25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen
'I will be their God.

years old, when he was circumcised in
9 And God said unto Abraham, Thou the flesh of his foreskin.
shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, 26 In the selfsame day was Abraham
and thy seed after thee in their genera- circumcised, and Ishmael his son.

27 And all the men of his house, born fch. 18. 19. 10 This is my covenant, which ye in the house, and bought with money **** shall keep, between me and you and thy of the stranger, were circumcised with him. seed after thee; 'Every man child among

you shall be circumcised.
11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh Abraham entertaineth three angels. 9 Sa-

rah is reproved for laughing at the strange
of your foreskin; and it shall be ta to-

promise. 17 The destruction of Sodom is ken of the covenant betwixt me and you. revealed to Abraham. 23 Abraham maketh 12 And + he that is eight days old

intercession for the men thereof. el eight days.

"shall be circumcised among you, every ND the Lord appeared unto him in
born in the house, or bought with money in the tent door in the heat of the day;
of any stranger, which is not of thy seed. 2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, 1. Hebr. 13.

13 He that is born in thy house, and he and, lo, three men stood by him: and ech. 19. 1.
that is bought with thy money, must needs when he saw them, he ran to meet them
be circumcised: and my covenant shall be from the tent door, and bowed himself
in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. toward the ground,

14 And the uncircumcised man child 3 And said, My Lord, if now I have

whose flesh of his foreskin is not circum- found favour in thy sight, pass not away, Exod. 4 cised, that soul shall be cut off from I pray thee, from thy servant:

his people; he hath broken my covenant. 4 Let d a little water, I pray you, be dech. 19. 2.

151 And God said unto Abraham, As fetched, and wash your feet, and rest for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her yourselves under the tree:

name Sarai, but || Sarah shall her name be. 5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, ind d. 15. 10. 16 And I will bless her, and give and t'comfort ye your hearts; after + Heb. stay.

thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless that ye shall pass on: 6 for therefore and Hebbene her, and + she shall be a mother of na- t are ye come to your servant. And 15.

tions; kings of people shall be of her. they said, So do, as thou hast said.

17 Then Abraham fell upon his face, 6 And Abraham hastened into the tent Hel. you and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall unto Sarah, and said, † Make ready quickly 1. Heb. a child be born unto him that is an hun. three measures of fine meal, knead it, Hasten. dred years old? and shall Sarah, that is and make cakes upon the hearth. ninety years old, bear?

7 And Abraham ran unto the herd, and 18 And Abraham said unto God, o fetcht a calf tender and good, and gave it that Ishmael might live before thee !

unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it. 19 And God said, “Sarah thy wife 8 And " he took butter, and milk, and h ch. 19. 3. shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou the calf which he had dressed, and set it shalt call his name Isaac: and I will esta- before them; and he stood by them unblish my covenant with him for an everlast- der the tree, and they did eat. ing covenant, and with his seed after him. 9. And they said unto him, Where

20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard is Sarah thy wife? and he said, Behold,

thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and in the tent. baisia will make him fruitful, and will multiply 10 And he said, I will certainly re- kver: 14 % 12, him exceedingly; "twelve princes shall he turn unto thee according to the time of 16. da 11. 4. beget, and I will make him a great nation. life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have mch: 17:19

21 But my covenant will I establish a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent Rom.9.9. ech. 21. 2. with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto door, which was behind him. thee at this set time in the next year.

ií Now " Abraham and Sarah were Rom.7.19 22 And he left off talking with him, old and well stricken in age; and it is, and God went up from Abraham. ceased to be with Sarah after the man- o ch. 31. 35.

23 And Abraham took Ishmael his ner of women. son, and all that were born in his house, 12 Therefore Sarah Plaughted within her- p ch. 17–17. and all that were bought with his money, self, saying, ' After

I am waxed old shall 9 Luke 1. 18, every male among the men of Abraham's I have pleasure, my 'lord being old also ? = 1 Pét. 3. 6. house; and circumcised the flesh of their 15 And the LORD said unto Abraham,

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Lot entertaineth two
Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall 51 And he said, Behold now, I have
I of a surety bear a child, which am old ? taken upon me to speak unto the Lord:

14 'Is any thing too hard for the Peradventure there shall be twenty found LORD? + At the time appointed I will re- there. And he said, I will not destroy it

turn unto thee, according to the time of for twenty's sake. tch. 17.21. life, and Sarah shall have a son.

