And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

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(A)I will make you a great nation;
(B)I will bless you
And make your name great;
(C)And you shall be a blessing.
(D)I will bless those who bless you,
And I will curse him who curses you;
And in (E)you all the families of the earth shall be (F)blessed.”

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(A)And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. (B)I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and (C)in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 12:3 Or by you all the families of the earth shall bless themselves

19 For I have chosen him(A), so that he will direct his children(B) and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord(C) by doing what is right and just,(D) so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”(E)

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19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

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19 For I have known him, in order (A)that he may command his children and his household after him, that they keep the way of the Lord, to do righteousness and justice, that the Lord may bring to Abraham what He has spoken to him.”

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19 For I have (A)chosen[a] him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”

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  1. Genesis 18:19 Hebrew known

“You are the Lord God, who chose Abram(A) and brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans(B) and named him Abraham.(C)

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Thou art the Lord the God, who didst choose Abram, and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest him the name of Abraham;

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“You are the Lord God,
Who chose (A)Abram,
And brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans,
And gave him the name (B)Abraham;

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You are the Lord, the God (A)who chose Abram and brought him out of (B)Ur of the Chaldeans (C)and gave him the name Abraham.

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Israel the Chosen

44 “But now listen, Jacob, my servant,(A)
    Israel, whom I have chosen.(B)

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44 Yet now hear, O Jacob my servant; and Israel, whom I have chosen:

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God’s Blessing on Israel

44 “Yet hear now, O Jacob My servant,
And Israel whom I have chosen.

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Israel the Lord's Chosen

44 “But now hear, (A)O Jacob my servant,
    Israel whom I have chosen!

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“You only have I chosen(A)
    of all the families of the earth;
therefore I will punish(B) you
    for all your sins.(C)

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You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.

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“You(A) only have I known of all the families of the earth;
(B)Therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.”

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(A)“You only have I known
    of all the families of the earth;
(B)therefore I will punish you
    for all your iniquities.

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21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,[a](A) because he will save his people from their sins.”(B)

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  1. Matthew 1:21 Jesus is the Greek form of Joshua, which means the Lord saves.