8 And the king of Sodom and the king of Gomorrah and the king of Admah and the king of Zeboiim and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) came out; and they arrayed for battle against them in athe valley of Siddim,
9 against Chedorlaomer king of Elam and Tidal king of 1Goiim and Amraphel king of Shinar and Arioch king of Ellasar—four kings against five.
“Blessed be Abram of 1God Most High,
20 And blessed be 1God Most High,
Who has delivered your enemies into your hand.”
aHe gave him a tenth of all.
21 The king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give the 1people to me and take the goods for yourself.”
23 that aI will not take a thread or a sandal thong or anything that is yours, for fear you would say, ‘I have made Abram rich.’
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