GENESIS 22:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the angel of the Lord called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.”

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Genesis 22:11 Translation & Meaning

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And the angel מַלְאַ֤ךְ A messenger; specifically, of God, i.e., an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher) angel
of the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
called וַיִּקְרָ֨א To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) called
unto אֵלָ֜יו Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
him out of מִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses out
heaven, הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם The sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve) heaven
and said, וַיֹּ֖אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Abraham, אַבְרָהָ֣ם׀ Abraham, the later name of Abram Abraham
Abraham: אַבְרָהָ֑ם Abraham, the later name of Abram Abraham
and he said, וַיֹּ֖אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Here הִנֵּֽנִי׃ Lo! Here
am (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
I. הִנֵּֽנִי׃ Lo! I

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  • 9  And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood.

  • 10  And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.

  • 11  And the angel of the Lord called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.

  • 12  And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.

  • 13  And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.




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