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Circuncision is instituted.

CHAP. XVIII.

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

had said unto him.
8 And PI will give unto thee, and to 24 And Abraham was ninety years
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Heb thy seed after thee, the land + " wherein old and nine, when he was circumcised
• Rom. && thou art a stranger, all the land of Ca- in the flesh of his foreskin.
birish 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. • Aets 7. 8 seed after thee; 'Every man child among

CHAP. XVIII. you shall be circumcised.

1 Abraham entertaineth three angels. 9 Sa11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh

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

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

intercession for the men thereof. feigte days.

shall be circumcised among you, every A
man child in your generations, he that is the plains of Mamre: and he sat
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,
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 · Pet. 4. 9.
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. 9 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 a ch. 19.2.

15 1 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, idma.3.15 ud 13. 10. 16 And I will bless her, and give and + 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 Judg. 20. Heb see her, and + she shall be a mother of na- t are ye come to your servant. And is.

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 Hels

. you,
* and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall unto Sarah, and said, + Make ready quickly 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. bech is 12 will make him fruitful, and will multiply 10 And he said, I will certainly re- kver: 14. 5*2 him exceedingly; otwelve princes shall he turn unto thee according to the time of 16. *** 1. sk beget, and I will make him a great nation. life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have m...?.. 21 But my covenant will I establish

And Sarah heard it in the tent Rom.9. 9. esh 2.2 with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto door, which was behind him.

thee at this set time in the next year. 11 Now Abraham and Sarah were Rom. 712

22 And he left off talking with him, old and well stricken in age; and it is here to.si, and God went up from Abraham, ceased to be with Sarah "after the man

23 And Abraham took Ishmael his ner of women. son, and all that were born in his house, 12 Therefore Sarah Plaughed 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 Pet. 3. 6. house; and circumcised the flesh of their 15 And the LORD said unto Abraham,

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Abraham intercedeth for Sodon.

GENESIS.

Lot entertaineth two anga
Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall 31 And he said, Behold now, I have Befor
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. ch. 17. 21. life, and Sarah shall have a son.

32 And he said, "Oh let not the Lord , Judg.
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 James

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
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 inhim? 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 eth in a cave. 31 The incestuous original Ephes. 6. 4. of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; of Moab and Ammon.

that the LORD may bring upon Abra- ND
ham that which he hath spoken of him.

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came two angels to a ch. 18. 20 And the LORD said, Because the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them bch. 18. 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 Hebr.

cry of it, which is come unto me; house, and tarry all night, and wash a ch. 18. 1 Deat. 8. 9. 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; Soe Ly la cobe. 16. 11. from thence, and went toward Sodom: but we will abide in the street all night. Sch. 19.1. but Abraham stood yet before the LORD. 3 And he pressed upon them greatly;

23 | And Abraham ° drew near, and and they turned in unto him, and entered
said, 'Wilt thou also destroy the righte- into his house; fand he made them a r ch. 18.
ous with the wicked ?

feast, and did bake unleavened bread,
24 6 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 & Isai. 3. 1. Job 8. 20: ed: and that the righteous should be as unto him, Where are the men which

Job 8. 3. & the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall came in to thee this night? " bring them Judg. 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 27. Jude Ezek. 32. 30 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. ILnke 18. 1. 1 Behold now, I have taken upon me to

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I have two daughters See Jud Joh. 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 See cl 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- 2.2 Pet
and said, Peradventure there shall be forty journ, and he will needs be a judge: now o Exod
found there. And he said, I will not do it willwedeal worsewith thee, than with them. 14.
for forty's sake.

And they pressed sore upon the man, even
50 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.

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CHAP. XX.

