God calleth Abram, and blesseth him with a promise of Christ.
Genesis 12:1 Then the LORde sayd vnto Abra Gett the out of thy contre and from thy kynred and out of thy fathers house into a londe which I wyll shewe the. Genesis 12:2 And I wyll make of the a myghtie people and wyll blesse the and make thy name grete that thou mayst be a blessinge. Genesis 12:3 And I wyll blesse the that blesse the ad curse the that curse the. And in the shall be blessed all the generations of the erth.
He departeth with Lot from Haran.
Genesis 12:4 And Abram wet as the LORde badd hym and Lot went wyth him. Abram was .lxxv. yere olde when he went out of Haran. Genesis 12:5 And Abram toke Sarai his wyfe ad Lot his brothers sonne wyth all their goodes which they had goten and soulles which they had begoten in Haran. And they departed to goo in to the lade of Chanaan. And when they were come in to the lande of Chanaan
He journeyeth through Canaan,
Genesis 12:6 Abram went furth in to the lade tyll he came vnto a place called Sychem and vnto the oke of More. And the Canaanytes dwelled then in the lande.
which is promised him in a vision.
Genesis 12:7 Then the LORde apeared vnto Abram ad sayd: vnto thy seed wyll I geue thys lade. And he buylded an aultere there vnto the LORDE which apeared to hym. Genesis 12:8 Then departed he thence vnto a mountayne that lyeth on the east syde of BETHEL and pytched hys tente: BETHEL beynge on the west syde and Ay on the east: And he buylded there an aulter vnto the LORde and called on the name of ye LORde. Genesis 12:9 And than Abram departed and toke his iourney southwarde
He is driven by a famine into Egypt:
Genesis 12:10 After thys there came a derth in the lande. And Abram went doune in to Egipte to soiourne there for the derth was sore in the lande.
fear maketh him feign his wife to be his sister.
Genesis 12:11 And when he was come nye for to entre in to Egipte he sayd vnto sarai his wife. Beholde I knowe that thou art a fayre woman to loke apo. Genesis 12:12 It wyll come to passe therfore whe the Egiptians see the that they wyll say: she is his wyfe. And so shall they sley me and save the. Genesis 12:13 saye I praye the therfore that thou art my sister that I maye fare the better by reason of the and that my soule maye lyue for thy sake.
Pharaoh, having taken her from him, by plagues is compelled to restore her.
Genesis 12:14 As soone as he came in to Egipte the Egiptias sawe the woman that she was very fayre. Genesis 12:15 And Pharaos lordes sawe hir also and praysed hir vnto Pharao: So that she was taken in to Pharaos house Genesis 12:16 which entreated Abram well for hir sake so that he had shepe oxsen ad he asses men seruantes mayde seruates she asses and camels. Genesis 12:17 But God plaged Pharao and his house wyth grete plages because of Sarai Abrams wyfe. Genesis 12:18 Then Pharao called Abram and sayd: why hast thou thus dealt with me? Wherfore toldest thou me not that she was thy wyfe? Genesis 12:19 Why saydest thou that she was thy sister and causedest me to take hyr to my wyfe? But now loo there is the wife take hir ad be walkynge. Genesis 12:20 Pharao also gaue a charge vnto his men over Abram to leade hym out wyth his wyfe and all that he had.