New American Standard Bible
"In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice."
King James Bible
And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.
Darby Bible Translation
and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth bless themselves, because thou hast hearkened to my voice.
World English Bible
In your seed will all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice."
Young's Literal Translation
and blessed themselves in thy seed have all nations of the earth, because that thou hast hearkened to My voice.'
Genesis 22:18 Parallel
LibraryThe Promise to the Patriarchs.
A great epoch is, in Genesis, ushered in with the history of the time of the Patriarchs. Luther says: "This is the third period in which Holy Scripture begins the history of the Church with a new family." In a befitting manner, the representation is opened in Gen. xii. 1-3 by an account of the first revelation of God, given to Abraham at Haran, in which the way is opened up for all that follows, and in which the dispensations of God are brought before us in a rapid survey. Abraham is to forsake …
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The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham:
"It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'AND IN YOUR SEED ALL THE FAMILIES OF THE EARTH SHALL BE BLESSED.'
The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, "ALL THE NATIONS WILL BE BLESSED IN YOU."
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, "And to seeds," as referring to many, but rather to one, "And to your seed," that is, Christ.
And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."
since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?
"For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him."
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