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Gen 17:5

(NIV)
No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations.
(ESV)
No longer shall your name be called Abram but your name shall be Abraham for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

Gen 17:9

(NIV)
Then God said to Abraham, ‘As for you, you must keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you for the generations to come.
(ESV)
And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations.

Gen 17:15

(NIV)
God also said to Abraham, ‘As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah.
(ESV)
And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.

Gen 17:17

(NIV)
Abraham fell face down; he laughed and said to himself, ‘Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?’
(ESV)
Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said to himself, “Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?”

Gen 17:18

(NIV)
And Abraham said to God, ‘If only Ishmael might live under your blessing!’

(ESV)
And Abraham said to God, “Oh that Ishmael might live before you!”

Gen 17:22

(NIV)
When he had finished speaking with Abraham, God went up from him.

(ESV)
When he had finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.

Gen 17:23

(NIV)
On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them, as God told him.
(ESV)
Then Abraham took Ishmael his son and all those born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.

Gen 17:24

(NIV)
Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised,
(ESV)
Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Gen 17:26

(NIV)
Abraham and his son Ishmael were both circumcised on that very day.
(ESV)
That very day Abraham and his son Ishmael were circumcised.

Gen 17:27

(NIV)
And every male in Abraham’s household, including those born in his household or bought from a foreigner, was circumcised with him.

(ESV)
And all the men of his house, those born in the house and those bought with money from a foreigner, were circumcised with him.

Gen 18:1

(NIV)
The  Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day.
(ESV)
And the  Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day.

Gen 18:2

(NIV)
Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.

(ESV)
He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth

Gen 18:6

(NIV)
So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah. ‘Quick,’ he said, ‘get three seahs of the finest flour and knead it and bake some bread.’

(ESV)
And Abraham went quickly into the tent to Sarah and said, “Quick! Three seahs of fine flour! Knead it, and make cakes.”

Gen 18:7

(NIV)
Then he ran to the herd and selected a choice, tender calf and gave it to a servant, who hurried to prepare it.
(ESV)
And Abraham ran to the herd and took a calf, tender and good, and gave it to a young man, who prepared it quickly.

Gen 18:11

(NIV)
Abraham and Sarah were already very old, and Sarah was past the age of childbearing.
(ESV)
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in years. The way of women had ceased to be with Sarah.

Gen 18:13

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Abraham, ‘Why did Sarah laugh and say, “Will I really have a child, now that I am old?”
(ESV)
The  Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Shall I indeed bear a child, now that I am old?’

Gen 18:16

(NIV)
When the men got up to leave, they looked down towards Sodom, and Abraham walked along with them to see them on their way.
(ESV)
Then the men set out from there, and they looked down toward Sodom. And Abraham went with them to set them on their way.

Gen 18:17

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said, ‘Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?
(ESV)
The  Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do,

Gen 18:18

(NIV)
Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.
(ESV)
seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?

Gen 18:19

(NIV)
For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the  Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the  Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.’

(ESV)
For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the  Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the  Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”

Gen 18:22

(NIV)
The men turned away and went towards Sodom, but Abraham remained standing before the  Lord.
(ESV)
So the men turned from there and went toward Sodom, but Abraham still stood before the  Lord.

Gen 18:23

(NIV)
Then Abraham approached him and said: ‘Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
(ESV)
Then Abraham drew near and said, “Will you indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked?

Gen 18:27

(NIV)
Then Abraham spoke up again: ‘Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes,
(ESV)
Abraham answered and saidBehold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord, I who am but dust and ashes.

Gen 18:31

(NIV)
Abraham said, ‘Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, what if only twenty can be found there?’

He said, ‘For the sake of twenty, I will not destroy it.’

(ESV)
He said, “Behold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord. Suppose twenty are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of twenty I will not destroy it.”

Gen 18:33

(NIV)
When the  Lord had finished speaking with Abraham, he left, and Abraham returned home.

(ESV)
And the  Lord went his way, when he had finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.

Gen 19:27

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and returned to the place where he had stood before the  Lord.
(ESV)
And Abraham went early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the  Lord.

Gen 19:29

(NIV)
So when God destroyed the cities of the plain, he remembered Abraham, and he brought Lot out of the catastrophe that overthrew the cities where Lot had lived.

(ESV)
So it was that, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, God remembered Abraham and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow when he overthrew the cities in which Lot had lived.

Gen 20:1

(NIV)
Now Abraham moved on from there into the region of the Negev and lived between Kadesh and Shur. For a while he stayed in Gerar,
(ESV)
From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.

