10 And Abraham stretching forth his hand, took the knife to kill his son.

11 But the Angel of the Lord called unto him from heaven, saying, Abraham, Abraham. And he answered, Here am I.

12 Then he said, Lay not thine hand upon the child, neither do anything unto him: for now I [a]know that thou fearest God, seeing for my sake [b]thou hast not spared thine [c]only son.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 22:12 That is, by thy true obedience thou hast declared thy lively faith.
  2. Genesis 22:12 Or, and hast not withheld thine only son from me.
  3. Genesis 22:12 Hebrew, thy son, thy only son.

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