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

27 And Abraham gat up early in Dess, 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:

furnace. 13 For we will destroy this place, be- 29 And it came to pass, when God des3.18cause the 'cry of them is waxen great troyed the cities of the plain, that Godore-che. 1. & hue 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. MELL & his sons in law, which married his 30 5 And Lot went up out of Zoar, 1. Need a 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 here that 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 31 | And the firstborn said unto the e belle 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

which fare here; lest thou be consumed us after the manner of all the earth: Or, purist in the 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 Wisd. 186. 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 18 his two daughters; the LORD being mer- wine that night: and the firstborn went e com o ciful unto him: band they brought him in, and lay with her father; and he perPs. 34 *. 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, ç i Kings 19. Escape for thy life; "look not behind thee, that the firstborn said unto the younger,

neither stay thou in all the plain ; escapé 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 eAsus 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. I
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: + the + Deat. 2. 19. Heb log 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. Se for the which thou hast spoken.

CHAP. XX.
22 Haste thee, escape thither; for I
cannot do any thing till thou be come

1 Abraham sojourneth at Gerar, 2 denieth his 31. 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 frisen upon the earth proveth her. 17 He is healed by AbraHleb see when Lot entered into Zoar. 1994 Then the Lord rained upon Athence

toward the south country,

ND Abraham journeyed from cir. Ege Jer. Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone

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. u Zeph's all the plain, and all the inhabitants of 2 And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, tez the cities, and that which grew upon She is my sister: and Abimelech king 12. 13. the ground.

of Gerar sent, and took Sarah. 26 9 But his wife looked back from be- 3 But God came to Abimelech 5 in a lake 4.s2 hind him, and she became 'a pillar of salt. I dream by night, and said to him, "Behold, h ver. 7.

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which 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
let.8.23. her: and he said, LORD, 'wilt thou slay Isaac is born. 4 He is circumcised. 6 Sa-

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. * 2 Kings 20. He is my brother: "in the || integrity

of my heart and innocency of my hands had said, LORD unto 10r, simpli have I done this.

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

Yea, I know that thou didst this in the braham a son in his old age, d at the set as Ich 3... integrity of thy heart; for 'I also with time of which God had spoken to him. Exod. 34.24. held thee from sinning m against me: 3 And Abraham called the name of d ch.17

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 rActs hingga, pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if Isaac being eight days old, 5 as God had g ch. 17

thou restore her not, oknow ou that commanded him. 3: Joba's. thou shalt surely die, thou, Pand all that 5 And " Abraham was an hundred years cir. 15 are thine.

old, when his son Isaac was born unto him. b-chi 8 Therefore Abimelech rose early in 6 | And Sarah said, 'God hath made i Ps. 12 the morning, and called all his servants, me to laugh, so that all that hear will Gal

: * and told all these things in their ears: and laugh with me. the men were sore afraid.

ñ 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 1 ch.18

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 weanJoch. 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- 9 | And Sarah saw the son of Hagar ham, What sawest thou, that thou hast "the Egyptian, which she had born un- mch. done this thing?

to Abraham, o mocking. 11 And Abraham said, Because I 10 Wherefore she said unto Abraham, cir. 1 is 2. 18 thought, Surely the fear of God is not Cast out this bondwoman and her son: Real Prov. 16.6. in this place; and they will slay me for for the son of this bondwoman shall not & 36.6 Ch3.12. 12. 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; Mebr. 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 & More kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; shall thy seed be called.

at every place whither we shall come, 15 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 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, omy on her shoulder, and the child, and sent e John + Heb. as is 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
Sch. 26. !!. of silver: 'behold, he is to thee da cover- of the shrubs.
d ch. 24. 65. 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 17S0Abraham@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.

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Trial of Abraham's faith. CHRIST and the angel of God called to Hagar out

A Nbait came to pass after these things
of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth that “
thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard said unto him, Abraham: and he said,
the voice of the lad where he is.

