Genesis 17:5 NLT

5 What’s more, I am changing your name. It will no longer be Abram. Instead, you will be called Abraham, for you will be the father of many nations.

References for Genesis 17:5

    • a 17:5 - Abram means “exalted father”; Abraham sounds like a Hebrew term that means “father of many.”

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      • 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.”