15 And I will [a](A)make enemies
Of you and the woman,
And of your [b]offspring and her [c]Descendant;
(B)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

25 (A)Adam [a]had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, and named him [b]Seth, for, she said, “God [c]has appointed me another [d]child in place of Abel, (B)because Cain killed him.” 26 To Seth also (C)a son was born; and he named him Enosh. Then people began (D)to call [e]upon the name of the Lord.

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  1. Genesis 4:25 Lit knew his
  2. Genesis 4:25 Heb Sheth
  3. Genesis 4:25 Heb shath
  4. Genesis 4:25 Lit seed
  5. Genesis 4:26 Or by

The Corruption of Mankind

Now it came about, when mankind began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of God saw that the daughters of mankind were [a]beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose. Then the Lord said, “(A)My Spirit will not [b]remain with man forever, [c](B)because he is also flesh; [d]nevertheless his days shall be 120 years.” The [e](C)Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of mankind, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.

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  1. Genesis 6:2 Lit good
  2. Genesis 6:3 Or rule in; or strive with; meaning uncertain
  3. Genesis 6:3 Or in his going astray he is flesh
  4. Genesis 6:3 Or therefore
  5. Genesis 6:4 Lit fallen ones; LXX giants

26 He also said,

(A)Blessed be the Lord,
The God of Shem;
And may Canaan be [a]his servant.
27 (B)May God enlarge Japheth,
And may he live in the tents of Shem;
And may Canaan be [b]his servant.”

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  1. Genesis 9:26 Or their
  2. Genesis 9:27 Or their

Abram Journeys to Egypt

12 Now (A)the Lord said to Abram,

“Go from your country,
And from your relatives
And from your father’s house,
To the land which I will show you;
And (B)I will make you into a great nation,
And (C)I will bless you,
And make your name great;
And you shall (D)be a blessing;
And (E)I will bless those who bless you,
And the one who [a]curses you I will [b]curse.
(F)And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”

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  1. Genesis 12:3 Or reviles
  2. Genesis 12:3 Or bind under a curse

19 But God said, “No, but your wife Sarah will bear you (A)a son, and you shall name him [a]Isaac; and (B)I will establish My covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his [b]descendants after him.

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  1. Genesis 17:19 I.e., he laughs
  2. Genesis 17:19 Lit seed

12 But God said to Abraham, “[a]Do not be distressed because of the boy and your slave woman; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for (A)through Isaac [b]your descendants shall be named.

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  1. Genesis 21:12 Lit Do not let it be grievous in your sight
  2. Genesis 21:12 Lit your seed will be called

23 And the Lord said to her,

(A)Two nations are in your womb;
(B)And two peoples will be separated from your body;
And one people will be stronger than the other;
And (C)the older will serve the younger.”

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13 Then behold, (A)the Lord was standing [a]above it and said, “I am the Lord, (B)the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give (C)to you and to (D)your [b]descendants. 14 Your [c]descendants will also be like (E)the dust of the earth, and you will [d]spread out (F)to the west and to the east, and to the north and to the south; and (G)in you and in your [e]descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

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  1. Genesis 28:13 Or beside him
  2. Genesis 28:13 Lit seed
  3. Genesis 28:14 Lit seed
  4. Genesis 28:14 Lit break through
  5. Genesis 28:14 Lit seed