12 They also took Abram’s nephew Lot and his possessions, for he was living in Sodom,(A) and they went on.

13 One of the survivors came and told Abram the Hebrew,(B) who lived near the oaks belonging to Mamre the Amorite, the brother of Eshcol and the brother of Aner. They were bound by a treaty with Abram. 14 When Abram heard that his relative had been taken prisoner, he assembled[a] his 318 trained men, born in his household,(C) and they went in pursuit as far as Dan.(D)

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  1. 14:14 Sam; MT reads poured out

12 They also carried off Abram’s nephew Lot(A) and his possessions, since he was living in Sodom.

13 A man who had escaped came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew.(B) Now Abram was living near the great trees of Mamre(C) the Amorite, a brother[a] of Eshkol(D) and Aner, all of whom were allied with Abram. 14 When Abram heard that his relative(E) had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained(F) men born in his household(G) and went in pursuit as far as Dan.(H)

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  1. Genesis 14:13 Or a relative; or an ally

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