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Genesis 22

Overview

Genesis 22:1, Abraham is tempted to offer Isaac; Genesis 22:3, He gives proof of his faith and obedience; Genesis 22:11, The angel prevents him; Genesis 22:13, Isaac is exchanged for a ram; Genesis 22:14, The place is called Jehovah-jireh; Genesis 22:15, Abraham is again blessed; Genesis 22:20, The generations of Nahor unto Rebekah.

Verse 1

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God: Exodus 15:25, Exodus 15:26, Exodus 16:4, Deuteronomy 8:2, Deuteronomy 13:3, Judges 2:22, 2 Samuel 24:1, 2 Chronicles 32:31, Proverbs 17:3, 1 Corinthians 10:13, Hebrews 11:17, James 1:12-14, James 2:21, 1 Peter 1:7

tempt: Or prove, or try, as tempt, from tento, originally signified.

Behold, here I am: Heb. Behold me, Genesis 22:7, Genesis 22:11, Exodus 3:4, Isaiah 6:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:11 - because Genesis 31:11 - Here am I Genesis 37:13 - Here am I Genesis 46:2 - Jacob Exodus 4:4 - put forth Exodus 20:20 - prove Judges 7:4 - I will 1 Samuel 3:4 - called Samuel 1 Kings 17:13 - make me thereof 1 Kings 17:17 - the son of the woman Job 7:18 - try Psalms 11:5 - trieth Matthew 6:13 - lead John 6:6 - prove John 20:16 - Mary Acts 9:10 - Behold Acts 22:7 - Saul

Verse 2

Take: Genesis 17:19, Genesis 21:12, John 3:16, Romans 5:8, Romans 8:32, Hebrews 11:17, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10

Moriah: 2 Chronicles 3:1

and offer: Judges 11:31, Judges 11:39, 2 Kings 3:27, Micah 6:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:3 - General Genesis 21:11 - because Genesis 22:9 - place Exodus 4:4 - put forth Exodus 29:18 - a burnt offering Leviticus 1:3 - a burnt Leviticus 17:5 - in the open Numbers 23:3 - burnt 1 Kings 17:13 - make me thereof 1 Kings 17:17 - the son of the woman 2 Kings 4:20 - and then died Matthew 1:24 - did Mark 12:6 - his Luke 7:12 - the only John 11:3 - he

Verse 3

Genesis 17:23, Genesis 21:14, Psalms 119:60, Ecclesiastes 9:10, Isaiah 26:3, Isaiah 26:4, Matthew 10:37, Mark 10:28-31, Luke 14:26, Galatians 1:16, Hebrews 11:8, Hebrews 11:17-19

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:26 - General Genesis 22:18 - obeyed Genesis 26:31 - betimes Genesis 28:18 - rose up Joshua 3:1 - rose early Joshua 6:12 - Joshua rose Joshua 7:16 - rose up Judges 7:1 - rose up 1 Kings 17:15 - did according 2 Chronicles 29:20 - rose Job 1:5 - rose up Jeremiah 25:3 - rising Jonah 3:3 - arose Matthew 1:24 - did

Verse 4

third: Exodus 5:3, Exodus 15:22, Exodus 19:11, Exodus 19:15, Leviticus 7:17, Numbers 10:33, Numbers 19:12, Numbers 19:19, Numbers 31:19, Joshua 1:11, 2 Kings 20:5, Esther 5:1, Hosea 6:2, Matthew 17:23, Luke 13:32, 1 Corinthians 15:4

saw: 1 Samuel 26:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:26 - General 2 Samuel 1:2 - the third Hebrews 11:19 - from the

Verse 5

Abide: Hebrews 12:1

come: Hebrews 11:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:19 - So Abraham Genesis 24:26 - General Exodus 24:14 - Tarry ye

Verse 6

laid it: Isaiah 53:6, Matthew 8:17, Luke 24:26, Luke 24:27, John 19:17, 1 Peter 2:24

Verse 7

My father: Matthew 26:39, Matthew 26:42, John 18:11, Romans 8:15

Here am I: Heb. Behold me, Genesis 22:1

but: Genesis 4:2-4, Genesis 8:20

lamb: or, kid, Exodus 12:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:18 - a burnt offering Numbers 23:3 - burnt John 1:29 - Behold

