Genesis 22
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1After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”1Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am."
2He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”2He said, "Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you."
3So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.3So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.
4On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar.4On the third day Abraham raised his eyes and saw the place from a distance.
5Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy will go over there and worship and come again to you.”5Abraham said to his young men, "Stay here with the donkey, and I and the lad will go over there; and we will worship and return to you."
6And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son. And he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So they went both of them together.6Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son, and he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So the two of them walked on together.
7And Isaac said to his father Abraham, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” He said, “Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?”7Isaac spoke to Abraham his father and said, "My father!" And he said, "Here I am, my son." And he said, "Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?"
8Abraham said, “God will provide for himself the lamb for a burnt offering, my son.” So they went both of them together.8Abraham said, "God will provide for Himself the lamb for the burnt offering, my son." So the two of them walked on together.
9When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built the altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.9Then they came to the place of which God had told him; and Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood, and bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.
10Then Abraham reached out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son.10Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.
11But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”11But the angel of the LORD called to him from heaven and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am."
12He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me.”12He said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me."
13And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him was a ram, caught in a thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering instead of his son.13Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son.
14So Abraham called the name of that place, “The LORD will provide”; as it is said to this day, “On the mount of the LORD it shall be provided.”14Abraham called the name of that place The LORD Will Provide, as it is said to this day, "In the mount of the LORD it will be provided."
15And the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven15Then the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven,
16and said, “By myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,16and said, "By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,
17I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,17indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.
18and in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.”18"In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice."
19So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba. And Abraham lived at Beersheba.19So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham lived at Beersheba.
20Now after these things it was told to Abraham, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:20Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:
21Uz his firstborn, Buz his brother, Kemuel the father of Aram,21Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram
22Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel.”22and Chesed and Hazo and Pildash and Jidlaph and Bethuel."
23(Bethuel fathered Rebekah.) These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham’s brother.23Bethuel became the father of Rebekah; these eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother.
24Moreover, his concubine, whose name was Reumah, bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.24His concubine, whose name was Reumah, also bore Tebah and Gaham and Tahash and Maacah.
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