9 0 9 0 0 9:7 The fire of the Chaldeans: The city of Ur in Chaldea, the name of which signifies fire. Or out of the fire of the tribulations and temptations, to which he was there exposed.--The ancient Rabbins understood this literally, affirming that Abram was cast into the fire by the idolaters, and brought out by a miracle without any hurt. 9 7 9 0 0 9:17 And gave the head: That is, they set their head, or were bent to return to Egypt. 9 17 9 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
¤ Chapter 9: The people repent with fasting and sackcloth. The Levites confess God's benefits, and the people's ingratitude: they pray for them, and make a covenant with God.