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Genesis 14

Overview

Genesis 14:1, The battle of four kings against the king of Sodom and his allies; Genesis 14:12, Lot is taken prisoner; Genesis 14:14, Abram rescues him; Genesis 14:17, Melchizedek blesses Abram at his return, who gives him tithes; Genesis 14:21, The rest of the spoil, his partners having had their portions he restores to the king of Sodom.

Verse 1

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Shinar: Genesis 10:10, Genesis 11:2, Isaiah 11:11, Daniel 1:2, Zechariah 5:11

Ellasar: Isaiah 37:12

Elam: Genesis 10:22, Isaiah 21:2, Isaiah 22:6, Jeremiah 25:25, Jeremiah 49:34-39, Ezekiel 32:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:9 - General Joshua 12:23 - the nations 2 Samuel 10:19 - servants 1 Kings 20:1 - Thirty and two 1 Chronicles 1:17 - Elam Daniel 8:2 - province Acts 2:9 - Elamites

Verse 2

Sodom: Genesis 10:19, Genesis 13:10, Genesis 19:24, Isaiah 1:9, Isaiah 1:10

Admah: Deuteronomy 29:23, Hosea 11:8

Zeboiim: 1 Samuel 13:18, Nehemiah 11:34

Zoar: Genesis 19:20-30, Deuteronomy 34:3, Isaiah 15:5, Jeremiah 48:34

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:8 - same Genesis 19:22 - called Joshua 12:23 - the nations 1 Chronicles 5:8 - Bela

Verse 3

salt sea: Genesis 19:24, Numbers 34:12, Deuteronomy 3:17, Joshua 3:16, Psalms 107:34, *marg.

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:8 - in Genesis 19:25 - General Numbers 34:3 - salt sea eastward Joshua 12:3 - the sea Joshua 15:2 - the salt sea Joshua 18:19 - the salt 2 Kings 14:25 - unto the sea 2 Chronicles 20:2 - beyond the sea

Verse 4

they served: Genesis 9:25, Genesis 9:26

they rebelled: Ezekiel 17:15

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 19:19 - the servants

Verse 5

Rephaims: Genesis 15:20, Deuteronomy 3:11, Deuteronomy 3:20, Deuteronomy 3:22, 2 Samuel 5:18, 2 Samuel 5:22, 2 Samuel 23:13, 1 Chronicles 11:15, 1 Chronicles 14:9, Isaiah 17:5

Ashteroth: The same as Ashteroth, a city of Bashan, where Og afterwards reigned. Deuteronomy 1:4, Joshua 12:4, Joshua 13:12, Joshua 13:31

Zuzims: Deuteronomy 2:20-23, 1 Chronicles 4:40, Psalms 78:51, Psalms 105:23, Psalms 105:27, Psalms 106:22

Emims: Deuteronomy 2:10, Deuteronomy 2:11

Shaveh Kiriathaim: or, the plains of Kiriathaim, Kiriathaim was beyond Jordan, 10 miles west-ward from Medeba, and afterwards belonged to Sihon, king of Heshbon. Joshua 13:19, Jeremiah 48:1, Jeremiah 48:23

Reciprocal: Joshua 17:15 - giants 2 Samuel 21:16 - the giant 1 Chronicles 19:19 - the servants

Verse 6

Horites: Genesis 36:8, Genesis 36:20-30, Deuteronomy 2:12, Deuteronomy 2:22, 1 Chronicles 1:38-42

Elparan: or, the plain of Paran, Genesis 16:7, Genesis 21:21, Numbers 12:16, Numbers 13:3, Habakkuk 3:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:3 - Seir Deuteronomy 11:29 - General Joshua 12:7 - Seir 1 Samuel 25:1 - the wilderness 1 Kings 11:18 - Paran 2 Chronicles 20:23 - mount Seir

Verse 7

Kadesh: En-mishpat or Kadesh, was about 8 leagues south of Hebron. Genesis 16:14, Genesis 20:1, Numbers 20:1, Deuteronomy 1:19, Deuteronomy 1:46

Amalekites: Genesis 36:12, Genesis 36:16, Exodus 17:8-16, Numbers 14:43, Numbers 14:45, Numbers 24:20, 1 Samuel 15:1-35, 1 Samuel 27:1-12, 1 Samuel 30:1-31

Hazezontamar: Called by the Chaldee, "En-gaddi," a town on the western shore of the Dead Sea. Joshua 15:62, 2 Chronicles 20:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 13:29 - Amalekites Joshua 15:3 - Zin Judges 11:16 - came Judges 12:15 - in the mount 1 Samuel 23:29 - General 2 Samuel 1:8 - an Amalekite

Verse 8

same: Genesis 14:2, Genesis 13:10, Genesis 19:20, Genesis 19:22

in: Genesis 14:3, Genesis 14:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 34:3 - Zoar Ezekiel 16:46 - her daughters Hosea 11:8 - Admah

Verse 9

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Verse 10

slime pits, Places where asphaltus or bitumen sprung out of the ground: this substance which is properly denoted by the word "slime," abounds in these parts. Genesis 11:3

fell: Joshua 8:24, Psalms 83:10, Isaiah 24:18, Jeremiah 48:44

the mountain: Genesis 19:17, Genesis 19:30

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:8 - in Genesis 25:18 - died Exodus 2:3 - with slime Numbers 13:17 - the mountain

Verse 11

Genesis 14:16, Genesis 14:21, Genesis 12:5, Deuteronomy 28:31, Deuteronomy 28:35, Deuteronomy 28:51

Verse 12

Lot: Genesis 11:27, Genesis 12:5

who: Genesis 13:12, Genesis 13:13, Numbers 16:26, Job 9:23, Jeremiah 2:17-19, 1 Timothy 6:9-11, Revelation 3:19, Revelation 18:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:16 - General Numbers 32:19 - we will Proverbs 13:20 - but

Verse 13

one: 1 Samuel 4:12, Job 1:15

the: Genesis 39:14, Genesis 40:15, Genesis 41:12, Genesis 43:32, Exodus 2:6, Exodus 2:11, Jonah 1:9, 2 Corinthians 11:22, Philippians 2:5

dwelt: Genesis 13:18

Mamre: Genesis 14:24, Genesis 13:18

Amorite: Genesis 10:16, Numbers 21:21

and these: Genesis 14:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:1 - Mamre Genesis 21:24 - General Genesis 21:32 - General Genesis 35:27 - Mamre Numbers 24:24 - and shall afflict Eber Jeremiah 34:9 - Hebrew Philippians 3:5 - an

Verse 14

his brother: Genesis 11:27-31, Genesis 13:8, Proverbs 17:17, Proverbs 24:11, Proverbs 24:12, Galatians 6:1, Galatians 6:2, 1 John 2:18

armed: or, led forth, Psalms 45:3-5, Psalms 68:12, Isaiah 41:2, Isaiah 41:3

trained: or, instructed

born: Genesis 12:5, Genesis 12:16, Genesis 15:3, Genesis 17:12, Genesis 17:27, Genesis 18:19, Genesis 23:6, Ecclesiastes 2:7

Dan: Deuteronomy 34:1, Judges 18:29, Judges 20:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:2 - thou shalt Genesis 17:13 - born Genesis 29:12 - brother Exodus 21:4 - shall be her 1 Samuel 30:19 - General 1 Kings 12:29 - Dan 1 Kings 15:20 - Dan 1 Kings 20:14 - young men 2 Chronicles 16:4 - Dan Job 29:25 - dwelt Ecclesiastes 3:8 - a time of war Jeremiah 41:12 - to fight

Verse 15

And he: Psalms 112:5

smote: Isaiah 41:2, Isaiah 41:3

Damascus: Deuteronomy 15:2, 1 Kings 15:18, Acts 9:2

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:24 - to Damascus 1 Kings 19:15 - wilderness of Damascus 2 Kings 8:7 - Damascus Isaiah 17:1 - Damascus Jeremiah 49:23 - Damascus Ezekiel 47:16 - Damascus Zechariah 9:1 - Damascus Acts 22:6 - Damascus

Verse 16

Genesis 14:11, Genesis 14:12, Genesis 12:2, 1 Samuel 30:8, 1 Samuel 30:18, 1 Samuel 30:19, Isaiah 41:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 50:7 - and with him Ecclesiastes 5:13 - riches

Verse 17

to: Judges 11:34, 1 Samuel 18:6, Proverbs 14:20, Proverbs 19:4

after: Hebrews 7:1

king's: 2 Samuel 18:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:7 - went Numbers 22:36 - went Numbers 31:13 - went forth Deuteronomy 23:4 - Because they met

Verse 18

king: Psalms 76:2, Hebrews 7:1, Hebrews 7:2

bread: Matthew 26:26-29, Galatians 6:10

the priest: Psalms 110:4, Hebrews 5:6, Hebrews 5:10, Hebrews 6:20, Hebrews 7:1, Hebrews 7:3, Hebrews 7:10-22

the most: Ruth 3:10, 2 Samuel 2:5, Psalms 7:17, Psalms 50:14, Psalms 57:2, Micah 6:6, Acts 7:48, Acts 16:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:45 - priest of Genesis 47:22 - of the priests Exodus 2:16 - the priest Leviticus 9:22 - his hand Numbers 18:28 - and ye shall Deuteronomy 23:4 - Because they met Joshua 10:1 - General Judges 8:5 - loaves 2 Samuel 5:6 - Jerusalem Proverbs 3:9 - General Daniel 3:26 - the most Zechariah 6:13 - a priest Luke 24:44 - in the law Luke 24:50 - he lifted

