I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.
Abram, Nahorand Haran.
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Haran died in his native city, Ur of the Chaldees. Abram married Sarah Saraiwho was barren. Terah, with Abram, Sarai, and Lot, then departed for Canaan, but settled in a place named Haranwhere Terah died at the age of On the way Abram told Sarai to say that she was his sister, so that the Egyptians would not kill him.
God afflicted Pharaoh and his household with plagues, which led Pharaoh to try to find out what was wrong. The conflicts between herdsmen had become so troublesome that Abram suggested that Lot choose a separate area, either on the left hand or on the right hand, that there be no conflict amongst brethren.
Lot chose to go eastward to the plain of Jordan where the land was well watered everywhere as far as Zoar, and he dwelled in the cities of the plain toward Sodom.
Abram went south to Hebron and settled in the plain of Mamrewhere he built another altar to worship God. Battle of Siddim Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek painting c. Once Abram received this news, he immediately assembled trained servants.
When they caught up with them at DanAbram devised a battle plan by splitting his group into more than one unit, and launched a night raid. They freed Lot, as well as his household and possessions, and recovered all of the goods from Sodom that had been taken.
Abram then gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything.
The king of Sodom then offered to let Abram keep all the possessions if he would merely return his people. Abram refused any deal from the king of Sodom, other than the share to which his allies were entitled.
Covenant of the pieces The voice of the Lord came to Abram in a vision and repeated the promise of the land and descendants as numerous as the stars.
Abram and God made a covenant ceremony, and God told of the future bondage of Israel in Egypt. God described to Abram the land that his offspring would claim: Abram and Sarai tried to make sense of how he would become a progenitor of nations, because after 10 years of living in Canaan, no child had been born.
Sarai then offered her Egyptian handmaiden, Hagarto Abram with the intention that she would bear him a son. After Hagar found she was pregnant, she began to despise her mistress, Sarai.
Sarai responded by mistreating Hagar, and Hagar fled into the wilderness. An angel spoke with Hagar at the fountain on the way to Shur. Hagar then called God who spoke to her " El-roi ", "Thou God seest me: From that day onward, the well was called Beer-lahai-roi, "The well of him that liveth and seeth me.
She then did as she was instructed by returning to her mistress in order to have her child. Abram was 86 years of age when Ishmael was born. He looked up and saw three men in the presence of God.
Then he ran and bowed to the ground to welcome them. Abraham then offered to wash their feet and fetch them a morsel of bread, to which they assented. When all was prepared, he set curds, milk and the calf before them, waiting on them, under a tree, as they ate.
While at the tent entrance, Sarah overheard what was said and she laughed to herself about the prospect of having a child at their ages. The visitor inquired of Abraham why Sarah laughed at bearing a child at her age, as nothing is too hard for God.
Frightened, Sarah denied laughing. At this point, the two other visitors left for Sodom. Then Abraham turned to God and pleaded decrementally with Him from fifty persons to less that "if there were at least ten righteous men found in the city, would not God spare the city?
However, Lot objected and offered his virgin daughters who had not "known" v. He "looked out toward Sodom and Gomorrah" and saw what became of the cities of the plain, where not even "ten righteous" v.Judaism is characterized by a belief in one transcendent God who revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.
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Jul 16, · Best Answer: Moses did. According to the Book of Exodus in the Hebrew Bible, Moses was a son of Amram and his wife, Jochebed, a Levite.
Moses led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt and into the desert, and received the Torah from God on Mount Sinai. Jun 20, · Abraham founded Judaism, and Moses later received the Torah from God.
Abraham (18th century BCE), tenth-generation descendant of Noah, of Hebrew lineage, was the son of Terah, uncle of Lot, father of Isaac, grandfather of Jacob, and forefather of. Abraham (/ ˈ eɪ b r ə h æ m, -h ə m Ibrāhīm is mentioned in 35 chapters of the Quran, more often than any other biblical personage apart from Moses.
He is called both a hanif and muslim (one who submits), and Muslims regard him as a prophet and patriarch, the archetype of the perfect Muslim, and the revered reformer of the Kaaba in Children: Ishmael, Isaac, Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, Shuah.