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"The Bible in Images and Words" with pictures of rebirth in Michelangelo's style

Genesis 22.1 . Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 2 . Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”

Genesis 22.3 . Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about.

 

Genesis 22.10 . Then he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay his son. 11 . But the angel of the Lord called out to him from heaven, “Abraham! Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 12 . “Do not lay a hand on the boy,” he said. “Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.”

Genesis  23.1 . Sarah lived to be a hundred and twenty-seven years old. 19 . Afterward Abraham buried his wife Sarah in the cave in the field of Machpelah near Mamre (which is at Hebron) in the land of Canaan.

 

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