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18 On the same day the Lord (A)made a covenant with Abram, saying:

(B)“To your descendants I have given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates—

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18 On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram(A) and said, “To your descendants I give this land,(B) from the Wadi[a] of Egypt(C) to the great river, the Euphrates(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 15:18 Or river

(A)I have also [a]established My covenant with them, (B)to give them the land of Canaan, the land of their [b]pilgrimage, (C)in which they were [c]strangers.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 6:4 made or ratified
  2. Exodus 6:4 sojournings
  3. Exodus 6:4 sojourners, temporary residents

I also established my covenant(A) with them to give them the land(B) of Canaan, where they resided as foreigners.(C)

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Purpose of the Law

19 What purpose then does the law serve? (A)It was added because of transgressions, till the (B)Seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was (C)appointed through angels by the hand (D)of a mediator.

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19 Why, then, was the law given at all? It was added because of transgressions(A) until the Seed(B) to whom the promise referred had come. The law was given through angels(C) and entrusted to a mediator.(D)

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