Genesis 14:12

“And they tooke Lot, Abrams brothers sonne, (who dwelt in Sodome) and his goods, and departed.”

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Other Translations

And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
- King James Version

They also took Lot, Abram's nephew, and his possessions and departed, for he was living in Sodom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in addition they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who was living in Sodom, and all his goods.
- Basic English Bible

And they took Lot and his property, Abram's brother's son, and departed. For he dwelt in Sodom.
- Darby Bible

And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
- Webster's Bible

They took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who lived in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
- World English Bible

and they take Lot, Abram's brother's son (seeing he is dwelling in Sodom), and his substance, and go away.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son, who dwelt in Sodom, and his goods, and departed.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 14

  • A disciple
    Dear BG; You wrote, "You can clearly see Abram's growing dependence upon God to throughout his life. He wasn't perfect but he was learning to trust the Lord more and more." While it is so popular to take up this kind of talk, and apologizing to the ungodly for the Saints; it does not describe Abram! Genesis 6:3 Excusing one's self for failure because of the weakness of the flesh is disobedience!
  • A disciple
    What a world of danger and disaster do the ungodly have to endure! Just a glimpse into the kind of world going on all around "God's Friend Abram;" in which his nephew Lot was accidentally caught up in, because he was not as keen on this life of a pilgrim like his uncle was determined to live. Abram and his 318 men chased and destroyed five Nations' armies, and delivered the captives and the spoil!
  • BG
    Day 5 of the KingJamesBibleonline reading the Bible through in one year. Had to play a little "catch up" but that is ok. You can clearly see Abram's growing dependence upon God to throughout his life. He wasn't perfect but he was learning to trust the Lord more and more.
  • BSP
    Verse 14: Abraham took great measures to go rescue his nephew Lot. Lot chose a dangerous place to live, but Abraham loved Lot and wanted to do all he could to save him.
  • Irene123
    To Victor on Melchisedec/Jesus - Melchisedec was a theophany of God/Jesus. Jesus is God's N.T. name, just as Jehovah was His O.T. name. I think it's Jn. 1:14 that says God was manifest in the flesh, and the angel in Lk. 2 to Mary said His name was to be Jesus.
  • Victor
    ......but (!!!!) was Melchisedec...an appearance of Jesus taking place in the Old Testament???!!!

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