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The Hebrew word for "young men" is the same as "lad," referring to Isaac, in Genesis 22:5,12. Thus Isaac was not a little boy at this time and was undoubtedly acquainted with the Canaanite practice of sacrificing their firstborn sons to their gods. He could surely have escaped from his aged father, but he was willing to obey God's command.

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KJV Defenders Study Bible, by Dr. Henry Morris, Ph.D.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Language: English
DEF 10 ISBN 0-529-10444-x
DEF 10-1 ISBN 0-529-10445-8


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