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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Genesis 13:1 - 18
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 13
13:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, with his wife and everything he had, and Lot went with him.
 
13:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abram had become very wealthy in livestock and in silver and gold.
 
13:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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
 
13:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the LORD.
 
13:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents.
 
13:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
13:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
13:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
13:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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."
 
13:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.)
 
13:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company:
 
13:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom.
 
13:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now the men of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the LORD.
 
13:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
13:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring F64 forever.
 
13:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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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.
 
13:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I am giving it to you."
 
13:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Abram moved his tents and went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar to the LORD.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F64 Or seed; also in verse 16

 
 

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