16 And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

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16 I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her.(A) I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations;(B) kings of peoples will come from her.”

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19 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

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19 Then God said, “Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son,(A) and you will call him Isaac.[a](B) I will establish my covenant with him(C) as an everlasting covenant(D) for his descendants after him.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 17:19 Isaac means he laughs.

10 And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.

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10 Then one of them said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year,(A) and Sarah your wife will have a son.”(B)

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.

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21 And the Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

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The Birth of Isaac

21 Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah(A) as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised.(B)

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31 And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

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The Rulers of Edom(A)

31 These were the kings who reigned in Edom before any Israelite king(B) reigned:

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Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.

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look to Abraham,(A) your father,
    and to Sarah, who gave you birth.
When I called him he was only one man,
    and I blessed him and made him many.(B)

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And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias;

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and Jesse the father of King David.(A)

David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife,(B)

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