Genesis 17:1-6 NIV

The Covenant of Circumcision

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old,1 the LORD appeared to him2 and said, "I am God Almightya;3 walk before me and be blameless.4

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2 I will confirm my covenant between me and you5 and will greatly increase your numbers."6

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3 Abram fell facedown,7 and God said to him,

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4 "As for me, this is my covenant with you:8 You will be the father of many nations.9

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5 No longer will you be called Abramb; your name will be Abraham,c10 for I have made you a father of many nations.11

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    • b 17:5 - "Abram" means "exalted father."
    • c 17:5 - "Abraham" means "father of many."
      6 I will make you very fruitful;12 I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.13

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