The Book of Jasher
|XXI:1. And it was at that time at the end of a year and four months of Abrahamís dwelling in the
land of the Philistines in Gerar, that Elohim visited Sarah, and Yehuveh remembered her,
and she conceived and bare a son to Abraham.
XXI:2. And Abraham called the name of the son which was born to him, which Sarah bare to him,
XXI:3. And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac at eight days old, as Elohim had commanded
Abraham to do unto his seed after him; and Abraham was one hundred, and Sarah ninety
years old, when Isaac was born to them.
XXI:4. And the child grew up and he was weaned, and Abraham made a great feast upon the day
that Isaac was weaned.
XXI:5. And Shem and Eber and all the great people of the land, and Abimelech king of the
Philistines, and his servants, and Phicol, the captain of his host, came to eat and drink
and rejoice at the feast which Abraham made upon the day of his son Isaacís being weaned.
XXI:6. Also Terah, the father of Abraham, and Nahor his brother, came from Haran, they and
all belonging to them, for they greatly rejoiced on hearing that a son had been born to Sarah.
XXI:7. And they came to Abraham, and they ate and drank at the feast which Abraham made
upon the day of Isaacís being weaned.
XXI:8. And Terah and Nahor rejoiced with Abraham, and they remained with him many days in the
land of the Philistines.
XXI:9. At that time Serug the son of Reu died, in the first year of the birth of Isaac son of Abraham.
XXI:10. And all the days of Serug were two hundred and thirty-nine years, and he died.
Commentary on Jasher XXI:1 (25 February 2009):
Originally Written: 25 February 2009
Latest Update: 25 February 2009
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