to the place of the altar which he had made there formerly; and there Abram called on the name of the LORD. (Genesis 13:4)

Now Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents. (Genesis 13:5)

And the land could not sustain them while dwelling together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to remain together. (Genesis 13:6)

And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock. Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land. (Genesis 13:7)

So Abram said to Lot, "Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are brothers. (Genesis 13:8)

"Is not the whole land before you? Please separate from me; if to the left, then I will go to the right; or if to the right, then I will go to the left." (Genesis 13:9)

Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere--this was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah--like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar. (Genesis 13:10)

So Lot chose for himself all the valley of the Jordan, and Lot journeyed eastward. Thus they separated from each other. (Genesis 13:11)

Abram settled in the land of Canaan, while Lot settled in the cities of the valley, and moved his tents as far as Sodom. (Genesis 13:12)

Now the men of Sodom were wicked exceedingly and sinners against the LORD. (Genesis 13:13)


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