9:20 The rest of humanity, who had not been killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so that they did not stop worshiping demons and idols made 1 of gold, silver, 2 bronze, stone, and wood – idols that cannot see or hear or walk about. 11:6 And the Lord said, “If as one people all sharing a common language 1 they have begun to do this, then 2 nothing they plan to do will be beyond them. 3
13:3 And he journeyed from place to place 1 from the Negev as far as Bethel. 2 He returned 3 to the place where he had pitched his tent 4 at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai. 13:12 Abram settled in the land of Canaan, but Lot settled among the cities of the Jordan plain 5 and pitched his tents next to Sodom.
13:14 After Lot had departed, the Lord said to Abram, 6 “Look 7 from the place where you stand to the north, south, east, and west.
The Cutting of the Covenant
15:1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram! I am your shield 1 and the one who will reward you in great abundance.” 2
15:6 Abram believed 3 the Lord, and the Lord 4 considered his response of faith 5 as proof of genuine loyalty. 6 15:8 But 7 Abram 8 said, “O sovereign Lord, 9 by what 10 can I know that I am to possess it?”
16:9 Then the Lord’s angel said to her, “Return to your mistress and submit 1 to her authority.
The Birth of Ishmael
16:1 Now Sarai, 2 Abram’s wife, had not given birth to any children, 3 but she had an Egyptian servant 4 named Hagar. 5
18:4 Let a little water be brought so that 1 you may all 2 wash your feet and rest under the tree. 18:8 Abraham 3 then took some curds and milk, along with the calf that had been prepared, and placed the food 4 before them. They ate while 5 he was standing near them under a tree. 21:9 But Sarah noticed 1 the son of Hagar the Egyptian – the son whom Hagar had borne to Abraham – mocking. 2 22:18 Because you have obeyed me, 1 all the nations of the earth will pronounce blessings on one another 2 using the name of your descendants.’”