15 Then the angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time from heaven, 16 and said, “(A)By Myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son, 17 indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly (B)multiply your [a]seed as the stars of the heavens and as (C)the sand, which is on the seashore; and (D)your [b]seed shall possess the gate of [c]their enemies. 18 And (E)in your [d]seed all the nations of the earth shall [e]be blessed, because you have (F)obeyed My voice.”

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  1. Genesis 22:17 Or descendants
  2. Genesis 22:17 Or descendants
  3. Genesis 22:17 Lit his
  4. Genesis 22:18 Or descendants
  5. Genesis 22:18 Or bless themselves

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