Genesis 17:18-21 NIV

18 And Abraham said to God, "If only Ishmael1 might live under your blessing!"2

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19 Then God said, "Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son,3 and you will call him Isaac.a4 I will establish my covenant with him5 as an everlasting covenant6 for his descendants after him.

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    • d 17:19 - "Isaac" means "he laughs."
      20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers.7 He will be the father of twelve rulers,8 and I will make him into a great nation.9

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      21 But my covenant10 I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you11 by this time next year."12

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