Genesis 12:1-10 NRS

1 Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you.
2 I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.
3 I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed." a

References for Genesis 12:3

    • ‚ 12:3 - Or [by you all the families of the earth shall bless themselves]
      4 So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.
      5 Abram took his wife Sarai and his brother's son Lot, and all the possessions that they had gathered, and the persons whom they had acquired in Haran; and they set forth to go to the land of Canaan. When they had come to the land of Canaan,
      6 Abram passed through the land to the place at Shechem, to the oak b of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.

      References for Genesis 12:6

        • ƒ 12:6 - Or [terebinth]
          7 Then the Lord appeared to Abram, and said, "To your offspring c I will give this land." So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

          References for Genesis 12:7

            • „ 12:7 - Heb [seed]
              8 From there he moved on to the hill country on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the Lord and invoked the name of the Lord.
              9 And Abram journeyed on by stages toward the Negeb.
              10 Now there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to reside there as an alien, for the famine was severe in the land.