Tag: Abraham

Bible Translation: Genesis, Chapter 25

Abraham gave everything he owned to Isaac, but gave gifts to his other sons and sent them to live in the east, away from Isaac. (I guess he didn’t want a Cain/Abel situation.)

Bible Translation: Genesis, Chapter 24

She was beautiful, old enough to be married, and still a virgin. Check, check, check.

Bible Translation: Genesis, Chapter 22

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Now I know you truly fear God. You have not withheld from me even your son.” (Let’s play a game! Name another leader who ruled through fear. I’ll go first.)

Bible Translation: Genesis, Chapter 20

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And he told Sarah, “I’m giving your brother (air quotes) 1,000 pieces of silver as compensation for any wrong I’ve done to you. Your reputation is cleared.” (Sounds a little like Stockholm Syndrome.)

Bible Translation: Genesis, Chapter 18

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Then God said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh? Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return and she will have a son.” (God didn’t get bent out of shape when Abraham laughed at the same idea.)