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18 "And in thy seed shall all the na- people give I it thee: bury thy dead. I ch. 24. 60. tions of the earth be blessed; because


12 And Abraham bowed down himthou hast obeyed my voice.

self before the people of the land. 19 So Abraham returned unto his 13 And he spake unto Ephron in the 41:22 Acts young men, and they rose up and went audience of the people of the land, saying, $; 316, 18.* together to 'Beer-sheba ; and Abraham But if thou wilt give it

, I pray thee, hear me : ter: 3, 10. dwelt at Beer-sheba.

I will give thee money for the field; take it 20 And it came to pass after these of me, and I will bury my dead there.

things, that it was told Abraham, saying, 14 And Ephron answered Abraham, 9 ch. 11. 29. Behold, Milcah, she hath also born saying unto him, children unto thy brother Nahor;

15 My lord, hearken unto me: the 21 'Huz his firstborn, and Buz his bro | land is worth four hundred 6shekels of ) Exod. 30. • Job 32. 2. ther, and Kemuel the father of Aram, silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? iz.

22 And Chesed, and Hazo, and Pil- bury therefore thy dead. dash, and Jidlaph, and Bethuel.

16 And Abraham hearkened unto E-
25 And Bethuel begat "Rebekah : phron; and Abraham 'weighed to Ephron i Jer. 32. 3.
Rom. 9. io. these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, the silver, which he had named in the
Abraham's brother.

audience of the sons of Heth, four hun-
24 And his concubine, whose name dred shekels of silver, current money with
was Reumah, she bare also Tebah, and the merchant.
Gaham, and Thahash, and Maachah. 17 And "the field of Ephron, which are cb. 25. 3.

was in Machpelah, which was before 32. & 502
I The age and death of Sarah. 3 The purchase Mamre, the field, and the cave which was

of Machpelah, 19 where Sarah was buried. therein, and all the trees that were in the
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ven and twenty years old : these about, were made sure
were the years of the life of Sarah.

18 Unto Abraham for a possession in 2 And Sarah died in Kirjath-arba; the presence of the children of Heth, be* Joxh: 14: the same is Hebron in the land of Ca- fore all that went in at the gate of his city.

naan: and Abraham came to mourn for 19 9 And after this, Abraham buried
Sarah, and to weep for her.

Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of
3 And Abraham stood up from be- Machpelah before Mamre: the same is
fore his dead, and spake unto the sons of Hebron in the land of Canaan.
Heth, saying,

20 And the field, and the cave that is
4 'I am a stranger and a sojourner therein, I were made sure unto Abraham ! Ste Ruthe
1. 19:13 with you: «give me a possession of a for a possession of a buryingplace by the Ser. 32 ie,

buryingplace with you, that I may bury sons of Heth. Acts 7.5 my dead out of my sight.

CHAP. XXIV. 5 And the children of Heth answered

1 Abraham sweareth his servant. 10 The Abraham, saying unto him,

servant's journey. 12 His prayer. 14 His 6 Hear us, my lord : thou art toa sign. 15 Rebekah meeteth him, 18 fulfilleth

mighty prince among us: in the choice his sign, 22 receiveth jewels, 23 sheweth her 6.Ch.132& of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none

kindred, 25 and inviteth him hume. 26 The of us shall withhold from thee his sepul

servant blesseth God. 29 Laban entertaineth

hin, 34 The servant sheweth his message.
chre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead. 50 Laban and Bethuel approve it. 58 Rebe-

7 And Abraham stood up, and bowed kah consenteth to go. 62 Isaac meeteth her.
himself to the people of the land, even to AND Abraham was old, and twell 2 ch. 18.11.
the children of Heth.

stricken in age: and the LORD had Heb.rome
8 And he communed with them, say- blessed Abraham in all things.
ing, If it be your mind that I should bury 2 And Abraham said unto his eldest ver. 35 Ps.
my dead out of my sight; hear me, and in- servant of his house, that a ruled over all 10. 22
treat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar, that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand

9 That he may give me the cave of under my thigh :

Machpelah, which he hath, which is in 3 And I will make thee fswear by the ch.47. 29. Meb, full the end of his field; for – as much money LORD, the God of heaven, and the God 24. Lam5.6. as it is worth he shall give it me for a pos- of the earth, that thou shalt not take a Deut.'&: 13.

fch. session of a buryingplace amongst you. wife unto my son of the daughters of the Josh. 2 12.

