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Genesis 15:8-18

NIV 8 But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, how can I know that I will gain possession of it?" NIV 8 But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, how can I know that I will gain possession of it?" 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." 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." 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. 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. NIV 11 Then 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. NIV 12 As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him. NIV 12 As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him. 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. 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. NIV 14 But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions. NIV 14 But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions. NIV 15 You, however, will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a good old age. NIV 15 You, however, will go to your fathers in peace and be buried at a good old age. 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." 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." NIV 17 When the sun had set and darkness had fallen, a smoking firepot with a blazing torch appeared and passed between the pieces. NIV 17 When the sun had set and darkness had fallen, a smoking firepot with a blazing torch appeared and passed between the pieces. 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-- 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--