+ Behold, here I am. 18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him 2 And he said, Take now thy son, thine iz james: ser. 8 in thine hand; for "I will make him a | only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get Heb. Be great nation.

thee into the land of Moriah; and offer 19 And "God opened her eyes, and him there for a burnt offering upon one 17. Lips... she saw a well of water; and she went, of the mountains which I will tell thee of. 2.2Cbron. 3. Last and filled the bottle with water, and gave

3 And Abraham rose up early in the the lad drink.

morning, and saddled his ass, and took 20 And God' was with the lad; and two of his young men with him, and Isaac

he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, his son, and clave the wood for the burnt sch. 16. 12. ' and became an archer.

offering, and rose up, and went unto the 21. And he dwelt in the wilderness of place of which God had told him. 14+ Paran: and his mother took him a wife 4 Then on the third day Abraham lifted out of the land of Egypt.

up his eyes, and saw the place afar oft: 229 Andit came to pass at that time, that 5 And Abraham said unto his young Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I

of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, and the lad will go yonder and worship, eeth. S. God is with thee in all that thou doest : and come again to you.

23 Now therefore & swear unto me 6 And Abraham took the wood of the here by God that thou wilt not deal burnt offering, and laid it upon Isaac his John ig. falsely with me, nor with my son, nor son; and he took the fire in his hand, and a with my son's son: but according to the knife; and they went both of them together. kindness that I have done unto thee, ? And Isaac spake unto Abraham his thou shalt do unto me, and to the land father, and said, My father: and he said, wherein thou hast sojourned.

+ Here am I, my son. And he said, Be- 1.1let. Pr. 24 And Abraham said, I will swear. hold the fire and the wood: but where is

25 And Abraham reproved Abimelech the || lamb for a burnt offering?

because of a well of water, which Abime- 8 And Abraham said, My son, God will issues lech's servants o had violently taken away. provide himself a lamb for a burnt offer

26 And Abimelech said, I wot not who ing: so they went both of them together. hath done this thing: neither didst thou 9 And they came to the place which tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day. God had told him of; and Abraham

27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, built an altar there, and laid the wood in

and gave them unto Abimelech; and order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid Wear I cbs. 3L both of them 'made a covenant.

him on the altar upon the wood.
28 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs 10 And Abraham stretched forth his
of the flock by themselves.

hand, and took the knife to slay his son. 29 And Abimelech said unto Abra- 11 And the angel of the LORD called I ch. 33 8 ham, What mean these seven ewe lambs unto him out of heaven, and said, Abra

which thou hast set by themselves ? ham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

30 And he said, For these seven ewe 12 And he said, 'Lay not thine hand Sam

lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that upon the lad, neither do thou any thing 7, & ch. 31.4, they may be a witness unto me, that I unto him : fór now I know that thou Jache 2675 have digged this well .

fearest God, seeing thou hast not with-
31 Wherefore he called that place held thy son, thine only son from me,
| Beer-sheba; because there they sware 13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes,
both of them.

and looked, and behold behind him a ram
32 Thus they made a covenant at Beer- caught in a thicket by his horns: and
sheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phi- Abraham went and took the ram, and
chol the chief captain of his host, and they offered him up for a burnt offering in the
returned into the land of the Philistines. stead of his son.

33 | And Abraham planted a || grove 14 And Abraham called the name of Ich 4* in Beer-sheba, and called there on the that place || Jehovah-jireh : as it is said ',2018

name of the LORD, 'the everlasting God. to this day, In the mount of the Lord it will se, or, ai Tia listines' land many days. 34 And Abraham sojourned in the Phi- shall be seen.

15$And the angel of the Lord called unCHÅP. XXII.

to Abraham out of heaven the second time,
1 Abraham is tempted to offer Isaac. 3 He 16 And said, “By myself have I sworn, Ps.105.9-

gireth proof of his faith and obedience. 11 saith the Lord, for because thou hast mi lehet
The angel stayeth him. 13 Isaac is ex-
changed with a ram. 14 The place is called done this thing, and hast not

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, 6 Jehovah jireh. 15 Abraham is blessed again thy son, thine only son: 20 The generation of Nahor unto Rebekah. 17 That in blessing I will bless thee, and

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