Genesis 26:4

4 I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and will give them all these lands, and through your offspringa all nations on earth will be blessed,b

Read Genesis 26:4 Using Other Translations

And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;
I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and will give to your offspring all these lands. And in your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed,
I will cause your descendants to become as numerous as the stars of the sky, and I will give them all these lands. And through your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed.

What does Genesis 26:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 26:4

And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven,
&c.] Meaning in the line of Jacob especially, if not only; from whom sprung twelve patriarchs, the heads of so many tribes, which in process of time became very numerous, even as the stars of heaven: and I will give unto thy seed all these countries;
which is repeated from ( Genesis 26:3 ) for the greater confirmation of it: and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed;
meaning in the Messiah that should spring from him, see ( Genesis 22:18 ) .

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