Genesis 17:18

Overview - Genesis 17
God renews the covenant with Abram, and changes his name to Abraham, in token of a greater blessing.
Circumcision is instituted.
15 Sarai's name is changed to Sarah, and she is blessed.
17 Isaac is promised, and the time of his birth fixed.
23 Abraham and Ishmael are circumcised.
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Genesis 17:18  (King James Version)
And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!

O that
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