By Alexander Jones
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A Jerusalem Bible were acclaimed by means of biblical students and readers for its lively and important translation, trustworthy in all facets to the unique sources.
This Reader's version additionally comes with a booklet introductions from Standard(Study) model yet with no its facet margin cross-references and broad footnotes.
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Then Isaac bade them farewell and they went from him in peace. ·Now it was on the same day that Isaac's servants brought him news of the well they had dug. " they said to him. ·So he called the well Sheba, and hence the town is named Beersheba to this day. The Hittite wives of Esau When Esau was forty years old he married Judith, the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath, the daughter of Elon the Hittite. ·These were a bitter disappointment to Isaac and Rebekah. Isaac had grown old, and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see.
Yahweh appeared to him that night and said: "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. " 25 There he built an altar and invoked the name of Yahweh. There he pitched his tent, and there Isaac's servants sank a well. 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 35 34 The alliance with Abimelech Abimelech came from Gerar to see him, with his adviser Ahuzzath and the commander of his army, Phicol. ' ·Swear not to do us any harm, since we never molested you but were unfailingly kind to you and let you go away in peace.
Esau said to Jacob, "Let me eat the red soup, that red soup there; I am exhausted"-hence the name given to him, Edom. " ·Then Jacob said, "First give me your oath"; he gave him his oath and sold his birthright to Jacob. ·Then Jacob gave him bread and lentil soup, and after eating and drinking he got up and went. That was all Esau cared for his birthright. Isaac at Gerar There was a famine in the Iand-a second one after the famine which took place in the time of Abraham-and Isaac went to Abimelech, the Philistine king at Gerar.
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