13 There above it[a] stood the Lord,(A) and he said: “I am the Lord, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac.(B) I will give you and your descendants the land(C) on which you are lying.(D)

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  1. Genesis 28:13 Or There beside him

15 All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring[a] forever.(A)

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  1. Genesis 13:15 Or seed; also in verse 16

12 The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I also give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you.(A)(B)

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Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty[a](A) appeared to me at Luz(B) in the land of Canaan, and there he blessed me(C)

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  1. Genesis 48:3 Hebrew El-Shaddai

24 That night the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham.(A) Do not be afraid,(B) for I am with you;(C) I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants(D) for the sake of my servant Abraham.”(E)

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16 Instead, they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one.(A) Therefore God is not ashamed(B) to be called their God,(C) for he has prepared a city(D) for them.

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32 ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’[a]?(A) He is not the God of the dead but of the living.”

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  1. Matthew 22:32 Exodus 3:6

Jacob Returns to Bethel

35 Then God said to Jacob, “Go up to Bethel(A) and settle there, and build an altar(B) there to God,(C) who appeared to you(D) when you were fleeing from your brother Esau.”(E)

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24 “‘My servant David(A) will be king(B) over them, and they will all have one shepherd.(C) They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees.(D) 25 They will live in the land I gave to my servant Jacob, the land where your ancestors lived.(E) They and their children and their children’s children will live there forever,(F) and David my servant will be their prince forever.(G)

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15 God also said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites, ‘The Lord,[a] the God of your fathers(A)—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob(B)—has sent me to you.’

“This is my name(C) forever,
    the name you shall call me
    from generation to generation.(D)

16 “Go, assemble the elders(E) of Israel and say to them, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob(F)—appeared to me and said: I have watched over you and have seen(G) what has been done to you in Egypt.

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  1. Exodus 3:15 The Hebrew for Lord sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for I am in verse 14.

Then he said, “I am the God of your father,[a] the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.”(A) At this, Moses hid(B) his face, because he was afraid to look at God.(C)

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  1. Exodus 3:6 Masoretic Text; Samaritan Pentateuch (see Acts 7:32) fathers

“I am God, the God of your father,”(A) he said. “Do not be afraid(B) to go down to Egypt,(C) for I will make you into a great nation(D) there.(E)

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17 And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife(A) said to her, “Don’t despair, for you have another son.”(B)

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Then Jacob prayed, “O God of my father Abraham,(A) God of my father Isaac,(B) Lord, you who said to me, ‘Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper,’(C)

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42 If the God of my father,(A) the God of Abraham(B) and the Fear of Isaac,(C) had not been with me,(D) you would surely have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my hardship and the toil of my hands,(E) and last night he rebuked you.(F)

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May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham,(A) so that you may take possession of the land(B) where you now reside as a foreigner,(C) the land God gave to Abraham.”

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Stay in this land for a while,(A) and I will be with you(B) and will bless you.(C) For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands(D) and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham.(E)

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I will make you very fruitful;(A) I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.(B) I will establish my covenant(C) as an everlasting covenant(D) between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God(E) and the God of your descendants after you.(F)

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