Verse 8

Genesis 18:14, 2 Chronicles 25:9, Matthew 19:26, John 1:29, John 1:36, 1 Peter 1:19, 1 Peter 1:20, Revelation 5:6, Revelation 5:12, Revelation 7:14, Revelation 13:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:13 - behind Genesis 22:14 - Jehovahjireh Exodus 12:3 - take to Leviticus 1:3 - a burnt Numbers 23:3 - burnt

Verse 9

place: Genesis 22:2-4, Matthew 21:1-46, Matthew 26:1 - Matthew 27:66

built: Genesis 8:20

bound: Psalms 118:27, Isaiah 53:4-10, Matthew 27:2, Mark 15:1, John 10:17, John 10:18, Acts 8:32, Galatians 3:13, Ephesians 5:2, Philippians 2:7, Philippians 2:8, Hebrews 9:28, 1 Peter 2:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:25 - builded Leviticus 1:7 - lay 2 Samuel 24:25 - built there 1 Kings 18:33 - he put John 18:12 - bound James 2:21 - when

Verse 10

Isaiah 53:6-12, Hebrews 11:17-19, James 2:21-23

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:10 - Cast out Genesis 22:18 - obeyed Psalms 119:126 - time

Verse 11

angel: Genesis 22:12, Genesis 22:16, Genesis 16:7, Genesis 16:9, Genesis 16:10, Genesis 21:17

Abraham: Genesis 22:1, Exodus 3:4, 1 Samuel 3:10, Acts 9:4, Acts 26:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:15 - General Genesis 46:2 - in the visions Judges 2:1 - And an angel 1 Kings 13:20 - the word of the Lord Psalms 119:126 - time Isaiah 63:9 - the angel John 20:16 - Mary Acts 22:7 - Saul

Verse 12

Lay: 1 Samuel 15:22, Job 5:19, Jeremiah 19:5, Micah 6:6-8, 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Corinthians 8:12, Hebrews 11:19

now: Genesis 20:11, Genesis 26:5, Genesis 42:18, Exodus 20:20, 1 Samuel 12:24, 1 Samuel 12:25, 1 Samuel 15:22, Nehemiah 5:15, Job 28:28, Psalms 1:6, Psalms 2:11, Psalms 25:12, Psalms 25:14, Psalms 111:10, Psalms 112:1, Psalms 147:11, Proverbs 1:7, Ecclesiastes 8:12, Ecclesiastes 8:13, Ecclesiastes 12:13, Jeremiah 32:40, Malachi 4:2, Matthew 5:16, Matthew 10:37, Matthew 10:38, Matthew 16:24, Matthew 19:29, Acts 9:31, Hebrews 12:28, James 2:18, James 2:21, James 2:22, Revelation 19:5

seeing: John 3:16, Romans 5:8, Romans 8:32, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 22:11 - angel Genesis 37:22 - lay Exodus 18:21 - such as Exodus 33:5 - I may Leviticus 25:17 - fear Deuteronomy 6:2 - fear Judges 2:1 - And an angel 1 Kings 8:40 - fear thee 1 Kings 18:3 - feared the Lord 2 Kings 4:1 - thy servant did fear Nehemiah 9:8 - foundest Job 1:1 - one Psalms 19:9 - The fear Psalms 34:9 - fear Jeremiah 32:39 - they may Haggai 1:12 - fear Malachi 3:16 - that feared Mark 2:5 - saw Mark 12:6 - his Luke 5:20 - he saw Luke 7:12 - the only 1 Peter 2:17 - Fear Revelation 14:7 - Fear

Verse 13

behind: Genesis 22:8, Psalms 40:6-8, Psalms 89:19, Psalms 89:20, Isaiah 30:21, 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Corinthians 1:9, 2 Corinthians 1:10

in the: 1 Corinthians 5:7, 1 Corinthians 5:8, 1 Peter 1:19, 1 Peter 1:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 15:9 - General Genesis 22:14 - Jehovahjireh Genesis 46:1 - and offered Exodus 29:18 - a burnt offering Leviticus 1:3 - a burnt Leviticus 17:5 - in the open Numbers 23:3 - burnt 2 Kings 3:27 - offered him Hebrews 11:19 - from the

