King James Version
And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
World English Bible
Abraham took sheep and cattle, and gave them to Abimelech. Those two made a covenant.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham taketh sheep and oxen, and giveth to Abimelech, and they make, both of them, a covenant;
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And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.Genesis 21:27 Parallel Commentaries
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"When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come unto Him, He saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat?"--John vi. 5. After these words the Evangelist adds, "And this He said to prove him, for He Himself knew what He would do." Thus, you see, our Lord had secret meanings when He spoke, and did not bring forth openly all His divine sense at once. He knew what He was about to do from the first, but He wished to lead forward His disciples, and to arrest and …
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And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.
And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day.
And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
And they rose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.
Now therefore come thou, let us make a covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a witness between me and thee.
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