Genesis 17:1-6 ESV

Abraham and the Covenant of Circumcision

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty;a walk before me, and be 1blameless,

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2 that I may make my covenant between me and you, and 2may multiply you greatly."

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3 Then Abram 3fell on his face. And God said to him,

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    • 306 17:3 - ver. 17
      4 "Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be 4the father of a multitude of nations.

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      5 No longer shall your name be called Abram,b but 5your name shall be Abraham,c6for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

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        • © 17:5 - Abram means exalted father
        • ª 17:5 - Abraham means father of a multitude
          6 I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make 7you into nations, and 8kings shall come from you.

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