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The origin of the Moabites.


Abimelech and Abraham.

9 Mark 12. 19.

Ex. 32. 21.
Josh. 7. 25.

r ch. 34. 7.


sch. 42. 18. Ps. 36. 1. Prov. 16. 6. tch. 12, 12, &

26. 7. u See ch. 11. 29.

r Deut. 2. 9.

this day:

11, &c. Heb. 11. 8.

& Deut. 2. 19.

z ch. 12. 16.

B. C. 1898. him, that we may preserve seed of 8 Therefore Abimelech rose early B. C. our father.

in the morning, and called all his about 1898. 33 And they made their father drink servants, and told all these things wine that night: and the firstborn in their ears : and the men were went in, and lay with her father; and sore afraid. he perceived not when she lay down, 9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, nor when she arose.

and said unto him, What hast thou
34 And it came to pass on the done unto us? and what have I of-
morrow, that the firstborn said unto fended thee, 4 that thou hast brought 9 ch. 26. 10.
the younger, Behold, I lay yester- on me and on my kingdom a great
night with my father: let us make sin ? thou hast done deeds unto me
him drink wine this night also ; and that ought not to be done.
go thou in, and lie with him, that we 10 And Abimelech said unto Abra-
may preserve seed of our father.

ham, What sawest thou, that thou
35 And they made their father drink hast done this thing ?
wine that night also : and the younger 11 And Abraham said, Because I
arose, and lay with him; and he thought, Surely s the fear of God is
perceived not when she lay down, not in this place; and they will slay
nor when she arose.

me for my wife's sake.
36 Thus were both the daughters 12 And yet indeed u she is my sister;

of Lot with child by their father. she is the daughter of my father, but 1897. 37 And the firstborn bare a son, and not the daughter of my mother; and

called his name Moab : "the same she became my wife.
is the father of the Moabites unto 13 And it came to pass, when God ch. 12. 1, 9,

caused me to wander from my father's
38 And the younger, she also bare a house, that I said unto her, This is
son, and called his name Ben-ammi : thy kindness which thou shalt shew
s the same is the father of the children unto me; at every place whither we
of Ammon unto this day.

shall come, y say of me, He is my y ch. 12. 13.


14 And Abimelech a took sheep, and
Abraham sojourneth at Gerar, 2 and denieth his
wife. 3 Abimelech taking her is reproved in a dream. oxen, and menservants, and women-
9 He rebuketh Abraham, 14 restoreth Sarah, 16
and reproveth her. 17 At the intercession of Abra- servants, and gave them unto Abra-
ham, he is healed.

ham, and restored him Sarah his wife. about 1898. ND Abraham journeyed

from 15 And Abimelech said, Behold, a ch. 13. 9. a thence toward the south coun- amy land is before thee: dwellt where Hebi, as is b ch. 16. 7, 14. try, and dwelt between Kadesh and it pleaseth thee.

Shur, and sojourned in Gerar. 16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold,

2 And Abraham said of Sarah his I have given • thy brother a thousand b ver. 5. d ch. 12. 13. & wife, 'She is my sister: and Abimelech pieces of silver: behold, he is to ch. 26. 11. king of Gerar sent, and e took Sarah.

thee da covering of the eyes, unto 1 ch. 24. 65. 3 But *God came to Abimelech sin all that are with thee, and with all a dream by night, and said to him, other : thus she was reproved.

Behold, thou art but a dead man, 17 T So Abraham e prayed unto God:

for the woman which thou hast ta- and God healed Abimelech, and his | Heb. mar ken; for she is ta man's wife. wife, and his maidservants; and they

4 But Abimelech had not come near bare children.
her: and he said, Lord, i wilt thou 18 For the LORD had fast closed ch. 12. 17.
slay also a righteous nation?

up all the wombs of the house of k 2 Kings 20.

