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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 about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:2 - He said, “Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:3 - So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:4 - On the third day Abraham raised his eyes and saw the place from a distance.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:5 - Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey, and I and the lad will go over there; and we will worship and return to you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:6 - 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 the two of them walked on together.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:7 - Isaac spoke to Abraham his father and said, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” And he said, “Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:8 - Abraham said, “God will [fn]provide for Himself the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.” So the two of them walked on together.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:9 - Then they came to the place of which God had told him; and Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood, and bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:10 - Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you [fn]fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:13 - Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:15 - Then the angel of the LORD called to Abraham a second time from heaven,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:16 - and said, “By Myself I have sworn, declares the LORD, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:17 - indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your [fn]seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your [fn]seed shall possess the gate of [fn]their enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - “In your [fn]seed all the nations of the earth shall [fn]be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:19 - So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham lived at Beersheba.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, “Behold, Milcah [fn]also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:21 - Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:22 - and Chesed and Hazo and Pildash and Jidlaph and Bethuel.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:23 - Bethuel [fn]became the father of Rebekah; these eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham’s brother.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:24 - His concubine, whose name was Reumah, [fn]also bore Tebah and Gaham and Tahash and Maacah.
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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