“As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, and you shall be (A)a father of [a]many nations. No longer shall (B)your name be called [b]Abram, but your name shall be [c]Abraham; (C)for I have made you a father of [d]many nations. I will make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make (D)nations of you, and (E)kings shall come from you.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 17:4 Lit. a multitude of nations
  2. Genesis 17:5 Lit. Exalted Father
  3. Genesis 17:5 Lit. Father of a Multitude
  4. Genesis 17:5 a multitude of

17 blessing I will (A)bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants (B)as the stars of the heaven (C)and as the sand which is on the seashore; and (D)your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies.

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