14 Then the Lord God said to the serpent,

(A)Because you have done this,
Cursed are you more than all the livestock,
And more than any animal of the field;
On your belly you shall go,
And (B)dust you shall eat
All the days of your life;
15 And I will [a](C)make enemies
Of you and the woman,
And of your [b]offspring and her [c]Descendant;
(D)He shall [d]bruise you on the head,
And you shall bruise Him on the heel.”

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  1. Genesis 3:15 Lit put enmity between you
  2. Genesis 3:15 Lit seed
  3. Genesis 3:15 Lit Seed; i.e., a prophetic reference to Christ
  4. Genesis 3:15 Or crush

“As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you,
And you will be the father of a (A)multitude of nations.
No longer shall you be named [a]Abram,
But (B)your name shall be [b]Abraham;
For (C)I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and (D)kings will come from you. I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your [c]descendants after you throughout their generations as an (E)everlasting covenant, (F)to be God to you and (G)to your [d]descendants after you.

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  1. Genesis 17:5 I.e., exalted father
  2. Genesis 17:5 I.e., father of a multitude
  3. Genesis 17:7 Lit seed
  4. Genesis 17:7 Lit seed

18 And (A)in your [a]seed all the nations of the earth shall [b]be blessed, because you have (B)obeyed My voice.”

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  1. Genesis 22:18 Or descendants
  2. Genesis 22:18 Or bless themselves

16 To the woman He said,

“I will greatly multiply
Your pain [a]in childbirth,
In pain you shall (A)deliver children;
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And (B)he shall rule over you.”

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  1. Genesis 3:16 Lit and your pregnancy