Abram Called to a New Land1-8
|1||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:||out of thy country A703|
|2||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:|
|3||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.|
|4||So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran.|
And Abram took Sarai his wife,
and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had
gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth
to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
|6||And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.|
|7||And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.||appeared|
|8||And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.|
And Abram journeyed, going on
still toward the south.
|10||And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.|
|11||And it came to pass, when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon:|
|12||Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Egyptians shall see thee, that they shall say, This is his wife: and they will kill me, but they will save thee alive.||they will kill me|
Say, I pray thee, thou
art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my
soul shall live because of thee.
|14||And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair.|
|15||The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house.|
|16||And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.|
|17||And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.||And the LORD plagued Pharaoh|
|18||And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?|
|19||Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.|
And Pharaoh commanded his
men concerning him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that he
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