Genesis 15:7
New International Version
He also said to him, "I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it."

New Living Translation
Then the LORD told him, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land as your possession.”

English Standard Version
And he said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”

Berean Study Bible
The LORD also told him, “I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”

King James Bible
And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.

New King James Version
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.”

New American Standard Bible
And He said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it.”

NASB 1995
And He said to him, "I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it."

NASB 1977
And He said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it.”

Amplified Bible
And He said to him, “I am the [same] LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land as an inheritance.”

Christian Standard Bible
He also said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He also said to him, "I am Yahweh who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess."

American Standard Version
And he said unto him, I am Jehovah that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to him, “I AM LORD JEHOVAH who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to inherit it.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said to him, I am God that brought thee out of the land of the Chaldeans, so as to give thee this land to inherit.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said to Abram, "I brought you here from Ur in Chaldea, and I gave you this land."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to him: I am the Lord who brought thee out from Ur of the Chaldees, to gibe thee this land, and that thou mightest possess it.

English Revised Version
And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.

Good News Translation
Then the LORD said to him, "I am the LORD, who led you out of Ur in Babylonia, to give you this land as your own."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the LORD said to him, "I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land so that you will take possession of it."

International Standard Version
The LORD spoke to him, "I am the LORD, who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land as an inheritance."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And He said unto him: 'I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.'

Literal Standard Version
And He says to him, “I [am] YHWH who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldees, to give to you this land to possess it”;

NET Bible
The LORD said to him, "I am the LORD who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess."

New Heart English Bible
And he said to him, "I am God, who brought you out of Ur Kasdim to give you this land to possess."

World English Bible
He said to him, "I am Yahweh who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it."

Young's Literal Translation
And He saith unto him, 'I am Jehovah who brought thee out from Ur of the Chaldees, to give to thee this land to possess it;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Covenant with Abram
6Abram believed the LORD, and it was credited to him as righteousness. 7The LORD also told him, “I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.”

Cross References
Acts 7:2
And Stephen declared: "Brothers and fathers, listen to me! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham while he was still in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

Acts 7:4
So Abraham left the land of the Chaldeans and settled in Haran. After his father died, God brought him out of that place and into this land where you are now living.

Genesis 11:31
And Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai the wife of Abram, and they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans for the land of Canaan. But when they arrived in Haran, they settled there.

Genesis 12:1
Then the LORD said to Abram, "Leave your country, your kindred, and your father's household, and go to the land I will show you.

Genesis 13:15
for all the land that you see, I will give to you and your offspring forever.

Genesis 13:17
Get up and walk around the land, through its length and breadth, for I will give it to you."

Genesis 28:4
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."

Genesis 50:24
Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will surely visit you and bring you up from this land to the land He promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

Deuteronomy 9:5
It is not because of 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 is driving out these nations before you, to keep the promise He swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.


Treasury of Scripture

And he said to him, I am the LORD that brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it.

brought.

Genesis 11:28-31
And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees…

Genesis 12:1
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee:

Nehemiah 9:7
Thou art the LORD the God, who didst choose Abram, and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest him the name of Abraham;

to give.

Genesis 12:7
And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.

Genesis 13:15-17
For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever…

Nehemiah 9:8
And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous:









Verse 7. - And he (Jehovah, or the Word of the Lord) said unto him (after the act of faith on the part of the patriarch, and the act of imputation or justification on the part of God, and in explication of the exact nature of that relationship which had been constituted between them by the spiritual transaction so described), I am the Lord that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees (vide Genesis 11:28), to give thee this land to inherit (or, to possess) it.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
[The LORD] also told
וַיֹּ֖אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

him,
אֵלָ֑יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

“I
אֲנִ֣י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

am the LORD,
יְהוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

who
אֲשֶׁ֤ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

brought you
הוֹצֵאתִ֙יךָ֙ (hō·w·ṣê·ṯî·ḵā)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

out of Ur
מֵא֣וּר (mê·’ūr)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 218: Ur -- a city in southern Babylon

of the Chaldeans
כַּשְׂדִּ֔ים (kaś·dîm)
Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3778: Chaldeans -- a region of southern Babylon and its inhab

to give
לָ֧תֶת (lā·ṯeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

you
לְךָ֛ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

this
הַזֹּ֖את (haz·zōṯ)
Article | Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

land
הָאָ֥רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

to possess.”
לְרִשְׁתָּֽהּ׃ (lə·riš·tāh)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin


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