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{Genesis 17:4} As for me, 589 behold, x2009 my covenant 1285 [is] with x854 thee, and thou shalt be x1961 a father 1 of many 1995 nations. 1471
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"And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:" {Gen 12:2} + "And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, [then] shall thy seed also be numbered." {Gen 13:16} + "And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude." {Gen 16:10} + "That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which [is] upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;" {Gen 22:17} + "Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name [was] Keturah. ... And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that [is] before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: [and] he died in the presence of all his brethren." {Gen 25:1-18} + "And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude." {Gen 32:12} + "And God said unto him, I [am] God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;" {Gen 35:11} + "Now these [are] the generations of Esau, who [is] Edom. ... Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these [be] the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: he [is] Esau the father of the Edomites." {Gen 36:1-43} + "And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first [day] of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, ... And the children of Israel did according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did they." {Num 1:1-54} + "And it came to pass after the plague, that the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying, ... For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun." {Num 26:1-65} + "And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which [he had yet] being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also: ... Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be." {Rom 4:11-18} + "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. ... And if ye [be] Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." {Gal 3:28-29}
many nations:
Heb. multitude of nations

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