New International Version
When he had finished speaking with Abraham, God went up from him.
King James Bible
And he left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham.
Darby Bible Translation
And he left off talking with him; and God went up from Abraham.
World English Bible
When he finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.
Young's Literal Translation
and He finisheth speaking with him, and God goeth up from Abraham.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God went up from Abraham - Ascended evidently before him, so that he had the fullest proof that it was no human being, no earthly angel or messenger, that talked with him; and the promise of a son in the course of a single year, at this set time in the next year, Genesis 17:21, which had every human probability against it, was to be the sure token of the truth of all that had hitherto taken place, and the proof that all that was farther promised should be fulfilled in its due time. Was it not in nearly the same way in which the Lord went up from Abraham, that Jesus Christ ascended to heaven in the presence of his disciples? Luke 24:51.
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LibraryConsecration to God --Illustrated by Abraham's Circumcision
Let me remind you of the order in which these blessings come. If we should speak of sanctification or consecration, it is not as a first thing, but as an elevation to be reached only by preceding stepping-stones. In vain do men pretend to be consecrated to God before they are called of God's Spirit; such have yet to be taught that no strength of nature can suffice to serve the Lord aright. They must learn what this meaneth, "Ye must be born again," for assuredly until men are brought into spiritual …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 14: 1868
Balaam's Prophecy. (Numb. xxiv. 17-19. )
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Nature of Covenanting.
When the LORD had finished speaking with Abraham, he left, and Abraham returned home.
Then God went up from him at the place where he had talked with him.
The anger of the LORD burned against them, and he left them.
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