Verse 19

he blessed: Genesis 27:4, Genesis 27:25-29, Genesis 47:7, Genesis 47:10, Genesis 48:9-16, Genesis 49:28, Numbers 6:23-27, Mark 10:16, Hebrews 7:6, Hebrews 7:7

Blessed be: Ruth 3:10, 2 Samuel 2:5, Ephesians 1:3, Ephesians 1:6

high: Micah 6:6, Acts 16:17

possessor: Genesis 14:22, Psalms 24:1, Psalms 50:10, Psalms 115:16, Matthew 11:25, Luke 10:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:60 - they Exodus 39:43 - blessed them Deuteronomy 10:14 - the earth Joshua 22:6 - General Judges 5:24 - General Judges 17:2 - Blessed 1 Samuel 2:20 - blessed 1 Samuel 15:13 - Blessed 2 Samuel 6:18 - he blessed 2 Samuel 19:39 - blessed 1 Chronicles 16:2 - he blessed 1 Chronicles 29:11 - all that 2 Chronicles 31:8 - and his people Psalms 115:15 - blessed Daniel 5:23 - the Lord Luke 2:34 - blessed Acts 17:24 - seeing Ephesians 4:6 - who Hebrews 5:6 - Melchisedec

Verse 20

blessed: Genesis 9:26, Genesis 24:27, Psalms 68:19, Psalms 72:17-19, Psalms 144:1, Ephesians 1:3, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 1:4

which: Joshua 10:42, Psalms 44:3

tithes: Genesis 28:22, Leviticus 27:30-32, Numbers 28:26, Deuteronomy 12:17, Deuteronomy 14:23, Deuteronomy 14:28, 2 Chronicles 31:5, 2 Chronicles 31:6, 2 Chronicles 31:12, Nehemiah 10:37, Nehemiah 13:12, Amos 4:4, Malachi 3:8, Malachi 3:10, Luke 18:12, Romans 15:16, Hebrews 7:4-9

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:22 - the most Exodus 18:10 - General Numbers 6:23 - General Numbers 31:28 - levy Deuteronomy 2:33 - the Lord Deuteronomy 7:2 - deliver 2 Samuel 18:28 - Blessed 1 Kings 1:48 - Blessed 1 Chronicles 6:28 - firstborn 2 Chronicles 13:16 - God delivered 2 Chronicles 31:8 - blessed Daniel 2:20 - Blessed Luke 1:68 - Blessed 2 Corinthians 1:3 - Blessed Hebrews 7:6 - received Hebrews 7:9 - payed

Verse 21

persons: Heb. souls, Genesis 14:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:5 - the souls Genesis 14:11 - General

Verse 22

lift: Exodus 6:8, Deuteronomy 32:40, Daniel 12:7, Revelation 10:5, Revelation 10:6

unto: Genesis 21:23-31, Judges 11:35

the most: Genesis 14:20, Genesis 17:1, Psalms 24:1, Psalms 83:18, Isaiah 57:15, Daniel 4:34, Haggai 2:8

possessor: Genesis 14:19, Genesis 21:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:30 - Zoar Genesis 21:27 - took Genesis 23:13 - I will Genesis 24:3 - the Genesis 25:33 - Swear Genesis 26:31 - sware Genesis 31:53 - sware Leviticus 9:22 - his hand Numbers 14:30 - sware Judges 5:19 - they took 2 Samuel 14:11 - let the king 2 Kings 5:16 - I will receive 1 Chronicles 29:11 - all that Nehemiah 8:6 - with lifting Nehemiah 9:15 - sworn Psalms 106:26 - lifted Isaiah 3:7 - swear Ezekiel 20:5 - lifted up mine hand Matthew 11:25 - Lord Acts 17:24 - seeing Hebrews 6:16 - swear

Verse 23

That I: 1 Kings 13:8, 2 Kings 5:16, 2 Kings 5:20, Esther 9:15, Esther 9:16, 2 Corinthians 11:9-11, 2 Corinthians 12:14

lest: 2 Corinthians 11:12, Hebrews 13:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:23 - swear Genesis 21:27 - took Genesis 23:13 - I will Exodus 20:17 - thy neighbour's house 2 Kings 5:26 - Is it a time 1 Chronicles 21:24 - Nay Esther 9:10 - but on the spoil Job 32:13 - Lest Psalms 106:26 - lifted Proverbs 10:22 - it Daniel 5:17 - Let

Verse 24

Save: Proverbs 3:27, Matthew 7:12, Romans 13:7, Romans 13:8

Aner: Genesis 14:13

let: 1 Corinthians 9:14, 1 Corinthians 9:15, 1 Timothy 5:18

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:13 - to the king

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 14". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-14.html.