Genesis 14:14
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New International Version
When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

New Living Translation
When Abram heard that his nephew Lot had been captured, he mobilized the 318 trained men who had been born into his household. Then he pursued Kedorlaomer's army until he caught up with them at Dan.

English Standard Version
When Abram heard that his kinsman had been taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, 318 of them, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

New American Standard Bible
When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he led out his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

King James Bible
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Abram heard that his relative had been taken prisoner, he assembled his 318 trained men, born in his household, and they went in pursuit as far as Dan.

International Standard Version
When Abram heard that his nephew had been taken prisoner, he gathered together 318 of his trained men, who had been born in his household, and they went out in pursuit as far as Dan.

NET Bible
When Abram heard that his nephew had been taken captive, he mobilized his 318 trained men who had been born in his household, and he pursued the invaders as far as Dan.

New Heart English Bible
When Abram heard that his relative was taken captive, he mobilized his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Abram heard that his nephew had been captured, he armed his 318 trained men, born in his own household, and pursued the four kings all the way to Dan.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.

New American Standard 1977
And when Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he led out his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his tried and experienced servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

King James 2000 Bible
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

American King James Version
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them to Dan.

American Standard Version
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which when Abram had heard, to wit, that his brother Lot was taken, he numbered of the servants born in his house, three hundred and eighteen well appointed: and pursued them to Dan.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abram heard that his brother was taken captive; and he led out his trained [servants], born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued [them] as far as Dan.

English Revised Version
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them to Dan.

World English Bible
When Abram heard that his relative was taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abram heareth that his brother hath been taken captive, and he draweth out his trained domestics, three hundred and eighteen, and pursueth unto Dan.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
14:13-16 Abram takes this opportunity to give a real proof of his being truly friendly to Lot. We ought to be ready to succour those in distress, especially relations and friends. And though others may have been wanting in their duty to us, yet we must not neglect our duty to them. Abram rescued the captives. As we have opportunity, we must do good to all.
Study Bible
Abram Rescues Lot
13Then a fugitive came and told Abram the Hebrew. Now he was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were allies with Abram. 14When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he led out his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and went in pursuit as far as Dan. 15He divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is north of Damascus.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:5
Abram took Sarai his wife and Lot his nephew, and all their possessions which they had accumulated, and the persons which they had acquired in Haran, and they set out for the land of Canaan; thus they came to the land of Canaan.

Genesis 14:12
They also took Lot, Abram's nephew, and his possessions and departed, for he was living in Sodom.

Genesis 14:16
He brought back all the goods, and also brought back his relative Lot with his possessions, and also the women, and the people.

Genesis 15:3
And Abram said, "Since You have given no offspring to me, one born in my house is my heir."

Genesis 17:23
Then Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all the servants who were born in his house and all who were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's household, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the very same day, as God had said to him.

Genesis 17:27
All the men of his household, who were born in the house or bought with money from a foreigner, were circumcised with him.

Genesis 23:6
"Hear us, my lord, you are a mighty prince among us; bury your dead in the choicest of our graves; none of us will refuse you his grave for burying your dead."

Deuteronomy 34:1
Now Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho. And the LORD showed him all the land, Gilead as far as Dan,

Judges 18:29
They called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their father who was born in Israel; however, the name of the city formerly was Laish.

1 Kings 15:20
So Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah and all Chinneroth, besides all the land of Naphtali.
Treasury of Scripture

And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them to Dan.

his brother.

Genesis 11:27-31 Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, …

Genesis 13:8 And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between …

Proverbs 17:17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 24:11,12 If you forbear to deliver them that are drawn to death, and those …

Galatians 6:1,2 Brothers, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you which are spiritual, …

1 John 2:18 Little children, it is the last time: and as you have heard that …

armed. or, led forth.

Psalm 45:3-5 Gird your sword on your thigh, O most mighty, with your glory and …

Psalm 68:12 Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Isaiah 41:2,3 Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his …

trained. or, instructed. born.

Genesis 12:5,16 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all …

Genesis 15:3 And Abram said, Behold, to me you have given no seed: and, see, one …

Genesis 17:12,27 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every …

Genesis 18:19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household …

Genesis 23:6 Hear us, my lord: you are a mighty prince among us: in the choice …

Ecclesiastes 2:7 I got me servants and maidens, and had servants born in my house…

Dan.

Deuteronomy 34:1 And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to the mountain of Nebo, …

Judges 18:29 And they called the name of the city Dan, after the name of Dan their …

Judges 20:1 Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was …

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