New Living Translation
"For Abraham will certainly become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed through him.
King James Bible
Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
Darby Bible Translation
Since Abraham shall indeed become a great and mighty nation; and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him.
World English Bible
since Abraham has surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed in him?
Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham certainly becometh a nation great and mighty, and blessed in him have been all nations of the earth?
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THE SABBATH. THIS day is called the Lord's day, the day in which he rose from the dead. The Lord's day: every day, say some, is the Lord's day. Indeed this, for discourse' sake, may he granted; but strictly, no day can so properly be called the Lord's day, as this first day of the week; for that no day of the week, or of the year, has those hadges of the Lord's glory upon it, nor such divine grace put upon it, as his first day of the week. There is nothing, as I know of, that bears this title but …
John Bunyan—The Riches of Bunyan
Sanctification and Justification.
Mothers, Daughters, and Wives in Israel
You are the children of those prophets, and you are included in the covenant God promised to your ancestors. For God said to Abraham, 'Through your descendants all the families on earth will be blessed.'
What's more, the Scriptures looked forward to this time when God would declare the Gentiles to be righteous because of their faith. God proclaimed this good news to Abraham long ago when he said, "All nations will be blessed through you."
I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others.
I will bless those who bless you and curse those who treat you with contempt. All the families on earth will be blessed through you."
And through your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed--all because you have obeyed me."
Your descendants will be as numerous as the dust of the earth! They will spread out in all directions--to the west and the east, to the north and the south. And all the families of the earth will be blessed through you and your descendants.
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