And it was at this place that Abram called on the name of the LORD, which is not really "LORD" but Yehovah (some say Yahweh or Jehovah).
We read that Lot came along, too. Was Lot in Egypt? We don't know. Either he was, or he met up with his uncle somewhere when Abram returned.
|Can I just share my favorite Abrahamic art again?|
Look at all that prophetic dust on the ground!
The chapter wraps up with Abram moving his tent to the grove of terebinth trees at Mamre, which was in Hebron.
Scholars have identified a symbolic meaning to this tree to include as memorials to death, and also mighty or sturdy, and also representing knowledge of right and wrong which leads to peace and smoothness.
|Tomb of the Patriarchs, Hebron|
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