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Abraham's Ten Trials

According to Rashi

1. Abraham hid 13 years underground. He was hiding from King Nimrod.

2. Nimrod threw Abraham into a fiery furnace.

3. Abraham was commanded to leave his family and homeland.

3. Abraham was commanded to leave his family and homeland.

3. Abraham was commanded to leave his family and homeland.

4. A famine in Canaan forced Abraham to leave almost as soon as he arrived.

5. Sarah's kidnapping by Pharoah's ministers.

6. The kings capture of Lot, forcing Abraham to war with them.

7. G-d told Abraham his offspring would suffer under four monarchies.

8. G-d commanded Abraham regarding circumcision, at an advanced age.

9. Abraham was commanded to drive Ishmael and Hagar away.

10.The binding of Isaac on the altar.


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