Abram Promised a Son

1 After these things 1the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "2Do not fear, Abram, I am 3a shield to you; Your 4reward shall be very great."
2 Abram said, "O Lord GOD, what will You give me, since I am childless, and the heir * of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"
3 And Abram said, "Since You have given no offspring to me, one 5born in my house is my heir."
4 Then behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir; 6but one who will come forth from your own body, he shall be your heir."