13 Then Abraham lifted his eyes and looked, and there behind him was a ram caught in a thicket by its horns. So Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it up for a burnt offering instead of his son. 14 And Abraham called the name of the place, [a]The-Lord-Will-Provide; as it is said to this day, “In the Mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”

15 Then the Angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time out of heaven, 16 and said: (A)“By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son 17 blessing I will (B)bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants (C)as the stars of the heaven (D)and as the sand which is on the seashore; and (E)your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies. 18 (F)In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, (G)because you have obeyed My voice.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 22:14 Heb. YHWH Yireh