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Genesis Chapter 14 (Index)

001  And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations;

002  That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.

003  All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea.

004  Twelve years they served Chedorlaomer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

005  And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim,

006  And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto Elparan, which is by the wilderness.

007  And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.

008  And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar;) and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim;

009  With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.

010  And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.

011  And they took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah, and all their victuals, and went their way.

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

013  And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.

014  And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.

015  And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus.

016  And he brought back all the goods, and also brought again his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

017  And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.

018  And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God.

019  And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth:

020  And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.

021  And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to thyself.

022  And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,

023  That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:

024  Save only that which the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion.