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Houfe: and he made them a Feast, and did bake unleavened Bread, and they did eat. 4 But before they lay down, the Men of the City, even the Men of Sodom compaffed the House round, both Old and Young, all the People from every Quarter.

5 And they called unto Lot, and faid unto him, Where are the Men which came in to thee this Night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them.

6 And Lot went out of the Door unto them, and shut the Door after him,

7 And faid, I pray you, Brethren, do not fo wICK


8 Behold now, I have two Daughters which have not known Man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your Eyes: only unto thefe Men do nothing; for therefore came they under the Shadow of my Roof.

9 And they faid, Stand back. And they faid again, This one Fellow came in to fojourn, and he will needs be a JUDGE: how will we deal worfe with thee, than with them. And they preffed fore upon the Man, even Lot, and came near to break the Door.

10 But the Men put forth their Hand, and pulled Lot into the Houfe to them, and fhut the Door.

26 For this Cause God gave them up unto VILE AFFECTIONS: for even their Women did change the natural Use into that which is AGAINST NA


ving the natural Ufe of Woman, burned in their own Luft one toward another, Men with Men, working VING in themselves that RECOMPENSE that which is unfeemly, and RECEI

27 And likewise alfo the Men, lea

of their Error which was meet.

Luke xvii. 28 As it was in the Days they bought, they fold, they planted, of LOT, they did eat, they drank, they builded:

29 But the fame Day that Lor went out of SODOM, it rained Fire and

BRIMSTONE from Heaven, and De

SROYED them all:

30 Even THUS fhall it BE in the DAY when the Son of MAN IS REVEALED. 32 Remember LoT'S WIFE.

Jude 7 Even as SODOM and Go MORRAH and the Cities about them

in like manner giving themselves over to FORNICATION, and going after STRANGE Flesh, are fet forth for an of ETERNAL FIRE. EXAMPLE, fuffering the VENGEANCE

Ifa. iii. 9 The Shew of their Countenance doth witness against them,

and they DECLARE their SIN as SoDOM, they hide it not: wo unto their SOUL, for they have rewarded Evil unto themselves.

it thall be WELL with him: for they To Say ye to the RIGHTEOUS, that fhall eat the Fruit of their Doings.

II Wo unto the WICKED, it fhall be ILL with him: for the Reward of

his Hands fhall be given him.

Ezek. xvi. 49 Behold this was the of BREAD, and abundance of IDLEIniquity of SODOM, PRIDE, FULLNESS NESS was in her, and in her Daughters, neither did the STRENGTHEN the Hand of the Poor and Needy.

so And they were HAUGHTY, and committed ABOMINATION before me, therefore I Took them away as I faw good.

2 Pet. iii. 7 The HEAVENS and the EARTH which are now, by the fame Word are kept in Store, RESERVED MENT, and PERDITION of UNGODLY unto Fire, against the DAY of JUDGMEN.

11 And

II And they sмMOTE the MEN that were at the Door of the House with BLINDNESS, both small and great : fo that they wearied themfelves to find the Door.

12 And the Men said unto Lot, Haft thou here any befides?

13 For we will DESTROY this PLACE: because the CRY of them is waxen great before the Face of the LORD, and the LORD hath fent us to deftroy it.

14 And Lot went out, and fpake unto his Sons-inlaw, which married his Daughters, and faid, Up, get ye out of this Place; for the LORD will deftroy this City: but he feemed as one that mock ed to his Sons-in-law.

15 And when the Morning arofe, then the ANGELS haftned Lot, faying, Arife, take thy Wife, and thy two Daughters which are here; left thou be confumed in the Iniquity of the City.

16 And while he LINGRED, the Men laid hold upon his Hand, and upon the Hand of his Wife, and upon the Hand of his two Daughters: the LORD being MERCIFUL unto HIM and they brought him forth, and fet him without the City.

17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he faid, Efcape for thy Life; look

8 But, be not ignorant, that one Day is with the LORD as a THOUSAND

Years, and a THOUSAND Years as one Day.

9 The LORD is not SLACK concern

ing his PROMISE (as fome Men count

Slacknefs) but is LONG-SUFFERING to us-ward, not wILLING that any should PERISH, but that all fhould come to REPENTANCE.

10 But the DAY of the LORD will come as a THIEF in the NIGHT; in

the which the HEAVENS fhall pass aLEMENTS fhall melt with FERVENT way with a great NOISE, and the EHEAT, the EARTH alfo, and the Works that are therein shall be BURNT up.

I SEEING then that all thefe Things fhall be DISSOLVED, what manner of PERSONS Ought ye to be in all holy CONVERSATION and GODLINESS,

12 Looking for, and haftning unto the COMING of the DAY of GOD, wherein the HEAVENS being on FIRE fhall be DISSOLVED, and the ELEMENTS hall melt with fervent HEAT.

13 Nevertheless wɛ, according to his PROMISE, look for NEW HEAVENS and a NEW EARTH, wherein dwelleth


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not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the Plain: efcape to the Mountain, left thou be confumed.

