Genesis 15:1-11 NRS

1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, "Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great."
2 But Abram said, "O Lord God, what will you give me, for I continue childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?" a

References for Genesis 15:2

    •  15:2 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
      3 And Abram said, "You have given me no offspring, and so a slave born in my house is to be my heir."
      4 But the word of the Lord came to him, "This man shall not be your heir; no one but your very own issue shall be your heir."
      5 He brought him outside and said, "Look toward heaven and count the stars, if you are able to count them." Then he said to him, "So shall your descendants be."
      6 And he believed the Lord; and the Lord b reckoned it to him as righteousness.

      References for Genesis 15:6

        • Ž 15:6 - Heb [he]
          7 Then he said to him, "I am the Lord who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess."
          8 But he said, "O Lord God, how am I to know that I shall possess it?"
          9 He said to him, "Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon."
          10 He brought him all these and cut them in two, laying each half over against the other; but he did not cut the birds in two.
          11 And when birds of prey came down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.