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 22:1
21:34 Abraham lived [there] in the land of the Philistines for many days.
Vayagar Avraham be'erets Plishtim yamim rabim.
22:1 Seventh Reading
After these events, God tested Abraham.

'Abraham!' He said.

'Yes.'
Vayehi achar hadevarim ha'eleh veha'Elohim nisa et-Avraham vayomer elav Avraham vayomer hineni.




Commentary:

Philistines
  Beer-sheba was on the border of the Philistine lands (see note on Genesis 20:15).

Yes
  Literally, 'Here I am,' or 'I am here.' It is, however, an idiom denoting an answer to a summons; see Genesis 27:1, 31:1, 37:13, Exodus 3:4, 1 Samuel 3:4, 2 Samuel 1:7. See note on Genesis 15:4.





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