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Old Testament Revision 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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King of peace. And he lifted up his voice, & he blessed Abram, being the high priest, & the keeper of the storehouse of God; him whom God had appointed to receive tithes for the poor. wherefore, Abram paid unto him tithes of all that he had, of all the riches which he possessed, which God <​14/​> had given him more then that which he had need. <​/​> And it came to pass, that God blessed Abram, & gave unto him riches, & honour, & lands, for an everlasting possession; according to the covenant which he had made, & according to the blessing wherewith Melchizedeck had blessed him.
Genesis, Chapter 15
Chapter XII <​16 15th​> the A covenant made to Abram & his seed after him &c &c &c—
And it came to pass, that after these things, the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, fear not, Abram; I will be thy shield. I will be thy exceeding great reward. And according to the blessings of my servent I will give <​2/​> unto thee. <​/​> And Abram said, O Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, And Eleazer of Demascus is <​was​> made the stewart of my house. And Abram said, behold to me thou hast given no seed; & Lo!, one born in mine <​3/​> house is mine heir. <​/​> And behold the word of the Lord came unto him, again saying this shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir. And he brought him forth abroad, & he sa[i]d look now towards Heaven, & tell the stars, if thou be able to number them. And he said unto him, so shall thy seed <​4​> be. <​/​> And Abram said, Lord God, how wilt thou give me this land for an everlasting inheritance? And the Lord said, Though thou wast dead, yet am I <​not​> able to give it thee? & if thou shalt die, yet thou shalt possess it. for the day cometh, that the Son of man shall live; but how can he live <​5/​> if he be not dead? he must first be quickened. <​/​> And it came to pass that Abram looked forth & saw the days of the Son of man, & was glad; & his soul found rest, & he believed in the Lord; And the Lord & the Lord counted it unto him for <​6/​> righteousness. <​/​> And the Lord said unto him, I, the Lord, brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldeas, to give thee this land to inherit it <​and Abram Said, Lord, whereby Shall I know that I Shall inherit it?​> yet he believed God. And the Lord said unto [p. 40]
King of peace. And he lifted up his voice, & he blessed Abram, being the high priest, & the keeper of the storehouse of God; him whom God had appointed to receive tithes for the poor. wherefore, Abram paid unto him tithes of all that he had, of all the riches which he possessed, which God 14/ had given him more then that which he had need. / And it came to pass, that God blessed Abram, & gave unto him riches, & honour, & lands, for an everlasting possession; according to the covenant which he had made, & according to the blessing wherewith Melchizedeck had blessed him.
Genesis, Chapter 15
Chapter 15th A covenant made to Abram & his seed after him &c &c &c—
And it came to pass, that after these things, the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, fear not, Abram; I will be thy shield. I will be thy exceeding great reward. And according to the blessings of my servent I will give 2/ unto thee. / And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, And Eleazer of Demascus was made the stewart of my house. And Abram said, behold to me thou hast given no seed; & Lo!, one born in mine 3/ house is mine heir. / And behold the word of the Lord came unto him, again saying this shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir. And he brought him forth abroad, & he said look now towards Heaven, & tell the stars, if thou be able to number them. And he said unto him, so shall thy seed 4 be. / And Abram said, Lord God, how wilt thou give me this land for an everlasting inheritance? And the Lord said, Though thou wast dead, yet am I not able to give it thee? & if thou shalt die, yet thou shalt possess it. for the day cometh, that the Son of man shall live; but how can he live 5/ if he be not dead? he must first be quickened. / And it came to pass that Abram looked forth & saw the days of the Son of man, & was glad; & his soul found rest, & he believed in the Lord; And the Lord counted it unto him for 6/ righteousness. / And the Lord said unto him, I, the Lord, brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldeas, to give thee this land to inherit it and Abram Said, Lord, whereby Shall I know that I Shall inherit it? yet he believed God. And the Lord said unto [p. 40]
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