5 Said he not unto me, She is my Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abra

sister ? and she, even she herself said, ham's wife. ll Or, sim

He is my brother: kin the integrity plicity, or, sincerity. of my heart and innocency of my

CHAPTER XXI. hands have I done this.

Isaac is born. 4 He is circumcised. 6 Sarah's joy.

9 Hagar and Ishmael are cast forth. 15 Hagar in 6 And God said unto him in a dream,

distress. 17 The angel comforteth her. 22 Abime-
Yea, I know that thou didst this in
24. 1 Sam. 25. the integrity of thy heart; for 'I also ND the LORD à visited Sarah as

withheld thee from sinning magainst he had said, and the Lord did
me: therefore suffered I thee not to unto Sarah bas he had spoken.
touch her.
2 For Sarah conceived, and bare

Gal. 4. 23, 28. 17 Now therefore restore the man his Abraham a son in his old age, d at the 2 Kings 5. 11.

wife ; for he is a prophet, and he set time of which God had spoken to James 5. 14,

shall pray for thee, and thou shalt him.

live: and if thou restore her not, 3 And Abraham called the name of p. Num. 16. 32, die, thou, Pand all that are thine. o know thou that thou shalt surely his son that was born unto him,


a ch. 18. 1.

good in thine eyes.

c ch, p. 6.


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whom Sarah bare to him, e Isaac.

đ ch. 17. 21.

15. 1 John 5. 16. och. 2. 17.

e ch. 17 19.


The purchase of Machpelah.


Abraham sendeth his servant

B. C. 1860. should bury my dead out

of my sight, A stricken in age : and the LORD

+ Heb. gone into days. 21. 5. b ch. 13. 2.

ver. 35.


Ps. 112. 3.
Prov. 10. 22.

ch. 39. 4, 5, 6. e ch. 47. 29. 1 Chr. 29. 24. Lam. 5. 6. fch. 14. 22. Deut. 6. 13 Josh. 2. 12. g ch. 26. 35. & 27. 46. & 28. 2. Ex. 34. 16. Deut. 7. 3.

Ruth 4. 4.

& See 2 Sam. 24. 21-24.

i ch. 12. 1.

h Ex. 30. 13. Ez. 45. 12.

ND Abraham a was old, and twell B. C. 1857. hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,

b had blessed Abraham in all things. 9 That he may give me the cave of

2 And Abraham said unto his eldest a ch. 18. 11. & Machpelah, which he hath, which is servant of his house, that d ruled over # Heb. full in the end of his field; for tas much all that he had, e Put, I pray thee, thy

money as it is worth he shall give it hand under my thigh:
me for a possession of a buryingplace

3 And I will make thee fswear by c ch. 15. 2. amongst you.

the Lord, the God of heaven, and the dyer. 10. 10 And Ephron dwelt among the God of the earth, that thou shalt not children of Heth : and Ephron the take a wife unto my son of the daugh

Hittite answered Abraham in the ters of the Canaanites, among whom + Heb. ears.

taudience of the children of Heth, I dwell :
f ch. 34. 20, 24. even of all that 'went in at the gate 4 h But thou shalt go i unto my coun-
of his city, saying,

try, and to my kindred, and take a
11 5 Nay, my lord, hear me: the wife unto my son Isaac.
field give I thee, and the cave that

5 And the servant said unto him, h ch. 28. 2.
is therein, I give it thee; in the pres- Peradventure the woman will not be
ence of the sons of my people give I willing to follow me unto this land :
it thee: bury thy dead.

must I needs bring thy son again unto
12 And Abraham bowed down him- the land from whence thou camest?
self before the people of the land. 6 And Abraham said unto him, Be-

13 And he spake unto Ephron in ware thou that thou bring not my son
the audience of the people of the thither again.
land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, 7 T The LORD God of heaven, which
I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee k took me from my father's house, and k ch. 12. 1.
money for the field; take it of me, from the land of my kindred, and
and I will bury my dead there. which spake unto me, and that sware

