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Genesis Chapter 14

1 and~he~will~EXIST(Verb) {וַיְהִי / wai'hi} in~DAY~s {בִּימֵי / bi'mey} Amraphel {אַמְרָפֶל / am'ra'phel} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Shinar {שִׁנְעָר / shin'ar} Aryokh {אַרְיוֹךְ / ar'yokh} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Elasar {אֶלָּסָר / e'la'sar} Kedarla'omer {כְּדָרְלָעֹמֶר / kê'dar'la'o'mer} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Elam {עֵילָם / ey'lam} and~Tidal {וְתִדְעָל / wê'tid'al} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Goyim {גּוֹיִם-2 / go'yim}

and it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Aryokh king of Elasar, Kedarla'omer king of Elam and Tidal king of Goyim,

2 they~did~DO(Verb) {עָשׂוּ / a'su} BATTLE {מִלְחָמָה / mil'hha'mah} AT {אֶת / et} Bera {בֶּרַע / be'ra} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} Birsha {בִּרְשַׁע / bir'sha} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Ghamorah {עֲמֹרָה / a'mo'rah} Shinav {שִׁנְאָב / shin'av} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Admah {אַדְמָה / ad'mah} and~Shemever {וְשֶׁמְאֵבֶר / wê'shem'ey'ver} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Tseviim {צְבֹיִים / tsê'vo'yim}[106] and~KING {וּמֶלֶךְ / u'me'lekh} Bela {בֶּלַע / be'la} SHE {הִיא / hi} Tso'ar {צֹעַר / tso'ar}

they did battle with Bera king of Sedom, and with Birsha king of Ghamorah, Shinav king of Admah, and Shemever king of Tseviim, and the king of Bela, she is Tso'ar,

3 ALL {כָּל / kol} THESE {אֵלֶּה / ey'leh} they~did~COUPLE(Verb) {חָבְרוּ / hhav'ru}[107] TO {אֶל / el} VALLEY {עֵמֶק / ey'meq} the~Sidim {הַשִּׂדִּים / ha'si'dim} HE {הוּא / hu} SEA {יָם / yam} the~SALT {הַמֶּלַח / ha'me'lahh}

All of these coupled to the valley of the Sidim, he is the sea of salt,

4 TWO {שְׁתֵּים / shê'teym} TEN {עֶשְׂרֵה / es'reyh} YEAR {שָׁנָה / sha'nah} they~did~SERVE(Verb) {עָבְדוּ / av'du} AT {אֶת / et} Kedarla'omer {כְּדָרְלָעֹמֶר / kê'dar'la'o'mer} and~THREE {וּשְׁלֹשׁ / ush'losh} TEN {עֶשְׂרֵה / es'reyh} YEAR {שָׁנָה / sha'nah} they~did~REBEL(Verb) {מָרָדוּ / ma'ra'du}

twelve years they served Kedarla'omer and the thirteenth year they rebelled,

5 and~in~FOUR {וּבְאַרְבַּע / uv'ar'ba} TEN {עֶשְׂרֵה / es'reyh} YEAR {שָׁנָה / sha'nah} he~did~COME(Verb) {בָּא / ba} Kedarla'omer {כְדָרְלָעֹמֶר / khê'dar'la'o'mer} and~the~KING~s {וְהַמְּלָכִים / wê'ham'la'khim} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} AT~him {אִתּוֹ / i'to} and~they(m)~will~make~HIT(Verb) {וַיַּכּוּ / wai'ya'ku} AT {אֶת / et} Rapha~s {רְפָאִים / rê'pha'im} in~Ashterot-Qar'nayim {בְּעַשְׁתְּרֹת־קַרְנַיִם / bê'ash'te'rot-qar'na'yim} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} the~Zuz~s {הַזּוּזִים / ha'zu'zim} in~Ham {בְּהָם / bê'ham} and~AT {וְאֵת / wê'eyt} the~Eym~s {הָאֵימִים / ha'ey'mim} in~Shaweh-Qiryatayim {בְּשָׁוֵה־קִרְיָתָיִם / bê'sha'weyh-qir'ya'ta'yim}

and in the fourteenth year Kedarla'omer came, and the kings which were with him, and they attack the ones of Rapha in Ashterot-Qaraniym, and the ones of Zuz in Ham, and the ones of Eym in Shaweh-Qiryatayim, [Commentary]

6 and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} the~Hhur~of {הַחֹרִי / ha'hho'ri} in~MOUNT~them(m) {בְּהַרְרָם / bê'har'ram} Se'iyr {שֵׂעִיר / sey'ir} UNTIL {עַד / ad} Eyl-Paran {אֵיל־פָּארָן / eyl-pa'ran} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} UPON {עַל / al} the~WILDERNESS {הַמִּדְבָּר / ha'mid'bar}

and the one of Hhor in their mount of Se'iyr, as far as Eyl-Paran which is upon the wilderness,

7 and~they(m)~will~TURN.BACK(Verb) {וַיָּשֻׁבוּ / wai'ya'shu'vu} and~they(m)~will~COME(Verb) {וַיָּבֹאוּ / wai'ya'vo'u} TO {אֶל / el} Eyn-Mishpat {עֵין־מִשְׁפָּט / eyn-mish'pat} SHE {הִוא / hi} Qadesh {קָדֵשׁ / qa'deysh} and~they(m)~will~make~HIT(Verb) {וַיַּכּוּ / wai'ya'ku} AT {אֶת / et} ALL {כָּל / kol} FIELD {שְׂדֵה / sê'deyh} the~Amaleq~of {הָעֲמָלֵקִי / ha'a'ma'ley'qi} and~ALSO {וְגַם / wê'gam} AT {אֶת / et} the~Emor~of {הָאֱמֹרִי / ha'e'mo'ri} the~SETTLE(Verb)~ing(ms) {הַיֹּשֵׁב / hai'yo'sheyv} in~Hhats'tson-Tamar {בְּחַצְצֹן־תָּמָר / bê'hhats'tson-ta'mar}

and they turned back and they came to Eyn-Mishpat, she is Qadesh, and they attack all of the fields of the ones of Amaleq and also the ones of Emor, the ones settling in Hhats'tson-Tamar,

8 and~he~will~GO.OUT(Verb) {וַיֵּצֵא / wai'yey'tsey} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} and~KING {וּמֶלֶךְ / u'me'lekh} Ghamorah {עֲמֹרָה / a'mo'rah} and~KING {וּמֶלֶךְ / u'me'lekh} Admah {אַדְמָה / ad'mah} and~KING {וּמֶלֶךְ / u'me'lekh} Tseviim {צְבֹיִים / tsê'vo'yim}[108] and~KING {וּמֶלֶךְ / u'me'lekh} Bela {בֶּלַע / be'la} SHE {הִוא / hi} Tso'ar {צֹעַר / tso'ar} and~they(m)~will~ARRANGE(Verb) {וַיַּעַרְכוּ / wai'ya'ar'khu} AT~them(m) {אִתָּם / i'tam} BATTLE {מִלְחָמָה / mil'hha'mah} in~VALLEY {בְּעֵמֶק / bê'ey'meq} the~Sidim {הַשִּׂדִּים / ha'si'dim}

and the king of Sedom went out, and the king of Ghamorah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Tseviim, and the king of Bela, she is Tso'ar, and they arranged with them a battle in the valley of Sidim,

9 AT {אֵת / eyt} Kedarla'omer {כְּדָרְלָעֹמֶר / kê'dar'la'o'mer} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Elam {עֵילָם / ey'lam} and~Tidal {וְתִדְעָל / wê'tid'al} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Goyim {גּוֹיִם-2 / go'yim} and~Amraphel {וְאַמְרָפֶל / wê'am'ra'phel} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Shinar {שִׁנְעָר / shin'ar} and~Aryokh {וְאַרְיוֹךְ / wê'ar'yokh} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Elasar {אֶלָּסָר / e'la'sar} FOUR {אַרְבָּעָה / ar'ba'ah} KING~s {מְלָכִים / mê'la'khim} AT {אֶת / et} the~FIVE {הַחֲמִשָּׁה / ha'hha'mi'shah}

with Kedarla'omer the king of Elam, and Tidal the king of Goyim, and Amraphel the king of Shinar, and Aryokh the king of Elasar, four kings with the five,

10 and~VALLEY {וְעֵמֶק / wê'ey'meq} the~Sidim {הַשִּׂדִּים / ha'si'dim} WELL~s {בֶּאֱרֹת / be'e'rot} WELL~s {בֶּאֱרֹת / be'e'rot} TAR {חֵמָר / hhey'mar} and~they(m)~will~FLEE(Verb) {וַיָּנֻסוּ / wai'ya'nu'su} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} and~Ghamorah {וַעֲמֹרָה / wa'a'mo'rah} and~they(m)~will~FALL(Verb) {וַיִּפְּלוּ / wai'yip'lu} THERE~unto {שָׁמָּה / sha'mah} and~the~be~REMAIN(Verb)~ing(mp) {וְהַנִּשְׁאָרִים / wê'ha'nish'a'rim} HILL~unto {הֶרָה / he'rah} they~did~FLEE(Verb) {נָּסוּ / na'su}

and the valley of Sidim was wells of wells of tar, and the king of Sedom and Ghamorah fled, and they fell there and the remaining ones fled unto the hill,

11 and~they(m)~will~TAKE(Verb) {וַיִּקְחוּ / wai'yiq'hhu} AT {אֶת / et} ALL {כָּל / kol} GOODS {רְכֻשׁ / rê'khush} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} and~Ghamorah {וַעֲמֹרָה / wa'a'mo'rah} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} ALL {כָּל / kol} FOODSTUFF~them(m) {אָכְלָם / akh'lam} and~they(m)~will~WALK(Verb) {וַיֵּלֵכוּ / wai'yey'ley'khu}

and they took all the goods of Sedom and Ghamorah, and all their foodstuff, and they walked,

12 and~they(m)~will~TAKE(Verb) {וַיִּקְחוּ / wai'yiq'hhu} AT {אֶת / et} Lot {לוֹט / lot} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} GOODS~him {רְכֻשׁוֹ / rê'khu'sho} SON {בֶּן / ben} BROTHER~of {אֲחִי / a'hhi} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram} and~they(m)~will~WALK(Verb) {וַיֵּלֵכוּ / wai'yey'ley'khu} and~HE {וְהוּא / wê'hu} SETTLE(Verb)~ing(ms) {יֹשֵׁב / yo'sheyv} in~Sedom {בִּסְדֹם / bis'dom}

and they took Lot, the son of the brother of Avram, and his goods, and they walked and he settled in Sedom,

13 and~he~will~COME(Verb) {וַיָּבֹא / wai'ya'vo} the~ESCAPED {הַפָּלִיט / ha'pa'lit} and~he~will~make~BE.FACE.TO.FACE(Verb) {וַיַּגֵּד / wai'ya'geyd} to~Avram {לְאַבְרָם / lê'av'ram} the~Ever~of {הָעִבְרִי / ha'iv'ri} and~HE {וְהוּא / wê'hu} DWELL(Verb)~ing(ms) {שֹׁכֵן / sho'kheyn} in~GREAT.TREE~s {בְּאֵלֹנֵי / bê'ey'lo'ney} Mamre {מַמְרֵא / mam'rey} the~Emor~of {הָאֱמֹרִי / ha'e'mo'ri} BROTHER~of {אֲחִי / a'hhi} Eshkol {אֶשְׁכֹּל-2 / esh'kol} and~BROTHER~of {וַאֲחִי / wa'a'hhi} Aner {עָנֵר / a'neyr} and~THEY(m) {וְהֵם / wê'heym} MASTER~s {בַּעֲלֵי / ba'a'ley} COVENANT {בְרִית / vê'rit} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram}

and the one that escaped came and he told to Avram, the one of Ever and dwelling in the great trees of Mamre, the one of Emor, the brother of Eshkol and the brother of Aner, they were the masters of the covenant of Avram, [Commentary]

14 and~he~will~HEAR(Verb) {וַיִּשְׁמַע / wai'yish'ma} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram} GIVEN.THAT {כִּי / ki} he~did~be~CAPTURE(Verb) {נִשְׁבָּה / nish'bah} BROTHER~him {אָחִיו / a'hhiw} and~he~will~EMPTY {וַיָּרֶק / wai'ya'req} AT {אֶת / et} EXPERIENCED~s~him {חֲנִיכָיו / hha'ni'khaw} BORN~s {יְלִידֵי / yê'li'dey} HOUSE~him {בֵיתוֹ / vey'to} EIGHT {שְׁמֹנָה / shê'mo'nah} TEN {עָשָׂר / a'sar} and~THREE {וּשְׁלֹשׁ / ush'losh} HUNDRED~s {מֵאוֹת / mey'ot} and~he~will~PURSUE(Verb) {וַיִּרְדֹּף / wai'yir'doph} UNTIL {עַד / ad} Dan {דָּן-2 / dan}

and Avram heard that his brother was captured, and he emptied his three hundred and eighteen experienced ones born of his house, and he pursued as far as Dan,

15 and~he~will~be~DISTRIBUTE(Verb) {וַיֵּחָלֵק / wai'yey'hha'leyq} UPON~them(m) {עֲלֵיהֶם / a'ley'hem} NIGHT {לַיְלָה / lai'lah} HE {הוּא / hu} and~SERVANT~s~him {וַעֲבָדָיו / wa'a'va'daw} and~he~will~make~~them(m)HIT(Verb)~them(m) {וַיַּכֵּם / wai'ya'keym} and~he~will~PURSUE(Verb)~them(m) {וַיִּרְדְּפֵם / wai'yir'de'pheym} UNTIL {עַד / ad} Hhovah {חוֹבָה / hho'vah} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} from~LEFT.HAND {מִשְּׂמֹאל / mis'mol} to~Dameseq {לְדַמָּשֶׂק / lê'da'ma'seq}

and he was distributed upon them at night, he and his servants had hit them, and he pursued them as far as Hhovah which is from the left hand to Dameseq,

16 and~he~will~make~TURN.BACK(Verb) {וַיָּשֶׁב / wai'ya'shev} AT {אֵת / eyt} ALL {כָּל / kol} the~GOODS {הָרְכֻשׁ / ha're'khush} and~ALSO {וְגַם / wê'gam} AT {אֶת / et} Lot {לוֹט / lot} BROTHER~him {אָחִיו / a'hhiw} and~GOODS~him {וּרְכֻשׁוֹ / ur'khu'sho} he~did~make~TURN.BACK(Verb) {הֵשִׁיב / hey'shiv} and~ALSO {וְגַם / wê'gam} AT {אֶת / et} the~WOMAN~s {הַנָּשִׁים / ha'na'shim} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} the~PEOPLE {הָעָם / ha'am}

and he returned all the goods and also Lot his brother, and his goods he returned, and also the women and the people,

17 and~he~will~GO.OUT(Verb) {וַיֵּצֵא / wai'yey'tsey} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} to~~>>~MEET(Verb)~him {לִקְרָאתוֹ / liq'ra'to} AFTER {אַחֲרֵי / a'hha'rey} ~>>~TURN.BACK(Verb)~him {שׁוּבוֹ / shu'vo} from~~>>~make~HIT(Verb) {מֵהַכּוֹת / mey'ha'kot} AT {אֶת / et} Kedarla'omer {כְּדָרְלָעֹמֶר / kê'dar'la'o'mer} and~AT {וְאֶת / wê'et} the~KING~s {הַמְּלָכִים / ham'la'khim} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} AT~him {אִתּוֹ / i'to} TO {אֶל / el} VALLEY {עֵמֶק / ey'meq} Shaweh {שָׁוֵה / sha'weyh} HE {הוּא / hu} VALLEY {עֵמֶק / ey'meq} the~KING {הַמֶּלֶךְ / ha'me'lekh}

and the king of Sedom went out to meet him after his turning back from attacking Kedarla'omer and the kings which were with him, at the valley of Shaweh, he is the valley of the king,

18 and~Malkiy-Tsedeq {וּמַלְכִּי־צֶדֶק / u'mal'ki} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Shalem {שָׁלֵם-2 / sha'leym} he~did~make~GO.OUT(Verb) {הוֹצִיא / ho'tsi} BREAD {לֶחֶם / le'hhem} and~WINE {וָיָיִן / wa'ya'yin} and~HE {וְהוּא / wê'hu} ADMINISTRATOR {כֹהֵן / kho'heyn} to~MIGHTY.ONE {לְאֵל / lê'eyl} Elyon {עֶלְיוֹן-1 / el'yon}

and Malkiy-Tsedeq, king of Shalem, had brought out bread and wine, and he was the administrator to the mighty one of Elyon,

19 and~he~will~much~KNEEL(Verb)~him {וַיְבָרְכֵהוּ / wai'var'khey'hu} and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמַר / wai'yo'mar} KNEEL(Verb)~ed(ms) {בָּרוּךְ / ba'rukh} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram} to~MIGHTY.ONE {לְאֵל / lê'eyl} Elyon {עֶלְיוֹן-1 / el'yon} PURCHASE(Verb)~ing(ms) {קֹנֵה / qo'neyh} SKY~s2 {שָׁמַיִם / sha'ma'yim} and~LAND {וָאָרֶץ / wa'a'rets}

and he respected him and he said, "respected is Avram to the mighty one of Elyon, the purchaser of skies and land," [Commentary]

20 and~KNEEL(Verb)~ed(ms) {וּבָרוּךְ / u'va'rukh} MIGHTY.ONE {אֵל / eyl} Elyon {עֶלְיוֹן-1 / el'yon} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} he~did~much~DELIVER.UP(Verb) {מִגֵּן / mi'geyn} NARROW~s~you(ms) {צָרֶיךָ / tsa'rey'kha}[109] in~HAND~you(ms) {בְּיָדֶךָ / bê'ya'de'kha} and~he~will~GIVE(Verb) {וַיִּתֶּן / wai'yi'ten} to~~him {לוֹ / lo} TENTH.PART {מַעֲשֵׂר / ma'a'seyr} from~ALL {מִכֹּל / mi'kol}

"and respected is the mighty one of Elyon who delivered up your narrow times in your hand," and he gave to him a tenth part from all,

21 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} TO {אֶל / el} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram} !(ms)~GIVE(Verb) {תֶּן / ten} to~~me {לִי / li} the~BEING {הַנֶּפֶשׁ / ha'ne'phesh} and~the~GOODS {וְהָרְכֻשׁ / wê'ha're'khush} !(ms)~TAKE(Verb) {קַח / qahh} to~~you(fs) {לָךְ / lakh}

and the king of Sedom said to Avram, "give to me the being, and take the goods for yourself,"

22 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) {וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram} TO {אֶל / el} KING {מֶלֶךְ / me'lekh} Sedom {סְדֹם / sê'dom} I~did~make~RAISE.UP(Verb) {הֲרִימֹתִי / ha'ri'mo'ti} HAND~me {יָדִי / ya'di} TO {אֶל / el} YHWH {יְהוָה / YHWH} MIGHTY.ONE {אֵל / eyl} Elyon {עֶלְיוֹן-1 / el'yon} PURCHASE(Verb)~ing(ms) {קֹנֵה / qo'neyh} SKY~s2 {שָׁמַיִם / sha'ma'yim} and~LAND {וָאָרֶץ / wa'a'rets}

and Avram said to the king of Sedom, "I raised up my hand to YHWH, the mighty one of Elyon, purchaser of skies and land,"

23 IF {אִם / im}[110] from~THREAD {מִחוּט / mi'hhut} and~UNTIL {וְעַד / wê'ad} LACE {שְׂרוֹךְ / sê'rokh} SANDAL {נַעַל / na'al} and~IF {וְאִם / wê'im} I~will~TAKE(Verb) {אֶקַּח / e'qahh} from~ALL {מִכָּל / mi'kol} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} to~~you(fs) {לָךְ / lakh} and~NOT {וְלֹא / wê'lo} you(ms)~will~SAY(Verb) {תֹאמַר / to'mar} I {אֲנִי / a'ni} I~did~make~BE.RICH(Verb) {הֶעֱשַׁרְתִּי / he'e'shar'ti} AT {אֶת / et} Avram {אַבְרָם / av'ram}

"if I do not take from a thread or even the lace of a sandal or from anything which belongs to you, then you cannot say, 'I made Avram rich,'"

24 APART.FROM {בִּלְעָדַי / bil'a'dai} ONLY {רַק / raq} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} they~did~EAT(Verb) {אָכְלוּ / akh'lu} the~YOUNG.MAN~s {הַנְּעָרִים / han'a'rim} and~DISTRIBUTION {וְחֵלֶק / wê'hhey'leq} the~MAN~s {הָאֲנָשִׁים / ha'a'na'shim} WHICH {אֲשֶׁר / a'sher} they~did~WALK(Verb) {הָלְכוּ / hal'khu} AT~me {אִתִּי / i'ti} Aner {עָנֵר / a'neyr} Eshkol {אֶשְׁכֹּל-2 / esh'kol} and~Mamre {וּמַמְרֵא / u'mam'rey} THEY(m) {הֵם / heym} they(m)~will~TAKE(Verb) {יִקְחוּ / yiq'hhu} DISTRIBUTION~them(m) {חֶלְקָם / hhel'qam}

"apart from only what the young men ate, and the distribution of the men which walked with me, Aner, Eshkol and Mamre, they will take their distribution,"



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