So, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant, and gave her to Abram her husband as a wife. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but you yourselves cast out. You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you. So Abram went, as the Lord had told him, and Lot went with him.
verse 9). All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. And Isaac said to his father Abraham, “My father!” And he said, “Here am I, my son.” He said, “Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?” ... Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for. And Abimelech said to Abraham, “What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs that you have set apart?” ... From there he moved to the hill country on the east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. ... Just as Abraham “believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”? Abraham is the great patriarch of Israel, and to New Testament believers, "He is the father of us all (Romans 4:16)." ‣ ... For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore him, Isaac. And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the people that they had acquired in Haran, and they set out to go to the land of Canaan. Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the Lord, the Everlasting God. When Abraham reproved Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech's servants had seized, Abimelech said, “I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, and I have not heard of it until today.” So Abraham took sheep and oxen and gave them to Abimelech, and the two men made a covenant. And after his father died, God removed him from there into this land in which you are now living. In the fourteenth year Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him came and defeated the Rephaim in Ashteroth-karnaim, the Zuzim in Ham, the Emim in Shaveh-kiriathaim, and the Horites in their hill country of Seir as far as El-paran on the border of the wilderness. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery; she is Hagar. 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.” And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son. And there he built an altar to the Lord and called upon the name of the Lord. Did he not himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother. He who is eight days old among you shall be circumcised. ‣ ... For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself. But the angel of the Lord called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here am I.”. And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him. V R ... For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him. F W
On the third day Abraham lifted up his eyes and saw the place from afar. After this mighty man [Abraham] was weaned, he began to explore and think . It does not say, “And to offsprings,” referring to many, but referring to one, “And to your offspring,” who is Christ. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. N E As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. These are the days of the years of Abraham's life, 175 years. The Biblical account shows his name was originally Abram, which means exalted father, but was changed by God to … Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people. Terah, the ninth in descent from Noah, was the father of three sons: Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth and said, “O Lord, if I have found favor in your sight, do not pass by your servant. You found his heart faithful before you, and made with him the covenant to give to his offspring the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, and the Girgashite. Abraham is a man whose character looms large in the history of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. That very day Abraham and his son Ishmael were circumcised.