Genesis 15:1-7 NIV

The LORD’s Covenant With Abram

1 After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield,your very great reward. ”

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2 But Abram said, “Sovereign LORD, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?”

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    • ž 15:2 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
      3 And Abram said, “You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir.”

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      4 Then the word of the LORD came to him: “This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.”

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      5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”

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      6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.

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          7 He also said to him, “I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it.”

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