Genesis 17:2 NLT

2 I will make a covenant with you, by which I will guarantee to give you countless descendants.”

Study tools for Genesis 17:2

  • a 17:5 - Abram means “exalted father”; Abraham sounds like a Hebrew term that means “father of many.”
  • b 17:7 - Hebrew seed; also in 17:7b, 8, 9, 10, 19 .
  • c 17:15 - Sarai and Sarah both mean “princess”; the change in spelling may reflect the difference in dialect between Ur and Canaan.
  • d 17:19 - Isaac means “he laughs.”