Genesis 13
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1And Abram goes up from Egypt (he and his wife, and all that he has, and Lot with him) toward the south;

2and Abram [is] exceedingly wealthy in livestock, in silver, and in gold. 3And he goes on his journeys from the south, even to Bethel, to the place where his tent had been at the commencement, between Bethel and Hai— 4to the place of the altar which he made there at the first, and there Abram preaches in the Name of YHWH. 5And also to Lot, who is going with Abram, there has been sheep and oxen and tents; 6and the land has not permitted them to dwell together, for their substance has been much, and they have not been able to dwell together; 7and there is a strife between those feeding Abram’s livestock and those feeding Lot’s livestock; and the Canaanite and the Perizzite [are] then dwelling in the land.

8And Abram says to Lot, “Please let there not be strife between me and you, and between my shepherds and your shepherds, for we [are] men—brothers. 9Is not all the land before you? Please be parted from me; if to the left, then I to the right; and if to the right, then I to the left.”

10And Lot lifts up his eyes, and sees the whole circuit of the Jordan that it [is] all a watered country (before YHWH’s destroying Sodom and Gomorrah, as YHWH’s garden, as the land of Egypt), in your coming toward Zoar, 11and Lot chooses for himself the whole circuit of the Jordan; and Lot journeys from the east, and they are parted—a man from his companion; 12Abram has dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot has dwelt in the cities of the circuit, and moves [his] tent to Sodom; 13and the men of Sodom [are] evil, and sinners before YHWH exceedingly.

14And YHWH said to Abram, after Lot’s being parted from him, “Now lift up your eyes and look from the place where you [are], northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward; 15for the whole of the land which you are seeing, I give it to you and to your Seed for all time. 16And I have set your seed as dust of the earth, so that, if one is able to number the dust of the earth, even your seed is numbered; 17rise, go up and down through the land, to its length, and to its breadth, for to you I give it.” 18And Abram moves [his] tent, and comes, and dwells among the oaks of Mamre, which [are] in Hebron, and builds there an altar to YHWH.


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