New Living Translation
Abraham then gave some of his sheep, goats, and cattle to Abimelech, and they made a treaty.
King James Bible
And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.
World English Bible
Abraham took sheep and cattle, and gave them to Abimelech. Those two made a covenant.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham taketh sheep and oxen, and giveth to Abimelech, and they make, both of them, a covenant;
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LibraryThe First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4
The Holiness of God
But one of Lot's men escaped and reported everything to Abram the Hebrew, who was living near the oak grove belonging to Mamre the Amorite. Mamre and his relatives, Eshcol and Aner, were Abram's allies.
"This is the first I've heard of it," Abimelech answered. "I have no idea who is responsible. You have never complained about this before."
But Abraham also took seven additional female lambs and set them off by themselves.
Early the next morning, they each took a solemn oath not to interfere with each other. Then Isaac sent them home again, and they left him in peace.
So come, let's make a covenant, you and I, and it will be a witness to our commitment."
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