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enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.
GEN 14:21 And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons,
and take the goods to thyself.
GEN 14:22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand
unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,
GEN 14:23 That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and
that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I
have made Abram rich:
GEN 14:24 Save only that which the young men have eaten, and the
portion of the men which went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them
take their portion.
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