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Genesis 14:22


But Abram replied to the king of Sodom, “I raise my hand 1  to the Lord, the Most High God, Creator of heaven and earth, and vow 2 


Ge 14:19; Ge 14:20; Ge 17:1; Ge 21:23-31; Ge 21:33; Ex 6:8; De 32:40; Jud 11:35; Ps 24:1; Ps 83:18; Isa 57:15; Da 4:34; Da 12:7; Hag 2:8; Re 10:5,6

NET © Notes

tn Abram takes an oath, raising his hand as a solemn gesture. The translation understands the perfect tense as having an instantaneous nuance: “Here and now I raise my hand.”

tn The words “and vow” are not in the Hebrew text, but are supplied in the translation for clarification.

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