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Old Testament Revision 1

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Genesis, Chapter 18
And the Lord appeared unto him in the plaines of Mamre and he sat in his tent door in the heat of the day. and he lifted up his eyes and looked and lo! three men stood by him and when he saw he ran to meet them from his tent door and bowed himself toward the ground and said my Lord <​breatheren​> if now I have found favour in thy <​your​> sight pass not away I pray thee <​you​> from thy servent let a little watter I pray <​thee​> <​you​> be fetched and wash your feet and rest yourselves under the tree, and I will fetch a morsal of bread and comfort ye your hearts, after that you shall pass on for therefore are ye come to your servent and they said so do as thou has said and Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said make ready quickly three measures of fine meal knead and make cakes upon the hearth and Abraham ran unto the heard and fetched a calf tender and good and gave it <​it​> unto a young man and he hasted to dreess it, and he took butter and milk and the calf which he had dressed and set before them and he stood by them under the tree and they did eat and they said unto him where is Sarah thy wife and he said behold in the tent and one of them blessed Abraham and he said I will certainly return unto thee from my journey and lo! according to the time of life Sarah thy wife shall have a son, and Sarah heard him in the tent door and now Abraham and Sarah being old and stricken in age, therefore it had ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women therefore Sarah laughed within herself saying after I have waxed old shall I have pleasure my Lord being old also and the Angel of the Lord said unto Abraham wherefore did Sarah laugh saying shall <​I​> of surety bear a child when I <​which​> am old is any thing too hard for the Lord at the time appointed behold I will return unto the<​e​> from my journey which the Lord hath sent <​me​> and according to the time of life thou mayest know that Sarah shall have a [p. 43]
Genesis, Chapter 18
And the Lord appeared unto him in the plaines of Mamre and he sat in his tent door in the heat of the day. and he lifted up his eyes and looked and lo! three men stood by him and when he saw he ran to meet them from his tent door and bowed himself toward the ground and said my breatheren if now I have found favour in your sight pass not away I pray you from thy servent let a little watter I pray you be fetched and wash your feet and rest yourselves under the tree, and I will fetch a morsal of bread and comfort ye your hearts, after that you shall pass on for therefore are ye come to your servent and they said so do as thou has said and Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said make ready quickly three measures of fine meal knead and make cakes upon the hearth and Abraham ran unto the heard and fetched a calf tender and good and gave it unto a young man and he hasted to dreess it, and he took butter and milk and the calf which he had dressed and set before them and he stood by them under the tree and they did eat and they said unto him where is Sarah thy wife and he said behold in the tent and one of them blessed Abraham and he said I will certainly return unto thee from my journey and lo! according to the time of life Sarah thy wife shall have a son, and Sarah heard him in the tent door and now Abraham and Sarah being old and stricken in age, therefore it had ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women therefore Sarah laughed within herself saying after I have waxed old shall I have pleasure my Lord being old also and the Angel of the Lord said unto Abraham wherefore did Sarah laugh saying shall I of surety bear a child which am old is any thing too hard for the Lord at the time appointed behold I will return unto thee from my journey which the Lord hath sent me and according to the time of life thou mayest know that Sarah shall have a [p. 43]
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