It was early in the morning, and everything in Abraham’s
and Eliezer, the faithful servant, accompanied him along
the road until he turned back again. They rode along in har-
many, Abraham and Isaac, until they came to Mount Mo-
riah. Abraham made everything ready for the sacrifice, calmly
and gently, but when he turned away and drew the knife,
Isaac saw that Abraham’s left hand was clenched in despair,
that a shudder went through his whole body — but Abraham
drew the knife.
Then they returned home again, and Sarah hurried to meet
them, but Isaac had lost the faith. Not a word is ever said of
this in the world, and Isaac never talked to anyone about
what he had seen, and Abraham did not suspect that Continue reading...