14 And Ephron answered Abraham, unto me, saying, 'Unto thy seed will ch. 12. 7. &
saying unto him,

I give this land; mhe shall send his
15 My lord, hearken unto me: the angel before thee, and thou shalt take
land is worth four hundred hshekels a wife unto my son from thence.
of silver; what is that betwixt me 8 And if the woman will not be will-
and thee? bury therefore thy dead. ing to follow thee, then n thou shalt

16 And Abraham hearkened unto be clear from this my oath : only
Ephron; and Abraham iweighed to bring not my son thither again.
Ephron the silver, which he had 9 And the servant put his hand
named in the audience of the sons of under the thigh of Abraham his mas-
Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, ter, and sware to him concerning that
current money with the merchant. matter.

17 | And k the field of Ephron, which 10 T And the servant took ten cam-
was in Machpelah, which was before els of the camels of his master, and
Mamre, the field, and the cave which departed; "Il for all the goods of his 1. Or, and.
was therein, and all the trees that master were in his hand : and he arose,
were in the field, that were in all and went to Mesopotamia, unto P the
the borders round about, were made city of Nahor.

11 And he made his camels to kneel
18 Unto Abraham for a possession down without the city by a well of
in the presence of the children of water at the time of the evening, even
Heth, before all that went in at the the time at that women go out to draw | Heb. that
gate of his city.

19 And after this, Abraham buried 12 And he said, O Lord God of my
Sarah his wife in the cave of the field | master Abraham, I pray thee, ssend
of Machpelah before Mamre: the me good speed this day, and shew
same is Hebron in the land of Ca- kindness unto my master Abraham.

13 Behold, I stand here by the well
20 And the field, and the cave that of water; and u the daughters of the t ver. 43.

is therein,' were made sure unto Abra- men of the city come out to draw Jer. 31 10,11. ham for a possession of a burying- water : place by the sons of Heth.

14 And let it come to pass, that the

damsel to whom I shall say, Let down CHAPTER XXIV.

thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may

drink; and she shall say, Drink, and Isaac. 15 Rebekah meeteth him, 25 and inviteth I will give thy camels drink also : let

34 The the same be she that thou hast ap

pointed for thy servant Isaac; and

13. 15. & 15. 18. & 17. 8. Ex. 32. 13. Deut. 1. 8. & 34. 4. Acts 7. 5. m Ex. 23. 20, 23. & 33. 2. Heb. 1. 14. n Josh. 2. 17, 20.

i Jer. 32. 9.

k ch. 25. 9. & 49. 30, 31, 32. & 50. 13. Acts 7. 16.

o ver. 2.

p ch. 27. 43.


q Ex. 2. 16.
1 Sam. 9. 11.

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to obtain a wife for Isaac.


He maketh known his errand.

17, 37.

Ruth 3. 10.
Ps. 115. 15.

22. 23.

y ch. 26. 7.


John 4. 34.

z1 Pet. 3. 8. & 4. 9.

m ver. 1. ch. 13. 2.

n ch. 21. 2.

och. 21. 10. & 25. 5.

B. C. 1857. w thereby shall I know that thou hast | Thus spake the man unto me, that | B. C. 1857.

shewed kindness unto my master. he came unto the man; and, behold, w See Judg. 6. 15 | And it came to pass, before he he stood by the camels at the well. 1 Sam. 6. 7.& had done speaking, that, behold, Re- 31 And he said, Come in, i thou i ch. 26. 29. 14. 10. & 20.7. bekah came out, who was born to blessed of the LORD; wherefore stand

Judg. 17. 2. X ch. 11. 29. & Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of est thou without? for I have prepared

Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her the house, and room for the camels.
pitcher upon her shoulder.

32 | And the man came into the † Heb. good of 16 And the damsel y was + very fair house : and he ungirded his camels, to look upon, a virgin, neither had and "gave straw and provender for kch, 43. 24.

