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Sodom and Gomorrah.
GENESIS XIX. 24, 25.
Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Go-
morrah, brimstone and fire from the Lord out
of heaven; and he overthrew those cities, and
all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the
cities, and that which grew upon the ground. . 183
Hagar and Ishmael.
GENESIS XXI. 9, 10.
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian,
which she had born unto Abraham, mocking.
Wherefore she said unto Abraham, cast out
this bond woman and her son: for the son of
this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son,
even with Isaac.
The Offering up of Isaac.
GENESIS Xxii. 2.
And he said, take now thy son, thine only son
Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the
land of Moriah; and offer him there for a
burnt offering upon one of the mountains,
which I will tell thee of.
The Marriage of Isaac.
GENESIS XXIV. 37, 38.
My master made me swear, saying, thou shalt
not take a wife to my son of the daughters of
the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell: but
thou shall go unto my father's house, and to
my kindred, and take a wife for my son.
Esau despises the Birthright.
GENESIS XXV. 34.
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of len-
tiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and
went his way: thus Esau despised his birth-
And he said, Is he not rightly named Jacob? for
he hath supplanted me these two times: he
took away my birthright: and behold now he
hath taken away my blessing.
GENESIS XXviii. 12.
And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on
the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven,
and behold the angels of God ascending and
descending on it.
Jacob's residence with Laban.
GENESIS XXXi. 41.
Thus have I been twenty years in thy house; I
served thee fourteen years for thy two daugh-
ters, and six years for thy cattle, and thou hast
changed my wages ten times.
GENESIS XXxii. 24.
And Jacob was left alone, and there wrestled a
man with him until the breaking of the day.
Reconciliation of Jacob and Esau.
GENESIS XXxiii. 4.
And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him,
and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they
Joseph hated by his Brethren.
GENESIS XXXVii. 3, 4.
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his chil-
dren, because he was the son of his old age`:
and he made him a coat of many colours. And
when his brethren saw that their father loved
him more than all his brethren, they hated
him, and could not speak peaceably to him. . 364
GENESIS Xxxix. 9.
How can I do this great wickedness, and sin
And Pharaoh took his ring from his hand, and
put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him
in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold
chain upon his neck; And he made him to
ride in the second chariot which he had;
and they cried before him, Bow the knee :
and he made him ruler over all the land of
Joseph's Brethren Convicted by Conscience.
GENESIS xlii. 21.
And they said we are verily guilty concern-
ing our brother, in that we saw the anguish
of his soul when he besought us; and we
would not hear: therefore is this distress come
Joseph's Brethren in Danger and Trouble.
GENESIS xliv. 16.
And Judah said, What shall we say unto my
Lord? What shall we speak ? or how shall
we clear ourselves? God hath found out the
iniquity of thy servants: behold, we are my
Lord's servants, both we, and he also with
whom the cup is found.
Jacob's Interview with Pharaoh.
GENESIS xlvii. 8, 9.
And Pharaoh said unto Jacob, How old art thou?
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the
years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and
thirty years few and evil have the days of
the years of my life been, and have not attained
unto the days of the years of the life of my
fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.