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Genesis 22:16-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

16 and said, “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 multiply your [a]seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your [b]seed shall possess the gate of [c]their enemies. 18 In your [d]seed all the nations of the earth shall [e]be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”

Footnotes:

  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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Genesis 22:16-18 New International Version (NIV)

16 and said, “I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, 17 I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies, 18 and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b] because you have obeyed me.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 22:18 Or seed
  2. Genesis 22:18 Or and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings (see 48:20)
New International Version (NIV)

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Hebrews 6:13 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

13 For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,

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Hebrews 6:13 New International Version (NIV)

The Certainty of God’s Promise

13 When God made his promise to Abraham, since there was no one greater for him to swear by, he swore by himself,

New International Version (NIV)

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