13:1 And Abram returned from Egypt, he, and his wife, and all
that he had, and Lot with him, into the south.
13:2 And Abram [was] very rich in cattle, in silver, and in
13:3 And he went on his journeys from the south even to Beth-el,
to the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between
Beth-el and Hai;
13:4 To the place of the altar, which he had made there at the
first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.
13:5 And Lot also, who went with Abram, had flocks, and herds,
13:6 And the land was not able to bear them, that they might
dwell together: for their substance was great, so that they
could not dwell together.
13:7 And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's
cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and
the Perizzite dwelt then in the land.
13:8 And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee,
between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen;
for we [are] brethren.
13:9 [Is] not the whole land before thee? Separate thyself, I
pray thee, from me: if [thou wilt take] the left hand, then I
will go to the right; or if [thou wilt depart] to the right
hand, then I will go to the left.
13:10 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of
Jordan, that it [was] well watered every where, before the LORD
destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, [even] as the garden of the LORD,
like the land of Egypt, as thou comest to Zoar.
13:11 Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot
journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the
13:12 Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the
cities of the plain, and pitched [his] tent towards Sodom.
13:13 But the men of Sodom [were] wicked, and sinners before the
13:14 And the LORD said to Abram, after Lot was separated from
him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou
art, northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:
13:15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it,
and to thy seed for ever.
13:16 And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that
if a man can number the dust of the earth, [then] shall thy
seed also be numbered.
13:17 Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in
the breadth of it; for I will give it to thee.
13:18 Then Abram removed [his] tent, and came and dwelt in the
plain of Mamre, which [is] in Hebron, and built there an altar
to the LORD.