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; Your 4reward shall be very great."
References for Genesis 15:1
2 Abram said, "O Lord GOD, what will You give me, since I am childless, and the heir * of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"
References for Genesis 15:2
    • b 15:2 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD
    • c 15:2 - Lit "go"
    • d 15:2 - Lit "son of acquisition"
      3 And Abram said, "Since You have given no offspring to me, one 5born in my house is my heir."
      References for Genesis 15:3
        • e 15:3 - Lit "Behold"
        • f 15:3 - Lit "seed"
        • g 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 body, he shall be your heir."
          References for Genesis 15:4
            • h 15:4 - Lit "inward parts"