When they came to the place of which God had told him, Abraham built the altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and (A)laid him on the altar, on top of the wood.

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12 He said, (A)“Do not lay your hand on the boy or do anything to him, for (B)now I know that you fear God, seeing you have not withheld your son, your only son, from me.”

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16 and said, (A)“By myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, 17 I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring (B)as the stars of heaven and (C)as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess (D)the gate of his[a] enemies, 18 and (E)in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, (F)because you have obeyed my voice.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 22:17 Or their

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