Parallel Bible results for Genesis 13:1-16

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Genesis 13:1-16

NIV 1 So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, with his wife and everything he had, and Lot went with him. NIV 1 So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, with his wife and everything he had, and Lot went with him. NIV 2 Abram had become very wealthy in livestock and in silver and gold. NIV 2 Abram had become very wealthy in livestock and in silver and gold. NIV 3 From the Negev he went from place to place until he came to Bethel, to the place between Bethel and Ai where his tent had been earlier NIV 3 From the Negev he went from place to place until he came to Bethel, to the place between Bethel and Ai where his tent had been earlier NIV 4 and where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the LORD. NIV 4 and where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the LORD. NIV 5 Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents. NIV 5 Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents. NIV 6 But the land could not support them while they stayed together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to stay together. NIV 6 But the land could not support them while they stayed together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to stay together. NIV 7 And quarreling arose between Abram's herdsmen and the herdsmen of Lot. The Canaanites and Perizzites were also living in the land at that time. NIV 7 And quarreling arose between Abram's herdsmen and the herdsmen of Lot. The Canaanites and Perizzites were also living in the land at that time. NIV 8 So Abram said to Lot, "Let's not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and mine, for we are brothers. NIV 8 So Abram said to Lot, "Let's not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and mine, for we are brothers. NIV 9 Is not the whole land before you? Let's part company. If you go to the left, I'll go to the right; if you go to the right, I'll go to the left." NIV 9 Is not the whole land before you? Let's part company. If you go to the left, I'll go to the right; if you go to the right, I'll go to the left." NIV 10 Lot looked up and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan was well watered, like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, toward Zoar. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.) NIV 10 Lot looked up and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan was well watered, like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, toward Zoar. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.) NIV 11 So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company: NIV 11 So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company: NIV 12 Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom. NIV 12 Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom. NIV 13 Now the men of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the LORD. NIV 13 Now the men of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the LORD. NIV 14 The LORD said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, "Lift up your eyes from where you are and look north and south, east and west. NIV 14 The LORD said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, "Lift up your eyes from where you are and look north and south, east and west. NIV 15 All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever. NIV 15 All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever. NIV 16 I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted. NIV 16 I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted.