創世記 Genesis


Chapter Verses
13:1
亚伯兰带着他的妻子与罗得,并一切所有的,都从埃及上南地去。
So Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev, with his wife and everything he had, and Lot went with him.
13:2
亚伯兰的金,银,牲畜极多。
Abram had become very wealthy in livestock and in silver and gold.
13:3
他从南地渐渐往伯特利去,到了伯特利和艾的中间,就是从前支搭帐棚的地方,
From the Negev he went from place to place until he came to Bethel, to the place between Bethel and Ai where his tent had been earlier
13:4
也是他起先筑坛的地方,他又在那里求告耶和华的名。
and where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the Lord .
13:5
与亚伯兰同行的罗得也有牛群,羊群,帐棚。
Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents.
13:6
那地容不下他们,因为他们的财物甚多,使他们不能同居。
But the land could not support them while they stayed together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to stay together.
13:7
当时,迦南人与比利洗人在那地居住。亚伯兰的牧人和罗得的牧人相争。
And quarreling arose between Abram's herdsmen and the herdsmen of Lot. The Canaanites and Perizzites were also living in the land at that time.
13:8
亚伯兰就对罗得说,你我不可相争,你的牧人和我的牧人也不可相争,因为我们是骨肉(原文作弟兄)。
So Abram said to Lot, "Let's not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herdsmen and mine, for we are brothers.
13:9
遍地不都在你眼前吗?请你离开我,你向左,我就向右。你向右,我就向左。
Is not the whole land before you? Let's part company. If you go to the left, I'll go to the right; if you go to the right, I'll go to the left."
13:10
罗得举目看见约旦河的全平原,直到琐珥,都是滋润的,那地在耶和华未灭所多玛,蛾摩拉以先如同耶和华的园子,也像埃及地。
Lot looked up and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan was well watered, like the garden of the Lord , like the land of Egypt, toward Zoar. (This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
13:11
于是罗得选择约旦河的全平原,往东迁移。他们就彼此分离了。
So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company:
13:12
亚伯兰住在迦南地,罗得住在平原的城邑,渐渐挪移帐棚,直到所多玛。
Abram lived in the land of Canaan, while Lot lived among the cities of the plain and pitched his tents near Sodom.
13:13
所多玛人在耶和华面前罪大恶极。
Now the men of Sodom were wicked and were sinning greatly against the Lord .
13:14
罗得离别亚伯兰以后,耶和华对亚伯兰说,从你所在的地方,你举目向东西南北观看。
The Lord said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, "Lift up your eyes from where you are and look north and south, east and west.
13:15
凡你所看见的一切地,我都要赐给你和你的后裔,直到永远。
All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever.
13:16
我也要使你的后裔如同地上的尘沙那样多,人若能数算地上的尘沙才能数算你的后裔。
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted.
13:17
你起来,纵横走遍这地,因为我必把这地赐给你。
Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I am giving it to you."
13:18
亚伯兰就搬了帐棚,来到希伯仑幔利的橡树那里居住,在那里为耶和华筑了一座坛。
So Abram moved his tents and went to live near the great trees of Mamre at Hebron, where he built an altar to the Lord .