Yovel Jubilees 18
:And Elohim (430) said to him, 'Av'raham (85), Av'raham (85)'; and he said, Behold, (here) am I.'
said, Take thy beloved son whom thou lovest, (even) Yits'chaq (3327), and go unto the high country, and
on one of the mountains which I will point out unto thee.'
:And he rose early in the
morning and saddled his ass, and took his two young men with him, and Yits'chaq (3327) his son, and clave
the wood of the
burnt offering, and he went to the place on the third day, and he saw the place afar off.
:And he came to a well of water, and he said to his young men, 'Abide ye here with the ass, and I
lad shall go (yonder), and when we have worshipped we shall come again to you.'
he took the wood of the burnt-offering and laid it on Yits'chaq (3327) his son, and he took in his hand the fire
knife, and they went both of them together to that place.
:And Yits'chaq (3327) said to his father,
'Father;' and he said, 'Here am I, my son.' And he said unto him, 'Behold the fire, and the knife,
wood; but where is the sheep for the burnt-offering, father?'
:And he said, 'Elohim (430) will
provide for himself a sheep for a burnt-offering, my son.' And he drew near to the place of the
:And he built an altar, and he placed the wood on the altar, and bound Yits'chaq (3327) his
son, and placed him on the wood which was upon the altar, and stretched forth his hand to take
to slay Yits'chaq (3327) his son.
:And I stood before him, and before the prince Mastêmâ, and the
Lord said, 'Bid him not to lay his hand on the lad, nor to do anything to him, for I have shown that
:And I called to him from heaven, and said unto him: 'Av'raham (85), Av'raham (85);'
was terrified and said: 'Behold, (here) am I.'
:And I said unto him: 'Lay not thy hand
upon the lad, neither do thou anything to him; for now I have shown that thou fearest Y'hovah (3068),
not withheld thy son, thy first-born son, from me.'
:And the prince Mastêmâ was put to
shame; and Av'raham (85) lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold a ram caught . . . by his horns, and
went and took the ram and offered it for a burnt-offering in the stead of his son.
Av'raham (85) called that place 'Y'hovah (3068) hath seen', so that it is said in the mount Y'hovah (3068) hath
seen: that is
:And Y'hovah (3068) called Av'raham (85) by his name a second time from heaven, as
us to appear to speak to him in the name of Y'hovah (3068).
:And he said: 'By Myself have I
sworn, saith Y'hovah (3068),
Because thou hast done this thing,
And hast not withheld thy son, thy beloved son, from Me,
That in blessing I will bless thee,
And in multiplying I will multiply thy seed
As the stars of heaven, And as the sand which is on the seashore.
And thy seed shall inherit the cities of its enemies,
:And in thy seed shall all nations of the earth be blessed;
Because thou hast obeyed My voice,
And I have shown to all that thou art faithful unto Me in all that I have said unto thee:
Go in peace.'
:And Av'raham (85) went to his young men, and they arose and went together to B'er Sheva (884),
and Av'raham (85) [2010 A.M.]
dwelt by the Well of the Oath.
:And he celebrated this festival every year, seven days
with joy, and he called it the festival of Y'hovah (3068) according to the seven days during which he
returned in peace.
:And accordingly has it been ordained and written on the heavenly
tablets regarding Yis'ra'el (3478) and its seed that they should observe this festival seven days with the joy
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