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Genesis 22 General Notes

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Sacrificing his son

Although Isaac was not Abraham's only son, he was the son who was to inherit Abraham's promised blessings. It is possible this parallels God's actual sacrifice of his son, Jesus, for the sins of man. (See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/inherit, rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/promise and rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/sin)

Covenant affirmation

After important events, it is common for Scripture to affirm the tenants of a covenant. This serves as a reminder of the covenant and affirms it. (See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/covenant)

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God tests Abraham

Extra care should be taken when translating "testing." It is best to avoid using the same word used for "tempting" even though they overlap in meaning. This is because Scripture also says God does not tempt anyone. (See: rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/test, rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/tempt and James 2:13)

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