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Not only were they able to free the captives, Abram's unit chased and slaughtered the Elamite King Chedorlaomer at Hobah, just north of Damascus.
They freed Lot, as well as his household and possessions, and recovered all of the goods from Sodom that had been taken.
God afflicted Pharaoh and his household with plagues, which led Pharaoh to try to find out what was wrong.
When they came back to the Bethel and Hai area, Abram's and Lot's sizable herds occupied the same pastures.
Abraham purchases a tomb (the Cave of the Patriarchs) at Hebron to be Sarah's grave, thus establishing his right to the land, and in the second generation his heir Isaac is married to a woman from his own kin, thus ruling the Canaanites out of any inheritance.
Abraham later marries Keturah and has six more sons, but on his death, when he is buried beside Sarah, it is Isaac who receives "all Abraham's goods", while the other sons receive only "gifts" (Genesis 25:5–8).
In Judaism he is the founding father of the Covenant, the special relationship between the Jewish people and God; in Christianity, he is the prototype of all believers, Jewish or Gentile; and in Islam he is seen as a link in the chain of prophets that begins with Adam and culminates in Muhammad.
The narrative in Genesis revolves around the themes of posterity and land.
Various candidates are put forward who might inherit the land after Abraham, and while promises are made to Ishmael about founding a great nation, Isaac, his son by his half-sister Sarah, inherits the promises to Abraham.This became a problem for the herdsmen who were assigned to each family's cattle.The conflicts between herdsmen had become so troublesome that Abram suggested that Lot choose a separate area, either on the left hand or on the right hand, that there be no conflict amongst brethren.Lot chose to go eastward to the plain of Jordan where the land was well watered everywhere as far as Zoar, and he dwelled in the cities of the plain toward Sodom.Abram went south to Hebron and settled in the plain of Mamre, where he built another altar to worship God.