Complete Jewish Bible
12 so that you will not become sluggish, but will be imitators of those who by their trust and patience are receiving what has been promised.
13 For when God made his promise to Avraham, he swore an oath to do what he had promised; and since there was no one greater than himself for him to swear by, he swore by himself[a] 14 and said,
“I will certainly bless you,
and I will certainly give you many descendants”;[b]