Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
And Terah took Abram his son and Lot son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, wife of Abram his son, - and came forth with them out of Ur of the Chaldees, that they might go their way towards the land of Canaan, and they came in as far as Haran and dwelt there.
And Yahweh said unto Abram: Come thou on thy way, Out of thy land and out of the place of thy birth and out of the house of thy father, - Unto the land that I will show thee;
So I took your father, Abraham, from beyond the River, and led him through all the land of Canaan, - and multiplied his seed, and gave unto him, Isaac;
Thou, art Yahweh, God, who didst choose Abram, and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, - and madest his name Abraham;
Who roused up one from the East, In righteousness, called him to his feet, - Set before him nations And over kings, caused him to rule, His sword, made them like dust, His bow like driven chaff:
Look well unto Abraham your father, And unto Sarah who gave you birth, - For he was, alone, when called I him, And, I blessed him that I might make him, many.
And, he, said - Brethren and fathers, hearken! The God of Glory, appeared unto our father Abraham, while he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran, -
And Yahweh appeared unto Abram, and said: To thy seed, will I give this land, - And he built there an altar, unto Yahweh who appeared unto him.
for all the land which thou art beholding - to thee, will I give it, and to thy seed unto times age-abiding;
And he said unto him, - I, am Yahweh, who brought thee forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
And I will give to thee and to thy seed after thee the land of thy sojournings - all the land of Canaan, for an age-abiding possession - And I will be to them a God.
Sojourn in this land, that I may be with thee and bless thee, - for, to thee, and to thy seed, will I give all these lands, So will I establish the oath which I sware to Abraham thy father;
Not for thine own righteousness, nor for the uprightness of thine own heart, art thou going in to possess their land, - but or the lawlessness of these nations, is, Yahweh thy God driving them out from before thee, and that he may establish the word which Yahweh sware unto thy fathers, unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob.
Therefore will I take you from among the nations, And gather you out of all the lands,- And will bring you upon your own soil;
Who, through faith - prevailed in contest over kingdoms, wrought righteousness, attained unto promises, shut the mouths of lions,
And, being made perfect, became, to all them that obey him, Author of salvation age-abiding;
So shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves in thy seed, - Because thou didst hearken unto my voice.
And he brought him forth abroad and said - Look steadfastly. I pray thee towards the heavens, and number the stars, if thou be able to number, them, And he said to him, Thus, shall be thy seed.
Every one, therefore, who heareth thesemy words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;
Through whom we have received favour and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations, in behalf of his name,
But thanks be unto God, that - whereas ye were servants of sin, ye became obedient out of the heart unto the mould of teaching into which ye were delivered;
But, not all, have become obedient unto the glad tidings; - for, Isaiah, saith - Lord! who believed what we have heard?
2 Corinthians 10:5
When we pull down, calculations, and every height that uplifteth itself against the knowledge of God, and when we bring into captivity every thought unto the obedience of the Christ,
What profit, my brethren, - if one should be saying he hath, faith, but hath not, works; can his faith save him?
1 Peter 1:22
Having purified, your souls, by the obedience of the truth, unto unfeigned brotherly affection, from the heart, love, one another, earnestly;
1 Peter 3:1
In like manner, ye wives, - submitting yourselves unto your own husbands; in order that, if any are not yielding unto the word, through their wives behaviour, they may, without the word, be won,
1 Peter 4:17
For it is the ripe time for the judgment to begin with the house of God; but, if first with us, what shall be the end of them who yield not unto the glad-message of God?
And Noah did so , - according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
So Abraham rose early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took his two young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the pieces of wood for an ascending-sacrifice, and mounted and went his way unto the place which God had named to him.
Because that Abraham hearkened unto my voice, - and so kept my charge, my commandments my statutes and my laws.
And he said unto him, I will not go, - but unto my own land, and unto my own kindred, will I go.
And, he, arising, took unto him the child and its mother, and entered into the land of Israel.
And, departing, they found according as he had said unto them, and made ready the passover.