Verse 14

called: Genesis 16:13, Genesis 16:14, Genesis 28:19, Genesis 32:30, Exodus 17:15, Judges 6:24, 1 Samuel 7:12, Ezekiel 48:35

Jehovahjireh: i.e. The Lord will see, or provide, Genesis 22:8, Genesis 22:13, Exodus 17:15

In: Deuteronomy 32:36, Psalms 22:4, Psalms 22:5, Daniel 3:17-25, Micah 4:10, John 1:14, 2 Corinthians 1:8-10, 1 Timothy 3:16

it shall be seen: "In the mount of the Lord it shall be provided." The meaning is, that God, in the greatest difficulties, when all human assistance is vain, will make a suitable provision for the deliverance of those who trust in Him.

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:1 - God said Genesis 43:14 - And God Exodus 6:3 - Jehovah Judges 15:19 - Enhakkore 1 Samuel 11:11 - on the morrow 1 Samuel 23:27 - there came 1 Samuel 29:10 - General 1 Kings 17:8 - the word 2 Kings 19:4 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 3:1 - in mount Moriah Esther 4:14 - then shall Esther 6:1 - that night Psalms 46:1 - a very Psalms 83:18 - whose Psalms 119:126 - time Matthew 14:31 - and caught John 11:6 - he abode Acts 12:6 - the same

Verse 15

Genesis 22:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:10 - the angel Genesis 18:10 - he said Exodus 3:2 - angel Isaiah 45:23 - sworn Zechariah 3:6 - the Zechariah 12:8 - as the Acts 7:30 - an Hebrews 6:13 - he sware Revelation 10:5 - lifted

Verse 16

Genesis 12:2, Psalms 105:9, Isaiah 45:23, Jeremiah 49:13, Jeremiah 51:14, Amos 6:8, Luke 1:73, Romans 4:13, Romans 4:14, Hebrews 6:13, Hebrews 6:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:10 - he said Genesis 22:11 - angel Genesis 24:7 - which spake Genesis 26:3 - oath Genesis 26:5 - General Exodus 3:2 - angel Exodus 6:8 - to give Exodus 13:5 - sware Exodus 32:13 - to whom Exodus 33:1 - the land Numbers 11:12 - the land Numbers 22:12 - for they Deuteronomy 1:8 - which Deuteronomy 7:8 - oath Deuteronomy 13:17 - as he hath Judges 2:1 - have brought Nehemiah 9:8 - madest Isaiah 49:18 - As I live Jeremiah 11:5 - perform Jeremiah 22:5 - I Jeremiah 44:26 - I have sworn Micah 7:20 - General Habakkuk 3:9 - according Zechariah 3:6 - the Malachi 3:6 - I am Hebrews 11:17 - only James 2:21 - when Revelation 10:5 - lifted

Verse 17

in blessing: Genesis 12:2, Genesis 27:28, Genesis 27:29, Genesis 28:3, Genesis 28:14-22, Genesis 49:25, Genesis 49:26, Deuteronomy 28:2-13, Ephesians 1:3

I will multiply: Genesis 13:16, Genesis 15:5, Genesis 17:6, Genesis 26:4, Deuteronomy 1:10, Jeremiah 33:22

