16 He treated Abram well for her sake, and Abram acquired sheep and cattle, male and female donkeys, male and female servants, and camels.(A)

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Abram had become very wealthy(A) in livestock(B) and in silver and gold.

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But the land could not support them while they stayed together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to stay together.(A)

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18 and he drove all his livestock ahead of him, along with all the goods he had accumulated(A) in Paddan Aram,[a](B) to go to his father Isaac(C) in the land of Canaan.(D)

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  1. Genesis 31:18 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
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So Jacob and all his offspring went to Egypt,(A) taking with them their livestock and the possessions(B) they had acquired(C) in Canaan.

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