I will bless those who bless you,
    and whoever curses you I will curse;(A)
and all peoples on earth
    will be blessed through you.(B)[a]

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  1. Genesis 12:3 Or earth / will use your name in blessings (see 48:20)

18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation,(A) and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.[a]

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  1. Genesis 18:18 Or will use his name in blessings (see 48:20)

18 and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b](A) because you have obeyed me.”(B)

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  1. Genesis 22:18 Or seed
  2. Genesis 22:18 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah(A)(B)(C)

This is the genealogy[a] of Jesus the Messiah[b] the son of David,(D) the son of Abraham:(E)

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  1. Matthew 1:1 Or is an account of the origin
  2. Matthew 1:1 Or Jesus Christ. Messiah (Hebrew) and Christ (Greek) both mean Anointed One; also in verse 18.

34 the son of Jacob,

the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham,

the son of Terah, the son of Nahor,(A)

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25 And you are heirs(A) of the prophets and of the covenant(B) God made with your fathers. He said to Abraham, ‘Through your offspring all peoples on earth will be blessed.’[a](C)

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  1. Acts 3:25 Gen. 22:18; 26:4

16 The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed.(A) Scripture does not say “and to seeds,” meaning many people, but “and to your seed,”[a](B) meaning one person, who is Christ.

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  1. Galatians 3:16 Gen. 12:7; 13:15; 24:7

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