4:26 And a son was also born to Seth, whom he named Enosh. At that time people 1 began to worship 2 the Lord.
13:4 This was the place where he had first built the altar, 5 and there Abram worshiped the Lord. 6
21:33 Abraham 7 planted a tamarisk tree 8 in Beer Sheba. There he worshiped the Lord, 9 the eternal God.
1 tn The word “people” is not in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation. The construction uses a passive verb without an expressed subject. “To call was begun” can be interpreted to mean that people began to call.
4 tn Heb “he called in the name of the
6 tn Heb “he called in the name of the
7 tn Heb “and he”; the referent (Abraham) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
8 sn The planting of the tamarisk tree is a sign of Abraham’s intent to stay there for a long time, not a religious act. A growing tree in the Negev would be a lasting witness to God’s provision of water.
9 tn Heb “he called there in the name of the