Sharper than a serpent's tooth the blade was raised up high. At the father's hand, the firstborn had to die.
At the father's hand, the firstborn had to die.
"To test your faith," Jehovah said, "that's the reason why."
"Lord," said Abraham, "your will I won't defy."
"I know," Jehovah said, "on you I can rely.
Insane psychopaths are in relatively short supply."
PS Apologies if the above offends anyone. FYI Bob Dylan's lyrics from the album "highway 61 revisited":
"God said to Abraham, "kill me a son."
Abe said "God, you must be putting me on."
God said "No". Abe said "What!"
God said "You can do what you like Abe, but..."
"...next time you see me coming you better run!"