New American Standard Bible
He said, "O Lord GOD, how may I know that I will possess it?"
King James Bible
And he said, Lord GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Lord Jehovah, how shall I know that I shall possess it?
World English Bible
He said, "Lord Yahweh, how will I know that I will inherit it?"
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'Lord Jehovah, whereby do I know that I possess it?'
Genesis 15:8 Parallel
"And he believed in the Lord: and he counted it to him for righteousness." --Gen. xv. 6. The right touches a man's status. So long as the law has not proven him guilty, has not convicted and sentenced him, his legal status is that of a free and law-abiding citizen. But as soon as his guilt is proven in court and the jury has convicted him, he passes from that into the status of the bound and law-breaking citizen. The same applies to our relation to God. Our status before God is that either of the …
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The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Zacharias said to the angel, "How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years."
So He said to him, "Bring Me a three year old heifer, and a three year old female goat, and a three year old ram, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon."
"May He also give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your descendants with you, that you may possess the land of your sojournings, which God gave to Abraham."
Joseph said to his brothers, "I am about to die, but God will surely take care of you and bring you up from this land to the land which He promised on oath to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob."
Then Gideon said to God, "If You will deliver Israel through me, as You have spoken,
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