Then Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee and between my pastors and thine, for we are brethren.
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his tried and experienced servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.
Then Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought forth bread and wine, for he was the priest of the most high God.
After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram; I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
And he believed the LORD, and he counted it to him for righteousness.
And in process of time it came to pass that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground a present unto the LORD.
Now Sarai Abram's wife bore him no children; and she had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
Then Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee; I have given my maid into thy bosom, and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes; the LORD judge between me and thee.
And when Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me and be thou perfect.
And God said again unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou and thy seed after thee in their generations.
And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I shall bless him and will make him fruitful and will multiply him exceedingly; he shall beget twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
And the LORD appeared unto him among the terebinth trees of Mamre; and he was sitting in the door of his tent in the heat of the day;
And the men rose up from there and looked toward Sodom; and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
And Abraham rose up early in the morning to the place where he had stood before the LORD.
And it came to pass as God destroyed the cities of the plain that God remembered Abraham and sent Lot out of the midst of the destruction when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.
And Abraham journeyed from there toward the land of the Negev and dwelt between Kadesh and Shur and sojourned in Gerar.
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did with Sarah as he had spoken.
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had born unto Abraham, mocking.
And it came to pass at that time that Abimelech and Phichol, the prince of his host, spoke unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest.
And it came to pass after these things that God proved Abraham and said unto him, Abraham; and he said, Behold, here I am.
And it came to pass after these things that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she has also born sons unto thy brother Nahor;
And Sarah was one hundred and twenty-seven years old; these were the years of the life of Sarah.
And Abraham was old and well stricken in age, and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah.