Genesis 22:2

Hebrew Bible

1 Some time after these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” Abraham replied. 2 God said, “Take your son—your only son, whom you love, Isaac—and go to the land of Moriah! Offer him up there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I will indicate to you.” 3 Early in the morning Abraham got up and saddled his donkey. He took two of his young servants with him, along with his son Isaac. When he had cut the wood for the burnt offering, he started out for the place God had spoken to him about.

LXX Genesis 22:2


1 And it came about after these matters that God tested Abraam and said to him, “Abraam, Abraam!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 And he said, “Take your beloved son Isaak, whom you love, and go into the high land, and offer him as a whole burnt offering on one of the mountains, whichever I mention to you.” 3 And when Abraam had risen in the morning, he saddled his donkey. Now he took along with himself two servants and his son Isaak, and after he had split wood for a whole burnt offering and risen, he went and came to the place that God had mentioned to him, on the third day.

Jubilees 18:2


1 And God called to him, 'Abraham, Abraham'; and he replied, 'Here I am.' 2 And God said, 'Take your beloved son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the high country, and offer him on one of the mountains that I will show you.' 3 Early in the morning, Abraham got up, saddled his donkey, took his two servants with him, and Isaac his son. He split the wood for the burnt offering and set out for the place on the third day. From a distance, he saw the place.

 Notes and References

"... This represents the version of the text preserved in the Septuagint, which apparently had 'your beloved' for the Masoretic Text 'your only one' ..."

Kugel, James L. A Walk through Jubilees: Studies in the Book of Jubilees and the World of Its Creation (p. 110) Brill, 2012

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