10 And Ephron dwelt among the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite 4 "But thou shalt go unto my coun- 34 16. Deut. 4 lleb. ears answered Abraham in the taudience of try, and to my kindred, and take a wife 2 the children of Heth, even of all that unto my son Isaac.

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CHAP. XXIV. The servant is entertained by Labar. 5 And the servant said unto him, Per- camels also, until they have done drinking. CHRIST

adventure the woman will not be willing 20 And she hasted, and emptied her
to follow me unto this land: must I needs pitcher into the trough, and ran again un-
bring thy son again unto the land from to the well to draw water, and drew for
whenee thou camest?

all his camels.
6 And Abraham said unto him, Beware 21 And the man wondering at her held
thou that thou bring not my son thither his peace, to wit whether the Lord had • ves. 12, 56.

made his journey prosperous or not.
7 The LORD God of heaven, which 22.And it came to pass, as the ca-
. 12 , I took me from my father's house, and mels had done drinking, that the man

from the land of my kindred, and which took a golden . || earring of half a shekel ,
spake unto me, and

that sware unto me, weight, and two bracelets for her hands 19, 20, 21, Ich 12.7.& saying, 'Unto thy seed will I give this of ten shekels weight of gold;

land; "he shall send his angel before 23 And said, Whose daughter art thou? healin' thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my tell me, I pray thee: is there room in thy headline fore

I 14 Aas 7. son from thence.

father's house for us to lodge in ? 8 And if the woman will not be willing 24 And she said unto him, I am the < ch. 22. 23.

to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah,
escol. 2.17, from this my oath : only bring not my son which she bare unto Nahor.
thither again.

25 She said moreover unto him, We
9 And the servant put his hand under have both straw and provender enough,
the thigh of Abraham his master, and and room to lodge in.
sware to him concerning that matter.

26 And the man bowed down his Exod: 431.
10 9 And the servant took ten camels head, and worshipped the LORD.
of the camels of his master, and departed; 27 And he said, Blessed be the LORD . Exod. 18.
. || for all the goods of his master were in God of my master Abraham, who hath not in sam

his hand: and he arose, and went to Me- left destitute my master of' his mercy and sam. 18.28. pcb. 17. 43. sopotamia, unto the city of Nahor. his truth : I being in the way, the LORD ch. 32. 10.

11 And he made his camels to kneel led me to the house of my master's bre- Pr. 98. 3. down without the city by a well of water thren.

at the time of the evening, even the time 28 And the damsel ran, and told them Hebe that that women go out to draw water. of her mother's house these things.

12 1 And he said, 'O LORD God of my 29 | And Rebekah had a brother, and

master Abraham, I pray thee, 'send me his name was "Laban: and Laban ran isang good speed this day, and shew kindness out unto the man, unto the well. unto my master Abraham.

30 And it came to pass, when he saw 13 Behold, I stand here by the well of the earring and bracelets upon his sister's En water; and the daughters of the men of hands, and when he heard the words of

the city come out to draw water : Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the

14 And let it come to pass, that the man unto me; that he came unto the

damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy man; and, behold, he stood by the camels ksud 2 18 pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; at the well

. and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy 31 And he said, Come in, thou bless- Judges 17.',. camels drink also: let the same be she that ed of the LORD; wherefore standest thou Butha...

thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; without? for I have prepared the house, badges and thereby shall I know that thou hast and room for the camels. Sane, shewed kindness unto my master.

32 And the man came into the house: 15 F And it came to pass, before he had and he ungirded his camels, and gave Judg. 19. 21. done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah straw and provender for the camels, and

came out, who was born to Bethuel, son water to wash his feet, and the men's feet 1.9 of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abrahams that were with him.

brother, with her pitcher upon her shoul- 33 And there was set meat before him

to eat: but he said, 'I will not eat, until Job 23: 12. 16 And the damsel' was f very fair to I have told mine errand. And he said, Eph656, her look upon, a virgin, neither had any man Speak on.

known her: and she went down to the 34 g And he said, I am Abraham's ser-
well, and filled her pitcher, and came up. vant.

