Parallel Bible results for Genesis 15

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Genesis 15

CSB 1 After these events, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield; your reward will be very great. NIV 1 After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward." CSB 2 But Abram said, "Lord God , what can You give me, since I am childless and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?" NIV 2 But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?" CSB 3 Abram continued, "Look, You have given me no offspring, so a slave born in my house will be my heir." NIV 3 And Abram said, "You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir." CSB 4 Now the word of the Lord came to him: "This one will not be your heir; instead, one who comes from your own body will be your heir." NIV 4 Then the word of the LORD came to him: "This man will not be your heir, but a son coming from your own body will be your heir." CSB 5 He took him outside and said, "Look at the sky and count the stars, if you are able to count them." Then He said to him, "Your offspring will be that [numerous]." NIV 5 He took him outside and said, "Look up at the heavens and count the stars--if indeed you can count them." Then he said to him, "So shall your offspring be." CSB 6 Abram believed the Lord, and He credited it to him as righteousness. NIV 6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness. CSB 7 He also said to him, "I am the Lord who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess." NIV 7 He also said to him, "I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it." CSB 8 But he said, "Lord God , how can I know that I will possess it?" NIV 8 But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, how can I know that I will gain possession of it?" CSB 9 He said to him, "Bring Me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon." NIV 9 So the LORD said to him, "Bring me a heifer, a goat and a ram, each three years old, along with a dove and a young pigeon." CSB 10 So he brought all these to Him, split them down the middle, and laid the pieces opposite each other, but he did not cut up the birds. NIV 10 Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other; the birds, however, he did not cut in half. CSB 11 Birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away. NIV 11 Then birds of prey came down on the carcasses, but Abram drove them away. CSB 12 As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly a terror and great darkness descended on him. NIV 12 As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him. CSB 13 Then the Lord said to Abram, "Know this for certain: Your offspring will be strangers in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years. NIV 13 Then the LORD said to him, "Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own, and they will be enslaved and mistreated four hundred years. CSB 14 However, I will judge the nation they serve, and afterwards they will go out with many possessions. NIV 14 But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions. CSB 15 But you will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a ripe old age. NIV 15 You, however, will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a good old age. CSB 16 In the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure." NIV 16 In the fourth generation your descendants will come back here, for the sin of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure." CSB 17 When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided [animals]. NIV 17 When the sun had set and darkness had fallen, a smoking firepot with a blazing torch appeared and passed between the pieces. CSB 18 On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, "I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River: NIV 18 On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram and said, "To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates-- CSB 19 [the land of] the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadmonites, NIV 19 the land of the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadmonites, CSB 20 Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaim, NIV 20 Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaites, CSB 21 Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites, and Jebusites." NIV 21 Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites and Jebusites."