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Genesis 21:30-32 New International Reader's Version (NIRV)

30 Abraham replied, “Accept the seven lambs from me. They will be a witness that I dug this well.”

31 So that place was named Beersheba. That’s because there the two men came to an agreement.

32 After the agreement had been made at Beersheba, Abimelek went back to the land of the Philistines. His army commander, Phicol, went with him.

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Genesis 21:30-32 New International Version (NIV)

30 He replied, “Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well.

31 So that place was called Beersheba,[a] because the two men swore an oath there.

32 After the treaty had been made at Beersheba, Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces returned to the land of the Philistines.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 21:31 Beersheba can mean well of seven and well of the oath.
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