The death of Abraham, the descendants of Ishmael, and Isaac’s sons Jacob and Esau. Esau sells his birthright to Jacob for a bowl of soup.
This romantic interlude tells how Abrahams servant went back to his clan in Aram-Naharaim, a region in Northwest Mesopotamia. He stops in the town of Nahor. This is likely in southern Turkey.
Abraham purchases the first land in Canaan owned by Israelites.
God commands Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac.
Sarah gives birth to Isaac. Abraham turns out Hagar and Ishmael. Abraham and Abimelek establish the treaty of Beersheba.
The story contains three characters: Abraham, Abimelek, and God. Abimelek or Abimelach was a pagan king who took in Abraham and Sarah as they wandered through the Negev. His city Gerar is thought to be Tel Haror or Tell Jemmeh…
Abraham receives three visitors who reaffirm the promise to Sarah. Abraham pleads for the innocent people of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Gog makes a covenant with Abraham: promising the land of Israel to him and his descendants.
Hagar conceives a child by Abram. Flees after having been beaten by Sarai. God finds Hagar alone in the wilderness, tells her the prophecy of the child she bares and to return to Abram and Sarai.
God makes a covenant with Abram. Makes him fertile and promises his offspring the land from the Nile to the Euphrates… the “Promised Land” after 400 years in captivity.