shore: Heb. lip, 1 Kings 9:26

thy seed: Genesis 24:60, Numbers 24:17-19, Deuteronomy 21:19, Joshua 1:1 - Joshua 10:43, 2 Samuel 8:1-18, 2 Samuel 10:1-19, Psalms 2:8, Psalms 2:9, Psalms 72:8, Psalms 72:9, Jeremiah 32:22, Daniel 2:44, Daniel 2:45, Micah 1:9, Luke 1:68-75, 1 Corinthians 15:57, Revelation 11:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:28 - General Genesis 9:9 - General Genesis 17:2 - multiply Genesis 17:4 - a father Genesis 18:18 - become Genesis 25:11 - after Genesis 26:29 - the blessed Genesis 28:4 - the blessing Genesis 34:20 - the gate Genesis 35:11 - a nation Genesis 36:1 - General Genesis 41:49 - General Genesis 46:3 - I will Genesis 48:4 - Behold I Exodus 1:7 - fruitful Exodus 6:8 - to give Numbers 1:46 - General Numbers 11:12 - the land Numbers 23:10 - can count Numbers 23:20 - he hath Deuteronomy 1:11 - and bless you Deuteronomy 6:3 - that ye may Deuteronomy 13:17 - as he hath Deuteronomy 28:4 - General Joshua 11:4 - as the sand Judges 2:1 - have brought 1 Samuel 13:5 - as the sand 2 Samuel 17:11 - as the sand 2 Samuel 22:36 - made me great 1 Kings 3:8 - cannot 1 Kings 4:20 - as the sand 2 Chronicles 1:9 - like the dust Nehemiah 9:23 - multipliedst Psalms 105:9 - General Psalms 112:2 - General Isaiah 48:19 - seed Isaiah 51:2 - for Ezekiel 16:7 - caused Nahum 3:16 - above Matthew 16:18 - and the Mark 4:31 - is less than Luke 1:73 - General Romans 4:13 - For the Galatians 3:16 - to Hebrews 7:6 - had Hebrews 11:12 - as the stars

Verse 18

And in: Genesis 12:3, Genesis 18:18, Genesis 26:4, Psalms 72:17, Acts 3:25, Romans 1:3, Galatians 3:8, Galatians 3:9, Galatians 3:16, Galatians 3:18, Galatians 3:28, Galatians 3:29, Ephesians 1:3

obeyed: Genesis 22:3, Genesis 22:10, Genesis 26:5, 1 Samuel 2:30, Jeremiah 7:23, Hebrews 11:1-40

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:28 - General Genesis 12:2 - General Genesis 26:3 - oath Genesis 27:29 - Let people Genesis 28:3 - God Genesis 28:4 - the blessing Genesis 28:14 - and in thee Exodus 7:6 - General Job 19:25 - he shall Psalms 112:2 - General Isaiah 6:13 - so the holy Isaiah 61:9 - their seed Jeremiah 4:2 - and the nations Jeremiah 33:14 - General Haggai 2:7 - and the Matthew 1:1 - the son of Abraham Matthew 8:11 - That Mark 4:31 - is less than Luke 1:42 - blessed is Luke 1:55 - General Luke 1:72 - perform Luke 7:19 - Art Luke 24:27 - beginning Luke 24:44 - in the law John 1:17 - grace John 1:45 - of whom John 5:46 - for John 8:56 - rejoiced Acts 13:32 - how Acts 15:17 - the residue Acts 26:6 - the promise Romans 4:13 - For the 2 Corinthians 1:20 - all Galatians 3:14 - through Hebrews 2:16 - the seed Hebrews 7:6 - had Hebrews 11:8 - obeyed

Verse 19

So Abraham: Genesis 22:5

to Beersheba: Genesis 21:31, Joshua 15:28, Judges 20:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:14 - Beersheba Genesis 26:24 - fear

Verse 20

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told: Proverbs 25:25

Milcah: Genesis 11:29, Genesis 24:15, Genesis 24:24

Nahor: Genesis 11:26, Genesis 24:10, Genesis 24:24, Genesis 31:53

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:4 - to my kindred Genesis 28:2 - Padanaram Genesis 29:1 - came Job 1:1 - Uz

Verse 21

Huz: Job 1:1, Uz

Buz: Job 32:2

Kemuel: Kemuel might have given name to the Kamilites, a people of Syria, mentioned by Strabo, to the west of the Euphrates.

Aram: Syrians, Genesis 24:10, Numbers 23:7, Psalms 60:1, *title Psalms 60:2-12

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 5:14 - Buz Jeremiah 25:20 - Uz Jeremiah 25:23 - Dedan

Verse 23

Bethuel: Genesis 24:15, Genesis 24:24, Genesis 24:47, Genesis 25:20, Genesis 28:2, Genesis 28:5

Rebekah: Genesis 24:51, Genesis 24:60, Genesis 24:67, Romans 9:10, Rebecca

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:48 - led me

Verse 24

concubine: Genesis 16:3, Genesis 25:6, Proverbs 15:25

Maachah: He may have been the father of the Macetes, in Arabia Felix: there is a city called Maca towards the straits of Ormus.

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:4 - to wife Judges 8:31 - concubine Judges 19:1 - a concubine

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 22". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-22.html.