Abraham On Mount Adonai-Yireh: Passage Analysis

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From the perspective of a modern reader, I don’t understand how Isaac never fought with Abraham on mount Adonai-yireh. His acceptance of his role as a sacrificial offering seems fake. In the passage there is no mentioning of Isaac trying to negotiate for his freedom or attempting to escape Abraham. From my experience, when I was about to get a spanking for being bad I tried to hide. Survival is an instinct. When Isaac asked Abraham, “Here are the firestone and the wood; but where is the sheep for the burnt offering?” I believe he knew he was going to be the sacrifice (Gen. 21:7). After this question there was no comment about Isaac’s emotional state. However, the passage only notes that Abraham, “bound his son Isaac; he laid him on the altar,

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