Birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away.
As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly a terror and great darkness descended on him.
References for Genesis 15:12
Then the Lord said to Abram, "Know this for certain: Your offspring will be strangers in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.
References for Genesis 15:13
However, I will judge the nation they serve, and afterwards they will go out with many possessions.
References for Genesis 15:14
But you will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a ripe old age.
In the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure."
References for Genesis 15:16
When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided [animals].
On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, "I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River:
References for Genesis 15:18
[the land of] the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadmonites,
Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaim,
Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites, and Jebusites."