They also carried off Abram's nephew Lot1 and his possessions, since he was living in Sodom.
One who had escaped came and reported this to Abram the Hebrew.2 Now Abram was living near the great trees of Mamre3 the Amorite, a brothera of Eshcol4 and Aner, all of whom were allied with Abram.
When Abram heard that his relative5 had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained6 men born in his household7 and went in pursuit as far as Dan.815
During the night Abram divided his men9 to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus.1016
He recovered11 all the goods12 and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other people.