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Genesis 22 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Offering of Isaac

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:1 - Now it came H1961 about after H310 these H428 things, H1697 that God H430 tested H5254 Abraham, H85 and said H559 to him, “Abraham!” H85 And he said, H559 “Here H2009 I am.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:2 - He said, H559 “Take H3947 now H4994 your son, H1121 your only H3173 son, whom H834 you love, H157 Isaac, H3327 and go H1980 to the land H776 of Moriah, H4179 and offer H5927 him there H8033 as a burnt H5930 offering H5930 on one H259 of the mountains H2022 of which H834 I will tell H559 you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:3 - So Abraham H85 rose H7925 early H7925 in the morning H1242 and saddled H2280 his donkey, H2543 and took H3947 two H8147 of his young H5288 men H5288 with him and Isaac H3327 his son; H1121 and he split H1234 wood H6086 for the burnt H5930 offering, H5930 and arose H6965 and went H1980 to the place H4725 of which H834 God H430 had told H559 him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:4 - On the third H7992 day H3117 Abraham H85 raised H5375 his eyes H5869 and saw H7200 the place H4725 from a distance. H7350

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:5 - Abraham H85 said H559 to his young H5288 men, H5288 “Stay H3427 here H6311 with the donkey, H2543 and I and the lad H5288 will go H1980 over H5704 H3541 there; H5704 H3541 and we will worship H7812 and return H7725 to you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:6 - Abraham H85 took H3947 the wood H6086 of the burnt H5930 offering H5930 and laid H7760 it on Isaac H3327 his son, H1121 and he took H3947 in his hand H3027 the fire H784 and the knife. H3979 So the two H8147 of them walked H1980 on together. H3162

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:7 - Isaac H3327 spoke H559 to Abraham H85 his father H1 and said, H559 “My father!” H1 And he said, H559 “Here H2009 I am, my son.” H1121 And he said, H559 “Behold, H2009 the fire H784 and the wood, H6086 but where H346 is the lamb H7716 for the burnt H5930 offering?” H5930

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:8 - Abraham H85 said, H559 “God H430 will [fn]provide H7200 for Himself the lamb H7716 for the burnt H5930 offering, H5930 my son.” H1121 So the two H8147 of them walked H1980 on together. H3162

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:9 - Then they came H935 to the place H4725 of which H834 God H430 had told H559 him; and Abraham H85 built H1129 the altar H4196 there H8033 and arranged H6186 the wood, H6086 and bound H6123 his son H1121 Isaac H3327 and laid H7760 him on the altar, H4196 on top H4605 of the wood. H6086

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:10 - Abraham H85 stretched H7971 out his hand H3027 and took H3947 the knife H3979 to slay H7819 his son. H1121

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:11 - But the angel H4397 of the LORD H3068 called H7121 to him from heaven H8064 and said, H559 “Abraham, H85 Abraham!” H85 And he said, H559 “Here H2009 I am.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, H559 “Do not stretch H7971 out your hand H3027 against H413 the lad, H5288 and do H6213 nothing H408 H3972 to him; for now H6258 I know H3045 that you [fn]fear H3372 God, H430 since you have not withheld H2820 your son, H1121 your only H3173 son, from Me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:13 - Then Abraham H85 raised H5375 his eyes H5869 and looked, H7200 and behold, H2009 behind H310 him a ram H352 caught H270 in the thicket H5442 by his horns; H7161 and Abraham H85 went H1980 and took H3947 the ram H352 and offered H5927 him up for a burnt H5930 offering H5930 in the place H8478 of his son. H1121

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:14 - Abraham H85 called H7121 the name H8034 of that place H4725 [fn]The LORD H3068 Will Provide, H7200 as it is said H559 to this day, H3117 “In the mount H2022 of the LORD H3068 it will [fn]be provided.” H7200

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:15 - Then the angel H4397 of the LORD H3068 called H7121 to Abraham H85 a second H8145 time H8145 from heaven, H8064

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:16 - and said, H559 “By Myself I have sworn, H7650 declares H5002 the LORDH3068 because H3588 H3282 you have done H6213 this H2088 thing H1697 and have not withheld H2820 your son, H1121 your only H3173 son,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:17 - indeed H3588 I will greatly H1288 bless H1288 you, and I will greatly H7235 multiply H7235 your [fn]seed H2233 as the stars H3556 of the heavens H8064 and as the sand H2344 which H834 is on the seashore; H3220 H8193 and your [fn]seed H2233 shall possess H3423 the gate H8179 of [fn]their enemies. H340

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - “In your [fn]seed H2233 all H3605 the nations H1471 of the earth H776 shall [fn]be blessed, H1288 because H6118 H834 you have obeyed H8085 My voice.” H6963

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:19 - So Abraham H85 returned H7725 to his young H5288 men, H5288 and they arose H6965 and went H1980 together H3162 to Beersheba; H884 and Abraham H85 lived H3427 at Beersheba. H884

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - Now it came H1961 about after H310 these H428 things, H1697 that it was told H5046 Abraham, H85 saying, H559 “Behold, H2009 Milcah H4435 [fn]also H1571 has borne H3205 children H1121 to your brother H251 Nahor: H5152

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:21 - Uz H5780 his firstborn H1060 and Buz H938 his brother H251 and Kemuel H7055 the father H1 of Aram H758

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:22 - and Chesed H3777 and Hazo H2375 and Pildash H6394 and Jidlaph H3044 and Bethuel.” H1328

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:23 - Bethuel H1328 [fn]became H3205 the father H3205 of Rebekah; H7259 these H428 eight H8083 Milcah H4435 bore H3205 to Nahor, H5152 Abraham’s H85 brother. H251

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:24 - His concubine, H6370 whose name H8034 was Reumah, H7208 [fn]also H1571 bore H3205 Tebah H2875 and Gaham H1514 and Tahash H8477 and Maacah. H4601
NASB Footnotes
Literally: see
Or, reverence; lit are a fearer of God
Hebrew: YHWH-jireh
Literally: be seen
Or, descendants
Literally: his
Or, descendants
Or, bless themselves
Literally: she also
Literally: begot
Literally: she also

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