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12 They also took Abram’s nephew Lot captive, and confiscated[a] his possessions, since he was living in Sodom.

13 Someone escaped, arrived, and reported what had happened[b] to Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks belonging to Mamre the Amorite, whose brothers Eshcol and Aner were allied with Abram. 14 When Abram heard that his nephew[c] had been taken prisoner, he gathered together 318 of his trained men, who had been born in his household, and they went out in pursuit as far as Dan.

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  1. Genesis 14:12 The Heb. lacks confiscated
  2. Genesis 14:13 The Heb. lacks what had happened
  3. Genesis 14:14 Lit. brother

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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