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Genesis 22:1 (show verse)

And it cared to pass after these things, that God, did prove Abraham, - and he said unto him, Abraham! And he said Behold me!

Genesis 22:2 (show verse)

And he said - Take, I pray thee, thy son, thine only one, whom thou lovest, even, Isaac, and get thee into the land of Moriah and cause him to ascend there as an ascending-sacrifice, on one of the mountains which I shall name unto thee.
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 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.

Genesis 22:4 (show verse)

It was, on the third day, that Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw the place afar off.

Genesis 22:5 (show verse)

And Abraham said unto his young men - Tarry by yourselves here with the ass, but I and the young man must go yonder, - that we may bow ourselves down and return unto you.

Genesis 22:6 (show verse)

So Abraham took the pieces of wood for the ascending-sacrifice, and laid them on Isaac his son, and took in his own hand the fire and the knife, and they went on their way, both of them together.

Genesis 22:7 (show verse)

Then said Isaac unto Abraham his father, then said he; My father! And he said, Behold me, my son, And he said, Behold the fire, and the pieces of wood, - but where is the lamb, for an ascending-sacrifice?

Genesis 22:8 (show verse)

And Abraham said, God, will provide for himself the lamb for an ascending-sacrifice, my son! So they went on their way, both of them, together.

Genesis 22:9 (show verse)

Then came they into the place which God had named to him, and Abraham built there the altar, and aid in order the pieces of wood, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar, above the pieces of wood.

Genesis 22:10 (show verse)

And Abraham put forth his hand, and took the knife, - to slay his son.

Genesis 22:11 (show verse)

Then called out unto him the messenger of Yahweh out of the heavens, and said. Abraham, Abraham! And he said Behold me!

Genesis 22:12 (show verse)

Then he said, Do not put forth thy hand unto the young man, neither do to him - anything at all, - for, now, know I that one who reverest God, thou art, when thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only one, from me.

Genesis 22:13 (show verse)

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo! a ram, behind, caught in a thicket by his horns, and Abraham went, and took the ram, and caused him to ascend as an ascending-sacrifice instead of his son.

Genesis 22:14 (show verse)

So Abraham called the name of that place Yahweh, - as to which it is still said to-day, In the mountain of Yahweh, will provision be made.

Genesis 22:15 (show verse)

Then called out the messenger of Yahweh unto Abraham, - a second time out of the heavens;

Genesis 22:16 (show verse)

and said, By myself, have I sworn is the oracle of Yahweh, - Because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only one,

Genesis 22:17 (show verse)

That I will, richly bless, thee, and, abundantly multiply, thy seed, as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is on the lip of the sea, - that thy seed may take possession of the gate of his foes:

Genesis 22:18 (show verse)

So shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves in thy seed, - Because thou didst hearken unto my voice.

Genesis 22:19 (show verse)

So Abraham returned unto his young men, and they mounted, and went on their way together unto Beer-sheba, - and Abraham dwelt in Beer-sheba.

Genesis 22:20 (show verse)

And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, - Behold! Milcah - she also, hath borne sons, to Nahor thy brother:

Genesis 22:21 (show verse)

Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother, - and Kemuel, father of Aram -

Genesis 22:22 (show verse)

and Chesed and Hazo, and Pildash, and Jidlaph, - and Bethuel;

Genesis 22:23 (show verse)

And, Bethuel, hath begotten Rebekah, - These eight, hath Milcah borne to Nahor brother of Abraham.

Genesis 22:24 (show verse)

And his concubine, whose name was Reumah, she also, hath borne Tebah and Gaham, and Tahash, and Maacah.