Gen 20:2

(NIV)
and there Abraham said of his wife Sarah, ‘She is my sister.’ Then Abimelek king of Gerar sent for Sarah and took her.

(ESV)
And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Gen 20:9

(NIV)
Then Abimelek called Abraham in and said, ‘What have you done to us? How have I wronged you that you have brought such great guilt upon me and my kingdom? You have done things to me that should never be done.’
(ESV)
Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done.”

Gen 20:10

(NIV)
And Abimelek asked Abraham, ‘What was your reason for doing this?’

(ESV)
And Abimelech said to Abraham, “What did you see, that you did this thing?”

Gen 20:11

(NIV)
Abraham replied, ‘I said to myself, “There is surely no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.”
(ESV)
Abraham said, “I did it because I thoughtThere is no fear of God at all in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.’

Gen 20:14

(NIV)
Then Abimelek brought sheep and cattle and male and female slaves and gave them to Abraham, and he returned Sarah his wife to him.
(ESV)
Then Abimelech took sheep and oxen, and male servants and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and returned Sarah his wife to him.

Gen 20:17

(NIV)
Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelek, his wife and his female slaves so they could have children again,
(ESV)
Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and also healed his wife and female slaves so that they bore children.

Gen 20:18

(NIV)
for the  Lord had kept all the women in Abimelek’s household from conceiving because of Abraham’s wife Sarah.

(ESV)
For the  Lord had closed all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.

Gen 21:2

(NIV)
Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.
(ESV)
And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.

Gen 21:3

(NIV)
Abraham gave the name Isaac to the son Sarah bore him.
(ESV)
Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore him, Isaac.

Gen 21:4

(NIV)
When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him.
(ESV)
And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him.

Gen 21:5

(NIV)
Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.

(ESV)
Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.

Gen 21:7

(NIV)
And she added, ‘Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age.’

(ESV)
And she said, “Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age.”

Gen 21:8

(NIV)
The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast.
(ESV)
And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Gen 21:9

(NIV)
But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham was mocking,
(ESV)
But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing.

Gen 21:10

(NIV)
and she said to Abraham, ‘Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that woman’s son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac.’

(ESV)
So she said to Abraham, “Cast out this slave woman with her son, for the son of this slave woman shall not be heir with my son Isaac.”

Gen 21:11

(NIV)
The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son.
(ESV)
And the thing was very displeasing to Abraham on account of his son.

Gen 21:12

(NIV)
But God said to him, ‘Do not be so distressed about the boy and your slave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
(ESV)
But God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named.

Gen 21:14

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba.

(ESV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Gen 21:22

(NIV)
At that time Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, ‘God is with you in everything you do.
(ESV)
At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do.

Gen 21:24

(NIV)
Abraham said, ‘I swear it.’

(ESV)
And Abraham said, “I will swear.”

Gen 21:25

(NIV)
Then Abraham complained to Abimelek about a well of water that Abimelek’s servants had seized.
(ESV)
When Abraham reproved Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech’s servants had seized,

Gen 21:27

(NIV)
So Abraham brought sheep and cattle and gave them to Abimelek, and the two men made a treaty.
(ESV)
So Abraham took sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two men made a covenant.

Gen 21:28

(NIV)
Abraham set apart seven ewe lambs from the flock,
(ESV)
Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock apart.

Gen 21:29

(NIV)
and Abimelek asked Abraham, ‘What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs you have set apart by themselves?’

(ESV)
And Abimelech said to Abraham, “What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs that you have set apart?”

Gen 21:33

(NIV)
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there he called on the name of the  Lord, the Eternal God.
(ESV)
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the  Lord, the Everlasting God.

Gen 21:34

(NIV)
And Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for a long time.

(ESV)
And Abraham sojourned many days in the land of the Philistines.

Gen 22:1

(NIV)
Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, ‘Abraham!’

‘Here I am,’ he replied.

(ESV)
After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Gen 22:3

(NIV)
Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about.
(ESV)
So 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.

Gen 22:4

(NIV)
On the third day Abraham looked up and saw the place in the distance.
(ESV)
On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar.

Gen 22:5

(NIV)
He said to his servants, ‘Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.’

(ESV)
Then 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.”

Gen 22:6

(NIV)
Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and placed it on his son Isaac, and he himself carried the fire and the knife. As the two of them went on together,
(ESV)
And 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.

Gen 22:7

(NIV)
Isaac spoke up and said to his father Abraham, ‘Father?’

‘Yes, my son?’ Abraham replied.

‘The fire and wood are here,’ Isaac said, ‘but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?’

(ESV)
And 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?”
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