Genesis 22 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 After these events, God tested Abraham and said to him, "Abraham!" Abraham answered, "I'm here." 1 Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, "Abraham!" "Here I am," he replied.
2 God said, "Take your son, your only son whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah. Offer him up as an entirely burned offering there on one of the mountains that I will show you." 2 Then God said, "Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about."
3 Abraham got up early in the morning, harnessed his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, together with his son Isaac. He split the wood for the entirely burned offering, set out, and went to the place God had described to him. 3 Early the next morning Abraham got up and saddled his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about.
4 On the third day, Abraham looked up and saw the place at a distance. 4 On the third day Abraham looked up and saw the place in the distance.
5 Abraham said to his servants, "Stay here with the donkey. The boy and I will walk up there, worship, and then come back to you." 5 He said to his servants, "Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you."
6 Abraham took the wood for the entirely burned offering and laid it on his son Isaac. He took the fire and the knife in his hand, and the two of them walked on together. 6 Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and placed it on his son Isaac, and he himself carried the fire and the knife. As the two of them went on together,
7 Isaac said to his father Abraham, "My father?" Abraham said, "I'm here, my son." Isaac said, "Here is the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the entirely burned offering?" 7 Isaac spoke up and said to his father Abraham, "Father?" "Yes, my son?" Abraham replied. "The fire and wood are here," Isaac said, "but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?"
8 Abraham said, "The lamb for the entirely burned offering? God will see to it, my son." The two of them walked on together. 8 Abraham answered, "God himself will provide the lamb for the burnt offering, my son." And the two of them went on together.
9 They arrived at the place God had described to him. Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it. He tied up his son Isaac and laid him on the altar on top of the wood. 9 When they reached the place God had told him about, Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it. He bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.
10 Then Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to kill his son as a sacrifice. 10 Then he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.
11 But the LORD's messenger called out to Abraham from heaven, "Abraham? Abraham?" Abraham said, "I'm here." 11 But the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven, "Abraham! Abraham!" "Here I am," he replied.
12 The messenger said, "Don't stretch out your hand against the young man, and don't do anything to him. I now know that you revere God and didn't hold back your son, your only son, from me." 12 "Do not lay a hand on the boy," he said. "Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son."
13 Abraham looked up and saw a single ram caught by its horns in the dense underbrush. Abraham went over, took the ram, and offered it as an entirely burned offering instead of his son. 13 Abraham looked up and there in a thicket he saw a ram caught by its horns. He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son.
14 Abraham named that place “the LORD sees”. That is the reason people today say, "On this mountain the LORD is seen." 14 So Abraham called that place The LORD Will Provide. And to this day it is said, "On the mountain of the LORD it will be provided."
15 The LORD's messenger called out to Abraham from heaven a second time 15 The angel of the LORD called to Abraham from heaven a second time
16 and said, "I give my word as the LORD that because you did this and didn't hold back your son, your only son, 16 and said, "I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son,
17 I will bless you richly and I will give you countless descendants, as many as the stars in the sky and as the grains of sand on the seashore. They will conquer their enemies' cities. 17 I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,
18 All the nations of the earth will be blessed because of your descendants, because you obeyed me." 18 and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me."
19 After Abraham returned to the young men, they got up and went to Beer-sheba where Abraham lived. 19 Then Abraham returned to his servants, and they set off together for Beersheba. And Abraham stayed in Beersheba.
20 After these events, Abraham was told: "Milcah has now also given birth to sons for your brother Nahor. 20 Some time later Abraham was told, "Milcah is also a mother; she has borne sons to your brother Nahor:
21 They are Uz his oldest son, Buz his brother, Kemuel the father of Aram, 21 Uz the firstborn, Buz his brother, Kemuel (the father of Aram),
22 Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel." 22 Kesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph and Bethuel."
23 Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. These are the eight Milcah bore for Nahor, Abraham's brother. 23 Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. Milcah bore these eight sons to Abraham's brother Nahor.
24 His secondary wife's name was Reumah, and she gave birth to Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah. 24 His concubine, whose name was Reumah, also had sons: Tebah, Gaham, Tahash and Maacah.