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Oh no! The Romans have captured Cacofonix as a present for Caesar—and the Emperor plans to throw him to the lions. There’s just one means for Asterix and Obelix to rescue their bard: they need to turn into gladiators themselves.

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THE OLDER DAUGHTER GAVE BIRTH TO A SON AND NAMED HIM MOAB, AND HE IS THE ANCESTOR OF THE MOABITES OF TODAY. THE YOUNGER DAUGHTER GAVE BIRTH TO A SON AND NAMED HIM BEN-AMMI, AND HE IS THE ANCESTOR OF THE AMMONITES OF TODAY. SARAH BECAME PREGNANT AND BORE ABRAHAM A SON, AND ABRAHAM NAMED HIM ISAAC. ABRAHAM WAS 100 YEARS OLD WHEN ISAAC WAS BORN. SOMETIME LATER GOD TESTED ABRAHAM. ” THEN GOD SAID, “TAKE YOUR ONLY AND BELOVED SON ISAAC AND GO TO THE LAND OF MORIAH. ” SO ABRAHAM GOT UP EARLY IN THE MORNING, AND WHEN HE HAD CUT ENOUGH WOOD FOR THE BURNT SACRIFICE, HE SADDLED HIS DONKEY AND SET OUT FOR THE PLACE GOD TOLD HIM ABOUT, TAKING WITH HIM TWO SERVANTS AND HIS SON ISAAC.

LET SOME WATER BE BROUGHT SO YOU MAY WASH YOUR FEET. ” ABRAHAM TOOK SOME CURDS AND MILK AND THE CALF HE HAD PREPARED AND SET IT BEFORE THEM. HE STOOD NEARBY WHILE THEY ATE UNDER A TREE. ” YAHWEH SAID TO ABRAHAM, “WHY DID SARAH LAUGH? ” WHEN THE MEN SET OUT FROM THERE, THEY LOOKED TOWARD SODOM. AND YAHWEH SAID, “SHALL I HIDE FROM ABRAHAM WHAT I AM ABOUT TO DO? ” AND THE MEN TURNED FROM THERE AND WENT TOWARD SODOM, WHILE ABRAHAM REMAINED STANDING BEFORE YAHWEH. THE TWO ANGELS CAME TO SODOM IN THE EVENING, AND ABRAHAM’S NEPHEW, LOT, WAS SITTING AT THE CITY GATE.

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