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Inspired Version, 1908 Book of Mormon, DC 1-144

Genesis 16:17 - Genesis 17:6

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17 And there was a well between Kadesh and Bered, near where Hagar saw the angel.

18 And the name of the angel was Beer-la-hai-roi; wherefore the well was called Beer-la-hai-roi for a memorial.

19 And Hagar bear Abram a son; and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bear, Ishmael.

20 And Abram was four-score and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram.

Genesis 17
Intro: Abram's new name -- Circumcision instituted.

1 And when Abram was ninety and nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I, the Almighty God, give unto thee a commandment; that thou shalt walk uprightly before me, and be perfect.

2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and I will multiply thee exceedingly.

3 And it came to pass, that Abram fell on his face, and called upon the name of the Lord.

4 And God talked with him, saying, My people have gone astray from my precepts, and have not kept mine ordinances, which I gave unto their fathers;

5 And they have not observed mine anointing, and the burial, or baptism wherewith I commanded them;

6 But have turned from the commandment, and taken unto themselves the washing of children, and the blood of sprinkling;

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