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Genesis 18:19 NIV

19 For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and just, so that the LORD will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”

References for Genesis 18:19

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  • a 18:3 - Or "eyes, Lord"
  • b 18:6 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms
  • c 18:18 - Or "will use his name in blessings" (see 48:20)
  • d 18:22 - Masoretic Text; an ancient Hebrew scribal tradition "but the " Lord"remained standing before Abraham"
  • e 18:24 - Or "forgive" ; also in verse 26