13 Abraham looked up and there in a thicket he saw a ram[a] caught by its horns.(A) He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son.(B) 14 So Abraham called(C) that place The Lord(D) Will Provide. And to this day it is said, “On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided.(E)

15 The angel of the Lord(F) called to Abraham from heaven(G) a second time 16 and said, “I swear by myself,(H) declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,(I) 17 I will surely bless you(J) and make your descendants(K) as numerous as the stars in the sky(L) and as the sand on the seashore.(M) Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,(N) 18 and through your offspring[b] all nations on earth will be blessed,[c](O) because you have obeyed me.”(P)

19 Then Abraham returned to his servants, and they set off together for Beersheba.(Q) And Abraham stayed in Beersheba.

Nahor’s Sons

20 Some time later Abraham was told, “Milkah is also a mother; she has borne sons to your brother Nahor:(R) 21 Uz(S) the firstborn, Buz(T) his brother, Kemuel (the father of Aram), 22 Kesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph and Bethuel.(U) 23 Bethuel became the father of Rebekah.(V) Milkah bore these eight sons to Abraham’s brother Nahor.(W) 24 His concubine,(X) whose name was Reumah, also had sons: Tebah, Gaham, Tahash and Maakah.

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  1. Genesis 22:13 Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint and Syriac; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text a ram behind him
  2. Genesis 22:18 Or seed
  3. Genesis 22:18 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)

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