17 And the servant ran to meet her, 35 And the LORD hath blessed my 13.2.
and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a master greatly; and he is become great :
little water of thy pitcher.

and he hath given him flocks, and herds, 1 Pet. 3.

18 ' And she said, Drink, my lord: and and silver, and gold, and menservants, she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon and maidservants, and camels, and asses. her hand, and gave him drink.

36 And Sarah my master's wife " bare a 19 And when she had done giving him son to my master when she was old: and drink, she said, I will draw water for thy | ounto him hath he given all that he hath. & 25.52


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Laban and Bethuel approve i 37 And my master ' made me swear, Abraham's servant heard their words, he saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my worshipped the Lord, bowing himself to son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in the earth. whose land I dwell:

53 And the servant brought forth 38 "But thou shalt go unto my father's + jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and Heb. house, and to my kindred, and take a raiment, and gave them to Rebekah : he Exod.3. wife unto my son.

gave also to her brother and to her mo39 'And I said unto my master, Perad- ther precious things. venture the woman will not follow me. 54 And they did eat and drink, he and 1.6%

40 'And he said unto me, The LORD, the men that were with him, and tarried 1 ch. 17. . t before whom I walk, will send his angel all night; and they rose up in the morn

with thee, and prosper thy way; and thou ing; and he said, "Send me away unto meer. 56, &
shalt take a wife for my son of my kin- my master.
dred, and of my father's house:

55 And her brother and her mother said,
41 Then shalt thou be clear from this Let the damsel abide with us || a few days, year, or,

my oath, when thou comest to my kin- at the least ten; after that she shall go. Judge: 148
dred; and if they give not thee one, thou 56 And he said unto them, Hinder me
shalt be clear from my oath.

not, seeing the Lord hath prospered my
42 And I came this day unto the well, way; send me away that I may go to my
and said, "O LORD God of my master
Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way 57 And they said, We will call the

damsel, and enquire at her mouth.
43 * Behold, I stand by the well of wa- 58 And they called Rebekah, and said
ter; and it shall come to pass, that when unto her, Wilt thou go with this man?
the virgin cometh forth to draw water, And she said, I will go.
and I say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a


59 And they sent away Rebekah their little water of thy pitcher to drink; sister, and mher nurse, and Abraham's m ch. 35. *

44 And she say to me, Both drink thou, servant, and his men.
and I will also draw for thy camels: let 60 And they blessed Rebekah, and said
the same be the woman whom the LORD unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou
hath appointed out for my master's son. "the mother of thousands of millions, and a ch. 17.10

45 "And before I had done speaking olet thy seed possess the gate of those
in mine heart, behold, Rebekah came which hate them.
forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; 61 And Rebekah arose, and her dam-
and she went down unto the well, and sels, and they rode upon the camels, and
drew water: and I said unto her, Let me followed the man: and the servant took
drink, I


Rebekah, and went his

way. 46 And she made haste, and let down 62 | And Isaac came from the way of her pitcher from her shoulder, and said, the 'well Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in the sh. 16 14 Drink, and I will give thy camels drink south country. also: so I drank, and she made the ca- 63 And Isaac went out || 'to meditate 10r, co prog mels drink also.

in the field at the eventide: and he lifted 1.1.2.& 57 47 And I asked her, and said, Whose up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the ca- & 1935 daughter art thou? And she said, Themels were coming.

daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom 64 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and arbrek 16. Milcah bare unto him: and I put the when she saw Isaac, "she lighted off the bedosh. 15.

earring upon her face, and the bracelets camel.
upon her hands.

65 For she had said unto the servant,
48 And I bowed down my head, and What man is this that walketh in the field
worshipped the Lord, and blessed the to meet us? And the servant had said, It
Lord God of my master Abraham, which is my master: therefore she took a vail

, e ch. 22. 23. had led me in the right way to take my and covered herself.

master's brother's daughter unto his son. 66 And the servant told Isaac all things

49 And now if ye will 4 deal kindly and that he had done.
truly with my master, tell me: and if 67 And Isaac brought her into his mo-
not, tell me; that I may turn to the right ther Sarah's tent, and

took Rebekah, and
hand, or to the left.

she became his wife; and he loved her:
50 1 Then Laban and Bethuel answer and Isaac 'was comforted after his mo. 5 ch. 38. 12.
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Nark 12. ii. the LORD: we cannot 'speak unto thee

51 Behold, Rebekah 5 is before thee, 1 The Sons of Abraham by Keturah. 5 The
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The age, death, and burial of Abraham. CHAP. XXV. XXVI.

