New Living Translation
But Abraham also took seven additional female lambs and set them off by themselves.
King James Bible
And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham set seven ewe-lambs of the flock by themselves.
World English Bible
Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham setteth seven Lambs of the flock by themselves.
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LibraryThe First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4
The Holiness of God
Abraham then gave some of his sheep, goats, and cattle to Abimelech, and they made a treaty.
Abimelech asked, "Why have you set these seven apart from the others?"
Abraham replied, "Please accept these seven lambs to show your agreement that I dug this well."
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