1. Exposition

How do verses 14-17 develop Gen. 12:2-3?

Genesis 13:14–17 (ESV)

14 The LORD said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward,

God’s earlier promise to Abram becomes clearer (it is given to him and to his seed), bigger (the seed shall be as the dust of the earth), and more real for Abram (he immediately started to roam through the land, as if it were his, and to build altars of worship).1