Parallel Bible results for Genesis 15:1-6

The Complete Jewish Bible

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Genesis 15:1-6

CJB 1 Some time later the word of ADONAI came to Avram in a vision: "Don't be afraid, Avram. I am your protector; 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." CJB 2 Avram replied, "ADONAI, God, what good will your gifts be to me if I continue childless; and Eli'ezer from Dammesek inherits my possessions? 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?" CJB 3 You haven't given me a child," Avram continued, "so someone 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." CJB 4 But the word of ADONAI came to him: "This man will not be your heir. No, your heir will be a child from your own body." 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." CJB 5 Then he brought him outside and said, "Look up at the sky, and count the stars - if you can count them! Your descendants will be that many!" 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." CJB 6 He believed in ADONAI, and he credited it to him as righteousness. NIV 6 Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.