32 And he said, "Oh let not the Lord .. 2 Kings 4. 16. 15 Then Sarah, denied, saying, I be angry, and I will speak yet but this

laughed not; for she was afraid. And once: Peradventure ten shall be found he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh. there. And he said, I will not destroy

16 And the men rose up from thence, it for ten's sake.

and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham 33 And the LORD went his way, as soon . Rom. 15. went with them to bring them on the way. as he had left communing with Abraham:

17 And the LORD said, "Shall I hide and Abraham returned unto his place. from Abraham that thing which I do;

CHAP. XIX. 18 Seeing that Abraham shall surely be 1 Lot entertaineth two angels. 4 The vicious

come a great and mighty nation, and all the Sodomites are stricken with blindness. 12 cb. 12. 3. nations of the earth shall be blessed in him? Lot is sent for safety into the mountains. 19 For I know him, that he will

18 He obtaineth leave to go into Zoar. 24 command his children and his houshold

Sodom and Gomorrah are destroyed. 26

Lot's wife is a pillar of salt. 30 Lot dwellafter him, and they shall keep the way Josh. 34. 15

eth in a cave. 31 The incestuous original Ephes. 8. 4. of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; of Moab and Ammon.

that the LORD may bring upon Abra-
ham that which he hath spoken of hima ASD, there “came two angels to a ci

20 And the LORD said, Because the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them bec! James 5.4. cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, rose up to meet them; and he bowed

and because their sin is very grievous; himself with his face toward the ground;

21 “I will go down now, and see whe- 2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, ther they have done altogether according turn in, I pray you, into your servant's

to the cry of it, which is come unto me; house, and tarry all night, and wash ac b. Deut. 8. 2. and if not, I will know.

your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and 22 And the men turned their faces go on your ways. And they said, Nay; lice.19 . 12. from thence, and went toward Sodom : but we will abide in the street all night.

but Abraham stood yet before the LORD, 3 And he pressed upon them greatly;

23 s And Abraham ° drew near, and and they turned in unto him, and entered said, 'Wilt thou also destroy the righte- into his house; "and he made them a ro ous with the wicked ?

feast, and did bake unleavened bread, 24 8 Peradventure there be fifty right- and they did eat. eous within the city: wilt thou also de- 4 1 But before they lay down, the stroy and not spare the place for the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, fifty righteous that are therein ?

compassed the house round, both old and 25 That be far from thee to do after this young, all the people from every quarter :

manner,to slay the righteous with the wick- 5 . And they called unto Lot, and said & ls Job & 20. ed: and that the righteous should be as unto him, Where are the men which i Job 8. 3. & the wicked, that be far from thee: 'Shall came in to thee this night? " bring them 3.1. &94. not the Judge of all the earth do right?

out unto us, that we 'may know them. 26 And the LORD said, If I find in 6 And Lot went out at the door unto 370 Esek. n. ja Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then them, and shut the door after him,

I will spare all the place for their sakes. 7 And said, I pray you, brethren, do

27 And Abraham answered and said, not so wickedly. I Luke 18. 1. 1 Behold now, I have taken upon me to

8 Behold now, I have two daughters is Touch. 3. 19. speak unto the Lord, which am " but dust which have not known man; let me, I Eccles. 12.7. and ashes :

pray you, bring them out unto you, and do 28 Peradventure there shall lack five of ye to them as is good in your eyes: only the fifty righteous : wilt thou destroy all unto these men do nothing; "for therefore the city for lack of five? And he said, if I came they under the shadow of my roof. find there forty and five, I will not destroy it. 9 And they said, Stand back. And they

29 And he spake unto him yet again, said again. This one fellow "came in to so.? and said, Peradventure there shall be forty journ, and he will needs be a judge: now O E found there. And he said, I will not do it willwedealworsewith thee, than with them. 14. for forty's sake.

And they pressed sore upon the man, even 30 And he said unto him, Oh let not Lot, and came near to break the door. the Lord be angry, and I will speak : 10 But the men put forth their hand, Peradventure there shall thirty be found and pulled Lot into the house to them, !! there. And he said, I will not do it, if and shut to the door. I find thirty there.

