Genesis 17:1-6 DBY

1 And Abram was ninety-nine years old, when Jehovah appeared to Abram, and said to him, I [am] the Almighty a God: walk before my face, and be perfect.

References for Genesis 17:1

    • ä 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.
      2 And I will set my covenant between me and thee, and will very greatly multiply thee.
      3 And Abram fell on his face; and God talked with him, saying,
      4 It is I: b behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of a multitude of nations.

      References for Genesis 17:4

        • å 17:4 - Others, 'As for me.'
          5 And thy name shall no more be called Abram, c but thy name shall be Abraham; d for a father of a multitude of nations have I made thee.

          References for Genesis 17:5

            • æ 17:5 - See ch. 11.26.
            • ç 17:5 - Father of a multitude.
              6 And I will make thee exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.