Genesis chapter 14 recounts a significant event: Abram’s victorious rescue of his nephew Lot.
Abram’s Encounter with Kings
In the days of kings, including Chedorlaomer, they waged war against Sodom and Gomorrah.
Lot’s Capture and Abram’s Pursuit
Lot, living in Sodom, was taken captive. A survivor informed Abram near Mamre.
Abram’s Brave Rescue
Abram armed his 318 trained servants, pursued the captors, and defeated them.
Encounter with Melchizedek
Melchizedek, king of Salem, blessed Abram, recognizing God’s deliverance, and received a tithe.
Genesis chapter 14 reveals Abram’s courageous rescue of Lot and his encounter with Melchizedek. Through Bible reading using the New King James Version, we gain deeper insights into this chapter.