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Abram Rescues Lot...
And it came to be in the days of Amraphel sovereign of Shin'ar, Aryok sovereign of Ellasar, Kedorla'omer sovereign of Eylam, and Tid'al sovereign of Goyim,
that they fought against Bera sovereign of Sedom, Birsha sovereign of Amorah, Shinab sovereign of Admah, Shem'eber sovereign of Tseboyim, and the sovereign of Bela, that is Tso'ar.
All these joined together in the Valley of Siddim, that is the Salt Sea.
Twelve years they served Kedorla'omer, and in the thirteenth year they rebelled.
And in the fourteenth year Kedorla'omer and the sovereigns that were with him came and smote the Repha'im in Ashteroth Qarnayim, and the Zuzim in Ham, and the Emites in Shaweh Qiryathayim,
and the Horites in their mountain of Se'ir, as far as El Paran, which is by the wilderness.
And they turned back and came to En Mishpat, that is Qadesh, and smote all the country of the Amaleqites, and also the Amorites who dwelt in Hatsetson Tamar.
And the sovereign of Sedom, and the sovereign of Amorah, and the sovereign of Admah, and the sovereign of Tseboyim, and the sovereign of Bela, that is Tso'ar, went out and joined together in battle in the Valley of Siddim,
against Kedorla'omer sovereign of Eylam, and Tid'al sovereign of Goyim, and Amraphel sovereign of Shin'ar, and Aryok sovereign of Ellasar - four sovereigns against five.
And the Valley of Siddim had many tar pits. And the sovereigns of Sedom and Amorah fled and fell there, and the remainder fled to the mountains.
And they took all the goods of Sedom and Amorah, and all their food, and went away.
And they took Lot, Abram's brother's son who dwelt in Sedom, and his goods, and left.
And one who had escaped came and informed Abram the Hebrew, for he dwelt by the terebinth trees of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshkol and brother of Aner, and they had a covenant with Abram.
And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he armed his three hundred and eighteen trained servants who were born in his own house, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
And he and his servants divided against them by night, and smote them and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is on the left of Damascus.
So he brought back all the goods, and also brought back his brother Lot and his goods, as well as the women and the people.
And after his return from the defeat of Kedorla'omer and the sovereigns who were with him, the sovereign of Sedom came out to meet him at the Valley of Shaweh, that is, the Sovereign's Valley.
And Malkitsedeq sovereign of Shalem brought out bread and wine. Now he was the priest of the Most High El.
And he blessed him and said, 'Blessed be Abram of the Most High El, Possessor of the heavens and earth.
'And blessed be the Most High El who has delivered your enemies into your hand.' And he gave him a tenth of all.
And the sovereign of Sedom said to Abram, 'Give me the people, and take the goods for yourself.'
But Abram said to the sovereign of Sedom, 'I have lifted my hand to YHWH, the Most High El, the Possessor of the heavens and earth,
not to take a thread or a sandal strap or whatever is yours, lest you should say, 'I have made Abram rich,'
except only what the young men have eaten, and the portion of the men who went with me: Aner, Eshkol, and Mamre. Let them take their portion.'