The birth of Esau and Jacob. childrex strive in her womb. 24 The birth | Isaac, Abraham's son: 'Abraham begat of Esan and Jacob. 27 Their difference. Isaac : * Esau selleth his birthright.

20 And Isaac was forty years old when , Matt. 1. a. THEN again Abraham took a wife, he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter and her name was Keturah.

of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the ch.32 33 1 Chacal ? And she bare him Zimran, and sister to Laban the Syrian.

Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and 21 [ And Isaac intreated the LORD
Ishbak, and Shuah.

for his wife, because she was barren: "and Chrons
. 3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and De- the LORD was intreated of him, and "Re- P: 13.
dan. And the sons of Dedan were As-bekah his wife conceived.
shurim, and Letushim, and Leummim. 22 And the children struggled together

4 And she sons of Midian; Ephah, and within her; and she said, If it be so, why Epher, and Hanoch, and Abidah, and El- am I thus ? *And she went to enquire of 10 daah. All these were the children of the Lord. Keturah,

23 And the LORD said unto her, 'Two & To 5445 5 And Abraham gave all that he nations are in thy womb, and two manner had unto Isaac.

of people shall be separated from thy bow6 But unto the sons of the concubines, els; and 'the one people shall be stronger 12 Sam. 8.

which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, than the other people; and the elder Ch. 27. 23. cca. 2. 14 and sent them away from Isaac his son, shall serve the younger. Judg. 6. 3 while he yet lived, eastward, unto the 24 | And when her days to be delieast country.

vered were fulfilled, behold, there were 7 | And these are the days of the twins in her womb. years of Abraham's life which he lived, an 25 And the first came out red, ball baby a7. 11, hundred threescore and fifteen years. over like an hairy garment; and they

8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and called his name Esau. Ich 1515 died in a good old age, an old man, and 26 And after that came his brother out,

full of years ; and was gathered to his and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; . Hos. 12. 3. people.

and his name was called Jacob : and d ch. 27. 36. 9 And his sons Isaac and Ishmael Isaac was threescore years old when she buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in bare them. the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the 27 1 And the boys grew: and Esau was Hittite, which is before Mamre;

a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and ech. 27. 3,5 10 The field which Abraham pur- Jacob was ' a plain man, " dwelling in tents. Ledeby. BS ica. 3 31. chased of the sons of Heth : there was 28 And Isaac loved Esau, because the 37.37.

Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife. did heat of his venison: but Rebekah

11 | And it came to pass after the loved Jacob.

death of Abraham, that God blessed his 29 | And Jacob sod pottage: and E- bch. 27. 19, feb 18 4 son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the * well sau came from the field, and he was faint: 35, 31. Labai-roi.

30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, 12 Now these are the generations of I pray thee, t with that same red pottage; that belong letu 16 15 Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar for I am faint: therefore was his name with that

the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare called || Edom.
unto Abraham:

31 And Jacob said, Sell me this day red.
13 And these are the names of the thy birthright.
sons of Ishmael, by their names, accord- 32 And Esau said, Behold, I am † atr, 1805.
ing to their generations: the firstborn of the point to die: and what profit shall to die.
Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Ad- this birthright do to me?
beel, and Mibsam,

33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this 14 And Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, day; and he sware unto him: and "hek Hebr. 12. Hedad. 15 || Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, sold his birthright unto Jacob. and Kedemah:

34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and 16 These are the sons of Ishmael, and pottage of lentiles; and 'he did eat and Ecçles. these are their names, by their towns, drink, and rose up, and went his way: 1. Cor. 5 and by their castles; "twelve princes ac- thus Esau despised his birthright. cording to their nations.

17 And these are the years of the life 1 Isaac because of famine went to Gerar. ?
of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and se- God instructeth, and blesseth him. 9 He is
ven years: and he gave up the ghost and

reproved by Abimelech for denying his wife.
died; and was gathered unto his people.

12 He groweth rich. 18 He diggeth Esek,

Sitnah, and Rehoboth. 26 Abimelech mak18 And they dwelt from Havilah unto

eth a covenant with him at Beer-sheba. 34 Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest Esau's wives. on the lead toward Assyria : and he + died in the A Besides the first famine that was in a ch. 12. 10.

