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Genesis 17 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:1 - When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, "I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:2 - And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:3 - Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:4 - "Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - No longer shall your name be Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:6 - I will make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come forth from you.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:7 - And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:8 - And I will give to you, and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:9 - And God said to Abraham, "As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:10 - This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your descendants after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:11 - You shall be circumcised in the flesh of your foreskins, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:12 - He that is eight days old among you shall be circumcised; every male throughout your generations, whether born in your house, or bought with your money from any foreigner who is not of your offspring,

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:13 - both he that is born in your house and he that is bought with your money, shall be circumcised. So shall my covenant be in your flesh an everlasting covenant.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - Any uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:15 - And God said to Abraham, "As for Sar'ai your wife, you shall not call her name Sar'ai, but Sarah shall be her name.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:16 - I will bless her, and moreover I will give you a son by her; I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall come from her."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:17 - Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said to himself, "Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? Shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:18 - And Abraham said to God, "O that Ish'mael might live in thy sight!"

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - God said, "No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - As for Ish'mael, I have heard you; behold, I will bless him and make him fruitful and multiply him exceedingly; he shall be the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:21 - But I will establish my covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this season next year."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:22 - When he had finished talking with him, God went up from Abraham.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:23 - Then Abraham took Ish'mael his son and all the slaves born in his house or bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskins that very day, as God had said to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:24 - Abraham was ninety-nine years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:25 - And Ish'mael his son was thirteen years old when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:26 - That very day Abraham and his son Ish'mael were circumcised;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:27 - and all the men of his house, those born in the house and those bought with money from a foreigner, were circumcised with him.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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