And to you and your descendants I will give the land of your sojourn--all the land of Canaan--as an eternal possession; and I will be their God."
Cross ReferencesActs 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.
The one who is victorious will inherit all things, and I will be his God, and he will be My son.
Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, "I will give this land to your offspring." So Abram built an altar there to the LORD, who had appeared to him.
For all the land that you see, I will give to you and your offspring forever.
Get up and walk around the land, through its length and width--for I will give it to you."
On 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 Euphrates--
"I am a stranger and an outsider among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead."
and that night the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your descendants for the sake of My servant Abraham."
And may He give the blessing of Abraham to you and your descendants, so that you may possess the land where you dwell as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham."
For their possessions were too great for them to dwell together; the land where they stayed could not support them because of their livestock.
Now Jacob lived in the land where his father had resided, the land of Canaan.
and told me, 'Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you; I will make you a multitude of peoples, and will give this land to your descendants after you as an everlasting possession.'
I will take you as My own people, and I will be your God. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians.
And after the LORD brings you into the land of the Canaanites and gives it to you, as He swore to you and your fathers,
Then I will dwell among the Israelites and be their God.
Remember Your servants Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, to whom You swore by Your very self when You declared, 'I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky, and I will give your descendants all this land that I have promised, and it shall be their inheritance forever.'"
It is not by your righteousness or uprightness of heart that you are going in to possess their land, but it is because of their wickedness that the LORD your God will drive out these nations before you, to keep the promise He swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
and so that He may establish you today as His people, and He may be your God as He promised you and as He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The prophets told you, 'Turn now, each of you, from your evil ways and evil deeds, and you can dwell in the land that the LORD has given to you and to your fathers forever and ever.
"At that time," declares the LORD, "I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they will be My people."
Chapter Outline1. God renews the covenant with Abram,
5. and changes his name to Abraham, in token of a greater blessing.
9. Circumcision is instituted.
15. Sarai's name is changed to Sarah, and she is blessed.
17. Isaac is promised, and the time of his birth fixed.
23. Abraham and Ishmael are circumcised.
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Genesis 13:15, 17
Psalm 105:9, 11
wherein thou art a stranger.
Exodus 31:16, 17
2 Samuel 23:5
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