ND there was a famine in the land, eir. 1809. chap is presence of all his brethren. 19 1 And these are the generations of the days of Abraham. And Isaac went

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Abimclech covenanieth wis unto • Abimelech king of the Philistines days of Abraham his father; for the Phicir. 1804. unto Gerar.

listines had stopped them after the death 2 And the LORD appeared unto him, of Abraham: and he called their names and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell | after the names by which his father had in the land which I shall tell thee of: called them.

3 « Sojourn in this land, and I will be 19 And Isaac's servants digged in the Ilebr. 11.9. with thee, and 'will bless thee; for unto valley, and found there a well of + springech. 28. 15 thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all ing water. ch. 13. 15. these countries, and I will perform the 20 And the herdmen of Gerar? did strive

oath which I sware unto Abraham thy with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is father;

our's: and he called the name of the well 4 And 'I will make thy seed to mul- || Esek; because they strove with him. tiply as the stars of heaven, and will give 21 And they digged another well, and unto thy seed all these countries; and strove for that also: and he called the in thy seed shall all the nations of the name of it || Sitnah. earth be blessed;

22 And he removed from thence, and 5 'Because that Abraham obeyed my digged another well; and for that they voice, and kept my charge, my command-strove not: and he called the name of it ments, my statutes, and my laws. || Rehoboth; and he said, For now the

6 | And Isaac dwelt in Gerar: LORD hath made room for us, and we shall

7 And the men of the place asked him be fruitful in the land. ch. 12. 13. of his wife; and he said, She is my 23 [ And he went up from thence to $ 20.2: 13. sister: for "he feared to say, She is my Beer-sheba.

wife; lest, said he, the men of the place 24 And the LORD appeared unto him should kill me for Rebekah; because she the same night, and said, I am the God was fair to look upon.

of Abraham thy father:fear not, for I am 8 And it came to pass, when he had with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply been there a long time, that Abimelech thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake. king of the Philistines looked out at a 25 And he builded an altar there, window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was and called upon the name of the Lord, sporting with Rebekah his wife.

and pitched his tent there: and there 9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and Isaac's servants digged a well. said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: 26 Then Abimelech went to him from and how saidst thou, She is my sister ? Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, and Phichol the chief captain of his army. & Lest I die for her.

27 And Isaac said unto them, Where10 And Abimelech said, What is this fore come ye to me, seeing "ye hate me, h thou hast done unto us? one of the and have sent me away from you ?

people might lightly have lien with thy 28 And they said, + We saw certainly , pca. 20. 3. wife, and thou shouldest have brought that the LORD "was with thee: and we k guiltiness upon us.

said, Let there be now an oath betwixt 11 And Abimelech charged all his peo- us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us a Pr. 105. 15. ple, saying, He that 'toucheth this man make a covenant with thee;

or his wife shall surely be put to death. 29 + That thou wilt do us no hurt, as

12 f Then Isaac sowed in that land, we have not touched thee, and as we have 4 and treceived in the same year an hun done unto thee nothing but good, and dredfold: and the LORD 'blessed him: have sent thee away in peace: Ithou art };

13 And the man waxed great, and now the blessed of the LORD. T3; ch. + went forward, and grew until he became 30 m And he made them a feast, and very great:

they did eat and drink. 14 For he had possession of flocks, and 31 And they rose up betimes in the + Hellocomo possession of herds, and great store of || ser- morning, and "sware one to another: and

vants : and the Philistines "envied him. Isaac sent them away, and they departed bandry.

15 For all the wells which his father's from him in peace. ch. 37. 11. servants had digged in the days of Abra- 32 And it came to pass the same day,

ham his father, the Philistines had stop- that Isaac's servants came, and told him ped them, and filled them with earth. concerning the well which they had digged,

16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go and said unto him, We have found water. * Exod. 1.9 from us; for *thou art much mightier 33 And he called it || Shebah : 'there- 11 than we.

fore the name of the city is || Beer-sheba 17 And Isaac departed thence, and unto this day. pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, 34 F PAnd Esau was forty years old the and dwelt there.

when he took to wife Judith the daughter 18 4 And Isaac digged again the wells of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the of water, which they had digged in the daughter of Elon the Hittite:


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