Genesis 17:1-7 CEB

God’s covenant with Abraham

1 When Abram was 99 years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am El Shaddai.a Walk with me and be trustworthy.

References for Genesis 17:1

    • • 17:1 - Or <i>God Almighty </i>or <i>God of the Mountain</i>
      2 I will make a covenant between us and I will give you many, many descendants."
      3 Abram fell on his face, and God said to him,
      4 "But me, my covenant is with you; you will be the ancestor of many nations.
      5 And because I have made you the ancestor of many nations, your name will no longer be Abramb but Abraham.c

      References for Genesis 17:5

        • – 17:5 - Or <i>exalted ancestor</i>
        • — 17:5 - Or <i>ancestor of a multitude</i>
          6 I will make you very fertile. I will produce nations from you, and kings will come from you.
          7 I will set up my covenant with you and your descendants after you in every generation as an enduring covenant. I will be your God and your descendants' God after you.