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Genesis 17:5 NIV

5 No longer will you be called Abrama ; your name will be Abraham,b for I have made you a father of many nations.

References for Genesis 17:5

    • ¦ 17:5 - "Abram" means "exalted father."
    • § 17:5 - "Abraham" probably means "father of many."

      Study tools for Genesis 17:5

      • a 17:1 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
      • b 17:5 - "Abram" means "exalted father."
      • c 17:5 - "Abraham" probably means "father of many."
      • d 17:19 - "Isaac" means "he laughs."