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Genesis 15

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1After these things the LORD’s word came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Don’t be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.”

Genesis 15

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2Abram said, “Lord* GOD, what will you give me, since I go childless, and he who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?”3Abram said, “Behold, you have given no children to me: and, behold, one born in my house is my heir.”

Genesis 15

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4Behold, the LORD’s word came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir, but he who will come out of your own body will be your heir.”5The LORD brought him outside, and said, “Look now towards the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” He said to Abram, “So your offspring will be.”

Genesis 15

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6He believed in the LORD, who credited it to him for righteousness.7He said to Abram, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it.”8He said, “Lord GOD, how will I know that I will inherit it?”

Genesis 15

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9He said to him, “Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.”

Genesis 15

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10 He brought him all these, and divided them in the middle, and laid each half opposite the other; but he didn’t divide the birds. 11The birds of prey came down on the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.

Genesis 15

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12When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. Now terror and great darkness fell on him.

Genesis 15

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13He said to Abram, “Know for sure that your offspring will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years. 14 I will also judge that nation, whom they will serve. Afterward they will come out with great wealth;

Genesis 15

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15 but you will go to your fathers in peace. You will be buried at a good old age. 16In the fourth generation they will come here again, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet full.”

Genesis 15

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17It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace and a flaming torch passed between these pieces. 18In that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “I have given this land to your offspring, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:
Significant location in the Story of Abraham

Genesis 15

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19the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites,20the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, 21 the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.”
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Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

1After these things the LORD’s word came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Don’t be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.”

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

2Abram said, “Lord* GOD, what will you give me, since I go childless, and he who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?”3Abram said, “Behold, you have given no children to me: and, behold, one born in my house is my heir.”

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

4Behold, the LORD’s word came to him, saying, “This man will not be your heir, but he who will come out of your own body will be your heir.”5The LORD brought him outside, and said, “Look now towards the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” He said to Abram, “So your offspring will be.”

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

6He believed in the LORD, who credited it to him for righteousness.7He said to Abram, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it.”8He said, “Lord GOD, how will I know that I will inherit it?”

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

9He said to him, “Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.”

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

10 He brought him all these, and divided them in the middle, and laid each half opposite the other; but he didn’t divide the birds. 11The birds of prey came down on the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

12When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. Now terror and great darkness fell on him.

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

13He said to Abram, “Know for sure that your offspring will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years. 14 I will also judge that nation, whom they will serve. Afterward they will come out with great wealth;

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

15 but you will go to your fathers in peace. You will be buried at a good old age. 16In the fourth generation they will come here again, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet full.”

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

17It came to pass that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold, a smoking furnace and a flaming torch passed between these pieces. 18In that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “I have given this land to your offspring, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:
Significant location in the Story of Abraham

Genesis 15

World English British Bible (WEBPB)

19the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites,20the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, 21 the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.”
This map is from www.ebible.org. Click on image to enlarge.
 
 
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