Genesis 17:1-6 NRS

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, "I am God Almighty; a walk before me, and be blameless.

References for Genesis 17:1

    • • 17:1 - Traditional rendering of Heb [El Shaddai]
      2 And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will make you exceedingly numerous."
      3 Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him,
      4 "As for me, this is my covenant with you: You shall be the ancestor of a multitude of nations.
      5 No longer shall your name be Abram, b but your name shall be Abraham; c for I have made you the ancestor of a multitude of nations.

      References for Genesis 17:5

        • – 17:5 - That is [exalted ancestor]
        • — 17:5 - Here taken to mean [ancestor of a multitude]
          6 I will make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come from you.