GENESIS 22:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.

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Genesis 22:1 Translation & Meaning

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And it came to pass וַיְהִ֗י To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) came pass
after אַחַר֙ Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) after
these הָאֵ֔לֶּה These or those these
things, הַדְּבָרִ֣ים A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause things
that God וְהָ֣אֱלֹהִ֔ים Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
did tempt נִסָּ֖ה To test; by implication, to attempt did tempt
Abraham, אַבְרָהָ֑ם Abraham, the later name of Abram Abraham
and said וַיֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֵלָ֔יו Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
him, Abraham: אַבְרָהָ֖ם Abraham, the later name of Abram Abraham
and he said, וַיֹּ֥אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Behold, הִנֵּֽנִי׃ Lo! Behold
here am. (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
I הִנֵּֽנִי׃ Lo! I

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  • 1  And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.

  • 2  And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

  • 3  And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.




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