Parallel Bible results for Genesis 15:1-6

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Genesis 15:1-6

ASV 1 After these things the word of Jehovah came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, [and] thy exceeding great reward. 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." ASV 2 And Abram said, O Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and he that shall be possessor 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?" ASV 3 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir. NIV 3 And Abram said, "You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir." ASV 4 And, behold, the word of Jehovah came unto him, saying, This man shall not be thine heir; But he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine 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." ASV 5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and number the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be. 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." ASV 6 And he believed in Jehovah; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness. NIV 6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.