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The Story of Abraham, 18th century BCE

Abraham Sacrificing IsaacThe story of Abraham is related in Genesis 11-25.

Lech Lecha

“The Lord said to Abraham, Go forth from your native land and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you.”

– Genesis 12-1

Abram in Jerusalem

“ When he (Abram) returned . . . King Melchizedek of Salem brought out bread and wine . . .”

– Genesis- 14-17 – 19

Abraham’s Sojourn Into Egypt

“There was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for famine was severe in the land.”

– Genesis 12.10

An Angel Prevents the Sacrifice of Isaac

“And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son. Then the angel of the Lord called him from heaven- ‘Abraham! Abraham!’ and he answered, ‘Here am I.’ And he said, ‘Do not raise your hand against the boy, or do anything to him’.”

– Genesis 22-10-12

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