Genesis 15 NAS

Abram Promised a Son

1 After these things 1the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "2Do not fear, Abram, I am 3a shield to you; aYour 4reward shall be very great."

References for Genesis 15:1

    • ś 15:1 - Or "Your very great reward"
      2 Abram said, "O Lord bGOD, what will You give me, since I cam childless, and the dheir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"

      References for Genesis 15:2

        • Ŝ 15:2 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
        • ŝ 15:2 - Lit "go"
        • Ş 15:2 - Lit "son of acquisition"
          3 And Abram said, "eSince You have given no foffspring to me, gone 5born in my house is my heir."

          References for Genesis 15:3

            • ş 15:3 - Lit "Behold"
            • Š 15:3 - Lit "seed"
            • š 15:3 - Lit "and behold, a son of"
              4 Then behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir; 6but one who will come forth from your own hbody, he shall be your heir."

              References for Genesis 15:4

                • Ţ 15:4 - Lit "inward parts"
                  5 And He took him outside and said, "Now look toward the heavens, and 7count the stars, if you are able to count them." And He said to him, "8So shall your idescendants be."

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                  6 9Then he believed in the LORD; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness.

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                  7 And He said to him, "I am the LORD who brought you out of 10Ur of the Chaldeans, to 11give you this land to jpossess it."

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                  8 He said, "O Lord kGOD, 12how may I know that I will lpossess it?"

                  References for Genesis 15:8

                    • ť 15:8 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
                    • Ŧ 15:8 - Or "inherit"
                      9 So He said to him, "mBring Me a three year old heifer, and a three year old female goat, and a three year old ram, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon."

                      References for Genesis 15:9

                        • ŧ 15:9 - Lit "Take"
                          10 Then he nbrought all these to Him and 13cut them oin two, and laid each half opposite the other; but he 14did not cut the birds.

                          References for Genesis 15:10

                            • Ũ 15:10 - Lit "took"
                            • ũ 15:10 - Lit "in the midst"
                              11 The birds of prey came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.
                              12 Now when the sun was going down, 15a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, pterror and great darkness fell upon him.

                              References for Genesis 15:12

                                • Ū 15:12 - Or "a terror of great darkness"
                                  13 God said to Abram, "Know for certain that 16your qdescendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, rwhere 17they will be enslaved and oppressed 18four hundred years.

                                  References for Genesis 15:13

                                    • ū 15:13 - Lit "seed"
                                    • Ŭ 15:13 - Lit "and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them"
                                      14 "But I will also judge the nation whom they will serve, and afterward they will come out 19with smany possessions.

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                                      15 "As for you, 20you shall go to your fathers in peace; you will be buried at a good old age.

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                                      16 "Then in 21the fourth generation they will return here, for 22the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete."

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                                      17 It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which 23passed between these pieces.

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                                      18 On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "24To your tdescendants I have given this land, From 25the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:

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                                      19 26the Kenite and the Kenizzite and the Kadmonite

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                                      20 and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Rephaim
                                      21 and the Amorite and the Canaanite and the Girgashite and the Jebusite."