Genesis 12:1-11 NAS

Abram Journeys to Egypt

1 Now 1the LORD said to Abram, "aGo forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;

References for Genesis 12:1

    • ġ 12:1 - Lit "Go for yourself"
      2 And 2I will make you a great nation, And 3I will bless you, And make your name great; And so b4you shall be a blessing;

      References for Genesis 12:2

        • Ģ 12:2 - Lit "be a blessing"
          3 And 5I will bless those who bless you, And the one who ccurses you I will dcurse. 6And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."

          References for Genesis 12:3

            • ģ 12:3 - Or "reviles"
            • Ĥ 12:3 - Or "bind under a curse"
              4 So Abram went forth as the LORD had spoken to him; and 7Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.

              References for Genesis 12:4

              5 Abram took Sarai his wife and Lot his nephew *, and all their 8possessions which they had accumulated, and 9the epersons which they had acquired in Haran, and they fset * out for the land of Canaan; 10thus they came to the land of Canaan.

              References for Genesis 12:5

                • ĥ 12:5 - Lit "souls"
                • Ħ 12:5 - Lit "went forth to go to"
                  6 Abram passed through the land as far as the site of 11Shechem, to the goak of Moreh. Now the Canaanite was then in the land.

                  References for Genesis 12:6

                    • ħ 12:6 - Or "terebinth"
                      7 The LORD 12appeared to Abram and said, "13To your hdescendants I will give this land." So he built 14an altar there to the LORD who had appeared to him.

                      References for Genesis 12:7

                      8 Then he proceeded from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with 15Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the LORD and 16called upon the name of the LORD.

                      References for Genesis 12:8

                      9 Abram journeyed on, continuing * toward 17the iNegev.

                      References for Genesis 12:9

                        • ĩ 12:9 - I.e. South country
                          10 Now there was 18a famine in the land; so Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was 19severe in the land.

                          References for Genesis 12:10

                          11 It came about when he jcame * near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a k20beautiful woman;

                          References for Genesis 12:11

                            • Ī 12:11 - Lit "drew near to enter"
                            • ī 12:11 - Lit "woman of beautiful appearance"