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Genesis 13:4

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13:4 This was the place where he had first built the altar, 1  and there Abram worshiped the Lord. 2 

Genesis 13:18

Context

13:18 So Abram moved his tents and went to live 3  by the oaks 4  of Mamre in Hebron, and he built an altar to the Lord there.

1 tn Heb “to the place of the altar which he had made there in the beginning” (cf. Gen 12:7-8).

2 tn Heb “he called in the name of the Lord.” The expression refers to worshiping the Lord through prayer and sacrifice (see Gen 4:26; 12:8; 21:33; 26:25). See G. J. Wenham, Genesis (WBC), 1:116, 281.

3 tn Heb “he came and lived.”

4 tn Or “terebinths.”



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