Genesis 21:27
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New American Standard Bible
Abraham took sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two of them made a covenant.

King James Bible
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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The Gospel Feast
"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
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
FROM the Temple to Nazareth! It seems indeed most fitting that the Evangelic story should have taken its beginning within the Sanctuary, and at the time of sacrifice. Despite its outward veneration for them, the Temple, its services, and specially its sacrifices, were, by an inward logical necessity, fast becoming a superfluity for Rabbinism. But the new development, passing over the intruded elements, which were, after all, of rationalistic origin, connected its beginning directly with the Old Testament
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Genesis 14:13
Then 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.

Genesis 21:26
And Abimelech said, "I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, nor did I hear of it until today."

Genesis 21:28
Then Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.

Genesis 26:31
In the morning they arose early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away and they departed from him in peace.

Genesis 31:44
"So now come, let us make a covenant, you and I, and let it be a witness between you and me."

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