Genesis 22:11
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New International Version
But the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am," he replied.

New Living Translation
At that moment the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Yes," Abraham replied. "Here I am!"

English Standard Version
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Berean Study Bible
Just then, the Angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, “Abraham, Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied.

New American Standard Bible
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am."

King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

Christian Standard Bible
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" He replied, "Here I am."

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD's angel shouted from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am!" he answered.

Good News Translation
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, "Abraham, Abraham!" He answered, "Yes, here I am."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the Angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" He replied, "Here I am."

International Standard Version
Just then, an angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven and said, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am," he answered.

NET Bible
But the LORD's angel called to him from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am!" he answered.

New Heart English Bible
The angel of the LORD called to him out of the sky, and said, "Abraham, Abraham." He said, "Here I am."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the Messenger of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Yes?" he answered.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said: 'Abraham, Abraham.' And he said: 'Here am I.'

New American Standard 1977
But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven and said, Abraham, Abraham; and he said, Here am I.

King James 2000 Bible
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

American King James Version
And the angel of the LORD called to him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

American Standard Version
And the angel of Jehovah called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold an angel of the Lord from heaven called to him, saying: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Angel of Jehovah called to him from the heavens, and said, Abraham, Abraham! And he said, Here am I.

English Revised Version
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here am I.

World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh called to him out of the sky, and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" He said, "Here I am."

Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger of Jehovah calleth unto him from the heavens, and saith, 'Abraham, Abraham;' and he saith, 'Here am I;'
Study Bible
The Sacrifice Averted
11Just then, the Angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, “Abraham, Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 12“Do not lay a hand on the boy or do anything to him,” said the Angel, “for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your only son from Me.”…
Cross References
Genesis 16:7
Now the Angel of the LORD found Hagar by a spring of water in the desert—the spring along the road to Shur.

Genesis 21:17
Then God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven, “What is wrong, Hagar? Do not be afraid, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he lies.

Genesis 21:18
Arise, lift up the boy and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.”

Genesis 22:1
Some time later God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he answered.

Genesis 22:10
Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.

Genesis 24:7
The LORD, the God of heaven, who brought me from my father’s house and my native land, who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, ‘To your offspring I will give this land’—He will send His angel before you so that you can take a wife for my son from there.

Genesis 31:11
In that dream the Angel of God said to me, ‘Jacob!’ And I replied, ‘Here I am.’

Genesis 46:2
And that night God spoke to Israel in a vision: “Jacob, Jacob!” He said. “Here I am,” replied Jacob.

Genesis 48:16
the Angel who has redeemed me from all harm—may He bless these boys. And may they be called by my name and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a multitude upon the earth.”

Exodus 3:2
There the Angel of the LORD appeared to him in a blazing fire from within a bush. Moses saw the bush ablaze with fire, but it was not consumed!

Treasury of Scripture

And the angel of the LORD called to him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

angel.

Genesis 22:12,16 And he said, Lay not your hand on the lad, neither do you any thing …

Genesis 16:7,9,10 And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the …

Genesis 21:17 And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to …

Abraham.

Genesis 22:1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, …

Exodus 3:4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called to …

1 Samuel 3:10 And the LORD came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel, …

Acts 9:4 And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, …

Acts 26:14 And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking …







(11) The angel of the Lord.--Up to this point, the narrative had been Elohistic, but it is the angel of Jehovah who interferes to stop the sacrifice (see on Genesis 16:7).

Verse 11. - And the angel of the Lord - Maleach Jehovah (vide Genesis 16:7); introduced into the narrative at this point not as a Jehovistic alteration (Bleek, Kalisch, et alii), but because the God of redemption now interposes for the deliverance of both Isaac and Abraham (Hengetenberg) - called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham (the repetition denotes urgency, as contrasted with Ver. 1): and he said, Here am I. And the Angel of the Lord called unto him out of heaven,.... Not a created angel, but the eternal one, the Son of God, who perhaps appeared in an human form, and spoke with an articulate voice, as be frequently did; for that this was a divine Person is clear from his swearing by himself, and renewing the promise unto Abraham, Genesis 22:16,

and said, Abraham, Abraham; the repeating his name denotes haste to prevent the slaughter of his son, which was just upon the point of doing, and in which Abraham was not dilatory, but ready to make quick dispatch; and therefore with the greater eagerness and vehemency the angel calls him by name, and doubles it, to raise a quick and immediate attention to him, which it did:

and he said, here am I: ready to hearken to what shall be said, and to obey what should be ordered; see Gill on Genesis 22:1. 11, 12. the angel … called, etc.—The sacrifice was virtually offered—the intention, the purpose to do it, was shown in all sincerity and fulness. The Omniscient witness likewise declared His acceptance in the highest terms of approval; and the apostle speaks of it as actually made (Heb 11:17; Jas 2:21).22:11-14 It was not God's intention that Isaac should actually be sacrificed, yet nobler blood than that of animals, in due time, was to be shed for sin, even the blood of the only begotten Son of God. But in the mean while God would not in any case have human sacrifices used. Another sacrifice is provided. Reference must be had to the promised Messiah, the blessed Seed. Christ was sacrificed in our stead, as this ram instead of Isaac, and his death was our discharge. And observe, that the temple, the place of sacrifice, was afterwards built upon this same mount Moriah; and Calvary, where Christ was crucified, was near. A new name was given to that place, for the encouragement of all believers, to the end of the world, cheerfully to trust in God, and obey him. Jehovah-jireh, the Lord will provide; probably alluding to what Abraham had said, God will provide himself a lamb. The Lord will always have his eye upon his people, in their straits and distresses, that he may give them seasonable help.



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