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The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants[a] I will give this land.” So Abram[b] built an altar there to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

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  1. Genesis 12:7 tn The same Hebrew term זֶרַע (zeraʿ) may mean “seed” (for planting), “offspring” (occasionally of animals, but usually of people), or “descendants” depending on the context.
  2. Genesis 12:7 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Abram) has been supplied in the translation for clarification.