Genesis 13:1
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New International Version
So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, with his wife and everything he had, and Lot went with him.

New Living Translation
So Abram left Egypt and traveled north into the Negev, along with his wife and Lot and all that they owned.

English Standard Version
So Abram went up from Egypt, he and his wife and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the Negeb.

New American Standard Bible
So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him.

King James Bible
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev--he, his wife, and all he had, and Lot with him.

International Standard Version
Abram traveled from Egypt, along with his wife and everyone who belonged to his household —including Lot—to the Negev.

NET Bible
So Abram went up from Egypt into the Negev. He took his wife and all his possessions with him, as well as Lot.

New Heart English Bible
Abram went up out of Egypt: he, his wife, all that he had, and Lot with him, into the Negev.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abram left Egypt with his wife and everything he had and went to the Negev. Lot was with him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the South.

New American Standard 1977
So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him; and Lot with him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thus Abram went up out of Egypt, he and his wife and all that he had and Lot with him into the Negev.

King James 2000 Bible
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the Negeb.

American King James Version
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.

American Standard Version
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the South.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, towards the south.

English Revised Version
And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the South.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Abram returned from Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.

World English Bible
Abram went up out of Egypt: he, his wife, all that he had, and Lot with him, into the South.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abram goeth up from Egypt (he and his wife, and all that he hath, and Lot with him) towards the south;
Study Bible
Abram and Lot Part Ways
1So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, he and his wife and all that belonged to him, and Lot with him. 2Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:9
Abram journeyed on, continuing toward the Negev.

Genesis 12:20
Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him; and they escorted him away, with his wife and all that belonged to him.

Numbers 13:17
When Moses sent them to spy out the land of Canaan, he said to them, "Go up there into the Negev; then go up into the hill country.
Treasury of Scripture

And Abram went up out of Egypt, he, and his wife, and all that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.

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XIII.

ABRAM'S RETURN FROM EGYPT AND HIS SEPARATION FROM LOT.

(1-4) He went on his journeys.--Or, according to his stations, which the Vulgate very reasonably translates, "by the same route by which he had come." This route was first into the south, the Negeb, which is virtually a proper name, and thence to the spot between Beth-el and Ai mentioned in Genesis 12:8.

At the first does not mean that this was the first altar erected by Abram, but that he built it on his first arrival there. His first altar was at Shechem. As regards his wealth, while his cattle had been greatly increased in Egypt, he had probably brought the silver and gold with him from Mesopotamia. Gold, however, was plentiful at that time in Egypt, but silver rare.

Verse 1. - And Abram went up out of Egypt, he and his wife. A special mercy that either of them returned, considering the sin they had committed and the peril in which they had been placed. And all that he had. Referring principally to the souls, "domestiei" (Peele), acquired in Haran (Genesis 12:5, 16), his material wealth being mentioned afterwards. And Lot (who does not appear in the preceding paragraph, no part of which relates to him, but is now reintroduced into the narrative, the present portion of the story being connected with his fortunes) with him into the south (sc. of Canaan, vide Genesis 12:9). And Abram went up out of Egypt,.... That country lying low, and so more easy to be watered by the river Nile, as it was, and Canaan being higher; whither he went, but not till the famine in Canaan ceased: he went out of Egypt, as the Jewish (p) chronologers say, after he had been there three months; but Artapanus (q) an Heathen writer, says, he stayed there twenty years:

he and his wife, and all that he had; servants and cattle:

and Lot with him: from whence it is clear that he went down with him into Egypt, and it is highly probable had great respect and favour shown him on account of his relation to Abram and Sarai; for it appears by what follows, that he was become very rich: and they all went up

into the south; into the southern part of the land of Canaan, for otherwise they came to the north; for as Egypt lay south with respect to Canaan, Canaan was north from Egypt; but they journeyed to that part of that land which was commonly called the south, either Negeb, as here, or Daroma; See Gill on Zechariah 7:7.

(p) Seder Olam Rabba, p. 2.((q) Apud Euseb. Evangel. Praepar. l. 9. c. 18. p. 420. CHAPTER 13

Ge 13:1-18. Return from Egypt.

1. went up … south—Palestine being a highland country, the entrance from Egypt by its southern boundary is a continual ascent.13:1-4 Abram was very rich: he was very heavy, so the Hebrew word is; for riches are a burden; and they that will be rich, do but load themselves with thick clay, Hab 2:6. There is a burden of care in getting riches, fear in keeping them, temptation in using them, guilt in abusing them, sorrow in losing them, and a burden of account at last to be given up about them. Yet God in his providence sometimes makes good men rich men, and thus God's blessing made Abram rich without sorrow, Pr 10:22. Though it is hard for a rich man to get to heaven, yet in some cases it may be, Mr 10:23,24. Nay, outward prosperity, if well managed, is an ornament to piety, and an opportunity for doing more good. Abram removed to Beth-el. His altar was gone, so that he could not offer sacrifice; but he called on the name of the Lord. You may as soon find a living man without breath as one of God's people without prayer.
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