Genesis 15:18
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New International Version
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram and said, "To your descendants I give this land, from the Wadi of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates--

New Living Translation
So the LORD made a covenant with Abram that day and said, "I have given this land to your descendants, all the way from the border of Egypt to the great Euphrates River--

English Standard Version
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates,

New American Standard Bible
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:

King James Bible
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of Egypt to the Euphrates River:

International Standard Version
That very day the LORD made this covenant with Abram: "I'm giving this land to your descendants, from the river of Egypt to the great Euphrates River—

NET Bible
That day the LORD made a covenant with Abram: "To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates River--

New Heart English Bible
In that 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 Perath:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At that time the LORD made a promise to Abram. He said, "I will give this land to your descendants. This is the land from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying: 'Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates;

New American Standard 1977
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying,
            “To your descendants I have given this land,
            From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates:



Jubilee Bible 2000
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed shall I give this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

King James 2000 Bible
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto your descendants have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

American King James Version
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:

American Standard Version
In that day Jehovah made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

Douay-Rheims Bible
That day God made a covenant with Abram, saying: To thy seed will I give this land, from the river of Egypt even to the great river Euphrates.

Darby Bible Translation
On the same day Jehovah made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates;

English Revised Version
In that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

Webster's Bible Translation
In that same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:

World English Bible
In that day Yahweh made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:

Young's Literal Translation
In that day hath Jehovah made with Abram a covenant, saying, 'To thy seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Phrat,

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
15:17-21 The smoking furnace and the burning lamp, probably represented the Israelites' severe trials and joyful deliverance, with their gracious supports in the mean time. It is probable that this furnace and lamp, which passed between the pieces, burned and consumed them, and so completed the sacrifice, and testified God's acceptance of it. So it intimates that God's covenants with man are made by sacrifice, Ps 50:5. And we may know that he accepts our sacrifices, if he kindles in our souls pious and devout affections. The bounds of the land granted are stated. Several nations, or tribes, are spoken of, that must be cast out to make room for the seed of Abram. In this chapter we perceive in Abram faith struggling against, and triumphing over, unbelief. Wonder not, believers, if you meet with seasons of darkness and distress. But it is not the will of God that you should be cast down: fear not; for all that he was to Abram he will be to you.
Study Bible
God Confirms His Promise
17It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces. 18On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your descendants I have given this land, From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates: 19the Kenite and the Kenizzite and the Kadmonite…
Cross References
Acts 7:5
He gave him no inheritance here, not even a foot of ground. But God promised to give possession of the land to Abraham and his descendants, even though he did not yet have a child.

Revelation 9:14
saying to the sixth angel with the trumpet, "Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates."

Genesis 2:14
The name of the third river is Tigris; it flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Genesis 12:7
The LORD appeared to Abram and said, "To your descendants I will give this land." So he built an altar there to the LORD who had appeared to him.

Genesis 17:2
"I will establish My covenant between Me and you, And I will multiply you exceedingly."

Genesis 17:8
"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."

Exodus 6:4
"I also established My covenant with them, to give them the land of Canaan, the land in which they sojourned.

Exodus 6:8
I will bring you to the land which I swore to give to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and I will give it to you for a possession; I am the LORD.'"

Exodus 13:11
"Now when the LORD brings you to the land of the Canaanite, as He swore to you and to your fathers, and gives it to you,

Exodus 23:31
"I will fix your boundary from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.
Treasury of Scripture

In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:

made.

Genesis 9:8-17 And God spoke to Noah, and to his sons with him, saying…

Genesis 17:1-27 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to …

Genesis 24:7 The LORD God of heaven, which took me from my father's house, and …

2 Samuel 23:5 Although my house be not so with God; yet he has made with me an …

Isaiah 55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; …

Jeremiah 31:31-34 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will make a new covenant …

Jeremiah 32:40 And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not …

Jeremiah 33:20-26 Thus said the LORD; If you can break my covenant of the day, and …

Galatians 3:15-17 Brothers, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man's …

Hebrews 13:20 Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, …

Unto thy.

Genesis 12:7 And the LORD appeared to Abram, and said, To your seed will I give …

Genesis 13:15 For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your …

Genesis 17:8 And I will give to you, and to your seed after you, the land wherein …

Genesis 26:4 And I will make your seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and …

Genesis 28:4,13,14 And give you the blessing of Abraham, to you, and to your seed with …

Genesis 35:12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to you I will give it, …

Genesis 50:24 And Joseph said to his brothers, I die: and God will surely visit you…

Exodus 3:8 And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, …

Exodus 6:4 And I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the …

Exodus 23:23 For my Angel shall go before you, and bring you in to the Amorites, …

Exodus 23:27-31 I will send my fear before you, and will destroy all the people to …

Exodus 34:11 Observe you that which I command you this day: behold, I drive out …

Numbers 34:3 Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along …

Deuteronomy 1:7,8 Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, …

Deuteronomy 7:1 When the LORD your God shall bring you into the land where you go …

Deuteronomy 11:24 Every place where on the soles of your feet shall tread shall be …

Deuteronomy 34:4 And the LORD said to him, This is the land which I swore to Abraham, …

Joshua 1:3,4 Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread on, that have …

Joshua 12:1-20 Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote…

Joshua 19:1-38 And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the …

1 Kings 4:21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land …

2 Chronicles 9:26 And he reigned over all the kings from the river even to the land …

Nehemiah 9:8 And found his heart faithful before you, and made a covenant with …

Psalm 105:11 Saying, To you will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance:

from.

Numbers 34:5 And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon to the river of Egypt, …

Joshua 15:4 From there it passed toward Azmon, and went out to the river of Egypt; …

Isaiah 27:12 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall beat off …

Euphrates.

Genesis 2:14 And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goes …

2 Samuel 8:3 David smote also Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he …

1 Chronicles 5:9 And eastward he inhabited to the entering in of the wilderness from …

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