Genesis 17 TMB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram and said unto him, "I am the Almighty God. Walk before Me, and be thou perfect. 1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless.
2 And I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly." 2 I will confirm my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers."
3 And Abram fell on his face; and God talked with him, saying, 3 Abram fell facedown, and God said to him,
4 "As for Me, behold, My covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations. 4 "As for me, this is my covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations.
5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee. 5 No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations.
6 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee. 6 I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.
7 And I will establish My covenant between Me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee. 7 I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenant between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.
8 And I will give unto thee and to thy seed after thee the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God." 8 The whole land of Canaan, where you are now an alien, I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God."
9 And God said unto Abraham, "Thou shalt keep My covenant, therefore, thou and thy seed after thee in their generations. 9 Then God said to Abraham, "As for you, you must keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you for the generations to come.
10 This is My covenant which ye shall keep between Me and you and thy seed after thee: every manchild among you shall be circumcised. 10 This is my covenant with you and your descendants after you, the covenant you are to keep: Every male among you shall be circumcised.
11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and it shall be a token of the covenant between Me and you. 11 You are to undergo circumcision, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and you.
12 And he that is eight days old shall be circumcised among you, every manchild in your generations, he that is born in the house or bought with money from any stranger who is not of thy seed. 12 For the generations to come every male among you who is eight days old must be circumcised, including those born in your household or bought with money from a foreigner--those who are not your offspring.
13 He that is born in thy house and he that is bought with thy money must be circumcised; and My covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. 13 Whether born in your household or bought with your money, they must be circumcised. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant.
14 And the uncircumcised manchild whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken My covenant." 14 Any uncircumcised male, who has not been circumcised in the flesh, will be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant."
15 And God said unto Abraham, "As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be. 15 God also said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah.
16 And I will bless her and give thee a son also by her. Yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her." 16 I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her."
17 Then Abraham fell upon his face and laughed, and said in his heart, "Shall a child be born unto him that is a hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear?" 17 Abraham fell facedown; he laughed and said to himself, "Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?"
18 And Abraham said unto God, "O that Ishmael might live before Thee!" 18 And Abraham said to God, "If only Ishmael might live under your blessing!"
19 And God said, "Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed, and thou shalt call his name Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him. 19 Then God said, "Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.
20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee. Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful and will multiply him exceedingly. Twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation. 20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.
21 But My covenant will I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year." 21 But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you by this time next year."
22 And He left off talking with him, and God went up from Abraham. 22 When he had finished speaking with Abraham, God went up from him.
23 And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him. 23 On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them, as God told him.
24 And Abraham was ninety years old and nine when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin. 24 Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised,
25 And Ishmael his son was thirteen years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin. 25 and his son Ishmael was thirteen;
26 In the selfsame day was Abraham circumcised, and Ishmael his son. 26 Abraham and his son Ishmael were both circumcised on that same day.
27 And all the men of his house, born in the house, and bought with money from the stranger, were circumcised with him. 27 And every male in Abraham's household, including those born in his household or bought from a foreigner, was circumcised with him.