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And the man increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses.
For you had little before
I came and it has increased to a multitude, and the Lord has blessed you wherever I turned. But now, when shall I provide for my own household also?”
Now Abram was
very rich in livestock, in silver and in gold.
The Lord has greatly
blessed my master, so that he has become rich; and He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and servants and maids, and camels and donkeys.
and the man
became rich, and continued to grow richer until he became very wealthy;
I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”
Yet your father has
cheated me and changed my wages ten times; however, God did not allow him to hurt me.
I am unworthy of all the lovingkindness and of all the faithfulness which You have shown to Your servant; for with my staff only I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two companies.
Please take my
gift which has been brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me and because I have plenty.” Thus he urged him and he took it.
For their property had become too great for them to live together, and the land where they sojourned could not sustain them because of their livestock.
I bought male and female slaves and I had
homeborn slaves. Also I possessed flocks and herds larger than all who preceded me in Jerusalem.
They will not take wood from the field or gather firewood from the forests, for they will make fires with the weapons; and they will take the spoil of those who despoiled them and seize the
plunder of those who plundered them,” declares the Lord God.