And when Abram was ninetyyearsold and nine, the LORDappeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the AlmightyGod;walk before me, and be thou perfect.a2
And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly .
And Abramfell on his face: and Godtalked with him, saying ,
As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of manybnations.5
Neither shall thy name any more be calledAbram, but thy name shall be Abraham;c for a father of manynations have I made thee .
And I will make thee exceedingfruitful , and I will makenations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlastingcovenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.8
And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlastingpossession; and I will be their God.9
And Godsaid unto Abraham, Thou shalt keep my covenant therefore, thou, and thy seed after thee in their generations.10
This is my covenant, which ye shall keep , between me and you and thy seed after thee; Every man child among you shall be circumcised .
And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
And he that is eightddaysold shall be circumcised among you, every man child in your generations, he that is born in the house, or bought with money of any stranger , which is not of thy seed.13
He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised : and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlastingcovenant.14
And the uncircumcised man childwhoseflesh of his foreskin is not circumcised , that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.15
And Godsaid unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her nameSarai,butSarahe shall her name be.
And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations;kings of people shall be of her.
Then Abrahamfell upon his face, and laughed , and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundredyearsold? and shall Sarah, that is ninetyyearsold,bear ?
And Abrahamsaid unto God, O thatIshmael might live before thee!19
And Godsaid , Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a sonindeed; and thou shalt call his nameIsaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlastingcovenant, and with his seed after him.20
And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee : Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful , and will multiply him exceedingly ; twelveprinces shall he beget , and I will make him a greatnation.21
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the nextyear.22
And he left offtalking with him, and God went up from Abraham.23
And AbrahamtookIshmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham'shouse; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsameday, as God had said unto him.
And Abraham was ninetyyearsold and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.25
And Ishmael his son was thirteenyearsold, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.26
In the selfsameday was Abrahamcircumcised , and Ishmael his son.27
And all the men of his house,born in the house, and bought with money of the stranger , were circumcised with him.