New International Version
Then birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away.
King James Bible
And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
Darby Bible Translation
And the birds of prey came down on the carcases; and Abram scared them away.
World English Bible
The birds of prey came down on the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
Young's Literal Translation
and the ravenous birds come down upon the carcases, and Abram causeth them to turn back.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And when the fowls - העיט haayit, birds of prey, came down upon the carcasses to devour them, Abram, who stood by his sacrifice waiting for the manifestation of God, who had ordered him to prepare for the ratification of the covenant, drove them away, that they might neither pollute nor devour what had been thus consecrated to God.
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'And He brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and He said unto him, So shall thy seed be. And he believed in the Lord; and He counted it to him for righteousness. And He said unto him, I am the Lord that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it. And he said, Lord God, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it? And He said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of …
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Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other; the birds, however, he did not cut in half.
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