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Genesis 17-25 (Translated)

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|And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
|And the [[YHWH|L<small>ORD</small>]] was appearing to him among the oak trees of Mamrel Mamre. He was sitting in the opening of his tent at the height of the day.
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|And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age.
|And she said, "Who would have told Abraham that Sarah would ever nurse a childson? I have born him a son in his old age."
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|Thus they made a covenant at Beer-sheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
|In that manner they made a covenant at Beer-sheba. Then Abimelech got up, along with Phichol his commander-in-chief, and they returned to the country of the [[Philistines]]Avvites.|This reference to Philistine country is The modern Gaza Strip, classically known as "Philistia" and later as "Palestine." The Avvites occupied the Strip first, and then a "Caphthorite" (Mycenaean, and most likely an anachronism introduced by Cretan) expedition displaced them and lived there instead. The name of [[MosesPhilistines]]. actually means "The proper name of Immigrants." Likely, both the country at Avvites and the time is Gerarlater Caphthorites were invaders from the Greek islands. In Hebrew '''פלישת''' (''philisth''), not Philistiameans "invasion, incursion, inroad, overrun," etc. The Philistines would Thus "Philistine" means simply "Immigrant" and is not arrive in this country for several centuries morea true native name.
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|And Abraham sojourned in the Philistines' land many days.
|Abraham stayed several days in Philistine Avvite country.
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|And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor;
|Eventually, after these things happened, this news came to Abraham: "[[Milcah]] has also given birth to children sons for your brother [[Nahor]]."
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|And the children of Heth answered Abraham, saying unto him,
|The Hittites Sons of Heth answered Abraham back:
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|And Abraham stood up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.
|Abraham arose, and abased himself before the people of the land, and to the HittitesSons of Heth.
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|And Ephron dwelt among the children of Heth: and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the audience of the children of Heth, even of all that went in at the gate of his city, saying,
|Ephron lived in Hittite countryof the Sons of Heth. Ephron the Hittite declared to Abraham, in the hearing of the HittitesSons of Heth, and all those who were entering his city's gate, saying,
|This sort of declaration is as official as it got, short of cutting a covenant.
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|And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
|Abraham accepted Ephron's price. He weighed out the silver, as he had said he would: four hundred shekels of silver, according to the current mercantile standardcommercial grade.
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|And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure
|The field of Ephron, in Machpelah, which is before Mamre--the Mamre—the field, the cave in it, and all the trees in the field and within its boundary,
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|Unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
|were acquired by Abraham in the presence of the Hittites Sons of Heth and all those who were entering at the city gate.
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|And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:
|"I [[adjure ]] you by the L<small>ORD</small>, [[God]] of the skies and God of the earth, not to take a wife for my son from among the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living."
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|And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:
|"My master adjured [[adjure]]d me, saying, "You must not take a wife for my son from among the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I am living."
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|And these are the generations of Isaac, Abraham's son: Abraham begat Isaac:
|Here ends the Testimony of [[Isaac]], son of [[Abraham]].
 
'''''(The annals of Jacob)'''''
Abraham was the father of Isaac.
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|And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.
|Esau said to Jacob, "Please feed me some of that red stuff, for ! I am about to faint'm starving!" From that day forward he was called Edom.
|Edom means "famished."
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