Abram said to Lot, "Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives.
When Abram heard that his relative was taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued as far as Dan.
Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine: and he was priest of God Most High.
After these things the word of Yahweh came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Don't be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward."
He believed in Yahweh; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness.
As time passed, it happened that Cain brought an offering to Yahweh from the fruit of the ground.
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, bore him no children. She had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
Sarai said to Abram, "This wrong is your fault. I gave my handmaid into your bosom, and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes. Yahweh judge between me and you."
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, Yahweh appeared to Abram, and said to him, "I am God Almighty. Walk before me, and be blameless.
God said to Abraham, "As for you, you will keep my covenant, you and your seed after you throughout their generations.
God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but her name will be Sarah.
As for Ishmael, I have heard you. Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly. He will become the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.
Yahweh appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day.
The men rose up from there, and looked toward Sodom. Abraham went with them to see them on their way.
Abraham got up early in the morning to the place where he had stood before Yahweh.
It happened, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the middle of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.
Abraham traveled from there toward the land of the South, and lived between Kadesh and Shur. He lived as a foreigner in Gerar.
Yahweh visited Sarah as he had said, and Yahweh did to Sarah as he had spoken.
Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking.
It happened at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol the captain of his army spoke to Abraham, saying, "God is with you in all that you do.
It happened after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, "Abraham!" He said, "Here I am."
It happened after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, "Behold, Milcah, she also has borne children to your brother Nahor:
Sarah lived one hundred twenty-seven years. This was the length of Sarah's life.
Abraham was old, and well stricken in age. Yahweh had blessed Abraham in all things.
Abraham took another wife, and her name was Keturah.