I will bless those who bless you,
    and whoever curses you I will curse;(A)
and all peoples on earth
    will be blessed through you.(B)[a]

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  1. Genesis 12:3 Or earth / will use your name in blessings (see 48:20)

18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation,(A) and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.[a]

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  1. Genesis 18:18 Or will use his name in blessings (see 48:20)

18 and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b](A) because you have obeyed me.”(B)

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  1. Genesis 22:18 Or seed
  2. Genesis 22:18 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)

I will make your descendants(A) as numerous as the stars in the sky(B) and will give them all these lands,(C) and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b](D)

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  1. Genesis 26:4 Or seed
  2. Genesis 26:4 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)

25 And you are heirs(A) of the prophets and of the covenant(B) God made with your fathers. He said to Abraham, ‘Through your offspring all peoples on earth will be blessed.’[a](C)

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  1. Acts 3:25 Gen. 22:18; 26:4

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