Abram And His Pg 19
Negev, with his
he had, and Lot went with him.
wealthy in livestock and
in silver and gold.
From the Negev he went from place to place until
he came to Bethel, to the
place between Bethel and
Ai where his tent had been earlier
and where he had first
built an altar.
There Abram called on the name of the Lord.
Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks
and herds and tents.
But the land could not support them while they
stayed together, for their possessions were so great
that they were not able to
And quarreling arose between Abram’s herders
in the land at that time.
So Abram said to Lot, “Let’s not have any quarreling between you
and me, or between your
herders and mine, for we
are close relatives.
Is not the whole land before you?
Let’s part company.
go to the right; if you go
to the right, I’ll go to the left.”
Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan toward Zoar
was well watered, like the
garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt.
So Lot chose for himself
the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward
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