The Lord visited Abraham directly and told him, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.
God visited Abraham in a covenant with him. He told him he will be the father of many nations, will no longer be called abram but Abraham but that their convenant must be everlasting.
God repeated his promise to Isaac and Jacob saying "I will make your people as many as the stars in the sky and will give them all the lands, and through your offsprings everyone on earth will be blessed, because Abraham obeyed me and did everything I told him too keeping my commands, my decrees and my instructions.” So Isaac stayed in Gerar.
when the men of the place asked him if he had a wife he said no and that she was his sister, as he was afraid they would want to kill him because his wife was so beautiful. When they found out that she was his wife, not sister, Abimelek gave orders to all the people saying“Anyone who harms this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.”
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