17 Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him,
“I am [a]God Almighty; Walk before Me, and be [b]blameless. 2 “I will [c]establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly.”
3 Abram fell on his face, and God talked with him, saying,
4 “As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, And you will be the father of a multitude of nations. 5 “No longer shall your name be called [d]Abram, But your name shall be [e]Abraham; For I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
6 I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings will come forth from you.7 I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your [f]descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your [g]descendants after you.8 I will give to you and to your [h]descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.”
9 God said further to Abraham, “Now as for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your [i]descendants after you throughout their generations.10 This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your [j]descendants after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.
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