Genesis 17:1-6 NIV

The Covenant of Circumcision

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, “I am God Almightya ; walk before me faithfully and be blameless.

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2 Then I will make my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.”

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3 Abram fell facedown, and God said to him,

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4 “As for me, this is my covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations.

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

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    • ¦ 17:5 - "Abram" means "exalted father."
    • § 17:5 - "Abraham" probably means "father of many."
      6 I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.

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