May God Almighty[a](A) bless(B) you and make you fruitful(C) and increase your numbers(D) until you become a community of peoples.

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  1. Genesis 28:3 Hebrew El-Shaddai

11 And God said to him, “I am God Almighty[a];(A) be fruitful and increase in number.(B) A nation(C) and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.(D)

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  1. Genesis 35:11 Hebrew El-Shaddai

14 And may God Almighty[a](A) grant you mercy(B) before the man so that he will let your other brother and Benjamin come back with you.(C) As for me, if I am bereaved, I am bereaved.”(D)

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  1. Genesis 43:14 Hebrew El-Shaddai

Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty[a](A) appeared to me at Luz(B) in the land of Canaan, and there he blessed me(C)

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  1. Genesis 48:3 Hebrew El-Shaddai

25 because of your father’s God,(A) who helps(B) you,
    because of the Almighty,[a](C) who blesses you
with blessings of the skies above,
    blessings of the deep springs below,(D)
    blessings of the breast(E) and womb.(F)

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  1. Genesis 49:25 Hebrew Shaddai

I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty,[a](A) but by my name(B) the Lord[b](C) I did not make myself fully known to them.

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  1. Exodus 6:3 Hebrew El-Shaddai
  2. Exodus 6:3 See note at 3:15.

20 “Don’t call me Naomi,[a]” she told them. “Call me Mara,[b] because the Almighty[c](A) has made my life very bitter.(B)

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  1. Ruth 1:20 Naomi means pleasant.
  2. Ruth 1:20 Mara means bitter.
  3. Ruth 1:20 Hebrew Shaddai; also in verse 21

17 “Blessed is the one whom God corrects;(A)
    so do not despise the discipline(B) of the Almighty.[a](C)

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  1. Job 5:17 Hebrew Shaddai; here and throughout Job

14 “Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend(A)
    forsakes the fear of the Almighty.(B)

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21 “Submit to God and be at peace(A) with him;(B)
    in this way prosperity will come to you.(C)

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19 “Or someone may be chastened(A) on a bed of pain(B)
    with constant distress in their bones,(C)

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16 “He is wooing(A) you from the jaws of distress
    to a spacious place(B) free from restriction,(C)
    to the comfort of your table(D) laden with choice food.(E)

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Wail,(A) for the day(B) of the Lord is near;
    it will come like destruction(C) from the Almighty.[a](D)

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  1. Isaiah 13:6 Hebrew Shaddai

15 Alas for that(A) day!
    For the day of the Lord(B) is near;
    it will come like destruction from the Almighty.[a](C)

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  1. Joel 1:15 Hebrew Shaddai

Israel’s Guilt and Punishment

Listen! The Lord is calling to the city—
    and to fear your name is wisdom—
    “Heed the rod(A) and the One who appointed it.[a]

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  1. Micah 6:9 The meaning of the Hebrew for this line is uncertain.