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Genesis 22:1 (show verse)

Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Genesis 22:2 (show verse)

He said, “Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you.”
Abraham » Trial of his faith in the offering of isaac
Afflictions made beneficial » In trying our faith and obedience
The atonement » Typified
Bible stories for children » The young man whom an angel saved
the Burnt offering » The most ancient of all sacrifices
Communion » Instances of » Abraham
Courage » Instances of the courage of conviction » In offering isaac
Faith » Instances of » In the offering up of isaac
Faith » Trial of » Abraham, when commanded to offer isaac
Faith » Faith tested tested » Of abraham
High places » Sometimes used for true worship
High places » A term used to describe places of worship
Hindrances » Faith tested » Examples of
isaac » The miraculous son of abraham » Offered in sacrifice by his father
Moriah » The land of
Mountain » Mount moriah » Abraham » Offers » isaac » Sacrifice
Mountains » Names of » Moriah, in jerusalem, where the temple was built and where it is supposed abraham offered up isaac
Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Moriah
Mountains » Sometimes selected as places for divine worship
Mountains » Scenes of great events » Moriah, abraham sacrificed isaac
Obedience » Examples of » Abraham
Offerings » Human sacrifices » Offered by » Abraham
Places » High » Sometimes used for true worship
Sacrifices » Were offered » By the patriarchs
Temple » Solomon's » Where abraham offered isaac
Temptation » A test
Tested » Faith tested, examples of
spiritual Tests » Faith tested » Faith tested, examples of
Types of Christ » isaac

Genesis 22:3 (show verse)

So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Genesis 22:4 (show verse)

On the third day Abraham raised his eyes and saw the place from a distance.

Genesis 22:5 (show verse)

Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey, and I and the lad will go over there; and we will worship and return to you.”

Genesis 22:6 (show verse)

Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it on Isaac his son, and he took in his hand the fire and the knife. So the two of them walked on together.

Genesis 22:7 (show verse)

Isaac spoke to Abraham his father and said, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” And he said, “Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?”

Genesis 22:8 (show verse)

Abraham said, “God will provide for Himself the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.” So the two of them walked on together.

Genesis 22:9 (show verse)

Then they came to the place of which God had told him; and Abraham built the altar there and arranged the wood, and bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.

Genesis 22:10 (show verse)

Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son.

Genesis 22:11 (show verse)

But the angel of the Lord called to him from heaven and said, “Abraham, Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”

Genesis 22:12 (show verse)

He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”

Genesis 22:13 (show verse)

Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behold, behind him a ram caught in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son.

Genesis 22:14 (show verse)

Abraham called the name of that place The Lord Will Provide, as it is said to this day, “In the mount of the Lord it will be provided.”

Genesis 22:15 (show verse)

Then the angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time from heaven,

Genesis 22:16 (show verse)

and said, “By Myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,

Genesis 22:17 (show verse)

indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.

Genesis 22:18 (show verse)

In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”

Genesis 22:19 (show verse)

So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham lived at Beersheba.

Genesis 22:20 (show verse)

Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:

Genesis 22:21 (show verse)

Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother and Kemuel the father of Aram

Genesis 22:22 (show verse)

and Chesed and Hazo and Pildash and Jidlaph and Bethuel.”

Genesis 22:23 (show verse)

Bethuel became the father of Rebekah; these eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham’s brother.

Genesis 22:24 (show verse)

His concubine, whose name was Reumah, also bore Tebah and Gaham and Tahash and Maacah.