Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.
1 Samuel 4:12
Now a man of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh the same day with
his clothes torn and dust on his head.
the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you.”
she called to the men of her household and said to them, “See, he has brought in a
Hebrew to us to make sport of us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I screamed.
I was in fact kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should have put me into the dungeon.”
Now a Hebrew youth was with us there, a
servant of the captain of the bodyguard, and we related them to him, and he interpreted our dreams for us. To each one he interpreted according to his own dream.
So they served him by himself, and them by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate with him by themselves, because the Egyptians could not eat bread with the Hebrews, for that is
loathsome to the Egyptians.
When she opened it, she
saw the child, and behold, the boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrews’ children.”
He said to them, “I am a
Hebrew, and I fear the Lord God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land.”
2 Corinthians 11:22
Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.
Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,
Then Abram moved his tent and came and dwelt by the
oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and there he built an altar to the Lord.
the Jebusite and the Amorite and the Girgashite
Then Israel sent messengers to Sihon, king of the Amorites, saying,
I will take nothing except what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their share.”
Abraham said, “I swear it.”