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Abram and Lot return with great riches out of Egypt.
13:1 Abram went up out of Egypt: he, his wife, all that he had, and Lot with him, into the South.8811 Riches, believers' attitudes
13:2 Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold.4333 Gold
13:3 He went on his journeys from the South even to Bethel, to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Ai,5427 Nomads
13:4 to the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first. There Abram called on the name of Yahweh.8640 Calling upon God
13:5 Lot also, who went with Abram, had flocks, and herds, and tents.5578 Tents
Strife arises between Abram’s herdsmen, and those of Lot.
13:6 The land was not able to bear them, that they might live together: for their substance was great, so that they could not live together.
13:7 There was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram’s livestock and the herdsmen of Lot’s livestock: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite lived in the land at that time.
5524 Bad servants
Abram meekly refers it to Lot to choose his part of the country.
13:8 Abram said to Lot,“Please, let there be no strife between me and you, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are relatives.
13:9 Isn’t the whole land before you? Please separate yourself from me. If you go to the left hand, then I will go to the right. Or if you go to the right hand, then I will go to the left.”
And Lot goes to Sodom.
13:10 Lot lifted up his eyes, and saw all the plain of the Jordan, that it was well-watered everywhere, before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt, as you go to Zoar.4241 Garden of Eden
13:11 So Lot chose the Plain of the Jordan for himself. Lot traveled east, and they separated themselves the one from the other.4821 East
13:12 Abram lived in the land of Canaan, and Lot lived in the cities of the plain, and moved his tent as far as Sodom.
13:13 Now the men of Sodom were exceedingly wicked and sinners against Yahweh.6021 Nature of Sin
God renews the promise to Abram.
13:14 Yahweh said to Abram, after Lot was separated from him,“Now, lift up your eyes, and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward,
13:15 for all the land which you see, I will give to you, and to your offspring forever.
2203 Titles and Names of Christ
13:16 I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth, so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then your seed may also be numbered.
13:17 Arise, walk through the land in its length and in its breadth; for I will give it to you.”
He removes to Hebron, and there builds an altar.
13:18 Abram moved his tent, and came and lived by the oaks of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built an altar there to Yahweh.4528 Trees