What’s the Significance of the Directions God Mentions to Father Abraham? Genesis 13:14

Jun 17, 2019

וַיהֹוָה אָמַר אֶל־אַבְרָם אַחֲרֵי הִפָּרֶד־לוֹט מֵעִמּוֹ שָׂא נָא עֵינֶיךָ וּרְאֵה מִן־הַמָּקוֹם אֲשֶׁר־אַתָּה שָׁם צָפֹנָה וָנֶגְבָּה וָקֵדְמָה וָיָמָּה׃

And Hashem said to Avram, after Lot had parted from him, “Raise your eyes and look out from where you are, to the north and south, to the east and west,

Genesis 13:14

Look who Rabbi Tuly found in the Judean desert! Abraham, the son of Terah!

In Genesis 13:14-15 Abraham parts from Lot and God blesses Abraham; And Hashem said to Avram, after Lot had parted from him, “Raise your eyes and look out from where you are, to the north and south, to the east and west,  for I give all the land that you see to you and your offspring forever.”
God blesses Abraham with the gorgeous land of Judea which has protected the shielded and protected the Children of Israel for generations. Today this area is not a desert, but a beautiful and flourishing area.

Hear what modern day Abraham has to say:

 

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