Genesis 17:1-6 GNT

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, "I am the Almighty God. Obey me and always do what is right.
2 I will make my covenant with you and give you many descendants."
3 Abram bowed down with his face touching the ground, and God said,
4 "I make this covenant with you: I promise that you will be the ancestor of many nations.
5 Your name will no longer be Abram, but Abraham, a because I am making you the ancestor of many nations. 1

References for Genesis 17:5

    • 45 17:5 - 17.5 Ro 4.17.
    • ‡ 17:5 - abraham: [This name sounds like the Hebrew for "ancestor of many nations."]
      6 I will give you many descendants, and some of them will be kings. You will have so many descendants that they will become nations.