11 And they smote the men

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Lot dwelleth in a cave. were at the door of the house with blind

27 9 And Abraham gat up early in ole ness, both small and great: so that they the morning to the place where in he

wearied themselves to find the door. stood before the LORD:
12 And the men said unto Lot,

28 And he looked toward Sodom and
Hast thou here any besides? son in law, Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the

and thy sons, and thy daughters, and plain, and beheld, and, lo," the smoke of a Rev. 18. 9. .. whatsoever thou hast in the city, "bring the country went up as the smoke of a

them out of this place:

13 For we will destroy this place, be- 29 And it came to pass, when God des

cause the 'cry of them is waxen great troyed the cities of the plain, that God ore- och. &. 1.& a fare before the face of the LORD; and the membered Abraham, and sent Lot out of Lord hath sent us to destroy it.

the midst of the overthrow, when he over14 And Lot went out, and spake unto threw the cities in the which Lot dwelt. Matt 1.28 his sons in law, twhich married his 30 And Lot went up out of Zoar,

daughters, and said, " Up, get you out of and dwelt in the mountain, and his two p ver. 17, 19.

this place; for the LORD will destroy daughters with him; for he feared to

en this city.' But he seemed as one that dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, **411. mocked unto his sons in law.

he and his two daughters., 15 And when the morning arose, then 51 | And the firstborn said unto the Sabied the angels hastened Lot, saying, 'Arise, younger, Our father is old, and there is

take thy wife, and thy two daughters, not a man in the earth 'to come in unto q ch. 16.9, 4 + Heb. are which are here; lest thou be consumed us after the manner of all the earth: 197, punishin the li iniquity of the city.

32 Come, let us make our father drink 16 And 'while he lingered, the men wine, and we will lie with him, that we laid hold upon his hand, and upon the 'may preserve seed of our father.

hand of his wife, and upon the hand of 33 And they made their father drink Lake & his two daughters; the LORD being mer- wine that night: and the firstborn went

ciful unto him : band they brought him in, and lay with her father; and he per+ Ps. 343. forth, and set him without the city. ceived not when she lay down, nor when

17 And it came to pass, when they had she arose.
brought them forth abroad, that he said, 34 And it came to pass

on the morrow, i Fiago 19 Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, that the firstborn said unto the younger, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape Behold, I lay yesternight with my

father: to the mountain, lest thou be consumed. let us make him drink wine this night also;

18 And Lot said unto them, Oh, not and go thou in, and lie with him, that we Acu la 14. So, my Lord:

may preserve seed of our father.
19 Behold now, thy servant hath 35 And they made their father drink
found grace in thy sight, and thou hast wine that night also: and the younger
magnified thy mercy, which thou hast arose, and lay with him; and he perceived
shewed unto me in saving my life; and I not when she lay down, nor when she arose.
cannot escape to the mountain, lest some 36 Thus were both the daughters of
evil take me, and I die:

Lot with child by their father.
20 Behold now, this city is near to flee 37 And the firstborn bare a son, and
anto, and it is a little one: oh, let me called his name Moab: "the same is the . Deut. 2. 2
escape thither, (is it not a little one?) father of the Moabites unto this day.
and my soul shall live.

38 And the younger, she also bare a Job

21 And he said unto him, See, 'I have son, and called his name Ben-ammi: t the Deat. 2. 19. Heb thing accepted f thee concerning this thing same is the father of the children of Am

also, that I will not overthrow this city, mon unto this day. See for the which thou hast spoken.

22 Haste thee, escape thither; for RI
cannot do any thing till thou be come

1 Abraham sojourneth at Gerar, 2 denieth his 2 thither. Therefore the name of the

wife, and loseth her. 3 Abimelech is re

proved for her in a dream. 9 He rebuketh city was called | Zoar.

Abraham, 14 restoreth Sarah, 16 and re23 The sun was trisen upon the earth proveth her. 17 He is healed by AbraHet green when Lot entered into Zoar. 24 | Then 'the Lord rained upon Athence

broward the southe country, Jeta Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone ut some and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, 14. 25 And he overthrew those cities, and and sojourned in Gerar. " Zuple 2 all the plain, and all the inhabitants of 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, Per the cities, and that which grew upon She is my sister: and Abimelech king . . 12. 13.

of Gerar sent, and took Sarah, 26 { But his wife looked back from be- 3 But 'God came to Abimelech 5 in a lehet egy hind him, and she became la pillar of salt. dream by night, and said to him, " Behold, h ver, 3.

