Bible: Genesis 13:6-13

13:6 But the land could 1  not support them while they were living side by side. 2  Because their possessions were so great, they were not able to live 3  alongside one another. 13:7 So there were quarrels 4  between Abram’s herdsmen and Lot’s herdsmen. 5  (Now the Canaanites and the Perizzites were living in the land at that time.) 6 

13:8 Abram said to Lot, “Let there be no quarreling between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are close relatives. 7  13:9 Is not the whole land before you? Separate yourself now from me. If you go 8  to the left, then I’ll go to the right, but if you go to the right, then I’ll go to the left.”

13:10 Lot looked up and saw 9  the whole region 10  of the Jordan. He noticed 11  that all of it was well-watered (before the Lord obliterated 12  Sodom and Gomorrah) 13  like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, 14  all the way to Zoar. 13:11 Lot chose for himself the whole region of the Jordan and traveled 15  toward the east.

So the relatives separated from each other. 16  13:12 Abram settled in the land of Canaan, but Lot settled among the cities of the Jordan plain 17  and pitched his tents next to Sodom. 13:13 (Now 18  the people 19  of Sodom were extremely wicked rebels against the Lord.) 20 

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