Genesis 17:7 DBY

7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee.

Study tools for Genesis 17:7

  • a 17:1 - Shaddai plural of Shad, power. Isa. 13.6; Joel 1.15 may give its force. 'Almighty' will always represent Shaddai; 'the Almighty God' is El Shaddai.
  • b 17:4 - Others, 'As for me.'
  • c 17:5 - See ch. 11.26.
  • d 17:5 - Father of a multitude.
  • e 17:12 - Or 'foreigner.' so ver. 27; Ex. 12.43; Lev. 22.25, &c.
  • f 17:15 - Princess.
  • g 17:19 - Laughter.