New International Version
The king of Sodom said to Abram, "Give me the people and keep the goods for yourself."
King James Bible
And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to thyself.
Darby Bible Translation
And the king of Sodom said to Abram, Give me the souls, and take the property for thyself.
World English Bible
The king of Sodom said to Abram, "Give me the people, and take the goods to yourself."
Young's Literal Translation
And the king of Sodom saith unto Abram, 'Give to me the persons, and the substance take to thyself,'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he gave him tithes - A tenth part of all the spoils he had taken from the confederate kings. These Abram gave as a tribute to the most high God, who, being the possessor of heaven and earth, dispenses all spiritual and temporal favors, and demands the gratitude, and submissive, loving obedience, of all his subjects. Almost all nations of the earth have agreed in giving a tenth part of their property to be employed in religious uses. The tithes were afterwards granted to the Levites for the use of the sanctuary, and the maintenance of themselves and their families, as they had no other inheritance in Israel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
persons. Heb. souls.
LibraryAn Example of Faith
'Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. So Abram departed, as the Lord had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Holy City; Or, the New Jerusalem:
Now the Valley of Siddim was full of tar pits, and when the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some of the men fell into them and the rest fled to the hills.
And praise be to God Most High, who delivered your enemies into your hand." Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
But Abram said to the king of Sodom, "With raised hand I have sworn an oath to the LORD, God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth,
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