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Genesis 15 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Abram Promised a Son

(Heb 11:8–10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 - After these things the word of the LORD came to Avram in a vision, saying, "Don't be afraid, Avram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 - Avram said, "Lord GOD, what will you give me, seeing I go childless, and he who will inherit my estate is Eli`ezer of Dammesek?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - Avram said, "Behold, to me you have given no seed: and, behold, one born in my house is my heir."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:4 - Behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, "This man will not be your heir, but he who will come forth out of your own body will be your heir."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:5 - The LORD brought him outside, and said, "Look now toward the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." He said to Avram, "So shall your seed be."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:6 - He believed in the LORD; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:7 - He said to him, "I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Kasdim, to give you this land to inherit it."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:8 - He said, "Lord GOD, how will I know that I will inherit it?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:9 - He said to him, "Take me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtle-dove, and a young pigeon."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - He took him all these, and divided them in the middle, and laid each half opposite the other; but he didn't divide the birds.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:11 - The birds of prey came down on the carcasses, and Avram drove them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 - When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Avram. Now terror and great darkness fell on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - He said to Avram, "Know for sure that your seed will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:14 - I will also judge that nation, whom they will serve. Afterward they will come out with great substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:15 - But you will go to your fathers in shalom. You will be buried in a good old age.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:16 - In the fourth generation they will come here again, for the iniquity of the Amori is not yet full."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:17 - It 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In that day the LORD made a covenant with Avram, saying, "To your seed have I given this land, from the river of Mitzrayim to the great river, the river Perat:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:19 - the Kinim, the Kenizzi, the Kadmoni,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:20 - the Hitti, the Perizzi, the Refa'im,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:21 - the Amori, the Kana`anim, the Girgashi, and the Yevusi."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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