Judg. 19. 21. any man known her: and she went the camels, and water to wash his down to the well, and filled her feet, and the men's feet that were pitcher, and came up.

with him. 17 And the servant ran to meet her, 33 And there was set meat before and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink him to eat: but he said, 'I will not 1 Job 23. 12. a little water of thy pitcher. eat, until I have told mine errand.

Eph. 6.5,6,7. 18 2 And she said, Drink, my lord : And he said, Speak on. and she hasted, and let down her 34 And he said, I am Abraham's pitcher upon her hand, and gave him servant. drink.

35 And the LORD mhath blessed
19 And when she had done giving my master greatly, and he is become
him drink, she said, I will draw water great: and he hath given him flocks,
for thy camels also, until they have and herds, and silver, and gold, and
done drinking:

menservants, and maidservants, and
20 And she hasted, and emptied her camels, and asses.
pitcher into the trough, and ran again 36 And Sarah my master's wife " bare
unto the well to draw water, and drew a son to my master when she was
for all his camels.

old : and "unto him hath he given all 21. And the man wondering at her that he hath. a ver. 12, 56. held his peace, to wit whether a the 37 And my master P made me swear, p ver. 3.

Lord had made his journey prosper- saying, Thou shalt not take a wife b Ex. 32. 2, 3. ous or not.

to my son of the daughters of the 18.3.19,20,21. 22 And it came to pass, as the cam-Canaanites, in whose land I dwell : Ez. 16. 11, 12. els had done drinking, that the man 38 9 But thou shalt go unto my fa- q ver. 4. ll Or, jewel took a golden bll earring of half a ther's house, and to my kindred, and

shekel weight, and two bracelets for take a wife unto my son.
her hands of ten shekels weight of 39 ' And I said unto my master, Per- r ver. 5.

adventure the woman will not follow
23 And said, Whose daughter art me.
thou? tell me, I pray thee: is there 40 *And he said unto me, The Lord, 5 ver. 7.
room in thy father's house for us to before whom I walk, will send his tch. 17. 1.
lodge in?

angel with thee, and prosper thy way;
24 And she said unto him, "I am and thou shalt take a wife for my son
the daughter of Bethuel the son of of my kindred, and of my father's
Milcah, which she bare unto Nahor. house :

25 She said moreover unto him, We 41 u Then shalt thou be clear from
have both straw and provender enough, this my oath, when thou comest to
and room to lodge in.

my kindred; and if they give not
26 And the man d bowed down his thee one, thou shalt be clear from my
head, and worshipped the LORD. oath.

27 And he said, e Blessed be the 42 And I came this day unto the 1 Sam. 25.32, LORD God of my master Abraham, well, and said, "O Lord God of my

who hath not left destitute my master master Abraham, if now thou do
of ' his mercy and his truth : 1 being prosper my way which I go :
in the way, the LORD s led me to the 43 w Behold, I stand by the well of
house of my master's brethren. water; and it shall come to pass, that

28 And the damsel ran, and told when the virgin cometh forth to draw
them of her mother's house these water, and I say to her, Give me, I

pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher
29 | And Rebekah had a brother, to drink;
and his name was h Laban : and Laban 44 And she say to me, Both drink
ran out unto the man, unto the well. thou, and I will also draw for thy

30 And it came to pass, when he saw camels : let the same be the woman
the earring, and bracelets upon his whom the LORD hath appointed out
sister's hands, and when he heard the for my master's son.
words of Rebekah his sister, saying, 45 *And before I had done y speaking y 1 Sam. 1. 13.

1 Pet. 3. 3.

for the forehead.

c ch. 22. 23.

u ver. 8.

d ver. 52. Ex. 4. 31.

e Ex. 18. 10. Ruth 4. 14.

V ver. 12

39. 2 Sam. 18. 28. Luke 1. 68. fch. 32. 10. Ps. 98. 3.

w ver. 13

& ver. 48.

h ch. 29. 5.

I ver. 15, &c.

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