18 And Lot faid unto them, Oh not fo, my Lord.

9 The LORD knoweth how to DELIVER the GODLY out of TEMPTATI

ons, and to referve the UNJUST unto the DAY of JUDGMENT to be punish


10 But chiefly them that walk after the FLESH, in the LUST of UNCLEANNESS.

19 Behold now, thy Servant hath found Grace in thy Sight, and thou haft MAGNIFIED thy MERCY, which thou haft fhewed unto me in SAVING my LIFE: and I cannot efcape to the Mountain, left fome Evil take me, and I die.

20 Behold now, this City is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh let me efcape thither (is it not a little one?) and my Soul fhall live.

21 And he faid unto him, See I have accepted thee concerning this thing alfo, that I will not OVERTHROW this CITY, for the which thou haft spoken.

22 Hafte thee, efcape thither; for I CANNOT DO any thing till thou be come thither: therefore the Name of the City was called Zoar.

23 The SUN was RISEN upon all the Earth when Lor entred into Zoar.

24 Then the LORD RAINED upon SODOм and GOMORRAH BRIMSTONE and FIRE from the LORD out of HEA


25 And he overthrew thofe Cities, and all the Plain, and all the Inhabitants of the Cities, and that which grew upon the Ground.

26 BUT his WIFE LOOKED BACK from behind him, and fhe became a PILLAR of SALT.

27 And Abraham gat up early in the Morning, to the Place where he stood before the LORD.

28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the Land of the Plain, and beheld, and lo, the Smoke of the Countrey went up as the SMOKE of a FUR


29 And it came to pafs when GOD DESTROYED the Cities of the PLAIN, that GOD REMEMBRED Abraham, and SENT LOT out of the midft of the Overthrow, when HE overthrew the Cities, in which Lot dwelt,

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I Abraham fojourneth at Gerar; 2 denieth his Wife, and lofeth her. 3 Abimelech is reproved for her in a Dream: 9 He rebuketh Abraham, 14 refloreth Sarah, 16 and reproveth ber: 17 He is healed by Abraham's Prayer.


1 Ifaac is born. 9 Hagar and Ishmael are caft forth. 22 Abimelech's Covenant with Abraham.

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ND the LORD vifited Sarah as he had faid, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

2 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a SoN in his OLD AGE, at the SET Time of which God had spoken to him.

3 And Abraham called the Name of his Son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, ISAAC.

4 And Abraham circumcifed Ifaac, being eight Days old, as GOD had commanded him.

5 And Abraham was an HUNDRED Years old, when his Son Ifaac was born unto him.

6 And Sarah faid, GOD hath made me to laugh, fo that all that hear will laugh with me.

7 And the faid, Who would have faid unto Abraham, that Sarah fhould have given Children Suck? for I have born him a Son in his OLD AGE.

8 And the Child grew, and was weaned and Abraham made a great Feaft the fame Day that Ifaac was weaned.

99 And Sarah faw the SON 9 Gal. iv. 28 Now we, Brethren, of Hagar the Egyptian, which as ISAAC was, are the CHILDREN of fhe had born unto ABRAHAM, MOCKING.

10 Wherefore fhe faid unto Abraham, CAST OUT this BOND-WOMAN, and her SoN: for the Son of this BONDWOMAN fhall not be HEIR with my Son, even with I



29 But as then he that was born after the FLESH PERSECUTED him that was born after the SPIRIT, even to it

is now.

30 Nevertheless, what faith the SCRIPTURE? CAST OUT the BOND WOMAN, and her Son for the Son of with the SON of the FREE-WOMAN. the BOND WOMAN fhall not be HEIR

31 So then, Brethren, we are not Children of the BOND WOMAN, but of the FREE.

11 And the Thing was very grievous in Abraham's Sight, because of his Son.

12 And GOD faid unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy Sight, because of the Lad, and because of thy Bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath faid unto thee, hearken un to her Voice for in ISAAC fhall thy Seed be CALLED.

13 And also of the Son of the Bond-woman will I make a Nation, because he is thy SEED.

14 And Abraham rofe up early in the Morning, and took Bread, and a Bottle of Water, and gave it unto Hagar (putting it on her Shoulder) and the Child, and fent her away: and the departed, and wandred in the Wilderness of Beerfheba.

15 And the Water was spent in the Bottle, and fhe caft the Child under one of the Shrubs.

16 And she went, and fat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a Bow-fhot: for fhe faid, Let me not fee the Death of the Child. And fhe fat over against him, and lift up her Voice, and wept.

17 And GoD heard the Voice of the Lad: And the ANGEL of GOD called to Hagar out of HEAVEN, and faid unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for GoD hath heard the Voice of the Lad where he is.

18 Arife, lift up the Lad, and hold him in thine Hand: for I will make him a great Nation.

19 And Gop opened her Eyes, and fhe faw a Well of Water and fhe went, and filled the Bottle with Water, and gave the Lad Drink.

20 And GOD was with the Lad, and he grew, and dwelt in the Wilderness, and became an Archer.

21 And he dwelt in the Wilderness of Paran: and his Mother took him a Wife out of the Land of Egypt.


Abraham offering Ifaac, 11 is flayed by an Angel: 15 He is blefed again. 20 The Generation of Nahor to Rebekah.

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