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Selection: Genesis 22:- 22:Intro Abraham commanded to offer Isaac -- His willingness accepted -- Relieved by divine interposition -- Names of Nahor's children.

22:1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did try Abraham and said unto him, Abraham; and Abraham said, Behold, here am I.

22:2 And the Lord said, Take now thy son, thine only Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering, upon one of the mountains of which I will tell thee.

22:3 And Abraham rose up early in the morning and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son,

22:4 And clave the wood for the burnt offering; and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.

22:5 Then on the third day, Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place afar off.

22:6 And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide you here with the ass, and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come to you again.

22:7 And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it upon his back; and he took the fire in his hand, and a knife, and Isaac his son; and they went both of them together.

22:8 And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father! And he said, Here am I, my son.

22:9 And he said, Behold the fire and the wood; but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?

22:10 And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering. So they went both of them together; and they came to the place of which God had told him.

22:11 And Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar, upon the wood.

22:12 And Abraham stretched forth his hand and took the knife to slay his son.

22:13 And the angel of the Lord called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham! Abraham! And Abraham said, Here am I.

22:14 And the angel said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him;

22:15 For now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only Isaac from me.

22:16 And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, behind a thicket, there was a ram caught in it by his horns.

22:17 And Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering, in the stead of his son.

22:18 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah-jireh; as it is said unto this day, In the mount of the Lord it shall be seen.

22:19 And the angel of the Lord called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time, and said,

22:20 Thus saith the Lord, I have sworn by myself, that because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only Isaac from me;

22:21 That in blessing I will bless thee; and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore.

22:22 And thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

22:23 So Abraham returned unto his young men, and they rose up and went to Beer-sheba; and Abraham dwelt at Beer-sheba.

22:24 And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying,

22:25 Behold, Milcah, she hath also borne children unto thy brother Nahor; Huz is his firstborn, and Buz is his brother.

22:26 And Kemuel is the father of Aram, and Chesed, and Haza, and Bildash, and Jidlaph, and Bethuel;

22:27 And Bethuel begat Rebekah.

22:28 These eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother; and his concubine, whose name was Reumah, she bare also Tebah, and Gaham, Thahash, and Maachah.

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