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Isaac thou art but a dead man, for the woman', all the wombs of the house of Abimewhich thou hast taken; for she is ta lech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife. man's wife.

CHAP. XXI. 4 But Abimelech had not come near

1 Isaac is born. 4 He is circumcised. 6 Sa. i th. 18. 23. her : and he said, LORD, 'wilt thou slay

rah's joy. 9 Hagar and Ishmael are cast also a righteous nation ?

forth. “15 Hagar in distress. 17 The an5 Said he not unto me, She is my gel comforteth her. 22 Abimelech's cove

sister? and she, even she herself said, nant with Abraham at Beer-sheba. k 2 Kings 20. He is my brother: "in the || integrity

ND the LORD "visited Sarah as he of my heart and innocency of my hands Lor, simpli- have I done this. city, or, sin

Sarah Was he had spoken. 6 And God said unto him in a dream, 2 For Sarah conceived, and bare A

Yea, I know that thou didst this in the braham a son in his old age, d at the set kuch: 31.7. integrity of thy heart; for 'I also with time of which God had spoken to him. Exod. 34.24. held thee from sinning "against me:

3 And Abraham called the name of therefore suffered I thee not to touch her. his son that was born unto him, whom

7 Now therefore restore the man his Sarah bare to him, Isaac.

wife; "for he is a prophet, and he shall 4 And Abraham 'circumcised his son

. pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if Isaac being eight days old, 5 as God had

thou restore her not, oknow thou that commanded him. 131 Jobs thou shalt surely die, thou, Pand all that 5 And " Abraham was an hundred years are thine.

old, when his son Isaac was born unto him. p Numb. 16. 8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in 6 F And Sarah said, 'God hath made

the morning, and called all his servants, me to laugh, so that all that hear * will
and told all these things in their ears: and laugh with me.
the men were sore afraid.

7 And she said, Who would have said
9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, unto Abraham, that Sarah should have
and said unto him, What hast thou done given children suck ? 'for I have born!

unto us, and what have I offended thee, him a son in his old age. 2 ch. 26. 10. that thou hast brought on me and on my 8 And the child grew, and was weanJosh. 7. 25. kingdom a great sin? thou hast done deeds ed: and Abraham made a great feast the

unto me that ought not to be done. same day that Isaac was weaned.

10 And Abimelech said unto Abra- 99 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar ham, What sawest thou, that thou hast m the Egyptian," which she had born undone this thing?

to Abraham, o mocking: 11 And Abraham said, Because I 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, en 2 18 thought, Surely the fear of God is not Cast out this bondwoman and her son : R Prov. 16. 6. in this place; and they will slay me for for the son of this bondwoman shall not s my wife's sake.

be heir with my son, even with Isaac. 12 And yet indeed " she is my sister ; 11 And the thing was very grievous in she is the daughter of my father, but not Abraham's sight "because of his son. the daughter of my mother; and she be- 12 And God said unto Abraham, Let came my wife.

it not be grievous in thy sight because of 13 And it came to pass, when "God the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; Hebr. 11. 8. caused me to wander from my father's in all that Sarah hath said unto thee,

house, that I said unto her, This is thy hearken unto her voice; for 'in Isaac : kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; shall thy seed be called.

at every place whither we shall come, 13 And also of the son of the bondy ch. 12. 13. say of me, He is my brother.

woman will I make 'a nation, because he 14 f And Abimelech 'took sheep, and is thy seed. oxen, and menservants, and womenserv- 14 And Abraham rose up early in the ants, and

gave them unto Abraham, and morning, and took bread, and a bottle of restored him Sarah his wife.

water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it 15 And Abimelech said, Behold, 'my on her shoulder, and the child, and 'sent' ir land is before thee: dwell + where it her away: and she departed, and wanpleaseth thee.

dered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba. 16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I 15 | And the water was spent in the

have given thy brother a thousand pieces bottle, and she cast the child under one ach. 26. 11. of silver : "behold, he is to thee da cover- of the shrubs.

ing of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, 16 And she went, and sat her down over and with all other: thus she was reproved. against him a good way off

, as it were a 175SoAbraham@prayed unto God:and bowshot: for she said, Let me not see God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and the death of the child. And she sat over his maidservants; and they bare children. against him, and lift up her voice, and wept. 18 For the LORD 'had fast closed up 17 And “God heard the voice of the lad;

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Job 42.9


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