Genesis 17:1

Abraham and the Covenant of Circumcision

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty;[a] walk before me, and be 1blameless,

Genesis 17:1 In-Context

1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless,
2 that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly."
3 Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him,
4 "Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.
5 No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham,for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Genesis 6:9; Deuteronomy 18:13; Job 1:1; Psalms 119:1; Matthew 5:48

Footnotes 1

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