g“Blessed be Abram of God Most High,
hPossessor of heaven and earth;
20 And iblessed be God Most High,
Who has delivered your enemies into your hand.”
21 Now the king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give me the 7persons, and take the goods for yourself.”
22 But Abram ksaid to the king of Sodom, “I lhave raised my hand to the Lord, God Most High, mthe Possessor of heaven and earth, 23 that nI will take nothing, from a thread to a sandal strap, and that I will not take anything that is yours, lest you should say, ‘I have made Abram rich’— 24 except only what the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men who went with me: Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their portion.”
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