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haYashar Jasher 17


1 a:

And in those days, in the ninety-first year of the life of Av'ram (87), the sons of Kitim (3794) made war with the sons of Tuval (8422), for when Y'hovah (3068) Elohim (430) had scattered the sons of men upon the face of the earth, the sons of Kitim (3794) went and embodied themselves in the plain of Canopia, and they built themselves cities there and dwelt by the river Tibru.

2 b:

And the sons of Tuval (8422) dwelt in TuscAnah (6034), and their boundaries reached the river Tibru, and the sons of Tuval (8422) built a city in Tuscanan, and they called the name Sabinah, after the name of Sabinah son of Tuval (8422) their father, and they dwelt there unto this day.

3 g:

And it was at that time the sons of Kitim (3794) made war with the sons of Tuval (8422), and the sons of Tuval (8422) were smitten before the sons of Kitim (3794), and the sons of Kitim (3794) caused three hundred and seventy men to fall from the sons of Tuval (8422).

4 d:

And at that time the sons of Tuval (8422) swore to the sons of Kitim (3794), saying, You shall not intermarry amongst us, and no man shall give his daughter to any of the sons of Kitim (3794).

5 h:

For all the daughters of Tuval (8422) were in those days fair, for no women were then found in the whole earth so fair as the daughters of Tuval (8422).

6 w:

And all who delighted in the beauty of women went to the daughters of Tuval (8422) and took wives from them, and the sons of men, ones reigning and princes, who greatly delighted in the beauty of women, took wives in those days from the daughters of Tuval (8422).

7 z:

And at the end of three years after the sons of Tuval (8422) had sworn to the sons of Kitim (3794) not to give them their daughters for wives, about twenty men of the sons of Kitim (3794) went to take some of the daughters of Tuval (8422), but they found none.

8 x:

For the sons of Tuval (8422) kept their oaths not to intermarry with them, and they would not break their oaths.

9 j:

And in the days of harvest the sons of Tuval (8422) went into their fields to get in their harvest, when the young men of Kitim (3794) assembled and went to the city of Sabinah, and each man took a young woman from the daughters of Tuval (8422), and they came to their cities.

10 y:

And the sons of Tuval (8422) heard of it and they went to make war with them, and they could not prevail over them, for the mountain was exceedingly high from them, and when they saw they could not prevail over them they returned to their land.

11 ay:

And at the revolution of the year the sons of Tuval (8422) went and hired about ten thousand men from those cities that were near them, and they went to war with the sons of Kitim (3794).

12 by:

And the sons of Tuval (8422) went to war with the sons of Kitim (3794), to destroy their land and to distress them, and in this engagement the sons of Tuval (8422) prevailed over the sons of Kitim (3794), and the sons of Kitim (3794), seeing that they were greatly distressed, lifted up the sons which they had had by the daughters of Tuval (8422), upon the wall which had been built, to be before the eyes of the sons of Tuval (8422).

13 gy:

And the sons of Kitim (3794) said to them, Have you come to make war with your own sons and daughters, and have we not been considered your flesh and bones from that time till now?

14 dy:

And when the sons of Tuval (8422) heard this they ceased to make war with the sons of Kitim (3794), and they went away.

15 hj:

And they returned to their cities, and the sons of Kitim (3794) at that time assembled and built two cities by the sea, and they called one Purtu and the other Ariza.

16 wj:

And Av'ram (87) the son of Terach (8646) was then ninety-nine years old.

17 zy:

At that time Y'hovah (3068) Elohim (430) appeared to him and he said to him, I will make my covenant between me and thee, and I will greatly multiply thy seed, and this is the covenant which I make between me and thee, that every male child be circumcised, thou and thy seed after thee.

18 xy:

At eight days old shall it be circumcised, and this covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant.

19 jy:

And now therefore thy name shall no more be called Av'ram (87) but Av'raham (85), and thy wife shall no more be called Saray (8297) but Sarah (8283).

20 k:

For I will bless you both, and I will multiply your seed after you that you shall become a great nation, and ones reigning shall come forth from you.


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