The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NKJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NKJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Genesis 15 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
God’s Covenant with Abram
God’s Promise to Abram
(Heb. 11:8–10 )

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:1 - After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 - But Abram said, “Lord GOD, what will You give me, seeing I go childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:3 - Then Abram said, “Look, You have given me no offspring; indeed one born in my house is my heir!”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:4 - And behold, the word of the LORD came to him, saying, “This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:5 - Then He brought him outside and said, “Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:6 - And he believed in the LORD, and He accounted it to him for righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:7 - Then He said to him, “I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to inherit it.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:8 - And he said, “Lord GOD, how shall I know that I will inherit it?”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:9 - So He said to him, “Bring Me a three-year-old heifer, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - Then he brought all these to Him and cut them in two, down the middle, and placed each piece opposite the other; but he did not cut the birds in two.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:11 - And when the vultures came down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 - Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, horror and great darkness fell upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - Then He said to Abram: “Know certainly that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them, and they will afflict them four hundred years.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:14 - “And also the nation whom they serve I will judge; afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:15 - “Now as for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you shall be buried at a good old age.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:16 - “But in the fourth generation they shall return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:17 - And it came to pass, when the sun went down and it was dark, that behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a burning torch that passed between those pieces.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying: “To your descendants I have given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates—

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:19 - “the Kenites, the Kenezzites, the Kadmonites,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:20 - “the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:21 - “the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.”
NKJV

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to http://www.nelsonbibles.com.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NKJV
Your Bible Version is the NKJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-ReferenceVerse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-VerseReference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate LineSeparate Line
Line-By-Line Verse OnlyVerse Only
Line-By-Line Reference OnlyReference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference DelimitersNone — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference DelimitersSquare — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference DelimitersCurly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference DelimitersParens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-ReferenceVerse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-VerseReference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-OnlyReference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse NumbersNo Number
No Verse DelimetersNo Delimiter — 15
Square Verse DelimitersSquare — [15]
Curly Verse DelimitersCurly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse DelimitersParens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate BooksAbbreviate Books
Use SBL Abbrev.Use SBL Abbrev.
En dash not HyphenEn dash not Hyphen
 
 
Quotes Around VersesQuotes Around Verses
Remove Square BracketsRemove Square Brackets
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'