Isaiah 51:2
Good News Translation
Think of your ancestor, Abraham, and of Sarah, from whom you are descended. When I called Abraham, he was childless, but I blessed him and gave him children; I made his descendants numerous.

Contemporary English Version
God chose Abraham and Sarah to be your ancestors. The LORD blessed Abraham, and from that one man came many descendants.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Look unto Abraham your father, and to Sara that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

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Look unto Abraham your father, and to Sara that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

unto Abraham

Genesis 15:1,2 Now when these things were done, the word of the Lord came to Abram by a vision, saying: Fear not, Abram, I am thy protector, and thy reward exceeding great. . . .

Genesis 18:11-13 Now they were both old, and far advanced in years, and it had ceased to be with Sara after the manner of women. . . .

Joshua 24:3 And I took your father Abraham from the borders of Mesopotamia: and brought him into the land of Chanaan: and I multiplied his seed,

Romans 4:1-5,16-24 What shall we say then that Abraham hath found, who is our father according to the flesh? . . .

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Genesis 12:1-3 And the Lord said to Abram: Go forth out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and out of thy father's house, and come into the land which I shall shew thee. . . .

Genesis 13:14-17 And the Lord said to Abram, after Lot was separated from him: Lift up thy eyes, and look from the place wherein thou now art, to the north and to the south, to the east and to the west. . . .

Genesis 15:4,5 And immediately the word of the Lord came to him, saying : He shall not be thy heir: but he that shall come out of thy bowels, him shalt thou have for thy heir. . . .

Genesis 22:17 I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the sea shore; thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies.

Genesis 24:1,35 Now Abraham was old, and advanced in age; and the Lord had blessed him in all things. . . .

Nehemiah 9:7,8 Thou O Lord God, art he who chosest Abram, and broughtest him forth out of the fire of the Chaldeans, and gavest him the name of Abraham. . . .

Ezekiel 33:24 Son of man, they that dwell in these ruinous places in the land of Israel, speak, saying: Abraham was one, and he inherited the land, but we are many, the land is given us in possession.

Galatians 3:9-14 Therefore, they that are of faith shall be blessed with faithful Abraham. . . .

Hebrews 11:8-12 By faith he that is called Abraham obeyed to go out into a place which he was to receive for an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing whither he went. . . .

Context
Salvation for Zion
1Give ear to me, you that follow that which is just, and you that seek the Lord: look unto the rock whence you are hewn, and to the hole of the pit from which you are dug out. 2Look unto Abraham your father, and to Sara that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.3The Lord therefore will comfort Sion, and will comfort all the ruins thereof: and he will make her desert as a place of pleasure, and her wilderness as the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of praise.…
Cross References
Romans 4:17
(As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are.

Genesis 12:1
And the Lord said to Abram: Go forth out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and out of thy father's house, and come into the land which I shall shew thee.

Genesis 15:5
And he brought him forth abroad, and said to him: Look up to heaven and number the stars if thou canst. And he said to him: So shall thy seed be.

Deuteronomy 1:10
I alone am not able to bear you: for the Lord your God hath multiplied you, and you are this day as the stars of heaven, for multitude.

Isaiah 29:22
Therefore thus saith the Lord to the house of Jacob, he that redeemed Abraham: Jacob shall not now be confounded, neither shall his countenance now be ashamed:

Isaiah 41:8
But thou Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend:

Isaiah 43:27
Thy first father sinned, and thy teachers have transgressed against me.

Isaiah 60:22
The least shall become a thousand, and a little one a most strong nation: I the Lord will suddenly do this thing in its time.

Isaiah 63:16
For thou art our father, and Abraham hath not known us, and Israel hath been ignorant of us: thou, O Lord, art our father, our redeemer, from everlasting is thy name.

Ezekiel 33:24
Son of man, they that dwell in these ruinous places in the land of Israel, speak, saying: Abraham was one, and he inherited the land, but we are many, the land is given us in possession.

Additional Translations
Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah who bore you. When I called him, he was but one; then I blessed him and multiplied him.Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you; for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.

Look to Abraam your father, and to Sarrha that bore you: for he was alone when I called him, and blessed him, and loved him, and multiplied him.

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him when he was alone, and blessed him, and multiplied him.

Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah who bore you; for when he was but one I called him, and I blessed him, and made him many.

Look attentively unto Abraham your father, And unto Sarah -- she bringeth you forth, For -- one -- I have called him, And I bless him, and multiply him.
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